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  1. City's expats fourth for earning power

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong ranks fourth in the world when it comes to the wealth of its expatriates, with 39 per cent earning more than US$200,000 a year, a survey has found. The Expat Explorer survey, commissioned by HSBC, questioned 3,100 expatriates in 26 countries and regions between February and April. Russia was found to be home to the wealthiest expats, with 43 per cent earning ...

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    Hu appeals to Hong Kong's sense of identity in response to anti-mainland gripes

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Apparent rebuke to anti-mainland feeling says city 'shares in pride of being Chinese' In an apparent response to growing anti-mainland sentiment in the city, President Hu Jintao ... Hu reiterated that the central government would "safeguard the nation's sovereignty and security". The remarks follow recent heated comments associating the waving of Hong ...

  3. Golf course the place for business: survey

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Golf and business go hand in hand, a survey by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation has found. Nearly 70 per cent of Hong Kong respondents in the survey said they had closed business deals on the green. The 'golf factor' survey of more than 1,500 golfers and non-golfers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea and Indonesia found that golf ...

  4. HK woman given life for swindling tycoon

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A Hong Kong businesswoman has been jailed for life for swindling millions of US dollars out of Hong Kong tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun's New World group. Wen Ruifen, also known as Sabina Wan Soi-fan and formerly the chairwoman of New World Business Solution Corporation, was sentenced yesterday at Beijing No 1 Intermediate People's Court. The court heard Wen, ...

  5. Firms urged to award pay rises of up to 8pc

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Ng Kang-chung Companies earning bumper profits should reward their workers with pay rises of 7 per cent to 8 per cent next year, a union says. Led by lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan, the Confederation of Trade Unions is determined to drive a hard bargain with bosses. In October, the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong said pay rises should generally be capped at 2.5 per cent next ...

  6. Hu to face growing anger on HK visit

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung, Simpson Cheung Stuart Lau and KC Ng President Hu Jintao will find a very different city from the one he last visited five years ago when he arrives on Friday to celebrate ... presence was likely to magnify public anger over controversies here and on the mainland, including the scandal over the death of dissident Li Wangyang. Xinhua announced yesterday that Hu would ...

  7. Fresh probe takes heat off Hu's visit

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to cool down the public outcry in Hong Kong only weeks before President Hu Jintao visits the city, say analysts and activists. Li's sudden death in hospital on June 6 could not have been more ill-timed as it sparked off a wave of anger ahead of Hu's visit on July 1 to mark the 15th anniversary of the handover. On Sunday, 25,000 people took to the streets, demanding the truth about ...

  8. Shanghai will be all ears during Hu's visit to gauge city's standing

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... about that. The gleeful murmurs are because President Hu Jintao is expected to officiate at the opening ceremony. As is customary, Mr Hu will use the opportunity to tour the city, meeting officials and ordinary people, and dispensing his wisdom. If he turns up as scheduled, what Mr Hu says will be closely monitored and dissected in Shanghai and elsewhere in the country, and not just ...

  9. Growth before political reform, Hu tells Tsang

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wai in Sydney and Denise Hung Beijing urges economic focus President Hu Jintao yesterday called on the Hong Kong government to focus on developing the economy while political reform ... for this good environment,' Mr Hu said. 'Only with a strong economy and a good social environment will it be easy for the government to implement policies,' he said. He complimented Hong ...

  10. Hu serves up game plan for HK

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Joshua But, Klaudia Lee, Albert Wong and Denise Hung President Hu Jintao ended a hectic first day of his visit to Hong Kong with a call for the city's leaders to adopt a people-based style of governing and to learn from experience. Mr Hu was addressing the city's leaders at a dinner hosted by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. He said the administration should ...




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