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  1. Hong Kong cabbies cause chaos

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter In Hong Kong on Wednesday night, there was chaos at the airport when taxi drivers blockaded the road. The wild-cat strike was sparked by a security guard sending a customer to an urban taxi instead of a New Territories cab. The new taxi fare structure makes longer trips cheaper by urban taxis. Taxis blocked all three Kowloon-bound lanes of the North Lantau Highway from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662695/hong-kong-cabbies-cause-chaos
  2. HK losing its allure for some non-local firms

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and North America might encourage firms to set up in Hong Kong. 'Because companies that want to grow need to move farther, they don't just expand to their neighbouring economy,' he ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Nearly a fifth of non-local companies operating in Hong Kong say the city's business environment has deteriorated this year and cite cost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982510/hk-losing-its-allure-some-non-local-firms
  3. HK face North Korea hurdle

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong embark on a giant-killing operation when they tackle North Korea at the East Asian Championship qualifying tournament in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, today. Both teams won their opening matches and the winners today are likely to join South Korea, Japan and China in next year's finals. Hong Kong, represented by champions South China, beat Taiwan 4-0 on Sunday, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690587/hk-face-north-korea-hurdle
  4. Hong Kong not yet a world city, think tank says

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com Hong Kong may fancy itself as Asia's world city, but a local think tank says it has yet to reach the status of New York and London- and risks falling behind ... yesterday charting Hong Kong's path to becoming one of the world's three bona fide financial hubs. 'The gravity of the global economy is shifting from the West to the East. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987803/hong-kong-not-yet-world-city-think-tank-says
  5. North Korean 'happiness' study puts Chinese top

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... as an alternative to league tables relying solely on GDP. The measurement of happiness is always controversial. Last month, Hong Kong was ranked the most competitive but among the least happy cities ... Will Clem will.clem@scmp.com Hermetically-sealed, poverty-stricken North Korea has ranked Chinese people as the world's happiest, while determining that Americans are the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969445/north-korean-happiness-study-puts-chinese-top
  6. The hills are alive

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Poon The landscape in Southern District is one of the best preserved in Hong Kong. Greenery is everywhere and the panoramic waterfront is spectacular. Nevertheless, with a hilly ... total value of HK$7 billion. The co-owners have been holding the properties for rent for more than 20 years. 'When we talk about premium housing in the Southern District, we mean Shouson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999861/hills-are-alive
  7. HK most expensive city for office rents

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Hong Kong was the world's most expensive city for offices last year, followed by London, Geneva, Tokyo, and Zurich, according to property consultant DTZ. Strong demand and rent increases pushed the total occupancy cost of a workstation in Hong Kong to US$25,160 per square foot per annum, up 13 per cent year on year, DTZ said. 'Despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992669/hk-most-expensive-city-office-rents
  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the 'property developer hegemony' in Hong Kong. Sometimes these feelings are expressed in innovative ways. For example some protesters effectively laid siege to a supermarket owned by one of tycoon ... lawmakers throwing things at officials in the Legco chamber. These so-called democrats are effectively trying to brainwash Hong Kong's youngsters. I find their actions puzzling. What kind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965827/letters
  9. Hong Kong ignores fast track

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor Mexican ports along the Pacific coast can give quick access to key US markets such as Texas, Chicago and New York BUSINESSMEN IN Hong Kong have been overlooking Mexico's potential for far too long. While many firms in other Asian economies have long been exploiting the country's lengthy border with the United States, Hong Kong's investment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516401/hong-kong-ignores-fast-track
  10. 'One stop' to Shanghai

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Arrangement (Cepa), a free-trade pact between Hong Kong and the mainland. Zhang Xuebing, director of the Pudong district, said the new measure would significantly ease Hong Kong investment ... Celine Sun Shanghai plans to open a 'green channel' to provide a one-stop service for Hong Kong investors wanting to set up companies in the Pudong district. The green channel, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602722/one-stop-shanghai

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