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  1. Out and about

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jackson, a former chief manager of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. Jackson plays an important footnote in literary history, as he was the person that impelled world-renowned author ... and became, in the tart words of one of Plum's many biographers, a 'stereotypical colonial blimp'. Due to family connections, P.G. Wodehouse joined the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking ...

  2. Interest groups speak their minds

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and national education curriculum in schools More maternity beds for mainland mothers Fewer maternity beds for mainlanders, but more to Hongkongers More public columbariums Skimpily dressed women are not asking to be raped No more genetically modified papayas No more subdivided flats Small-class education No more MPF (Mandatory Provident Fund) More smoking areas, lower tobacco tax No more killing ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or the government. A blatant case of pure profiteering has just played out before our eyes. But neither side wants to take blame. They're hoping the people will forget. Well, Public Eye won't forget. The facts of the case are too nauseating to forget. First, CLP Power and Hongkong Electric said steep prices rises were crucial for survival. But the people saw through the profiteering. ...

  4. Amex's mystery mall-dweller shops till she drops for a rock

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Affairs and Chungking Express, as one of the guests of honour. In case you don't see the connection, Mr Wong was once labelled as the 'Tony Leung of the banking industry' ...

  5. Hong Kong is well placed to ride out coming slump

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong's goods exports go to the euro-zone, and two-thirds of those are destined for Northern Europe, where demand is relatively healthy. In any case, the goods shipped by Hong Kong are almost ... with home prices in the city currently at a record high, Hongkongers are worried that a new slowdown will trigger a property market slump. Yet although some softening is possible, there is little ...

  6. Model behaviour

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... per cent. Singapore's per capita income is about 40 per cent greater than the average Hongkonger's. But as both cities struggle to continue to deliver high economic growth ... rights were awarded to Richard Li Tzar-kai, son of tycoon Li Ka-shing, without tendering. Another case in point is Hong Kong Disneyland- the government financed more than 80 per cent of its ...

  7. What comes around

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... these products will be going up in price, and although in most cases these are what economists call 'discretionary purchases' (as opposed to those that are unavoidable), these are good investments. Unlike paper investments, they yield tangible benefits from day one. Talk of tangible investments brings us to the subject of paying for a holiday. Comparisons show that Hongkongers take ...

  8. Forced by quake to return home early, young travellers seek help on visas from consulate

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zuleika Sedgley A group of young Hongkongers are to ask the Japanese consulate to extend special visa arrangements to them after their working holiday was cut short by the earthquake and tsunami disaster. The 15 were in Japan under a special two-way scheme offering young Hongkongers and Japanese the chance to learn more about the two places by having an extended working holiday. ...

  9. HK Electric wants to keep control scheme

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hongkong Electric Holdings yesterday made its position clear on upcoming changes to its regulatory regime, insisting that the existing scheme of control is the best ... and associated with high costs, he said. Moreover, it did not necessarily lower tariffs, Mr Tso said, pointing to case studies by panel speakers. 'Hong Kong is not yet qualified for an open ...

  10. Pension scheme injection faulted

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... over the scheme's limit. The Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority has received about 20 inquiries from Hongkongers wondering if their MPF accounts have been topped up by mistake. ... Tong Ka-wah said it would be prohibitively expensive to assess all 7 million MPF accounts, but warned that the policy's original intent would be violated if more cases were revealed ...




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