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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:53pm by Kylie Knott

    ... as different macronutrients interact to regulate appetite and energy intake. In these animals, overall energy intake is less important than achieving the correct nutritional balance, Professor David ... and family is important for self-esteem, according to researchers at Waterloo University and Wilfrid Laurier University. The study, which involved 113 undergraduate students with a mean age of 20.3, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong business groups give thumbs down to electricity imports from mainland

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:38pm by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Thumbs down for power imports Elite business groups have come out against a government proposal to import 30 per cent of Hong Kong's electricity from the mainland, favouring the present high ... kilowatt-hours, or half, of the city's electricity, cited concerns over the reliability of power sourced from the mainland grid. "The import option should only be considered when we ...

  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong fund houses bypass brokers as fund size hits HK$16 trillion

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by Enoch Yiu

    ... comparison base," Lam said. "In terms of [the] number of people, the brokers are still the largest employers in the city as they are more labour-intensive. "As such, they are still very important." At the end of May, the number of licensed fund houses stood at 978, up 3 per cent from the end of last year, compared with 969 licensed securities brokerages, up 1.25 per ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong split over whether to import more power from mainland China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong is split over whether to import more electricity from an overburdened mainland grid or generate more at home Getting energised over power ... equipment for quartz crystals. Lee was one of the few to voice support for a controversial proposal for Hong Kong to import more electricity from the mainland's power grid to meet ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    No reason to cut quota of mainland immigrants: Lai Tung-kwok

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 04:12pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Secretary for security Lai Tung-kwok has rejected calls to cut the daily quota of immigrants from the mainland Minister rejects calls to limit one-way permits There is "no justification" to change the 150-a-day quota for mainlanders to come and live with their families in Hong Kong or the means of choosing them, the security minister ...

  6. Haruyama changes business wear with innovative technology

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:00pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... for today's working class with ingenious and functional business apparel. Haruyama began as an importer of European fabrics tailored to the specifications of the Japanese market. "The Japanese ... and we make sure to accommodate every detailed request," Haruyama says. "As a result, we have already sold more than 500,000 i-shirts." Keeping customers in mind, Haruyama has ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Macau Museum of Art showcases paintings by 12 French masters

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Kylie Knott

    ... By "a nice coincidence", this is a nod to Chinese culture, she says: "You don't need a historical or artistic background to understand what the painting is about, and you can ... important," she says. The curator adds that French gardens are full of magnolias, and the flowering plant was a precious gift from China to Europe: "Indirectly, the painting is a nice, delicate ...

  8. Business - Commodities

    China's gold imports drop 42pc

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... that banks have finished using up the quotas, which may be the reason why imports were down," a dealer in Hong Kong said. "Another reason is that people already have enough gold after ... Reuters in Singapore Mainland's gold imports drop 42pc The mainland's net gold imports from Hong Kong fell 42 per cent to below 100 tonnes last month, reflecting a drop in demand ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cap on Shenzhen visitors 'won't have big impact'

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Amy Nip

    ... on Monday. "A cap of 52 trips will have little impact, only stopping some parallel-goods traders from coming," said Michael Tien Puk-sun of the New People's Party, in reference to traders who buy goods in Hong Kong for resale across the border. But he said the move could be an important first step in limiting visitor numbers. The stock market reacted calmly to the report ...

  10. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Overseas Chinese investment set to fall 9pc this year

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Derek Scissors, the report's author and an AEI scholar. However, the apparent slowdown in transaction flow could be reversed by "a single large deal". The Chinese government has ... assumptions, including an ability to import cheap labour. Chinese investors now partner with local players who understand the regulations and laws, said Poulsen.   ...




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