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  1. Study needed to justify plan for guesthouses, say hoteliers

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... They believe research is required on the influx of travellers from the mainland A six-month study is being considered by the government to find out how many individual travellers are coming to Hong Kong from the mainland, before it decides whether to conv ...

  2. Anger as Nazi-theme clothes stay on shelves

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Retailer 'not sure the issue is so serious' as to warrant withdrawing the items Fashion chain http://www.izzue.com is baulking at withdrawing its Nazi-themed clothing line despite worldwide public outrage. 'This is Hong Kong, and Chinese pe ...

  3. Tour operators see huge market potential from cross-delta bridge

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Niki Law

    ... Local tour operators predict a huge market for multi-destination tours around the Pearl River Delta will develop if the 30km bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai is built. But a street poll by the South China Morning Post found mainland tourists had ...

  4. Business - China Business

    Machinery makers eye German takeovers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... a partner at Pinsent Masons, an international law firm. Ivo Naumann, managing director of AlixPartners, a US consultancy, said: "Chinese players show an increasing appetite for leading ... said. "In Germany, labour laws are very protective of employees. The jury is out." ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nexen deal shows how Chinese firms can do business in US

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... application as a bargaining chip against another local project awaiting presidential approval. However, according to O'Melveny & Myers, the law firm that provided legal counsel ...

  6. Business - Companies - TAKEOVERS

    Thai Beverage chief backs Heineken's Asia Pacific Breweries bid

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... by Charoen's son-in-law bought shares in APB. The agreement "should be very positive for Heineken's share price", ING analyst Gerard Rijk said. "The company will not need to raise ...

  7. Owners face eviction as law on forced sales bites

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... million on refurbishment. Since the law enabling a developer to force the sale of the remaining flats in a building older than 50 years if it has 80 per cent ownership- formerly 90 per cent- took ... elderly owners. Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee, chairwoman of the panel, said the law should be reviewed to level the balance of power. 'When the law says the developer should have taken ...

  8. Security law will scare investors, lawyers say

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Beijing's new national security law will create uncertainties for foreign investors hoping to acquire mainland companies, lawyers say. The law- the Security Review System ... at Appleton Luff, an international law firm. 'Unlike China's existing anti-monopoly law, there are no value or market share criteria that trigger application of this new law. By introducing ...

  9. Privacy law changes to be put forward

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Amendments to the much criticised privacy law will be put before the legislature by November, because the existing law does not meet the public's expectations, Chief ... issuer's assertion this was legal. 'We note the existing law is falling short of public expectations,' Tang said. 'The recent incidents have raised public awareness of privacy ...

  10. One law for the rich?

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip As creeping inflation, escalating home prices and labour unrest plunge Hong Kong into a long, hot summer of discontent, two women stand out as the magnet for people's ire. The first is Prudence Chan Bik-wah, the former chief executive of Oc ...




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