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  1. A little something from Beijing

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Beijing's so-called gift stimulus measures offered to Hong Kong on the eve of the 15th anniversary of the handover are not considered by everyone to be a panacea to the city's economic ills. In fact, while the measur ...

  2. Different era and mood for 'little dragons' talks

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's role as a middleman is fading. Despite frequent exchanges at civil level, the official relationship between the two 'little dragons' in Asia is often complex, following the rises ... that the two governments will take off their 'white gloves' and talk with each other directly on an official platform. 'Undoubtedly, Hong Kong's role as an economic bridge between ...

  3. A little family support

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Liana Cafolla Although still in its infancy, the family office has arrived in Asia, and is growing fast both in terms of numbers and sophistication. In response, private banks in the region are offering an increasingly nuanced variety of services designed ...

  4. 'Little Hu' is on the up with his head tucked in

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Despite having no family ties to President Hu Jintao , 'Little Hu' shares a similar career path with the president having risen through the ranks of the Communist Youth League. By age ... Party boss. 'Little Hu' was promoted to party secretary of Inner Mongolia in late 2009. Probably all too aware that he is regarded by some observers as the front runner among ...

  5. Building bridges

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Measures that have or will be adopted by Ma Ying-jeou's government to improve cross-strait ties Senior officials can visit mainland on case-by-case basis Mainland tourists can use credit cards in Taiwan by end of August Mainland tourists can convert ...

  6. Korean rail link a vital bridge to virtual isle

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode For a guide to just how important trains are to South Korean strategic thinking, think of the country as a virtual island. On three sides is ocean. On the northern side is the 249km border with North Korea, one of the most fortified stretches ...

  7. Invasion 'not water under the bridge'

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang Activists defy a warning not to rally on Marco Polo Bridge and mark 67th anniversary of the 'day of infamy' by burning flags More than 30 mainland activists yesterday defied a police warning and gathered on the Marco Polo Bridge in Beijing to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the incident that marked the start of Japan's invasion of China. The activists ...

  8. Bridging gaps

    Posted Jun 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the US, which is facing rising protectionist pressures, meant Hong Kong could act as a bridge, said Chris Jackson, of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. 'We are seeing a potential clash ... is particularly important for smaller and medium-sized companies, which may struggle to enter the mainland otherwise. Hong Kong is the perfect bridge.' Hong Kong constantly lobbies in Washington ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Uncommon ground: Jerusalem and the West Bank

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by ORLANDO CROWCROFT

    ... packed into this bus are Arabs, mostly pilgrims, travelling to Jerusalem from Amman across the Allenby Bridge, which connects the West Bank to Jordan, across the Jordan River. The West Bank ... difficulty agreeing on a price, and I am very much a solo traveller. Ahmed shrugs ambivalently and gives me his card anyway, before walking off. I am once again surprised at how little hassle ...

  10. Little HK can do to slow inflows of hot money

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... what the Hong Kong economy is suffering from right now, and there's very little we can do about it. In recent months, an unprecedented influx of cash has flooded Hong Kong's financial ... or raise stamp duties to discourage speculation. But ultimately, there is little Hong Kong can do but go with the inflow, and suffer all the disadvantages of having too much money. ...




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