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  1. Public hospitals may act on mainland mothers

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the situation said that of the 11,000 mainland mothers who gave birth at public hospitals last year, more than 7,000 did not have a Hong Kong husband. 'Public hospitals will definitely cut ... was more than: 7,000 ...

  2. Tycoon urges calm over crisis

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... bottom out. Mr Cheng, chairman of New World Development, said the mainland economy's continued growth would help Hong Kong ride out the crisis. 'I think [we] don't need to worry too much,' he said. 'Hong Kong is lucky to have China because China's economy, according to Premier Wen [Jiabao], will grow by a few per cent. The financial [crisis ...

  3. Food imports from Japan safe, say officials

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concerns over food safety. A union official warned the jobs of as many as 7,000 employees working in about 600 Japanese restaurants in the city could be threatened. Undersecretary for food ... 7,000 workers working in Japanese restaurants here, 30 per cent are cooks. Yuen called on the government to help. 'The government should open more retraining courses to retrain the Japanese ...

  4. The shanty towns of Hong Kong

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the globe. However, of the city's roughly 7,000 asylum seekers, torture claimants and refugees, at most 1,000 live in Kowloon or Hong Kong Island. According to Cosmo Beatson, co-ordinator of NGO ... years, waiting for his request for refugee status to be processed. He heard about the Ping Che hamlet from his family back home, who put him in touch with another Bangladeshi in Hong Kong. When ...

  5. Global crisis gives boost to cheap flats

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in this price bracket would increase this month, and were likely to increase to around 30 per cent of December's sales. Jeffrey Ng, senior executive director at the Hong Kong Property Services ... slowdown had spooked investors. But a day later the Chief Executive, Donald TsangYam-keung, denied there were plans to ease the cooling measures, and the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary ...

  6. Hong Kong must speak out against Nansha refinery

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... annually by 2010, or less than half the current level. This, by my reckoning, equates to 7,000 respirable suspended particles for every breath we take. This goal should be considered scandalous ... Plans for an oil refinery and other massive polluting industries at Nansha, 80km northwest of Hong Kong, were reported in the China Daily as far back as 2002, so we cannot pretend we do ...

  7. Business - Economy - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Re-exports disguise Hong Kong's gloomy outlook

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Gosh, everyone's gone gloomy all of a sudden. On Friday the Hong Kong government announced that the city's economic output fell by 0.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year ... a great many more gloomy forecasts over the coming months, the real view for Hong Kong is actually still rather bright. tom.holland@scmp.com ...

  8. Mainland job risks

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland graduates working in Beijing or Shanghai only get 4,000 to 7,000 yuan [HK$4,870 to HK$8,522],' Suen noted. 'Students should consider adjusting their salary expectations.' ... Joyee Chan More Hong Kong students wish to obtain work experience on the mainland, but many are not well-prepared, according to a survey. The Hong Kong Human Resources Exchange Centre ...

  9. Wary investors to cut value of Hong Kong IPOs

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Valuations of new listings in Hong Kong will trend downwards this year as investors became more cautious, global auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said ... , said PERs for new offerings went in lock-step with the Hang Seng Index, which shed 20 per cent last year. The auditing firm expects 100 IPOs in Hong Kong this year, including 90 main board ...

  10. Exports unlikely to hit pre-crisis level until 2011

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... importers became more confident about replenishing inventory. The improvement also reflected the fact that the comparison base was lower in the same period last year. Meanwhile, Hong Kong Trade ... on 500 Hong Kong exporters show 44 per cent of the respondents are optimistic about the outlook for next year. They feel good about prospects for the electronics sector, which shows demand ...




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