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  1. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Insurers consider likelihood of catastrophic storm in the Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... the region's factories back into operation. This upends global supply chains, similar to how Bangkok floods in 2011 crippled the Japanese car industry for months. The humanitarian impact is massive. ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Citi donates commissions to Philippine Red Cross

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:14am by Howard Winn

    ... to the government, was set up in 1993 "for Hong Kong to respond swiftly to international appeals for humanitarian aid in relief of disasters that occur outside Hong Kong". Given Hong Kong's ... of a sense of decency and humanitarianism, the government should put the current spat behind it, and offer some aid. If this event doesn't qualify for a response from the disaster fund, one has ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong's Philippine response burdened by bureaucracy

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 02:39am by Howard Winn

    ... The discussion paper for today's action notes ironically that the purpose of the fund is "to provide a ready mechanism for Hong Kong to respond swiftly to international appeals for humanitarian ...

  4. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Total and CEO acquitted in Iraq oil-for-food scandal

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 01:52am by Reuters

    ... to sell some of its oil, despite the embargo imposed after the first Gulf war, in exchange for humanitarian goods. The programme became mired in controversy after an independent inquiry, led ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance

    Crowd-funding dark side: Sometimes investments go down drain

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 01:23pm by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... or humanitarian causes. Consumers may also help business projects by contributing money in exchange for T-shirts or by prepaying for products before they're released. More than $290 million has been ...



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