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  1. Power-hungry militarists must not squander China's wealth

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... govern is to foresee'. Since governments exist to promote the security of citizens, China's rulers must prepare for recurring earthquakes by funding advanced seismic research, ... United States, squandering wealth on the pursuit of global supremacy. A nouveau riche China now wants to follow the same dead-end road. When will our leaders, our people and the media begin ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and the country's sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings. You will recall that Temasek Holdings accused Temasek Review of capitalising on Temasek Holdings' 'good name', since 'Temasek ...

  3. Wealth 'an advantage in climate change fight'

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hong Kong is highly exposed to the effects of climate change but its willingness to adapt and its wealth make it less vulnerable than many other Asian cities, according to a report examining climate factors in relation to 11 key Asian cities and their abilities to adapt to change. The WWF report- 'Mega-Stress for Mega-Cities'- included Jakarta, Shanghai ...

  4. Common Wealth

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sean Kennedy

    ... Sean Kennedy Common Wealth by Jeffrey Sachs The Penguin Press, HK$320 The most accurate advance comment on Common Wealth described it as a 'field manual, a guide book'. That is an apt description. There is nothing ground-breaking here, Jeffrey Sachs avoiding the bombastic, jargon-laden prose favoured by many academics. Sachs, along with Paul Krugman, is among the most ...

  5. Every dollar donated to the UN has to count

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There would seem no better place than Hong Kong for those seeking funding for humanitarian aid. The global economic crisis appears to be behind us and our billionaires are leap-frogging their overseas counterparts in the wealth rankings. The rich are under pressure to share their fortunes for the public good, and our philanthropists are among the most generous. But while we want them ...

  6. China, US working on banking deal

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Corp, the country's sovereign fund. But the situation has begun to change in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, which has badly hit the American banking sector, particularly ...

  7. Funds prime the research pump

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and foreign students, aim to attract the best young brains from around the world. Universities also received the first income from the government's HK$18 billion research endowment fund set up ... million from the fund would be available in the next academic year. Total competitive research funding rose 4 per cent this year after the investment income from the fund was used to replace most ...

  8. Dialogue vital on issues that define our times

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which he denied, that China had asked for global currency reform to be put on the G8 agenda. Last week the central bank called for the creation of a super-sovereign reserve currency to replace the dollar, based on the International Monetary Fund's special drawing rights. The minister made clear that China is happy for the subject to come up, and rightly observed that the global ...

  9. Making money grow on trees

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... the value of our wealth in real terms, we have to aim for higher returns on our investments. However, inflation also redistributes wealth from buyers to sellers because a higher price for the buyer ... as a consumer but gain as a seller, and also derive better returns as a result of investment in the 'agflation' trend. So how does one invest in food? Funds focused on soft commodities ...

  10. Allianz fund boss sees virtue in green investing

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Joachim Faber is no ordinary fund manager. Yes, the chief executive of German asset management firm Allianz Global Investors strives to achieve maximum returns for his clients, but he also believes that funds have a role in making the world a greener place to live. On a recent visit to Hong Kong, he spoke about how financial giants like Allianz should actively promote ...




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