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  1. Net users could be hit with higher fees following quake

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... the speed of the internet now and before [the earthquake],' he said. The professor said Hong Kong people were like 'spoiled children', who enjoyed probably the best internet services ...

  2. Fed's free-candy policy doesn't treat the disease

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the subprime mess is either feasible or desirable. Like spoiled children who have grown fat eating too much candy, the major investment houses over the past few years have benefited from the easy ... cuts and acceptance of their mortgage-backed securities as collateral. The problem is that this indulgent approach has failed; the credit crisis is deepening, and the spoiled investors ...

  3. Second home away from home

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over the past few years, but the explosion has really come from media exposure and a sudden emphasis on this market.' Location-wise, buyers are spoiled for choice. As noted on the website, ... love the political and economic stability Canada offers. 'We have a good education system, too, which is why so many mainland Chinese send their children to school here. We also have ...

  4. Rumour mill ready to roll on Sheng's watchdog role

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... on to the acting chief executive. From an insurance salesperson: 'We hope your wish comes true that Hong Kong couples have three children as it means greater demand for life insurance and educational funds.' From a fund manager: 'Please don't buy into the stock market like you did in 1998 spoiling our chances of cheap shares.' From a broker: 'Please buy into the stock ...

  5. Taking stock of bonuses

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the aftermath? Investments banks are typically where the largest bonuses are paid and it will be frontline staff who reap most of the spoils. Investment bankers, traders, sales people, marketers- anyone ... senior party members' children being recruited into financial institutions through their family connections and relationships.' This becomes all the more important when you realise ...

  6. The crude consumer

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... funds in favour of the yuan. In the minds of many foreigners, mainlanders can no longer be considered poor. Instead they are the spoiled rich, replacing the Japanese as the top international ... the shambles of a health care system and a national educational programme that creates zombies out of children. Massive consumption of cognac and a rush for the most expensive cars; building houses ...

  7. Mainland talent finds job-hopping pays better

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in China, say experts. Spoiled for choice, today's young executives jump from one firm to another as companies desperately compete in a scarce pool of Chinese talent. For instance, one Shanghai ... have long waiting lists of expatriate children. 'Some expatriates have rejected China assignments because they couldn't get their kids into schools.' The mainland's entry ...



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