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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    How to eradicate poverty - at least by the official definition

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... - at least by the official definition At the weekend, the Hong Kong government rolled out its latest big idea: an official poverty line. In its wisdom, the government decreed that anyone earning less ... Setting your poverty line relative to median income is a little like having an education secretary who declares that all children should get above-average exam grades. Your policy is never going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1323068/how-eradicate-poverty-least-official-definition
  2. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Cash subsidies go only so far in reducing poverty in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:22am by Richard Wong

    ... the newly defined poverty line. This proposal is quite similar to the earned-income tax-credit scheme in the United States, which is a refinement of Milton Friedman's proposal for a negative ... Richard Wong The plight of the poor in Hong Kong needs to be addressed, but we must recognise that cash subsidies only go so far in alleviating the problem Poverty track Tackling poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557146/cash-subsidies-go-only-so-far-reducing-poverty
  3. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Jiangnan to fund production line expansion with HK$620m placement

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:32am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Jiangnan Group, a manufacturer of wires and cables used for power transmission, distribution systems and electrical equipment, announced Friday it would raise HK$620 million in a share placement to expand production lines. Chairman Rui Fubin, his son Rui Yiping and his son-in-law Chu Hui currently control 60.34 per cent of the group. In a filing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1590700/jiangnan-fund-production-line-expansion-hk620m-placement
  4. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Three global shipping lines form alliance serving Asia, Europe and US

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com The Ocean Three pact of the world's three largest container shipping lines is expected to reshape the battleground for market shares Leading carriers in major alliance Three of the world's largest container shipping lines are forming an alliance that will cover major trade lanes between Asia, Europe and the United States in another move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1589011/three-global-shipping-lines-form-alliance-serving-asia-europe-and
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REMUNERATION

    CCB says pay cuts for executives in line with global standard

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21pm by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com Huang Yi says that any reduction in pay at state banks will be in line with international practice CCB official says top executives face salary cuts China Construction Bank executives acknowledged yesterday that senior executives at mainland state banks could face pay cuts in line with recent government reforms but pushed back against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1582953/china-construction-bank-cuts-executive-pay-50pc
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - SHIPPING

    China Merchants Bank gives Cosco 300m yuan credit line

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:05am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com China Merchants Bank is granting a 300 million yuan (HK$378 million) credit line to its second-largest shareholder, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co (Cosco), the lender said in a statement to the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The credit facility is valid for three years to the company and its subsidiaries. Cosco is China’s largest shipping and logistics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1581375/china-merchants-bank-gives-cosco-300m-yuan-credit-line
  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Four container shipping lines team up to serve North East Asia-Oceania

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com 4 container lines team up to offer joint services Four of the world's biggest container shipping lines have come together to run a joint service that will carry cargoes between North East Asia and Oceania, in a move to further share costs as the industry continues to be affected by oversupply. Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Lines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1580706/four-container-shipping-lines-team-serve-north-east-asia-oceania
  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Neptune Orient Lines considers sale or spin-off of logistics unit

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by JING YANG

    ... cash from logistics unit disposal Neptune Orient Lines, a Singapore-based container shipping and logistics company, is looking to sell or spin off its profitable subsidiary APL Logistics ... 10th-largest container shipping line by fleet size, according to Alphaliner. The move would quench the company's thirst for cash and help it trim some debts as NOL, like many of its rivals, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1577989/neptune-orient-lines-considers-sale-or-spin-logistics-unit
  9. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Funding must be front and centre in debate on third runway

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 02:18pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that the runway would be certain to go ahead. Events are now falling right in line with that game plan. As a fall-back ploy, however, they also came up with the stratagem of saying that we must first ... poverty is a problem. Now let us assume that we put HK$200 billion into an old-age investment fund and target a return of 2 per cent a year, which is not high in ordinary times. This would yield ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584400/funding-must-be-front-and-centre-debate-third-runway
  10. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    China Cosco Holdings buys 5 container ships for US$618m

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:35pm by JING YANG

    ... and bank borrowings. The ships will be delivered between 2017 to 2018. The order follows a similar one last week by Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, or K Line, for five 13,870 teu container ships. Both K Line and China Cosco, through its subsidiary Cosco Container Lines, are members of the CKYHE alliance that co-operates on east-west trade lanes. The three other partners are Yang Ming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1595352/china-cosco-holdings-buys-5-container-ships-us618m

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