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  1. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan adds to gloom on economy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:28pm by Patsy Moy

    ... economic outlook, which is already clouded by political turmoil, stubbornly high home prices and sluggish retail sales. In the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's bulletin yesterday, Chan warned ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    McDonald’s misled Hong Kong food safety authority about rotten meat, says official

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 06:32pm by Patsy Moy

    ... denied there are no measures in place to inspect cooked meat. “We take samples at the import, wholesale, retail and market levels,” she said. Lee said the government was open to establishing ...

  3. Watchdog alarmed by store giants' dominance

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... by 40 per cent in five years, from 120 in 1996 to 72 in 2001. However, the supermarket giants Wellcome and ParknShop opened 29 per cent more retail outlets since 1993, with Wellcome now having ...

  4. Ignorance no excuse for 'grey' retailer

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A DVD store was yesterday found guilty of copyright infringement, even though the discs in question were authentic products. Deputy Judge Barnabas Fung Wah ruled in the Court of Appeal that ignorance of the law was no excuse for the so-called grey-market retailer Elite DVD Shop. Elite DVD was caught selling authentic copies of the movie The Last Witness which had been ...

  5. Wet markets start to dry up as superstores lure young shoppers

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Quarry Bay wet market stallholder Mrs Wong said ParknShop and Wellcome's superstores had taken away 10 per cent of her chicken retail business in recent years - but she said she was luckier than most. She said stalls selling fish or fruit and vegetables had been harder hit, even though the superstores sold chilled chickens for about $25, half the price of her live chickens. ...

  6. Hawker incidents spur more training for officers

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Training will be provided for all 2,100 frontline hawker-control officers next month on how to handle a crisis after a hawker drowned last month while being pursued. The Health, Welfare and Food Bureau would also make public for the first time t ...

  7. Three-week poultry ban cost traders millions

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... chairman of the Hong Kong Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers' Association. Mr Wong said dozens of chicken stalls had temporarily closed due to the lack of supplies. 'The ban has affected the business at different levels, including retailers, wholesalers and transport,' he said. But Tsui Ming-tuen, president of the Hong Kong Live Poultry Wholesalers' Association, said local ...


    Posted Oct 12th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Some Hongkongers are growing frustrated with what they see as cloned shopping districts depriving them of retail choice, writes Patsy Moy ALL THE BALLYHOO about Hong Kong being a shopping paradise strikes bar owner Paul Tam as ironic. He's an inveterate shopper, particularly on his frequent travels abroad, but complains of a monotonous local retail scene. It's getting ...

  9. Second Hong Kong case in two months

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to Steven Wong Wai-chuen, chairman of the Hong Kong Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers Association. Mr Wong said many customers had expressed concerns over the spread of the disease on the mainland and chose to eat poultry instead of pork. The retail price has remained relatively steady at $22 to $24 per catty despite the rising demand for chicken. Meanwhile, the acting controller ...

  10. License outlets, cigarette firm urges

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the city's major anti-smoking body, accused the tobacco industry of trying to pass the buck onto retailers. 'We all know the tobacco industry targets young smokers. The industry is simply trying ... to tobacco by under-age youngsters, prepared by audit firm KPMG, was completed last month and sent to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau. The study said the apparent lack of compliance by retailers ...




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