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  1. Investor immigrant hits jackpot in one year

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An applicant's HK$6.5 million placed on a single stock became HK$44 million One successful applicant under the government's investor immigration scheme saw the HK$6.5 million minimum investment increase to HK$44 million in a year after putting it on a single stock, the Immigration Department said yesterday. The canny punter was one of almost 1,000 people ...

  2. Mainlanders rush, fearing higher residency hurdle

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... said. Previously most applicants would wait until they secured government approvals before making their purchases. The Immigration Department said it had received 12,531 applications under ... that the investment window for immigration could be closing, or that the qualifying investment level might be raised, mainland buyers were now hurrying to buy under the scheme to secure residency status, ...

  3. Poor terms

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with criticism, the Lands Department tried to wriggle its way out by saying that 40per cent of the land would not be rentable commercial space because it includes parking spaces and areas allotted for immigration and customs purposes and baggage facilities. But officials have misled the public, because these facilities have always existed and the area they occupy shouldn't come under ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the process, upgrading computers in the Treasury and in the Immigration Department, as well as hiring additional staff for the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau and the Immigration Department ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crossings during the Lunar New Year period, the Immigration Department said yesterday. The department estimates that 8 million people will pass through its border checkpoints during the period. The department will cancel officers' holidays, and keep 80 officers on standby to deal with any urgent needs. Brighter financial times for the government The government's fiscal position has ...

  6. On the Move

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... firms, government departments, regulatory authorities, financial institutions, media companies, ISPs and e-business firms. Paul Lee Partner and head, finance and projects, HK DLA Piper Lee ... of confidential information, drafting and reviewing job documentation and policies, terminations, occupational health and safety, immigration issues and privacy matters. Kenneth Tung Managing director, ...

  7. Soaring property prices fuel talk of sale restrictions

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of new luxury apartments sold in the first half of the year were bought by mainlanders- up from about a fifth last year. Measures such as raising the investment threshold for immigrants ... of the department of real estate and construction at the University of Hong Kong. 'The transactions of mainland investors have already accounted for a substantial proportion of flat sales. ...

  8. Extension ruled out for cruise terminal deadline

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... in 2012. The terminal, which will sit on 7.6 hectares, will feature a baggage handling area of about 30,000 square metres, customs, immigration and health quarantine areas, and space for government departments. The first berth will be able to handle a large cruise liner, and the second berth, with a similar capacity, can be commissioned after 2015 at the request of the government. When completed, ...

  9. How you can help

    Posted Jan 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Cross South Asia Relief Fund', to Hong Kong Red Cross International and Relief Service Department, 33 Harcourt Road, Wan Chai. Online donations can be made and credit card donation ... Foreign Office (001 44) 207 008 0000. In HK 2901 3281 HK Immigration 24-hour hotline: (852) 2829 3010 HK travel agency hotlines Hong Tai 2108 8444, Wing On 2283 5283, Sunflower 2723 2888 HK ...

  10. How you can help

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Department, 33 Harcourt Road, Wan Chai. Online donations can be made and credit card donation forms downloaded from www.redcross.org.hk Donations to other agencies Crossroads International Donated ... 553. Fax (662) 2472 214 Chinese embassy in India (9111) 6111 105. Fax (9111) 6885 486 British Foreign Office (001 44) 207 008 0000. In HK 2901 3281 HK Immigration 24-hour hotline: (852) 2829 ...




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