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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government sets off another time bomb

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE Government sets off another time bomb It's déjà vu, and so soon. A government plan to build border towns in the northeast New Territories ... who have lived with new town developments over the past 50 years will understand why we need to develop more of them to satisfy the needs of the population." There we go again. ...

  2. Taxi drivers forced to abandon protest

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operators also forced drivers to sign a pledge they would not take part in any strikes. The drivers were required to report to company representatives at a designated time and place to ensure ...

  3. NPC deputy for migrant workers needs more time to digest new role

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... still needs time to get used to her new post. 'Please don't ask what I will propose to the NPC,' she said. 'Many reporters have raised the question. But I really have ... this year.' Ms Hu asked the public to give her more time and space to digest the new change in her life. Another migrant worker deputy to the Guangdong People's Congress, Wei Xiaoming, 25, said ...

  4. Network to slash travel time

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and urban rail services, as well as air travel, creating a network that promises to dramatically shorten travelling time between Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Shenzhen, which already has four ... will create new financing channels, lower our short-term funding pressures and reduce the amount of government investment,' said Liu. The hub for Guangzhou's southern high-speed rail station ...

  5. News - China

    Qianhai economic zone chief says it won't compete with Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... to build into "one of the world's three largest financial centres", on a par with New York and London by 2020. Xi's support for making Qianhai the main proving ground ... George Chen in Qianhai, Shenzhen george.chen@scmp.com The chief of the new economic zone says it won't compete with neighbour Hong Kong in playing an experimental role for a freer ...

  6. Huge market for new jobs

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... HK$455 billion last year. By comparison, by December 20, the main stock exchanges in London and New York only raised HK$387 billion and HK$278 billion respectively. Cumulatively in the mainland, ... Written by Chris Davis Ambitious plan to combine Hong Kong, mainland stock exchanges to one trading and listing platform 'will take time' While the timetable ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Shenzhen permit rules create fears over Hong Kong visitor flood

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com New permit rules for border city's non-permanent residents could put more strain on Hong Kong's transport and resources, say experts FEARS OVER ... of the border city who do not hold hukou, or household registration documents, there prompted new concerns that Hong Kong's infrastructure would be overwhelmed and that visitors would compete ...

  8. Tailoring a family firm to changing business times

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This is the time to expand into the mainland consumer market for a new source of growth. We are building our own brands, too. How do you rejuvenate a 70-plus-year-old business in a tough environment like ... for manufacturing productivity, as chief operating officer. If all goes to plan, Chu stands to be a prime candidate to take over the company's management. Yin's succession plans come at a time ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to fix the problems of a porous border

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... the number of times Shenzhen residents can cross the border in a day as part of the efforts to crack down on parallel imports. Hong Kong immigration officials have also pledged to turn away ...

  10. New homes on mainland reverse 9-month decline

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Prices of new homes on the mainland in June rose for the first time in 10 months as a cut in interest rates buoyed buyer sentiment. New homes edged up 0.05 ... Still, they doubt the sale of new homes will experience any major price increase over the next several months because the central government is expected to stick with measures aimed at avoiding ...




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