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  1. HK woos Abu Dhabi investment body

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong is hoping the world's largest sovereign wealth fund will set up shop in the city, boosting its profile as an international financial hub. The Abu Dhabi Investment ... Eastern wealth, institutional as well as individual. In Dubai yesterday, Mr Tsang reiterated the government's support for developing the burgeoning market for Islamic finance in Hong Kong. He ...

  2. HK must act to grab slice of state investment trade

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... of making Hong Kong an international financial centre. In it, the leading United States investment bank announces that it has created a new title- Head of Central Banks and Sovereign Wealth Funds ... of these sovereign wealth funds (SWF) at a minimum of US$350 billion. Mr Kos' job is to liaise with central banks and SWFs, providing them with tailored investment solutions. Guess where he ...

  3. A wealth of opportunity for raising prosperity

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is the mainland's rise and its effect on the flow of goods, people and funds through Hong Kong. Addressing these problems requires overhauling our conventional means of providing and financing our public ...

  4. Big business falls HK$3.2b short of charity target

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com More than a year after the establishment of the Community Care Fund was announced by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-keun, the voluntary welfare fund has ... the fund's first year estimated expenditure of HK$760 million for 12 assistance programmes. Together with corporate pledges of a further HK$1.12 billion, the fund is HK$3.2 billion short ...

  5. Wealth divide has roots in land policy

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... They are proof of distortion, are a huge burden on the rest of the economy and create socially divisive wealth imbalances. More than almost anywhere, in Hong Kong the government controls land prices ...

  6. policies

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

    .... d. The only way to bridge the wealth gap is to improve job opportunities. Think about 1 Do you think Hong Kong's tycoons should pledge donations to the Community Care Fund? Why? 2 What ... Reading comprehension 1 Which of the following is not one of the reasons for which Ronnie Chan says he will not be donating to the Community Care Fund? a. He does not know where his money ...

  7. Tang backer returned as fund chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com A supporter of failed chief executive hopeful Henry Tang Ying-yen has been reappointed as chairman of the Mega Events Fund. This marks another sign of reconciliation between rival factions in the Beijing loyalist camp. Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung (pictured), an Economic Synergy lawmaker, has held the post since the fund was established in 2009. Lam will begin ...

  8. Share city's wealth with needy, marchers urge chief executive

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Welfare groups yesterday used the festive occasion to remind Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen that it was time to give more attention to the underprivileged as the government's coffers fill up with a multibillion-dollar surplus. About ...

  9. Chief criticised over wealth-gap stance

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... to measure Hong Kong's wealth gap. On the weekly RTHK public affairs programme City Forum lawmakers said Mr Tsang had shown that the government had failed to appreciate the risks fuelled ... in measuring the wealth gap.' There would be upheavals if he continued to ignore the problem, he said. Liberal Party leader James Tien Pei-chun said education should be enhanced so the young had ...

  10. Tsang's last budget squeaks past the post

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Secretary Stephen Lam Sui-lung said this week that the Community Care Fund would give HK$100 million in subsidies to people who missed out on budget sweeteners. 'We approve of those relief measures for the middle-classes, including the increase in tax allowances, the HK$10 billion injection to the Samaritan Fund [to help the needy buy medicine], and the [HK$15.4 billion allocated ...




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