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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong leaves New York in the shade for prime retail rents

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Prime sites 46pc more expensive than in Big Apple and four times higher than London HK leaves New York in shade for retail rents Bad news for small ... the average rent for a prime shop was well above second-placed New York, where rents were 46 per cent lower at US$2,970. London came in third at US$1,080 per sq ft. Rents in Hong Kong edged up US$1 ...

  2. Complacency an enemy after New York bomb bid

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The failed car bombing in New York's Times Square has investigators baffled as to a motive. There is no confusion, though, about why the city was targeted: striking one of its landmarks is the highest-profile way for a terrorist or criminal to inflict harm and gain attention. New Yorkers may have been lucky this time, but they know that the attacks on September 11, 2001, ...

  3. New York designer sees potential for a fashionable mainland

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Possibly not long from now, we'll see New York-based designer Derek Lam expanding his fashion business further north to the mainland. 'That's partly ... would remain in New York. 'It's exciting to come back to Asia and I have dreamed that I might retire in Asia. But New York is my home. I still get my identity from being a New Yorker. ...

  4. Follow New York's example and establish a cultural green park

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parks in Hong Kong, isn't it about time to investigate the reasons, such as why more and more young people seek pleasure in recreational drugs in Shenzhen and elsewhere? Mindful of the prevailing social problems, the framers of New York's Central Park of the 19th century were intent on encouraging New Yorkers to spend less time in pubs and taverns and to enjoy more family life ...

  5. New York beckons for students eager to gain market insights

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on key dimensions of risk management. 'To make the best use of their time in New York, we will expect students to do a good deal of pre-work before they arrive,' Professor Walter said. ... and innovation- are relevant to topical research and will be taught in the great world finance centre of New York where visits to brokerages, hedge funds and other finance firms will be organised. ...

  6. The New York lesson

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip regina.ip@savantas.org The idea that Hong Kong could support 7 million or more people if it became an international financial centre comparable to New York or London is worth ... offering last year, many might feel justified in believing that we have joined the ranks of the majors. On closer analysis, though, Hong Kong falls short in many aspects. New York City had a per ...

  7. Try selling this suffrage deal in New York

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... sector's rights to participate in politics.' Peter Woo, Chairman, Wharf (Holdings) IT IS NOT the first time we have heard this sort of thing from Mr Woo and he is not the only one to hold ... activity than other towns are but, if the definition of business is managing other people's economic activities while not getting your own hands dirty, then we are squarely in the camp of New ...

  8. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... rival Tencent- Ma could not remain silent any longer. In response to a question about the obstacles his firm- which confirmed on Sunday its plan to list in New York- is facing, Ma said ... comment was related to the central bank's crackdown on internet finance. Beijing is increasingly concerned over the supervision of the new online financial services, which may change ...

  9. Political wife in unwanted spotlight

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clinton during the sex scandal over Monica Lewinsky, and the wife of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, who was caught on audiotape with a prostitute. What prompted Tang to follow this public ... But it was probably the longest walk she ever had to take. The couple was seen holding hands the whole time, but she might as well have run the gauntlet alone. In doing so, she became Hong Kong's first ...

  10. Comment

    We're China's New York- big of mouth but small of heart

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer believes that Hong Kong is right to regard itself as 'China's New York', but that's certainly no compliment The brash pack New York City's unofficial anthem, Frank Sinatra's version of the song New York, New York, has always reminded me of Hong Kong. The part about waking up in a city that never sleeps rings true when ...




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