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  1. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Long-time Lamma residents feel pinch of rising rents

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... surround Karen Carmen in her Sha Po village flat on Lamma Island. Faced with a rent increase from HK$18,000 to HK$23,000 a month, she has had to search for a new home. However, when she started ... business by 100 per cent," Ozen says. "They don't care that I've been a good tenant for years." Lamma Island, long a sanctuary from high-cost Hong Kong, is undergoing ...

  2. Business - China Business - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    British Virgin Islands targets rich mainland Chinese

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Territory wants to attract those seeking helpin succession planning and setting up trusts British Virgin Islands eyes rich mainlanders The British Virgin Islands aims to win more business from wealthy mainland Chinese and is adjusting its services in the face of the crackdown on corruption in China and the global move towards greater transparency, ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCING

    Secretive loans fuel soccer transfers despite Uefa clampdown

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 05:40am by Bloomberg

    ... ruling body Uefa tries to restrict record spending. Vibrac, a closely held lender in the British Virgin Islands, financed as much as £150 million (HK$1.9 billion) of loans in England, Spain ... in the British Virgin Islands, financed Atletico Madrid, Getafe and Deportivo La Coruna in Spain and Germany's Hertha Berlin in 2011. Company filings show Vibrac in 2013 loaned money to Fulham ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - SERVICES

    37 bank branches closed in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 12:03pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... dollar and [yuan] liquidity into the banking system as and when necessary”. It is the second day bank services in parts of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon were suspended as a result of ongoing ...

  5. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Macau stocks down as casino revenue set to fall

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:33am by TIFFANY AP

    ... outlined, for its casino resort on the island of Saipan as operators looked for new opportunities to diversify away from Macau. It announced late on Wednesday that it would spend an extra US$3.94 ... slot machines. A five-hour flight from Shanghai, the project will be the first such integrated casino resort on Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a United States ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's new rail projects a case of city planners asleep at the wheel

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... they don't. Solution: Increase the bus frequency and think before you build next time. A metro rail line, however, is way over the top. Or take the South Island Line (West) which is to make a complete circle of the South Island Line back to north of Hong Kong Island. Question: Why wasn't it made a circle right away? Answer: Because it couldn't be justified. Why is it justified now? ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    CKI seeks new investments after windfall profit

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Eric Ng

    ... power supplier for Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island, profit dropped 24.2 per cent to HK$3.62 billion. To plug the profit gap, Power Assets said it "will continue to proactively search ...

  8. Business - China Business - ACQUISITION

    Shanghai Industrial joins Nan Fung to buy trade mart

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 10:37am by Eric Ng

    ... British Virgin Island-incorporated firms- Eastlake, Universal Global, Perlking, Smoothly Capital, Huntington and Multi-United.  ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    BOC asset arm seeks 1 billion RQFII yuan quota for European investors

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:26am by Jeanny Yu

    ... re-domiciled its US$165 million high-yield bond fund to Luxembourg from the Cayman Islands, in a move to obtain the status of UCITS (Undertakings for the Collective Investment of Transferable ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Macau will be a winner for years, US casino billionaire Steve Wynn wagers

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:45am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Sheldon Adelson is having prize fights and concerts. Anything being offered in the world is being offered here. "Then throw in Hengqin Island, which will have several parks. I expect that Hengqin Island and Macau are probably going to be the most dynamic tourist and meeting convention areas not only in the Asia-Pacific but in the world- one of the two best in the world." ...




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