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  1. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... cartel operations in Hong Kong led to the enacting of a competition law two years ago, but it has proved to be so toothless as to have had more or less zero impact. If this were merely a matter ... Stephen Vines Hong Kong beats Russia and Malaysia by a long shot to take top spot on the Crony-Capitalism Index, but nobody's cheering Sounds of silence You know how it is when Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong’s future

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:38pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Tycoon warns over competitiveness, Occupy Central and harassment of mainland tourists Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong's future Li Ka-shing, ... jumped about 17 per cent to 40.8 million last year, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board. In what seen as an unusual move, Li repeatedly expressed sadness about recent happenings in the city. ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    China's income inequality slowly improving, survey finds

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... with most developed countries but the gap is slowly narrowing, a new survey has found. China's Gini coefficient of income inequality was 0.49 last year, slightly down from 0.51 in 2010, ... sources. In January, the National Bureau of Statistics released index figures for the past decade: in 2010 it stood at 0.481, and last year it was 0.474. The World Bank put the 2009 figure ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' set on a dangerous path

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23pm

    ... in a state of anger." He said Singapore had been outpacing Hong Kong in recent years- without the advantage of having mainland China as its hinterland. "Singapore is congenitally deficient while Hong Kong is a spoilt child. Populism is rising in Hong Kong, and if this goes on, the city would look totally wrong in five to six years." He blamed politicians for the rise ...

  5. News - China - ECONOMY

    Government to finally reveal plans for Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei integration

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:58pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Draft proposal to develop 'Jing-Jin-Ji' may be formally announced by June, expert says After decades of calls to develop Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei ... and burden-sharing. Beijing is set to move major polluters and labour-intensive businesses to the neighbouring areas. In the next three years, another 1,200 polluting factories will be relocated. Experts ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Reform drive faces slowdown test

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... the global financial crisis and below the official target of about 7.5 per cent for this year. In the fourth quarter of last year, GDP grew 7.7 per cent. Li last week ruled out "strong" ... Beijing has streamlined investment approvals, widened the yuan's trading band, and in the latest step to ease capital controls, it has joined Hong Kong authorities in approving a so-called ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Welcome to euro casino

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by DAVID BROWN

    ... Collapsing yields on bonds issued by governments of the euro zone's hitherto troubled peripheral economies are being hailed as proof that the crisis is over and that investors have growing faith ... For some lucky investors, it has been a massive profit-making opportunity. At the extreme, Greece has seen 10-year government bond yields tumble from 40 per cent at the height of the crisis two ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Learn from Singapore's economic success, John Tsang tells Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... "Asian tigers", Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. "Over the past decade, Singapore has imported massive amounts of talent … It now has over 1.2 million foreign workers, accounting ... buy the growth model of Singapore and we certainly can not just copy these policies. However, I believe everyone in Hong Kong has noticed that we are facing shortages of both manpower ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong business confidence spikes to highest level in nearly 2 years

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by Charlotte So

    ... conditions in Hong Kong spiked in January to its highest level in almost two years, driven by robust activity from the mainland and improved business conditions in the city, although businessmen ... such reading since February 2012. The index has stayed above 50 since September of last year. Some 300 companies take part in the monthly survey. "The growth momentum in Hong Kong business ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 targets jobs and investment push over 5 years

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Leaders plan to increase economic output by over US$2 trillion in drive for growth G20 targets jobs and investment push over 5 years The world's top economies have embraced a goal of generating more than US$2 trillion in additional output over five years while creating tens of million of jobs, signalling optimism that the worst of crisis-era austerity ...




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