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  1. Standard Life targets immigrants from mainland

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Standard Life (Asia), which saw sales in Hong Kong double to HK$500 million last year from 2009, is to launch an investment-linked insurance product for mainland immigrants ... the insurance company said. Hong Kong has raised the investment threshold for capital investment entrants to HK$10 million from HK$6.5 million and allowed investment-linked insurance products to count ...

  2. HK insurers want more access to mainland

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Beijing's ambition to turn Hong Kong into a yuan hub is spurring Hong Kong insurance companies to issue more yuan-denominated life policies ... they can offer investors a higher return on yuan policies,' Chu said. Choy Chung-foo, chief executive of BOC Group Life, said he would like Hong Kong insurers to be able to invest ...

  3. Insurer takes you around 82 museums in Europe in just six days

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the property giants were vying to raise their colours as sponsors of the art galleries and museums proposed for the West Kowloon development project. Now the insurance sector is getting in on the act with ING Life combining culture with one of Hong Kong's favourite pastimes- lottery. The Dutch-based insurer is running an 'Arts with ING Life' lucky draw for anyone who buys ...

  4. Bigger, higher Standard Life

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it will continue,' says Roy Halliday, Hong Kong chief executive of Standard Life (Asia). Indeed, in a recent Office of the Commissioner of Insurance report, the market share of Standard Life (Asia) jumped ... Andrea Zavadszky Standard Life (Asia) has been steadily growing in the past five years and is still expanding in Hong Kong with a range of positions to fill. The local unit was set up ...

  5. Standard Life steps into Asia

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Robert Hanson

    ... Established Scottish insurance firm looks for regional business with its feet now firmly planted in Hong Kong and its focus on the mainland, writes Robert Hanson STANDARD LIFE IS a well-known insurance and investment brand in many parts of the world, but is relatively unknown in Hong Kong and throughout the rest of Asia. Alan Armitage, recently appointed chief executive ...

  6. Antidote to a life on welfare?

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... should look at this as part of district council reform, later this year. Another hurdle for social enterprise is that life in Hong Kong is tough for small enterprises generally. Despite our ... of the Executive Council and a legislator representing the insurance functional constituency ...

  7. Prudential boosted, partly by HK surge

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the company plans to expand its joint-venture life insurer Citic-Prudential, which already has 12,900 agents. The group's overall Asia new business profit grew 17 per cent year on year to?465 ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong-listed British insurer Prudential reported a better than expected interim operating profit of GBP1.06 billion (HK$13.52 billion), up 25 per cent year ...

  8. Making words come alive

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... 14 or under read with either parent. It is towards the goal of encouraging reading out loud that New York Life Insurance has decided to support Bring Me A Book Hong Kong, a non-profit group ... such a natural fit with New York Life.' Other initiatives The 'Read Together Grow Together' programme is part of New York Life's global initiative where staff, insurance agents ...

  9. Retirement age will rise as workforce shrinks

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that longer work life can boost the economy and even prolong lives. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research in Britain, where legislation banning employers from laying off workers when ... of implementation. Meanwhile, a University of Zurich study, co-authored by economist Dr Josef Zweimuller, found that early retirement reduced life expectancies, especially among male workers, who were more ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Alan Chan Yau-kin

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... antiques, but objects from everyday life that let you discover the way people live. These give me inspiration not just for my commercial projects but also now for my work as an artist. Anything ...




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