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  1. Lai See

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An unfriendly ghost Remember Caspar Weinberger, the hawkish Reagan-era defence secretary who campaigned against Hutchison Whampoa's contract to run port operations on the Panama Canal? He was not exactly a disinterested observer, being a board member ...

  2. The rotten truth behind the hype

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... programmes. For instance, housing loans were made without any down payments. People borrowed on pretence of purchasing homes, but instead used the uncollateralised loans to clear personal debts ...

  3. TAILOR made

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Cheng With the government determined to crack down on speculation and the global business climate remaining uncertain, selling property is not as easy as it was a year ago. Continuing the trend from the second half of last year, the secondary mark ...

  4. Radioactivity test needed verifying, Observatory says

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of data and to avoid unnecessary public speculation about possible health threats, even though the level detected was extremely low. The results announcement was made on Tuesday, three days after ... for reliable detection. With the full-day air sampling, the process would last at least two days, meaning data would be 48 hours behind. Assistant observatory director Ma Wai-man said there were ...

  5. Power shutdown to short CLP's earnings

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the plant's insurance coverage, any hedge made against the wholesale power tariff or any possible national subsidy the company might receive related to the disaster. But based on TRUenergy's ... analyst Pierre Lau wrote in a report. While TRUenergy contributed three-fifths of CLP's revenue last year, it made up less than one-third of the group's earnings, or HK$2.91 billion. ...

  6. Property meddling could bring disaster

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With the government's withdrawal from the supply side of the property market, and a demand revival that is lifting both commercial and residential prices, developers are sitting prettier than they have for years. No wonder then that Chief Executive T ...

  7. Giving watchdogs more bite

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of China, who made his reputation helping ICBC become the world's most profitable bank and the largest by market capitalisation. Like the other top financial regulators, the central bank ... reformer and he should have the clout to fix the problems', said Yongan Futures Brokerage analyst Huang Lei. 'After all, the CSRC chairman post requires a man with vision ...

  8. AviChina gets HK$698m in institutional share sale

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... helicopter and jet engine manufacturing operations. Heavy-lift helicopters is a segment in which mainland aircraft makers lag Western rivals. China relies on American or Russian-made helicopters for heavy-lift work, like disaster rescues. 268.6m yuan AviChina's aviation equipment operations last year posted this much net profit in the first half, in yuan ...

  9. How to make a donation

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donations may be made to the bank accounts of these relief groups: HONG KONG RED CROSS CHINA RELIEF FUND HSBC: 567-650155-016 or Bank of China: 012-806-0-000161-7 WORLD VISION HONG KONG ... 292-123882-005. Donations for East China Flood Relief Project can also be made at Daily Shop ...

  10. Sinopec sets up HK$10m pellet fund

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will be injected into the fund,' Lu said. 'Sinopec will honour its social responsibilities.' Green groups have blamed Sinopec for what they call an environmental disaster. Green Sense has ...




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