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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    A reminder of who's the real boss: White paper timed to prove Beijing's authority over HK

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung and Adrian Wan

    ... which will help enhance its authority. It is necessary to … exercise well the power invested in the central government as prescribed in the Basic Law and see to it that the relationship between ...

  2. HK, Guangdong 'should set up investment firm'

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A think-tank close to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has proposed that the governments of Guangdong and Hong Kong set up an investment company to finance cross-border infrastructure projects. Anthony Wu Ting-yuk, chairman of the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, said the proposed company could also invest in other industries that had huge development potential ...

  3. Tung heads for investment fair

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Hong Kong's chief executive and financial secretary will next week lead a government delegation to an investment promotion fair organised by the Ministry of Commerce in Xiamen. Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa will be one of the guests scheduled to take part in the opening ceremony of the Seventh China International Fair for Investment and Trade on Monday. Vice-Premier Wu Yi ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    City Telecom chief steps up pressure for new free-to-air television licence

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow, Gary Cheung

    ... (CTI) chairman Ricky Wong Wai-kay will step up the pressure on the government to grant new free-to-air television licences after waiting more than 1,000 days and investing HK$300 million. ... market," he said. "I do not see why the government still can't grant us a licence." CTI submitted its application in 2009 and Wong has since invested HK$300 million setting up a new ...

  5. Bonds eyed for retirees' savings

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Gary Cheung

    ... Enoch Yiu and Gary Cheung Some of the retirement savings of 2 million Hong Kong employees could be invested in government bonds when they are issued for the first time later this year. Under plans being drawn up for the issue, the Mandatory Provident Fund managers would be able to invest in the bonds under their existing portfolios or create a new investment fund dealing only ...

  6. Reit share allocation 'will foster harmony'

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Allocating a generous share of the Housing Authority's real estate investment trust to local individual investors will foster harmony in Hong Kong, the financial services minister said yesterday. Frederick Ma Si-hang said it was fair for the Housing Authority to ensure each individual investor secured at least one board lot of 500 units of the Link Reit. 'The ...

  7. Legco ready to give Disneyland expansion plans the thumbs up

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... two years. The Civic Party had not decided how it would vote. The plan, including the government's application to increase its investment in the theme park, has won the backing ... shareholders- have agreed to invest about HK$3.63 billion to expand Hong Kong Disneyland by adding more than 30 new rides by 2014. Under the expansion plan revealed by the government last Tuesday, ...

  8. Mainland's top audit agency to check offices, companies in HK

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Xinhua reported that Mr Liu said safeguarding the country's external investments and improving the risk control of investments would be priorities for the auditing agency next year. ... But such a high-profile approach is a bit unusual,' the source said. Another source said the central government was concerned about possible investment losses suffered by mainland-funded companies in Hong ...

  9. More than half support proposal to raise funds by issuing bonds

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to fund long-term investments such as infrastructure projects. Thirty-one per cent of those polled disagreed with the idea. The poll was conducted from January 23 to February 6. Among those who ... investment. 'It is a good time for the government to issue bonds under the current low-tax environment. Besides, the government would not have to dip into its fiscal reserves or cut its recurrent ...

  10. Joseph Yam to retire as HKMA chief in October

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... by banks of complex investment products linked to Lehman Brothers, which lost much or all of their value when the US investment bank collapsed in September. Hongkongers had invested HK$20 billion ... Recently, some legislators have blamed Mr Yam for what they see as the authority's failure to monitor banks' sale of Lehman Brothers investment products. Mr Yam told a special Legislative ...




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