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  1. Investment tips for the good of Hong Kong society

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... partnerships contrast with our government's efforts to date. At Rio, I shared how a Hong Kong 'we know best' government, the largest provider of grants for vulnerable communities, ... executive and his new administration to try a bolder approach to solve Hong Kong's social and environmental problems. The current practice of assigning the Home Affairs Bureau the sole ...

  2. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    It's a case of buyer beware if moving into the mainland

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JUSTIN WILSON, Sun Hong

    ... Justin Wilson and Sun Hong For any transaction there must be no question that what is bought is what was actually bargained for, warn partners at Norton Rose It's a case of buyer beware if moving into the mainland How well do you know and understand the target company ? It is important at the outset to understand what it is that you are buying and to ensure that you ...

  3. Hong Kong professionals leave a legacy of standards

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... on the mainland,' Ms Chan, founder of We Worldwide Partners, said. 'It was often brought from Hong Kong companies.' Professionals in other sectors, including property management, accounting and law, have had similar experiences. Richard Cheung, a consumer goods and retail consultant at McKinsey, said people from Hong Kong contributed by training their subordinates. 'The fact you ...

  4. Businessmen buy in Hong Kong

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li A growing number of Hong Kong businessmen who moved their bases to the mainland in the past decade are channelling money back into the city's property market as the Chinese ... agents said. Midland Realty director Jeffrey Ng Chong-yip said many of the businessmen had been in the mainland accumulating wealth for a number of years. They had decided to buy into Hong Kong ...

  5. Firms keener to give something back to society

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... becoming more popular among local companies in Hong Kong because more foreign companies are doing it, so the branches and subsidiaries of foreign companies are expected to do it as well,' he said. In a survey this year of 500 Hong Kong business professionals, conducted by market research firm TNS with support from communications consultancy Fleishman-Hillard, 86 per cent ...

  6. Hong Kong loses some 'golden week' allure

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... to travel to Hong Kong during the 'golden week' holidays, the city's tourism chief said yesterday. Tourism Commissioner Eva Cheng Yu-wah talked about the change in mainland tastes yesterday when warning the number of National Day holiday visitors from north of the border would not reach the 500,000 Hong Kong had been expecting. The year's last 'golden week' ...

  7. Companies urged to contribute to society

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... the less privileged. The Council of Social Service and the Labour and Welfare Bureau organised the Corporate Social Responsibility Hong Kong conference under the banner of 'Making Hong Kong ... on firms to contribute to a harmonious society in return for healthy and sustainable growth, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Frederick Ma Si-hang said businesses needed to earn ...

  8. Tax cuts 'easier in a harmonious society'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... rebates... is much higher. But the most important thing is creating a harmonious society, creating a good business environment,' he told Election Committee members. 'Hong Kong people ... purse because Hong Kong's economy is growing so quickly.' Donald Tsang's action plans Consider tax credits or subsidies for families with newborns to encourage more births Draw up ...

  9. Decent wages can help to build a more harmonious society

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I applaud the call, from convenor of the Executive Council Leung Chun-ying, for Hong Kong's bosses to show their corporate social responsibility by giving low-paid workers a pay rise ... minimum for them to survive, if Hong Kong is, in the words of the chief executive in his policy address, 'to become the most advanced and harmonious city of our country, as well as a global ...

  10. Misguided duo are harming greater society

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... what do Messrs Ho and Wong think will happen? The answer is simple: other taxes will go up (because the racing industry is Hong Kong's biggest taxpayer, accounting for 11.6 per cent ... to accept culpability now, because their misguided actions are potentially harming greater Hong Kong, not just the Jockey Club. ...




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