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  1. No sign of a rescue from the entangling tentacles of 'too big to fail' banks

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mother's favourite banker was a former Royal Air Force squadron leader and navigator on wartime bombing missions over Germany. He was totally unflappable, utterly respectable, honest and dependable ... Kevin Rafferty When I passed the examination to go to grammar school, my mother had great dreams for me- that I would one day become a bank manager and have status in the community, wear ...

  2. Consumer debt

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... and tried to work out how to declare bankruptcy, finish school and do low-wage jobs. When his parents told him they couldn't bail him out, he told his mother Janne he felt like a failure. Two days later, he hanged himself. James D. Scurlock writes: 'Thereafter, Sean's memory was commemorated by a constant stream of phone calls from bill collectors, threatening letters, ...

  3. A man's world? Don't count on it

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... at 8pm to have dinner with my children every night. That's important for me because I need to be able to communicate with my children every day. I couldn't abandon my role as a mother ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Accountancy is still a man's world, but Winnie Cheung Chi-woon, chief executive of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), has ...

  4. Time well spent

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hazel Parry Anika is only four, but she has already grasped the concepts of saving for a rainy day and charity. She has told her mother Susanna Tsoi Lin-yung that the HK$2 and HK$5 coins she regularly drops into her piggy bank will one day pay for things for her mother- or help someone in need. It's a heart-warming thought and especially so in a world where running up ...

  5. Inflation hits everybody- dead or alive

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... on other days during the five-day holiday break. 'In the past, it was like a movie had just ended and people were rushing out of a cinema,' was how Chan's mother-in-law described ... Amy Nip Inflation is here: it's a fact in Hong Kong and could be eating its way into the underworld. Those alive can never be sure about how things are six feet under, but many appear ...

  6. Privatisation would damage health care in HK

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... working. Having children incurs responsibility. A mother's place is at home when she has young children unless there is a close relative to take the role. This is nothing to do with male ... not understand the issues or are careless with other people's lives. ANTHONY HEDLEY and SARAH McGHEE, department of community medicine, University of Hong Kong Baby's mother at fault The writer ...

  7. SFC collective wisdom leaves stock market investors none the wiser

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... learned. The future is still hidden and, if these investors have not learned good judgment at mother's knee, then all the formal print in the world won't help them. It certainly ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Ken could hardly wait to tell everybody his latest achievement. He said: 'George, I always share your views on wines, but without expertise ...

  8. Sustainable life and career

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... more like a survival training course than the run-of-the-mill management programme for a bank executive. She survived 17 days of Outward Bound's military-type training, from sailing through stormy seas to living through days without food and basic necessities, a la Chuck Noland, the character played by Tom Hanks in the 2000 Hollywood blockbuster Cast Away. 'It was part ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Tree in Soho and Novotel Century. The party continues with 'Paint the town orange' in Lan Kwai Fong on Friday ahead of the country's national day on Monday. Fan banks ... Yeung and Dragon-i boss Gilbert Yeung Kei-lung. The white-haired lady toured the trading floor and presided over a 78.95 per cent first-day gain for the company's shares. Airline's ...

  10. Criticism of cuts to social welfare scheme 'unfair'

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Quinton Chan

    ... of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) was to provide only the most basic protection. 'I feel it is not right or fair to say that our social security scheme is not doing enough to help people get out of poverty. The reason is, to achieve the goal, you need many other types of support, such as education and medical services,' Mr Tang said. The welfare sector provides ...




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