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  1. Dance drama a tale of sex, violence, cash and fast cars

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law As courtroom dramas go, it ticks all the boxes. Threats of violence, money, sex, fast cars, private jets and secret Swiss bank accounts. The tale of the high-flying HSBC banker and her Latin dance teachers who have fallen out over $120 million wo ...

  2. Europe must have its banking house in order

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... capital standards for banks, and effective enforcement of them by regulators, very important. The new banking rules are a compromise, as evidenced by euro-zone resistance to US and British ... swamped with requests for delays, exemptions and watering down. They must show a sense of urgency about the need for harmonisation and resist them. Now that the US has put its house in order ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) to his name. Ms Loh becomes an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). Lest we forget the expatriate community, Christopher Hammerbeck, executive director of the British Chamber of Commerce, also received a CBE in the latest list. tycoon massages his wallet Who says investing should be a gut-wrenching occupation? Certainly ...

  4. The constant chase for a quick profit in equities offers dim prospects for growth

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Sheng At its height, the British empire was one of the largest in the world, with less than 1per cent of the population controlling one-fifth of the world's land area. One reason for the empire's longevity was its ability to adapt to changing conditions through an objective feedback mechanism. Whenever the government got into trouble, it would establish ...

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    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

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

    ... to economic and financial order, according to a government notice. Hundreds of Chinese investors were left with more than 20 million yuan in combined losses after Global Bond Limited, a bitcoin ...

  6. Financing shortage looms over ship orders

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in Shenzhen keith.wallis@scmp.com Hong Kong and foreign shipowners are expected to need between US$126 billion and US$150 billion to finance all the ships that are on order ... concerns that some orders could be cancelled. This, in turn, would affect shipyards, particularly smaller facilities on the mainland, where up to half of the yards could fail by 2014, according ...

  7. Euro-zone woes 'spark Chinese M&A interest'

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The veteran British banker said Chinese companies, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in particular, were not only looking at areas that had been traditional merger and acquisition (M&A) targets ... empire of Li Ka-shing. Phillips cited the deal as an example of how HSBC could play an important role in linking Asian capital to opportunities in Europe. At the same time, many SOEs and private ...

  8. News - World - FINANCE

    Britain clinches deal on tax havens

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP

    ... deal on tax havens Britain clinched a deal with its major offshore tax havens yesterday that will see 10 British overseas territories and crown dependencies sign up to international protocols ... to skirt home-country taxes. The group said it also hoped that crowd-sourcing the files would lead to more revelations about public figures who hide their money. In London, British Prime Minister ...

  9. Asian incumbents fare well in post-crisis pecking order

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer Trust and confidence are important in any financial relationship, but especially so when personal investments and long-term family security are involved. It should be no surprise, therefore, that since the financial crisis, clients in Asia of ...

  10. Radiation tests ordered on mainland vegetables

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Mainland farms supplying vegetables to Hong Kong have been asked to have their produce checked for radiation as a precaution against possible contamination from Japan. The requirement has been conveyed in writing to individual farms in Guan ...




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