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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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Help for poor just a sop, say academics; better jobs and welfare the answer

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Care Fund to be financed equally by the government and business is no substitute for a good welfare system and a fairer labour market, they said. Tsang- who titled his address 'Sharing Prosperity For a Caring Society'- clearly hoped his proposals would help reduce resentment at the widening wealth gap, saying the government 'believes it is not only the administration ...

  8. In a tightspot

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong's AAA sovereign rating is safe, and the government is sitting on HK$663.5 billion surplus from its Exchange Fund, the tone these days seems to be all about fiscal prudence, glimpses of which ... this money into the Mandatory Provident Fund, thereby avoiding an inflationary mass influx of capital. But that was quashed by popular demand for money today. The government implemented a minimum ...

  9. What a relief... for middle class

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the side of caution and ignored many long-standing problems, including the city's wealth gap. However, John Tsang Chun-wah said caution was justified because of the difficult outlook facing ... angered by the government's initial refusal in last year's budget to grant a tax rebate and by its controversial U-turn on injecting cash into Mandatory Provident Fund accounts. A HK$24 ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the handover. It is a remarkable milestone in a long journey where we fight hard for some much-needed labour rights protection. Even though inflation is high and the wealth gap wide, many grass-roots ... 'Approved but not funded' was the cry. Soldiers began purchasing their own uniforms. We did not yet have to buy our own bullets. We did not fly business class, we walked from the railway ...




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