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  1. Villagers held for disrupting Legco meeting over rail link

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the many major developments ahead.' These included the MTR Corp's West Island Line, development of the former Kai Tak airport site, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the West Kowloon ... a Legislative Council meeting. The arrests came as the transport minister was explaining to legislators how the cost of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Link had ballooned beyond the original ...

  2. Tsang budget a bag of sweeteners

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... that plunge Hong Kong's public finances into the red for the next three years. Tsang's projected deficits will result almost entirely from the government's massive infrastructure spending. After breaking ground on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the Central-Wan Chai bypass and the high-speed rail link to Guangzhou in the current financial year, the government planned ...

  3. Hong Kong CSL plugs into Gen Y

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... telecom firm, Hong Kong CSL sees the need to employ the younger generation with their new ways of thinking and working. Rita Chan, executive vice-president of human resources at Hong Kong CSL, ... technology driven, has created new challenges for the company. 'Their opinions are spread through 'word-of-mouse'- not 'word-of-mouth'- and reach hundreds of thousands ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    'Made in America' means added pain for Hong Kong

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... added pain for Hong Kong For the past 10 years, Hong Kong's economy has been boosted by twin external superchargers. Now, both are in danger of breaking down. Part of the performance boost over recent years was provided by the rapid growth of China, which yielded a bonanza for the city's financial, trade services and retail sectors. But Hong Kong also got a propellant charge ...

  5. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Pegging Hong Kong dollar against yuan 'could take years'

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... not come for years' The yuan will eventually be a feasible currency for Hong Kong to peg its dollar against, in place of the US dollar, said John Greenwood, known as the "father of the Hong Kong-dollar peg". However, Greenwood said, the yuan must be fully convertible and widely used before that day comes, which could take "many years". The chief economist ...

  6. Cosmetics firms help give ad spending a healthy glow in first half

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Advertising spending in Hong Kong climbed to a new high in the first half of this year, driven by major campaigns in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, ... and skin-care industry campaigns rose 26 per cent to HK$1.56 billion. Procter & Gamble led the charge and was Hong Kong's top-spending advertiser in the first half, with a 39 per cent increase ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong not gaining from peg

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Peg is wiping out productivity gains of diligent middle class The Hong Kong dollar is pegged to the US dollar by a currency board. This obsolete arrangement is also used by other economies such as Bermuda, Antigua and Barbuda, and the Cayman Islands. The peg increases inflation, due to our inability to adjust the upward strength of the Hong Kong dollar. Whatever labour productivity gains ...

  8. Firms put brakes on April advertising costs

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com After notching up record-high spending in the first three months of the year, advertising in Hong Kong slowed down in April due to reduced campaigns ... and property sectors significantly cut their newspaper advertising by 19 per cent, 17 per cent and 15 per cent, respectively. Despite April's drop-off in spending, Hong Kong's total ...

  9. Advertising spending rebounds in May

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Hong Kong's advertising market rebounded last month after a slowdown in April. Major campaigns for 4G wireless network services and new mobile devices ... smartphones. Mobile network operators PCCW and 3 Hong Kong, a unit of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong, were sixth and 10th, respectively, among the top-spending companies last month, marketing ...

  10. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The sub-headline on an article on page B2 yesterday incorrectly stated that ad spending in Hong Kong hit a record high of HK$313 billion in July. The correct number, as stated in the text of the story, is HK$3.13 billion. ...




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