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  1. Prize money hike a must if business is to continue to boom

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... side of the ledger, prize money has basically stagnated. Although the Cathay Pacific International Races received a HK$6 million boost two seasons ago, the week-to-week races have been in much ... of Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, said recently the breeding industry in his country has forged ahead of the racing arm very significantly as well. Over the past decade, Messara noted, prize money ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Mainlanders use ‘free money’ from Hong Kong banks to earn higher returns at home

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:34am by KEIRA HUANG; GEORGE CHEN

    ... off for mainlanders Mainland Chinese working in Hong Kong have found a way to use “free money” from local banks to invest in profitable financial products across the border. They take ... that some are able to exploit the opportunity for arbitrage. One practical difficulty remains, however, for these individual investors – how to transfer the money to the mainland? Sometimes ...

  3. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... aimed at limiting online shopping and money transfers for online payment service providers. It’s just a suspension. We’re not killing internet finance CENTRAL BANK OFFICIAL Alibaba's Taobao.com is the leading online store on the mainland. The firm also controls Alipay, the dominant online payment system, through which internet users can easily transfer money and make transactions ...

  4. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong should not be a dumping ground for middling IPOs

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by George Chen

    ... that small firms have an easier time raising money here than on the mainland. He also indicated that large state-owned enterprises, although they have the freedom to come to Hong Kong for IPOs, ... may find it hard to raise money at home, are we turning the Hong Kong stock market into a rubbish bin, or are we just Plan B for those who cannot list at home. The trick to getting any company ...

  5. Boy wins top prize for idea to protect PINs

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... thus preventing people's hard-earned money from being stolen,' Tiga said. Sixteen Hong Kong pupils won eight first prizes, 13 second prizes and 18 third at the country's largest ... was inspired by frequent reports of bank account scams in newspapers, won a first prize at this year's China Adolescent Science and Technology Invention Contest held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. ...

  6. Lo calls on government to stump up HK$10m prize

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Kinwa.chan@scmp.com There has to be a huge increase in prize money for Hong Kong soccer to make big progress, according to a newly elected Hong Kong Football Association director. Steven Lo Kit-sing, one of the four First Division club representatives in the new board elected at the association's annual general meeting last night, urged the government to take ...

  7. A job in HK is the ultimate prize for trainees at school for maids

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of working for either Hong Kong families living in the delta or wealthy mainland households. The ultimate prize is to go to Hong Kong one day, when the city lifts its ban on mainland domestic ... per month plus free accommodation,' Luo said. 'I'm still not happy with her performance. Many maids will suddenly go missing without notice. Some will even steal your money ...

  8. Nina Wang hoped to win Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum hoped to win a Nobel Peace Prize for trying to broker talks between the Dalai Lama and Beijing, a court hearing rival claims to her multibillion-dollar ... spiritual leader and Beijing to the bargaining table. 'She hoped that she would receive a recommendation for the Nobel Peace Prize,' he told the Court of First Instance. 'To my ...

  9. $14m prize to draw top global horses

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II. 'It started as a Class Two race over 1,575 metres and prize money of $50,000,' explained Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the Hong Kong Jockey ... and with a prize of $4 million. 'In 1998-99, when Audemars Piguet became our sponsor, the prize money rose steadily to $5.35 million. The event became an International Group One race in 2001 ...

  10. Big prizes await Olympic champions

    Posted Aug 20th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Fat cash prizes are awaiting the mainland's Olympic champions. Yanjing Beer Group, the parent of China's third-biggest brewery, announced yesterday that it would award ... government prizes of all sorts will further gild every gold medal. The State General Administration of Sport has already promised higher cash prizes for Olympic medallists than were handed out after ...




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