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  1. Business - Economy - DEBT

    Local governments can replace costly debt, finance minister says

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by Reuters

    ... This is the first time a senior Beijing official has said publicly that local governments can swap their debts to reduce repayment costs. A national audit of public finances last year showed regional ... to lower their interest burden," Lou was quoted as saying on the website of the Ministry of Finance. His comments were made on Wednesday but became public only yesterday. Lou's remarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581589/local-governments-can-replace-costly-debt-finance-minister-says
  2. Buana Finance boosts SMEs amid global downturns

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 11:52am by Reports by Krystin Chu and Khay Inn Poh

    ... cent of Buana Finance, while public shareholders own the remaining 32 per cent. The company's reputation and independent status have attracted support from major multinational banks ... enterprises (SMEs) in sustaining local economies. Home-grown Buana Finance attests to the resilience of SMEs amid downturns, and their part in the recovery. The financial services company benefits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1575951/buana-finance-boosts-smes-amid-global-downturns
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Finance chief warns lengthy budget filibuster will harm public services

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 12:53pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG, Tanna Chong

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Tanna Chong Tsang issues warning on budget protest Public services may eventually be affected if an expected filibuster of the budget lasts too long, Financial ... for the public sector while the bill is debated would run out by June, Tsang said. "At the beginning of June, some departments will face difficulty. I am sure legislators are as concerned as we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1471150/finance-chief-warns-lengthy-budget-filibuster-will-harm-public
  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    We're not cutting expenses, says finance chief John Tsang

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Tony Cheung

    ... expenses, says finance chief The government asked bureaus to cut spending growth by 1 per cent a year because of a sluggish economy and the cost of new programmes in the past two years, the finance ... from 2016 to make savings of up to HK$6 billion. But Tsang emphasised that the move would not result in an overall drop in public spending. "The government is not cutting expenses; our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565684/were-not-cutting-expenses-says-finance-chief-john-tsang
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Outgoing Finance Committee chairman Ng Leung-sing rates himself highly

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:57pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Despite vote of no confidence and protests, Finance Committee chairman has no regrets Ng gives a pass mark … to himself Ng Leung-sing gave himself a pass mark yesterday for his chairmanship of the Finance Committee, but he didn't get much support from other lawmakers. Out of 100 marks, Ng rated his performance over the past year at "60 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562821/vilified-finance-committee-chief-ng-leung-sing-not-losing-sleep-over
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to public finances, forewarned is forearmed

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Forewarned is forearmed Hong Kong's public finances are arguably the world's healthiest- continuous economic growth and budget surpluses; near full employment; ... to grow. The pressures on public finance will only increase as revenues shrink and more money is spent on taking care of an expanding elderly population. The city can ill afford spending beyond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1446561/when-it-comes-public-finances-forewarned-forearmed
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Slow progress to clear HK$6.8b funding requests to Legco Finance Committee

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:56pm by Tony Cheung

    ... a dozen measures set to face a three-month delay after the Legislative Council's Finance Committee yesterday finished scrutinising only the first few items in a HK$6.8 billion backlog. When ... reiterated that he wanted today's meeting to approve requests including a one-month rent waiver for more than 760,000 public housing tenants, an extra month's payment for 1.1 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551993/gridlock-pan-dems-block-disputed-projects-government-blocks-fast
  8. News - China - BANKING AND FINANCE

    Qilu Bank's lawsuit against government finance body exposes rift in China's debt market

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 12:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Case is odd also because the government lending vehicle is a stakeholder in the bank, according to observers A Chinese bank is suing a local government financing vehicle over a bad loan in a rare public display of a deepening rift between lenders and borrowers in China's murky US$3 trillion local debt market. Qilu Bank, based in the city of Jinan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544850/qilu-banks-lawsuit-against-government-finance-body-exposes-rift-chinas
  9. Comment - Letters

    Housing Authority needs to review its financing model

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by LETTERS

    ... Housing Authority needs to review its financing model Addressing housing problems is a primary concern of our government. The Housing Authority is tasked with providing public housing ... impossible for the authority to become self-financing. Given the rapid increase in costs for labour and materials, maintenance of existing public housing estates and new development projects have put ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1542593/housing-authority-needs-review-its-financing-model
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Finance chief urges lawmakers to back funding for new towns, despite protests

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsang Chun-wah said on his blog that a filibuster attempt in the Legislative Council's Finance Committee over a government request for HK$340 million for preliminary work had created ... for it. "Should the government adjourn projects whenever there is opposition from the public?" Tsang asked on his blog. "Should the government defer projects, or set them aside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538466/new-town-consensus-impossible-john-tsang

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