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  1. Santa finds room at occupy central

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kanglei Wang and Jennifer Ngo Despite this Christmas being the coldest in 27 years, Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement has used the festive season to settle firmly into its communal home. On December 23, the group even received its first piece of snail mail - a festive missive addressed to 'Occupy Central, HSBC Main Building, 1 Queen's Road Central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988673/santa-finds-room-occupy-central
  2. 'Occupy Central' activists dig in

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com The anti-capitalism campaign 'Occupy Central' entered its second day yesterday, with plans to continue overnight and into this morning. ... headquarters in Queen's Road Central. Throughout yesterday, the protesters occupied an area outside the bank. Their number dwindled to around 40 for most of the day, down from a peak of 500 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982160/occupy-central-activists-dig
  3. Time for Occupy to pack up and go home

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A public walk-through area under the HSBC headquarters in Central has been taken over by the Occupy Central campaign since October. The bank has tried to play nice ... counterparts in Europe have rightly called attention to the inhumane and counterproductive austerity measures imposed on the debt-ridden countries on the euro-zone periphery. Occupy Central has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005136/time-occupy-pack-and-go-home
  4. 300 in Central sit-in

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau As many as 300 people gathered in Hong Kong's Exchange Square on Saturday to echo anti-capitalism messages of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. The crowd at 'Occupy Central' later dropped to 50 people, and they moved to nearby HSBC headquarters, where some of the people spent the night. Representatives said the occupation would last for about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982191/300-central-sit
  5. Fortis to expand Central offices

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak The biggest landlord in Central has seen no adverse impact yet of subprime-sparked lay-offs on the demand for grade A offices in the core business district. Hongkong Land ... feet to be taken up by Fortis is occupied currently by investment bank Morgan Stanley, which will relocate to the 118-storey International Commerce Centre in Kowloon to double its office space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635268/fortis-expand-central-offices
  6. News - China - FINANCE

    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... created in 2009 in the aftermath of the global financial crisis by an anonymous programmer who wanted a currency independent of any central bank or financial institution. The price of a bitcoin ... consulting firm. Investors however are closely watching to see if China’s government will place specific restrictions on bitcoin trading, he said. China’s central bank is wary of virtual currencies, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1356753/savers-boosting-bitcoin-demand-china-exchange-says
  7. Rebel without a pause: how the activists did it

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... protesters dissatisfied with the settlement are still lingering outside bank branches, and some have joined the Occupy Central campaign at the HSBC headquarters in Central. Money Post pieces together ... their cause [the Occupy Central movement]. We Lehman victims are occupying a small area here [at the HSBC headquarters in Central]. The media gave the impression that all Lehman victims have got a 90 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983401/rebel-without-pause-how-activists-did-it
  8. Lai See

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 'Occupy Central' movement under HSBC had outlived its usefulness and should move on has produced a surprisingly strong response. Stephen Anderson writes to say: 'As the Occupy crowd has ... write in a similar vein. Nobody has written in support of the group. Though we see from its Facebook site exactly 3,165 people say they 'like' Occupy Central, so it is by no means ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996050/lai-see
  9. Business - Money - THE WEEK EXPLAINED

    The Week Explained: Media reporting

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... a sense of stock market direction, you need not only the closing prices, but the average movements over the day, and over longer than just a few days. Stocks tend to occupy a lot of breaking ... and financial institutions. So we hear lots of talk about "quantitative easing", which means central banks printing money, thus lowering interest rates. Or big financial firms saying they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/money-news/article/1119848/week-explained-media-reporting
  10. Central bank reports rise in lending to small firms

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen New figures from the central bank show loans have become more accessible to small firms and subsidised housing developments, but analysts believe credit is much tighter than ... that the central bank has very different standards as to what qualifies as SMEs,' said Yao Wei, China economist at Societe Generale. 'Normally what qualifies as a small or mid-sized company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/974564/central-bank-reports-rise-lending-small-firms

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