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  1. Why small investors may end up meat in state bank IPO sandwich

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... economy should ever turn even a little sour, as there is a notable risk that it will do, these banks will turn poisonous. Buy this one for a quick turn if you must but do not hold it for long. ... loan disclosure.' SCMP, September 23 HOW DO YOU stress-test the assets of a mainland state bank? It is no idle question when the biggest listing of our stock market's history, China ...

  2. Proposal for GST denounced as a 'sugar-coated poison'

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, described the tax as 'sugar-coated poison'. It would worsen the gap separating the wealthy from the poor and destroy Hong Kong's ... building yesterday and delivered protest letters to Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen. 'I do not think this is the right time to have a GST and I do not think the government needs ...

  3. More of the poison may provide cure

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the first two weeks of this month, an official newspaper reported on Wednesday. Economists say that this time more monetary easing policies might not be enough to do the trick, as sluggish ...

  4. Proposal to raise retirement age dismissed as an old-hat trick

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the poisoned food and air pollution in the city,' one reader said in comments posted on People.com.cn's opinion poll about the issue. The survey showed that nearly 94 per cent opposed extending the retirement age. 'Officials, what do you want? Do you still want us to live?' one reader said on Sina.com. The comment was approved by nearly 2,000 others. Jinan Daily ...

  5. Vultures know a meal when they see one, thank goodness

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... a class act. I was therefore a little disappointed over the weekend to read in Michael Lewis' The Big Short that Goldman Sachs had been long on those poisonous collateralised debt obligations ... into the corpse of a cow and ripping out the entrails, well, let's go vegetarian tonight, shall we, dear. But vultures do not feed on live meat and neither do shorts. However nasty they may look, ...

  6. Public Eye

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... with Michael Chugani mickchug@gmail.com A banker who shows he cares- for himself How much do you trust bankers? Before you answer that, remember their greed caused near global financial ... government for doing nothing about our filthy air. The independent watchdog known as the Ombudsman says it will investigate why our bureaucrats have been sitting on their butts for so long. But why ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Kong General Chamber of Commerce chief executive Eden Woon Yi-teng was trying to do at yesterday's breakfast gathering to discuss the textile import quota row between China ... to the poisoned food crisis in Hong Kong by offering: 'If you let us ship more trousers, we will buy more fish from the European Union.' Finally he observed: 'All of us in this room ...

  8. I'll-kill-you-later argues well for overall regulator

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... worked for before it announced a sharp fall in profit two years ago. SCMP, July 18 If you are puzzled as to what these two items have to do with each other, it is quite simply that the second ... learned of it, and they knew what it would mean. Their responsibilities as directors required them to notify the market and they didn't do it. In fact, you may argue, as I would, that you ...

  9. Wenzhou lenders carve out deep niche

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

    ... are snapped up by banks and thus do not need guarantee firms. Those that need help are mostly small and with an uncertain market prospect. 'There are guarantee companies which are lenders in nature. But it's like drinking poison to quench thirst. You believe it's a bad investment; no banks will grant a loan nor would you like to offer a loan guarantee. But you take out ...

  10. Time to weigh the arguments on GST

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... poison pills. But a new tax takes longer to prescribe and this one is coated in a formula under which losers are also winners- for a while anyway. Our health system's finances, on the other ... frame for introducing full democracy. Given that everyone, rich and poor, will be caught in the tax net, do not be surprised to hear the phrase 'no taxation without representation'. ...




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