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  1. Business - China Business

    Chinese insurer PICC P&C's first-half profit rises 16.8pc on underwriting

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Profit of insurer PICC P&C rises 16.8pc Stronger-than-expected underwriting profits and investment income lifted the first-half earnings of PICC Property and Casualty (PICC P&C) 16.8 per cent year on year but the outlook for the mainland's non-life insurance sector remains challenging. PICC P&C, the mainland's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1299619/chinese-insurer-picc-pcs-first-half-profit-rises-168pc
  2. Stressed cup thrower gets probation

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A jobless teacher who threw a porcelain cup and plastic bottle from her window two days in a row to release stress was handed a 12-month probation order in Kwun Tong Court. Fong Ka-lam, 33, threw the items from her second-floor flat at Wang Yip House, Wang Tau Hom Estate, in Wong Tai Sin on December 13 and 14. A security guard called the police. Fong said she committed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666766/stressed-cup-thrower-gets-probation
  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Best Kept Secret: Man Kee chopping board

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Christopher DeWolf The stacks of sliced-up tree trunks sitting outside this Shanghai Street shop reveal its raison d'être: custom-made chopping blocks. In fact, Man Kee is one of only ... accommodated with a range of materials, such as pine, which is ideal for fish. Business has declined in recent years due to an influx of cheap mass-produced blocks, so Man Kee has expanded its range ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1580791/best-kept-secret-man-kee-chopping-board
  4. Lehman class action suit filed in US

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A class action suit on behalf of Hong Kong minibond buyers has been filed in New York against units of British bank HSBC and Lehman Brothers, and The Bank of New York Mellon. The suit says the banks failed to protect investors and demands the return of an estimated US$1.5 billion held as collateral for the minibonds. HSBC said it had done nothing wrong and would defend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673251/lehman-class-action-suit-filed-us
  5. News - World - COLOMBIA

    Anger as hit man for drug lord Pablo Escobar freed from a Colombian jail

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:37pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bogota Protests as Escobar hit man freed A former hit man for Pablo Escobar, who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the drug kingpin's army of assassins, has been freed from jail. The move drew angry protests from families of many of his alleged victims. John Jairo Velasquez, better known by his nickname "Popeye", was released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581225/anger-hit-man-drug-lord-pablo-escobar-freed-colombian-jail
  6. HSBC plays down its role in minibond sales

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man HSBC yesterday played down its role in the minibonds issue, stressing that as the director of the issuing entity, its responsibilities were merely administrative. The bank was responding to a recent disclosure that it was the director in addition to being the trustee of Pacific Finance International, which issued the minibonds. HSBC US is the trustee of the minibonds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665414/hsbc-plays-down-its-role-minibond-sales
  7. Fraudsters jailed for up to 41/2 years for criminal 'masterpiece'

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Nine fraudsters in what a judge called a 'masterpiece' of a crime have been sentenced to 14 to 54 months in prison for cheating nine banks out of HK$70.7 million ... a loss of HK$31.5 million, said Myron Ng Man-keung, a detective senior inspector with the police commercial crimes bureau. A key message from the case, he said, was that banks should treat senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669434/fraudsters-jailed-412-years-criminal-masterpiece
  8. News - China Insider - MARTIAL ARTS

    Chinese kung fu masters battle over inheritance of Yip Man's Wing Chun legacy

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:22pm by Patrick Boehler and Vicky Feng

    ... of kung fu legend Yip Man, as an official standard bearer of the martial art. The 90-year-old Hong Kong-resident has to this day continued to give lessons in his fathers’ teachings. Chinese ... representatives are Kuok Wai-jarm and Leung Wai-wing from Foshan. Ip’s father Yip Man was the teacher of actor and Hong Kong kung fu legend Bruce Lee. Two recent biographical blockbuster movies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1581106/chinese-kung-fu-masters-battle-over-inheritance-wing-chun-legacy
  9. Unionists demand job creation

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Unionists took to the streets in two protests yesterday, demanding the government provide jobs and protect employees during the financial crisis. Fifty members of six unions representing construction workers marched from Chater Garden in Central to government headquarters in a rally organised by the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions. They said that because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665878/unionists-demand-job-creation
  10. Checks on imported food to be tightened

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The food-hygiene watchdog has promised to tighten inspections following reports that importers have been sneaking uncertified mainland chicken carcasses into Hong Kong hidden ... control office near the Man Kam To border checkpoint. The watchdog said it had inspected 23 per cent of the vehicles entering the city carrying vegetables from January to November. But it had only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664751/checks-imported-food-be-tightened

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