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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping's guiding principles are still in play today

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Teddy Ng

    ... a one billion euro loan to Hungary in 2011. This May, Premier Li Keqiang pledged more than US$12 billion in a credit line and aid to Africa to cover new technology and development of a high-speed railway. State media said the money was on top of loans of US$20 billion to Africa already promised by Xi from 2013 to 2015. In addition, Beijing has sharply increased its role in UN ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... of the special concessionary measures under the “SME Financing Guarantee Scheme” to end-February 2015 to continue assisting local enterprises obtain commercial loans. At end-May 2014, more than 8 700 applications had been approved with a total loan guarantee amount of more than $29 billion. • Reduced the Business Registration Certificate levy from $450 to $250 per annum in July 2013 to benefit ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibustering lawmakers say fiscal crisis is government bogeyman

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Olga Wong

    ... little savings. Much of the money they earned went towards servicing their mortgages." According to the government report, the growth in government spending on seniors and most other ... this was misleading, as the pensions would not be paid all at once. "It's like saying a flat owner cannot spend more because he is facing a mortgage of HK$7 million. In fact, the mortgage only ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Meeting the Challenges- Speeches by Wen Jiabao at the World Economic Forum Events

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Cary Huang

    ... development in the country. He even used the occasion to call for political reform on the mainland. With the global economy being hit by one crisis after another, from the subprime mortgage crisis ...

  5. News - World - POLITICS

    Crimean lawmakers call referendum in May that could split Ukraine

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... said Washington was "formulating initially a US$1 billion loan guarantee with some other pieces" in aid. The new twist in the turmoil in Ukraine- in which about 100 people were killed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Julia Leung 'wanted to quit since CY Leung became chief executive'

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 11:20am by Tanna Chong

    ... 63. Lau, once her boss at the Monetary Authority, was chief executive of the Mortgage Corporation before retiring last year. "I admire [Lau's] courage to take on the challenge," ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party plenum's pledges aimed at reformers and conservatives

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... outlining the reforms contained contradictions. "For example, the document said farmers will be allowed to transfer and mortgage their land-use rights, but it failed to define whether farmers ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ministers facing tougher conflict-of-interest rules

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 05:51pm by Tony Cheung, ADA LEE AND JEFFIE LAM

    ... of such interests. The new guidelines also state that unless permitted by the chief executive, an official can only accept a loan from a "close personal" friend if it is of no more than HK$3,000. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Now, ICAC is asked to investigate Barry Cheung

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND ADA LEE

    ... to a remark made by former executive councillor Allen Lee Peng-fei on the loan, said to have been made to prop up HKMEx. Cheung denies there was any such loan. "As an Exco member and URA chairman, Cheung must know many government secrets," Democratic Party lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan said yesterday. "One would wonder how he, running around for loans for the Mercantile ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Be more open over conflicts of interest, urges ex-minister Joseph Wong Wing-ping

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... public posts after the collapse of his Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange came under criminal investigation. He is also facing a HK$40 million lawsuit arising from loans his company took out. Franklin ...




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