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  1. Yes, even recession has its uses

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Sometimes recessions have a positive impact, at least from the point of view of environmentalists. The most obvious positive in Hong Kong is air quality, with some seeing ... to follow some overseas examples such as Pittsburg. 'Pittsburg was formerly an industrial city centred on steel making. It went into recession and was forced to undergo a transformation,' ...

  2. Events

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Monday, August 29: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'China's vulnerability amidst a global double-dip recession'. Hong Kong Club, Jackson Road, Central. ...

  3. Events

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Monday, October 24: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Poorly made in China. Book talk by author'. Tuesday, October 25: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Winning strategies in a global recession through smart supply-chain solutions'. Hong Kong Securities Institute evening: 'The SFC's licensing function'. ...

  4. Bieber meets survivors

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into recession while workers continued to battle radiation leaking from the Fukushima nuclear plant, which is expected to be shut down by January. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The rise of the tourist hordes

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH BECKER

    ... of every 11 people works in the industry, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Tourism contributes at least US$6.5 trillion to the world economy every year. Since the 2008 recession ...

  6. Events

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'How long will the global recession last?' ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shippers renew low-sulphur fuel pact

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... requiring oceangoing ships to use low-sulphur fuel was expected to be lodged with the Legislative Council after the summer recess. Loh hoped it could be approved by Legco "sooner rather than ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Incentives may work where a carbon tax fails

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Posadas

    ... If a recession happens in the future, and profits drop, the first thing to be cut from budgets are non-core expenses, like these purchases of emission credits. These emission credits must make business ...

  9. Events

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... seminar: 'Promoting the use of hybrid and electric vehicles'. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'How long will the global recession last?' Monday, October 12: ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The great green grid of China

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... it is achieving the same outcome. The truth is, in a global recession China needs a new economic stimulus. But with all its redundant roads and cement blocks, what is left to invest in? The answer ... self-interest. The global financial recession is already affecting China and Beijing fears an economic slowdown will breed social unrest. If it wishes to continue using its current growth model, ...




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