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  1. Exco changes 'may bring confusion'

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Temasek and [sovereign wealth fund] GIC even give incentives to attract foreign investments. But if we do that in Hong Kong, it won't necessarily trickle down to benefit the people.' ...

  2. Beijing brings HK into line on state immunity

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... status of a company. But Lin said overseas state owned enterprises, central banks and sovereign wealth funds could be seen as state-controlled, yet the immunity did not automatically apply ... The need for a ruling stemmed from a debt dispute between the Democratic Republic of Congo and United States-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates. Congo claimed it was immune from prosecution ...

  3. Involve HK in national plan, Tsang urges Beijing

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was mentioned, the source said. Mr Tsang also met Lou Jiwei, chairman of the China Investment Corporation. Mr Lou praised Hong Kong as an efficient platform for the new US$200 billion sovereign wealth fund to make overseas investments. Mr Lou was cited by the source saying he considered Hong Kong one of the important global financial markets. During a meeting with General Administration ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it declined. As we know, the government's rule of thumb is that it can ignore anything that is not going to cause protests. Wealth of misinformation Good to see that the asset managers of our national government are not letting themselves get pushed around by the West. Gao Xiqing, general manager with the China Investment Corporation, China's sovereign wealth fund, told a Chinese ...

  5. It's all down to a question of timing

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'It may indirectly make it easier for Leung to revamp the Monetary Authority and introduce a sovereign wealth fund [when needed],' he said. As to why Yam decided to release a research ...

  6. The world awaits

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite its non-sovereign status, Hong Kong needs to boost its standing on the international stage with a more dynamic external relations policy, writes C.K. Lau Policy addresses ... by the international community as a distinct non-sovereign polity and maintains separate membership in many international organisations. The only point where Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa came close ...

  7. Beijing to discuss Law over Congo's immunity

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Republic of Congo. It submitted four questions arising from an attempt by US-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates to force Congo to repay more than US$100 million it owed. The court ruled that the debt was not enforceable, but the case raised questions about sovereign state immunity in Hong Kong and mainland China. The Standing Committee would review Articles 13 and 19 in the Basic Law ...

  8. Talks start in Beijing over Congo immunity case

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... questions arising from US-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates' attempt to force the Democratic Republic of Congo to repay more than US$100 million it owed. The court ruled that the debt was not enforceable, but the case raised questions about differing policies on sovereign state immunity in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung forwarded the court's letter ...

  9. A real issue for HK's leaders-in-waiting

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to argue that Congo enjoyed sovereign immunity, and Hong Kong courts had no jurisdiction in the case brought by a fund which had bought the state's commercial debt. There are complex legal ... case against the Democratic Republic of Congo brought by FG Hemisphere Associates, a defaulted debt fund, which is now before the Court of Final Appeal. This may seem an arcane legal issue. ...

  10. Government must ease poverty

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I believe the government must put more resources into helping the poor in order to reduce the wealth gap. While there are many people living in cage homes, Hong Kong is well known for its developed economy and billionaires. The wealth gap seriously impacts the international impression of Hong Kong. Poverty has a very harsh impact on children. As parents have to work long hours ...




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