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  1. Few Asian economies are as exposed to the crisis as HK

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... economy that is more exposed to the global financial crisis, global economic slowdown, unstable US currency regime and the mainland's economic slowdown than Hong Kong. Despite the dive ... with Shirley Yam Hong Kong people must be united to face the financial storm which has yet to arrive. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah October 9, 2008 For most of you who have lost ...

  2. Tsang is right to put us in crisis mode

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... unfolding in recent months have proved to be far more acute and complex than Mr Tsang could have envisaged when he mapped out his second-term policy blueprint last year. In his call for Hong Kong ... Chris Yeung As I prepared for this policy address, images kept flashing through my mind of our countrymen fighting the terrible floods... As we in Hong Kong face one of the most severe ...

  3. Taskforce to tackle financial crisis likely to be wound up

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A taskforce set up in October to assess the impact of the global financial crisis on Hong Kong is likely to be disbanded after its fifth meeting today. A member ... the source said. 'The Education Bureau is studying the feasibility.' The government considers educational services and the environmental industry as the two areas in which Hong Kong ...

  4. Identity crisis

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to formulate the so-called British nationality scheme, aimed at stemming brain drain as the city was plunged into a crisis of confidence after tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square. Fast forward 18 years ... so [renounce their foreign nationality], it would reflect much better on their commitment and loyalty to our country and Hong Kong if they did so before they were appointed,' she said. ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the usual mantra about using Hong Kong's renminbi platform to settle trade deals, urging them to export more wine through Hong Kong. 'Last year, we imported over US$17 million worth ... through that crisis unscathed- the civil service. It is time we stopped treating Hong Kong's civil servants and their 'morale' as if it was some kind of endangered species that has ...

  6. Hong Kong expects

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Hongkongers suffer the job layoffs and belt-tightening now heading our way. The wealthy are well equipped to handle tough times, but Hong Kong has a growing poor class. Figures show Hong Kong has over ... threatening to drown them with job losses, falling wages, shrinking pensions, depleted home values and bankruptcies. His immediate audience is Hong Kong's 60 legislators, but he'll ...

  7. A glimmer of hope going into a new year

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung It's been a landmark year for Hong Kong. The avalanche of media coverage in the lead-up to the 10th anniversary of the handover, and the events of the past 12 months, were ... given, or plan to give, employees a modest pay rise this year. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen pledged to lead Hong Kong into a golden era in his second term, and trumpeted 10 massive ...

  8. Tsang fears storm to hit soon after he bows out

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The chief executive spoke like a veteran financial skirmisher yesterday, saying he was 'praying' a looming global economic crisis would not hit Hong Kong during the new government's first days in office. Harking back to 1997, when as financial secretary he controversially defended the Hong Kong dollar from currency speculators, Donald ...

  9. HK in good shape despite tension over two systems

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's capitalist system. That sounds ironic today. With the economic reforms on the mainland over the past 20 years, it can be argued there is only 'one system' now- capitalism ... in which to live and work. Ten years ago, the focus was on ensuring the characteristics that made Hong Kong successful would continue after the handover. Now, as we look ahead, the emphasis has ...

  10. Uncut and unkind

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... videos made their way onto the web: the first, of a mainland woman crossing the border to Hong Kong in the last stages of pregnancy in order to secure permanent residency for her newborn; the other shows a Hong Kong man loudly scolding a mainland woman for allowing her daughter to eat on the MTR. These two videos, plus the recent controversy over Dolce & Gabbana's Tsim Sha ...




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