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  1. Business - Money

    Bankers ride boom in social enterprises

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Investing in public service could generate healthy returns with focus on mass market Bankers ride boom in social enterprises Putting private capital to public ... unit in Hong Kong. Returns from investing in growth-stage social enterprises could be as lucrative as from investing in other projects, he said. While venture capital investors aim for a 25 per ...

  2. Time for developers to accept new reality

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... has pretty much confirmed what we already know. Two out of three people think developers only care about maximising profits and care nothing about social responsibility. Eighty-five per cent ... changed! The pendulum has swung the other way. Now they are practically seen as the root of all the city's social ills. Hardly a week went by without a protest against the 'property ...

  3. Social enterprise forced out by rent, competition

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is located. The social enterprise is run by the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, a non-profit, non-governmental group that aims to provide 'comprehensive recovery services' ... that there were a number of stores in the premises that were lying vacant so rental space in the plaza did not appear to be at a premium. 'Social enterprises like this should be encouraged,' she ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... due to the decades-old dispute over the Mediterranean island split between the Turkish north and the internationally recognised south. The response, despite an appeal in December by EU leaders ...

  5. Shock turns to anger at junta's slow response

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to convince Myanmar's leadership- widely seen as isolated and paranoid- to allow far wider access to aid and aid workers has highlighted the junta's slow response. Mr Ban is today due ...

  6. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... denied criminal responsibility for the deaths and rejected the authority of the court. Some 100 survivors and victims' relatives watched in disbelief as Breivik asked to be released and told ... such statements are of little use in tackling the economic and social pressures that stem from increasing immigration and globalisation, and do even less to harness the benefits of a multi-ethnic society. ...

  7. HKR taps Thai market after positive response

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li HKR International plans to expand its land bank in Thailand after a penthouse at its first luxury residential development in the capital sold for a record. To capitalise on the property boom, the firm is in talks with a Hong Kong developer about ...

  8. Social, not personal, grievances causing mass unrest, report says

    Posted Dec 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... according to an influential report on social order. The findings were contained in the Chinese Academy of Social Science's annual blue paper on social stability, 'Society of China: Analysis and Forecast (2010)'. Delivering the report yesterday, Li Peilin, director of the Institute of Sociology, said there had been increased interest in 'social stability' ...

  9. Great social tide that has lifted all boats

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... under tighter social control. At the time, he seemed downbeat about realising these goals. But, as India emerges faster than China from the great recession, and as its huge anti-poverty ... with its communist government, which is in fact social democratic. Congress will probably win the next state election and, at the centre, Congress and its social democracy look like staying ...

  10. Grim realities of the Korean success story

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... lip service to the importance of SMEs but said little about social welfare while citing 'three values': autonomy, fairness and responsibility. Considering Lee's background ... in the Korean success story. In fact, says the OECD, rapid growth over the past decade was marked by a rise in income inequality, and social problems were exacerbated by the 2008 global financial ...




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