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  1. Tsang warns of new crisis as economy improves Tsang warns of new crisis as economy improves

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of comparison last year would also probably see Hong Kong return to year-on-year growth this quarter, she said. Data to be presented in a Hong Kong Monetary Authority briefing to the Legislative Council ... Dennis Eng The outlook for Hong Kong's economy continues to improve, according to the latest GDP figures released yesterday, but the chief executive warned that a wave of speculative ...

  2. A year of golden promise

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... but the shop space is bigger, at about 7,000 or 8,000 sq ft,' Mr Kapur added. He warned that retailers had already offered steeper discounts than usual earlier in the holiday shopping season ... dubbed the year of the Asian crisis in reverse- a year of robust trade, healthy home-grown demand and a brighter growth outlook for China's opening economy. The problem is, Hong Kong ...

  3. Cathay staff mull industrial action over rostering

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... than 7,000 of whom are based in Hong Kong. 'It is disappointing that the general manager is not attending the meetings because the benefits of nearly 8,000 staff are involved,' Lai ... an extra night or fly to Guangzhou to make fresh connecting flights, Wu said. Outbound travel from Hong Kong during Easter was up some 8 per cent from a year ago, Wu said. Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, ...

  4. 'Huge deficit' looms amid global crisis

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... impact on Hong Kong would not be as severe as the one a decade ago, although economic recovery might take longer this time. The 1998 crisis heralded five years of deflation and a drop in property ... crisis and uncertainty over the extent of the fallout in Hong Kong, experts said the government could be forced to raise taxes and trim the size of the civil service. PricewaterhouseCoopers tax ...

  5. Economic crisis hits hiring intentions

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... cent. 'But the Hong Kong market is not that bad,' she said. 'We do not yet anticipate layoffs and salary reductions, although companies are doing their budget for next year, which is earlier than usual.' Lai Kam-tong, past president of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management, said the usually quiet job market in the fourth quarter was even less active ...

  6. Jobless rate steady for first time in crisis

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong's unemployment rate held steady last month for the first time since the global financial crisis began, surprising economists and prompting hopes ... and waivers, waived some business fees and increased loan guarantees for businesses- measures worth a total of HK$16.8 billion. Economists were less optimistic. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce ...

  7. British minister sees no quick fix for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... is that, at some stage, consumer confidence will be restored.' He described the crisis as 'a huge economic shock' and 'a sudden jolt to global demand'. Hong Kong ... in the next 10 years, closer and closer integration with the Pearl River Delta as being critical. I think Hong Kong will have to become a leader in the creative industries and will have to become ...

  8. Exhibitors stay away from travel expo over swine flu fears

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... director of organiser TKS Exhibition Services. The four-day expo begins on June 11 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. There are about 600 exhibitors this year, down from 655 ... according to the exhibition organiser. The absence of exhibitors from these major, long-haul tourism markets, which have reported cases of A(H1N1), is a significant setback for the expo this year ...

  9. Personal bankruptcy filings fall 9pc in July, but petitions surge this year

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and 12 months. Between April and June, Hong Kong's economy grew 3.3 per cent quarter on quarter and contracted by a less-than-expected 3.8 per cent year on year. For the first half ... to figures released by the Official Receiver's Office, the first seven months of this year have seen 10,639 personal bankruptcy filings, two-thirds more than the 6,380 petitions received over ...

  10. Many firms expect HK economy to rebound next year

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng With stock and property prices rebounding, many firms expect the Hong Kong economy to expand as early as next year, surveys conducted over the past four months show. ... and CPA Australia Hong Kong China Division, more than half expected the local economy to start growing again next year. Almost 55 per cent predicted the Hang Seng Index would end the year ...




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