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  1. News - Hong Kong

    WikiLeaks plane ‘ready’ to bring Snowden to Iceland

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 10:01am by Agence France-Presse in Reykjavik, Iceland

    ... A chartered private jet is ready to bring US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden to Iceland from Hong Kong, a businessman connected to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks said late on Thursday. “Everything is ready on our side and the plane could take off tomorrow,” Icelandic businessman Olafur Sigurvinsson, head of WikiLeaks partner firm DataCell, told Channel2 television. “We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1265642/wikileaks-plane-ready-bring-snowden-iceland
  2. Meltdown Iceland

    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Meltdown Iceland by Roger Boyes Bloomsbury, HK$117 When David Oddsson became Iceland's prime minister in the 1990s, his country resembled a socialist society. But things changed ... football club). In no time Icelanders came to believe egalitarianism was unnatural and greed was good. Roger Boyes' book, about the country's ignominious slide into insolvency, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711770/meltdown-iceland
  3. News - World

    Croatia qualifies for World Cup by beating Iceland 2-0

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:13am by AP

    ... ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia qualifies for World Cup by beating Iceland 2-0. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1360858/croatia-qualifies-world-cup-beating-iceland-2-0
  4. It's payback time for bankers in Iceland

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's too bad that Premier Wen Jiabao- in Iceland over the weekend to conclude energy agreements- didn't take the opportunity to praise his host's unconventional recovery from the Western economic crisis. China and Iceland have both pursued heterodox economic policies against the advice of experts, pundits and policymakers from Europe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999072/its-payback-time-bankers-iceland
  5. News - World - ICELAND

    Tens of thousands of Icelanders demand referendum on EU membership

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Reykjavik More than 30,000 Icelanders sign petition to demand a referendum on the pursuit of EU membership More than 30,000 Icelanders – almost one in eight ... Security number to guarantee a reliable count. Iceland’s eurosceptic government suspended EU accession talks indefinitely last September in line with an election pledge. On Friday it announced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435858/tens-thousands-icelanders-demand-referendum-eu-membership
  6. People want say on payback

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter The people of Iceland demanded to vote on a bill this week that would see them each having to pay US$16,000. Many Europeans invested in Icelandic banks. But, when world markets crashed, they lost their money. Britain has warned that it might stop Iceland joining the European Union unless it pays up. Other countries who were ready to loan Iceland money are having ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703049/people-want-say-payback
  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Neither Singapore nor Hong Kong is an Iceland waiting to happen

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 12:42am by Tom Holland

    ... is an Iceland waiting to happen Thank you to the reader who pointed me towards the recent Forbes article warning that "Singapore's economy is heading for an Iceland-style meltdown". It's a scary thought. In the mid-2000s Iceland's banks leveraged up aggressively, effectively turning their barren mid-Atlantic island into a giant US$150 billion hedge fund. Things went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1427348/neither-singapore-nor-hong-kong-iceland-waiting-happen
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Zhongkun chairman eyes Oslo hotel after Iceland project stalls

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Property developer turns attention to Norway after US$200m resort project in Iceland stalls Zhongkun boss eyes Oslo hotel Chinese property tycoon Huang Nubo, whose planned US$200 million resort and mountain park in Iceland has been blocked because of foreign investment laws, is turning his attention to Norway. Huang, who is chairman of Beijing Zhongkun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1427405/zhongkun-chairman-eyes-oslo-hotel-after-iceland-project
  9. News - World - BANKING

    Iceland wins case over failure of Landsbanki

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Amsterdam Iceland wins case over failure of Landsbanki Iceland didn't break the law by refusing to compensate UK and Dutch customers of Landsbanki Islands after the lender collapsed, a European court ruled. The ruling means Iceland won't have to pay damages claims of as much as 335 billion krona (HK$20.3 billion) for customers who had money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1138287/iceland-wins-case-over-failure-landsbanki
  10. Business - Companies

    ‘Horse lasagne’ sparks new British food scare

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:33am by AFP

    ... The frozen burgers were on sale in high-street supermarket chains Tesco and Iceland in both Britain and Ireland, and in Irish branches of Lidl, Aldi and Dunnes Stores. The consumption of horse meat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1145913/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare

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