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  1. 7,000 apply for Chinese.hk addresses

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... names in the Chinese language ending with '.hk', almost 7,000 applications have been sent in. Applicants include government departments, public utilities, international luxury brands, ... for years, the Chinese versions are a recent phenomenon. Domain names in Chinese also have been used by businesses and government departments for years in Taiwan and on the mainland, so Hong Kong ...

  2. Trade minister predicts Cepa will generate $4.2b and 7,000 jobs

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn The trade pact between Hong Kong and the mainland would inject $4.2 billion into the city's economy and create 7,200 new jobs this year, the trade minister estimated ... transport, advertising, tourism and telecommunications sectors had increased their investments in Hong Kong by about $1 billion because of the trade pact, he said. Mr Tsang said he expected ...

  3. 7,000 temporary jobs created during Sars to be axed

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan About 7,000 temporary jobs created in Hong Kong during the Sars outbreak are to be cut, but the government said the improving jobs market would be able to absorb the affected ... last year, it was to ease the high unemployment rate and to improve the overall hygiene of Hong Kong during the Sars outbreak,' Mr Cheung said. 'But providing temporary jobs ...

  4. Hong Kong heading for crisis of credibility over IPO frauds

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Goodstadt praises the hands-on prudential approach of Hong Kong's regulators. He credits it with preserving the stability of the city's banking system during the 2008 financial crisis ... with Tom Holland Leo Goodstadt is a smart chap. He was deputy editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review in the old magazine's glory days, and he headed the Hong Kong government's ...

  5. Mainland garment maker seeks HK$80m in Hong Kong listing

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... efficiency.' The company aims to boost its annual production capacity from the current 18.6 million pieces of underwear and 4,000 tons of fabrics to 24 million pieces and 7,000 tons respectively ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com The mainland-based garment manufacturer Grand Concord International Holdings is planning to raise HK$80 million through a Hong Kong listing to upgrade ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Hong Kong needs to do more to counter pregnancy discrimination

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... the situation for pregnant working women may be worse in Hong Kong. Pregnancy discrimination remains one of the most common complaints the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) receives under the Sex ... It is no better after the pregnancy: in a 2011 global survey by Regus, the office provider, barely one-third of respondent firms in Hong Kong were willing to hire working mothers, lower than the global ...

  7. Manulife has big plans for Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... reach 25 to 30 per cent of its premiums and deposits sales within five years. Huddart plans to increase the company's agency force in Hong Kong by about 10 per cent each year to 7,000 ... . Manulife Hong Kong posted HK$685 million in net income attributed to shareholders in the second quarter, up 17 per cent year-on-year. Internationally, Manulife beat market expectations to record ...

  8. Over last 10 years government has lost touch with ordinary Hong Kong citizens

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1966 found that one of the reasons was a communication gap between government and people. Now in 2012 over the past 10 years that gap has grown and widened. After 1966 to close the gap city district offices were opened on to the pavement of city streets. Gradually over the next few years there was a democratic progression. District councils were elected, although the urban council ...

  9. European crisis hits order book

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... euro-zone debt crisis meant a lot of the Hong Kong watch-making factories on the mainland were nearly in shutdown mode and running at half their capacities over the past two months,' said Wong ... Anita Lam and Tanna Chong Hong Kong's export growth may drop to single digits this year, with orders for luxury goods and decorative items from European buyers plunging by up to 80 ...

  10. Cheung Kong says it won't scale back

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... strategy would remain unchanged. As at the end of July, he said Cheung Kong had earned HK$32.4 billion from selling more than 7,000 flats in Hong Kong, on the mainland and in Singapore. ... over the next four years,' said Li. 'That will make the growth of construction costs higher in Hong Kong than in any other country in the world.' Li's made the remarks after ...




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