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  1. PRD economic integration gets fresh start with 'win small' tactic

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to achieve integration: breaking down administrative barriers and creating a more efficient market economic system. However, it is early days yet as nobody knows which part of the blueprint can ... and refined oil. It also aims to improve public services. As revealed in the first work plan jointly launched by the mayors of Guangzhou, Foshan and Zhaoqing, long-distance call charges among ...

  2. Cultural and economic ties drive relations

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the University of Essex. Malaysia and Hong Kong enjoy close cultural and economic ties. 'Many Malaysians speak Cantonese just like Hongkongers do. There is no language barrier,' Yew says. ... agent in Southeast Asia, and Lei Shing Hong, a major retailer of premium automobiles that also has interests in heavy machinery and property development on the mainland. Others include Public ...

  3. Trade is key to economic recovery

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Written by John Cremer It is an inconvenient truth that the present economic cycle is unlikely to follow a neat and predictable pattern. What everyone hopes, of course, is to see ... to new initial public offerings, can be used to gauge progress, but all are secondary indicators. What really determines the health of the economy is the ability to get people into jobs, allowing ...

  4. It'll be economic goodies all round

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Just about everyone will benefit in some way from the next round of economic relief measures, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung says. Professor ... a credit crunch. Hong Kong's financial structure is much more stable, relatively. We do not have to be overly pessimistic or optimistic.' He said the government would canvass public ...

  5. Express rail link will generate huge economic benefits for HK

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and beyond. It is expected that it will generate huge economic benefits in the order of HK$80 billion over 50 years for Hong Kong, in terms of time saving. Over the years, we have been keeping the Legislative Council and the public informed of the development of this express rail link and will continue to do so. As a matter of fact, that rail link will join up with the national and regional ...

  6. Firm's projects keep delta on economic track

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... world have been fundamental to the economic success of this part of the mainland. And Hopewell Holdings and its subsidiaries have been responsible for much of the infrastructure to create ... and the Humen Bridge, it is the most important route for traffic between locations in the western and southeastern parts of the delta. The relationship between such developments and economic progress ...

  7. Stability 'absolutely vital' for economic development

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in the territory is facing lies in economic development, for which social stability is the prerequisite,' the commentary said. 'Preserving social stability, developing the economy and improving ... as a 'conspiracy to subvert Hong Kong's political system' in an earlier article in last Monday's China Daily. It said activists had incited the demonstrations and used public discontent ...

  8. The economic gateway to Southeast Asia

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung Until now, very few people have taken much notice of the Summary Reform and Development Plan for the Greater Pearl River Region since it was made public in December. ... economic development and its positioning in this region is fixed into the regional economy of the 'nine plus two' cities. With the onset of the global financial crisis, this might even ...

  9. Economic mainstay out of sight, out of mind for lip-service leaders

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... of the tourism and conferences sector. The troublesome border, which many feel continues to be the single biggest barrier to the continued economic health of the logistics industry, failed to draw ... a lengthy consultation process on the privatisation of the Airport Authority. Surely, the submissions from the private sector have been suitably compiled- and sanitised- so the public can be told ...

  10. Economics no answer to a question of politics

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the economic recovery now under way and the need to focus on making sure it continues. As for the central leadership, Mr Tung said they were also very concerned to see the economy stay on track and would do all they could to support this goal. When he said more 'good news' was on the way, he might have meant more economic concessions. There have already been hints in recent weeks ...




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