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  1. Competitors chase lure of big money

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho Competitors from across Asia will compete at Tai Po Waterfront Park in the Billabong Asian Wakeboarding Championships in the hope of winning the top prize at the HK$50,000 event. Tomorrow's competition offers the biggest cash prize for the sport in Asia and 58 competitors from Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and South Korea are due to take part. ...

  2. Corrupt cadres fled with 800b yuan

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... decades, according to a study released by the central bank. The money was secreted out of the country between the mid-1990s and 2008, according to the report by the People's Bank of China's anti-money-laundering monitoring and analysis centre. The document, not originally intended for public consumption, depicts the likely extent of the problem of officials and executives ...

  3. World's best riders line up for HK Masters

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... first international five-star showjumping event in March. The world's best riders and their horses will battle for prize money of US$1 million in an extravaganza at the AsiaWorld-Expo from ... in Asia. We have not only secured the top 25 riders in the world, we have also got the best 50 horses coming to Hong Kong and the biggest prize money. We want to cement Hong Kong as the equestrian ...

  4. To draw big money, fund size matters

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... hedge fund industry, she said, and smaller firms were likely to struggle to keep up with the speed of the changes and find the time and money required to do all the extra compliance work. Philip ... hedge funds to raise capital in China, as long as they register in Shanghai and invest the money outside the country. The access to local capital markets could be a relief to foreign hedge funds ...

  5. Answer to HK's interest rate mystery may lie at home

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... upward, international investors poured money into the Hong Kong dollar as a proxy for the Chinese currency. The resulting surge in liquidity pushed the benchmark three-month Hong Kong interbank ... declined over the course of this year. Nor can it be a surge in inflows of portfolio funds from abroad. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority's aggregate balance- a key indicator of how much money ...

  6. Tim Noonan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... with it now,' he said. 'It effectively takes money out of my members' pockets and we would much rather see all the players' budget going into the prize fund where everyone has ... like Tiger Woods, Ernie Els or Colin Montgomerie, to come all the way over to Asia and play just for prize money. These guys are mercenaries, it's that simple, and while they may preach ...

  7. Little HK can do to slow inflows of hot money

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Having too much money is a problem most of us are unlikely ever to complain about. In fact, it's a fair bet that to many of Hong Kong's population, the words 'too much money' are incomprehensible. Certainly, anyone complaining that their wallet is too fat is unlikely to elicit much sympathy from the general public. But too much money is exactly ...

  8. Power, sex and money: the recipe for corruption

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Judging from the high-level corruption cases that have come to light recently, power, money and sex have become the three-legged fixture of officialdom on the mainland. ... Electrical Appliance Holdings, the mainland's largest retailer of electrical appliances- was arrested over economic crimes, including bribery, manipulation of share prices and money ...

  9. Showjumping spectacular in HK called off

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com It was supposed to be a glamorous event bringing the world's top 25 showjumpers to Hong Kong to compete for US$1 million in prize money. But Hong ... in the world, we have also got the best 50 horses coming to Hong Kong and the biggest prize money. We want to cement Hong Kong as the equestrian capital of Asia.' ...

  10. Beautiful end to a wonderful year

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... the 20-year-old, who returned from her success in Damascus on Friday. Ng knows almost HK$400,000 in prize money is a huge sum, but she said enjoying the game was the most important thing. 'I was so ... Unus Alladin Bespectacled wonderwoman Ng On-yee doesn't really know what she will do with all the money she won during the most memorable four weeks of her life. And with her second ...




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