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  1. Events

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Exploring Islamic finance- Fundamentals and opportunities of shariah-compliant investment'. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Anti-money laundering: Think global, act local'. Ritz-Carlton. Employers' Federation of Hong Kong event: 'Visit to a member's company- Octopus Cards ...

  2. Events

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong event: 'Visit to a member's company- Octopus Cards'. Beijing: UK/China Business Summit. Diaoyutai State Guest House. Monday, January 21: American Chamber of Commerce ...

  3. Psychic octopus grips the nation

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The soccer World Cup may be over, but China has not lost its fascination with Paul the psychic octopus, who helped make this year's sporting spectacle even more ... have also reached Taobao, China's leading online shopping portal, with octopus-related merchandise, such as T-shirts, stuffed toys and USB flash drives. Now christened with two Chinese ...

  4. Events

    Posted Jan 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... global, act local'. Ritz-Carlton. Employers' Federation of Hong Kong event: 'Visit to a member's company- Octopus Cards'. Beijing: UK/China Business Summit. Diaoyutai ...

  5. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... government departments and major state-owned enterprises in the city that they should refrain from big spending in holiday celebrations. How big is big? Is to print some holiday greeting cards and calendars and send them to your working contacts as gifts really a big thing? To the anti-graft agency in Shanghai, it seems that it is, and that's why printing such cards and calendars ...

  6. Call to strike ethnic status from I.D. cards

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... category from people's identity cards and expanding mixed-ethnic schools. An article by Zhu Weiqun, deputy head of the Communist Party's United Front Work Department, said ... on identity cards, using ethnic labels in the titles of schools and autonomous regions, and reserving privileges for members of ethnic minorities were obstacles to promoting such cohesion. 'Some ...

  7. Lower growth is on the cards, alongside other worrying trends

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang Authorities last week released statistics on the economy's overall performance in 2011. In the National Bureau of Statistics' (NBS) preliminary report, gross domestic product was 47.16 trillion yuan (HK$58.03 trillion), showing annualis ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or grocery store and purchase items with cash and they do not know who I am. People who sign up for Octopus Rewards or money-back cards usually do not realise that they are receiving these rewards ... in such a way and possibly abused. The same thing is true with credit cards. The buying habits of people are sold for the purposes of market research (don't we all just love getting those ...

  9. China's oil demand remains 'wild card' in tanker market

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but 'China demand is a wild card'. Arntzen thought growth in mainland demand for oil would have a greater positive impact on tanker charter rates because of the longer transportation distances ...

  10. A personal touch to Xmas greetings

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christmas cards are sold in many shops, but they are not as popular as before because a lot of people now send e-cards and text messages. Sending an e-card or text message is indeed quick, but I think Christmas cards are part of traditional culture. The receiver actually gets something solid, rather than a greeting on their computer or phone. They can keep the cards for as long ...




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