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  1. Business - Money

    Moving house- Lantau style

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 10:16am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... at the other end in just a few weeks. It's remarkably painless. Lamma dramas Moving island to island within Hong Kong is another story. On Lamma, with no roads, just narrow concrete paths, ... not to watch. By a miracle it all usually arrives unscathed- Nick and the lDs know what they are doing, but it can be a little stressful to witness. The Lantau experience Over on Lantau it's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1355669/moving-house-lantau-style
  2. Business - Money

    Peeing in the garden: the joys of Lantau renovation

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 02:40pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... with the trade unions in the 1980s, a closed shop. Basically you must use the local Lantau guys. If not, strange things can happen. It's not unknown for off-island contractors' vans ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Never again will I renovate on Lantau. I'm sure it's easier in the New Territories, but Lantau throws up very specific challenges. First ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1355816/peeing-garden-joys-lantau-renovation
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of old-fashioned xenophobia. It's not as if Ng is going to transport the estate back to Macau. Cow pats v progress in Lantau We hear of a meeting in Mui Wo yesterday between the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and a collection of non-governmental organisations that want to stop the removal of feral cows from southern Lantau. Rainbow Wong, a big landowner, together with the department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1022697/macau-gaming-executive-threatens-french-heritage
  4. Business - Economy - AVIATION

    Hong Kong's role as air hub doomed unless third runway is built soon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:09pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... of Lantau Peak- can never be increased to the levels of an airport like Heathrow. Airport operating hours were already being extended at maximum speed, with limits imposed by the need to maintain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1471249/hong-kongs-role-air-hub-doomed-unless-third-runway-built-soon
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - LENDING

    Taiwan banks put clamps on loans to mainland China firms

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... enterprises. The island's banks are flush with US dollars, which they get from exporting firms that need to swap their sales proceeds into local dollars. The banks are familiar with mainland China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1481455/taiwan-banks-put-clamps-loans-mainland-china-firms
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Digesting the price

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:50am by Howard Winn

    ... in North Lantau. It will process 200 tonnes a day of food waste and will supposedly generate some 14 million kilowatts per hour. The plant was discussed at an environmental affairs panel meeting ... housing for 5,000 people in a 20-hectare development to be built on the site of the old quarry adjacent to Sok Kwu Wan on Lamma island. The idea is that one third of the new residents would live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1448917/digesting-price
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Henry Tang's basement an engineering miracle

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... see her PhD dissertation, but that request has yet to be granted. In 1998 Greenwich University moved to Norfolk Island, one of Australia's so-called external territories and set up shop courtesy of a loophole in Australian legislation that allowed the island to provide accreditation for Greenwich University, although it never received Australian academic accreditation. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1477005/henry-tangs-basement-engineering-miracle
  8. Business - Money

    Graft crackdown fuels concerns over laundering in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Toh Han Shih

    ... for concern. If our concerns cannot be allayed, then we are unable to act for them," he said. Supposing a client was a minor mainland official who wanted to put US$10 million in a Cayman Islands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1481150/graft-crackdown-fuels-concerns-over-laundering-hong
  9. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Doubts over litigation investment fund

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... an investment fund that underwrites lawsuits in various jurisdictions and takes a portion of any payout. Buttonwood has registered businesses in Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands (BVI). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1481166/doubts-over-litigation-investment-fund
  10. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg HNA Group founder says his goal is to become one of the world's top 100 companies by 2020 Buddhist tycoon builds airline into global empire Twenty years ago, Chen Feng used to push the refreshment trolley up and down the aisle of the lone Boeing 737 that comprised his startup airline. Today, based on the tropical island of Hainan, he controls a fleet of 483 planes- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1476897/buddhist-tycoon-chen-feng-built-hainan-airlines-global

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