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  1. Business - Companies

    Occupy movement creates marketing nightmare for luxury brands

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by Peter Guy

    ... of their elders' Hong Kong refugee legacy, they want what they deserve. And they want it now- at internet, social media speed. Occupy's yellow umbrella is the symbol used to galvanise people ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Corfu 2013 – Refugee of Russians and bingeing Brits

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 10:51am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Seen through the prism of Asia, and particularly Hong Kong, it’s hard to grasp the reality of financial calamity in countries like Greece. So here’s the view from the Greek holiday island of Corfu. Greece’s misfortun ...

  3. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Markets more focused on what Hong Kong could lose than universal suffrage

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 12:47pm by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... and depopulation were replaced by peace and stability. Revolution north of the Shenzhen River brought refugees, desperate for a fair chance. Ironically, these refugees are the parents and grandparents ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Hong Kong supermarkets concerned by slave claims on Thai fishing fleet

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... fishing boat captains bought Burmese and Cambodian refugees for as little as £250 (HK$3,260) and worked them up to 20 hours a day with no pay. Torture and even murder were commonplace, according ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Don't write off Warren Buffett, despite recent failures of judgment

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... For a good instinctive American thinker on markets outside of America try the likes of George Soros in his prime. A refugee from Hungary with experience of the havoc that conceited bureaucrats can ...

  6. Business - Commodities - OIL

    South Sudan civil war still no deterrent to Chinese firms

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:20am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of Chinese nationals and tens of thousands of refugees are fleeing the worsening civil war in South Sudan, yet Chinese companies are still investing billions of dollars in the troubled region. Since ... the United Nations refugee agency. The conflict is a challenge to China’s long-held policy of noninterference LIZZIE PARSONS OF GLOBAL WITNESS "Chinese companies, notably CNPC [China National ...

  7. Business - Money - IRELAND

    Ireland goes the extra mile for Chinese visitors

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:56pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... was so bad that when the first batch of Vietnamese boat people wee told their destination was the Emerald Isle, they were dismayed. They tried to refuse to go. A few hundred refugees were ...

  8. News - World - WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

    Swiss troops prepared for anything at the World Economic Forum in Davos

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... the flood of refugees a conflict would send its way. The annual summit at Davos provides a real-world chance to explore such preparations. "Rising nationalism in Europe is a trend that needs ... Still, "there is a certain potential for violence that can't be ignored", said Halter. The risk that civil unrest in Europe would trigger a flood of refugees into Switzerland ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Frankfurt ’Blockupy’ protesters to target ECB and banks

    Posted May 31st 2013, 01:17pm by Reuters

    ... Sommer said. Seven busloads of people on their way into Frankfurt were stopped by police, Blockupy later said. One bus with people from a refugee camp in Berlin was sent back to the capital, ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Rising economic stress behind protests in Brazil and Turkey

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... The tens of thousands of Syrians that used to visit Turkey each week to go shopping have been replaced by refugees. Last year, economic growth fell to just 2 per cent. Now, with short-term capital ...




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