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  1. How I retired at 34, by a middle-class husband and dad

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... Markus Gaertner He wears fraying sweatshirts and jeans, drives a Chevy Cavalier, shops at Wal-Mart and sends his two kids to day care. Canadian Derek Foster appears to be a typical middle-class guy. At least he does not spread an aura of money. He and his family live off US$28,000 a year and don't even have a pension fund. At 34, the former Radio Shack salesman ...

  2. Homebuyers shrug off land auction outcome

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Chow Moon-kit, head of the research department at Ricacorp Properties, said buying demand in the mass housing estates was greater than in middle-class estates. 'Many flat-owners in the middle-class housing estates raised their asking prices aggressively last year. They think the fact that the accommodation value of the sites in Tai Po reached HK$7,215 per square foot is not a bad ...

  3. Pacific Alliance seeks buyer for Goodbaby stake

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... burgeoning middle class. But the driver of the business is manufacturing for overseas buyers, two sources said. Goodbaby churns out 30,000 strollers, cots and baby bikes a day from its 11-factory ... does not make its financial results public, would not disclose its profits. 'Is Goodbaby's story the growth of the Chinese middle class or the tale of a struggling exporter?' ...

  4. Sun Life sets sights on top five

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... retirement and want a second career,' he said. 'Some middle-class housewives would also be very good sales agents.' A 30-year industry veteran, Mr Saggers noted similarities between the local market and Indonesia, where he was last posted. 'Indonesia and Hong Kong have many different areas, but they have the same critical mass of middle-class and high-net-worth clients who ...

  5. Hanny eyes commercial property

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... 'We have seen a sharp increase in second-generation rich and middle-class customers in recent years [on the mainland]. They are interested in mid to high-end retail properties ...

  6. Swiss Re launches mainland branch

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's prosperous middle class is expected to be ripe fruit for the nation's insurance companies. The US$3 billion China Life initial public offering last week signals growth in demand ...

  7. Owners face eviction as law on forced sales bites

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A year after the government made it easier for developers to force the sale of old buildings, about 10 middle-class residents in Mid-Levels face leaving homes they want to keep. ... rule. The threshold for newer buildings remains at 90 per cent. The applications cover middle-class areas such as Happy Valley and Prince Edward Road, as well as rundown areas in To Kwa Wan ...

  8. Menswear firm Li Lang plans US$100m IPO

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... mid-market designers like Ted Baker and Paul Smith, it caters to middle-class men who have cash to spend on dressing smartly at the weekends but cannot afford Dunhill or Louis Vuitton. Li Lang's advertising campaigns are fronted by middle-aged actor Chen Daoming, a housewives' favourite best known for playing kings and emperors in mainland blockbusters including the cross-over hit Hero, ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Development chairman Cheng Yu-tung and Henderson Land Development chairman Lee Shau-kee. Property favoured asset Average middle-class Hongkongers have more than half their assets wrapped up in property. That was the finding of CLSA in its latest report, which showed that the city's middle class have increased their investment in real estate from 15 per cent of assets in 2007 to 51 ...

  10. Wealthy plan to invest more in real estate

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... attractive property markets, and Canada was third, while India ranked fourth. Chu said the investors were attracted by the solid economic growth and the emergence of a huge middle class in China ...




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