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  1. London eyes a slice of offshore yuan trade

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick London is set to become an offshore yuan trading centre, according to the United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer. In a speech in Hong Kong yesterday, Chancellor George Osborne said London 'as a partner of Hong Kong, is developing new businesses, including the internationalisation of the renminbi'. He did not give further details, but added: ...

  2. Perfect time to invest in London, developer says

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For Hongkongers seeking London real estate bargains, now is the time to enter the market, according to Paul Vallone, managing director of Berkeley Homes (Urban Renaissance), who cites ... are well poised for good deals. Speaking about Berkeley Homes' newest phase at its landmark Royal Arsenal Riverside development in London, he contended that such properties offered excellent ...

  3. The harsh view from London

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching For the first time since the handover, the British government's six-monthly report to parliament on Hong Kong does not claim that 'one country, two systems' is working well in practice, or that the rights and freedoms promised i ...

  4. Europe's emotional wringer

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... Jean Nicol Things took a turn for the tumultuous in Europe last week. Excitement peaked with simultaneous public outbursts when London pipped Paris at the post to host the 2012 Olympics ... As for the tears, kisses and general absence of aloofness in London when the Olympic announcement was made, that relates to a national trend, and debate, that began in the late Princess Diana's days. ...

  5. Olympics marked mainland's entrance exam into the league of great powers

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The glory of the Beijing Olympics was supposed to take global centre stage in 2008. Despite calls for boycotts over various issues, China declared a diplomatic victory ... 'Since the Olympics and with the financial crisis, China has been compelled to co-operate with other countries in order to solve problems,' Hong Kong Baptist University political scientist ...

  6. Liang and Zhang aim to copy their Olympic heroes

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Liang Wenchong and Zhang Lianwei aim to follow the 'glorious Olympic achievements' of their compatriots at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in Shenzhen next ... and Zhang will be looking to follow China's record-breaking feat at the Beijing Olympics, where they won a record 51 gold medals. 'As Chinese, we are all very proud of our country's ...

  7. Olympic protests allowed in public parks in Beijing

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing Foreigners and citizens can apply to rally, say officials Protesters will be allowed to express their grievances in public parks during the Olympics, officials ... for the Olympic Games and municipal security chiefs had bowed to international persuasion to allow tightly controlled demonstrations in secure areas during the Olympics. But Mr Liu was unable to give ...

  8. I can win Olympic medal, says Wang

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the major obstacles for the hosts who occupy the top three spots in the world rankings. 'This is going to be my last Olympics because of my age, and I believe I can win a medal,' said the 32-year-old, who will be competing at her second Olympics. 'It would be great to do so for Hong Kong after all the support I have received here. 'But I won't give myself any pressure ...

  9. Xinjiang terror top threat to Olympics: security official

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo in Beijing Meng Hongwei names three dangers to event A senior public security official has named what Beijing perceives as the three top security threats to the Olympic Games ... which has publicly announced through the internet that it will launch terrorist attacks during the Beijing Olympic Games,' he said. The movement, a mainly Islamic militant separatist group ...

  10. Olympic horses 'could die in HK heat'

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay and Chan Kin-wa Equestrian expert Tang Pui-tat has warned that horses could die in the heat if Hong Kong hosts the sport during the Beijing Olympics. The former ... Equestrian Federation strongly opposes moving the events from Beijing to Hong Kong and this opposition has forced the International Olympic Committee to delay a decision. Mr Tang, who was team ...




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