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  1. Business - MACROSCOPE

    Constitutional crunch crimps Hong Kong competitiveness

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:05am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... I wrote with Michael Enright and Edith Scott, The Hong Kong Advantage, in 1997 on the city's competitiveness. In 2007, the Bauhinia Foundation asked Enright and I to revisit the book 10 years ... of today's political crisis. Second, the single clearest priority for Hong Kong since 1997 has been to develop effective cross-border connections, since our present and future relevance rests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1545156/constitutional-crunch-crimps-hong-kong-competitiveness
  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Medical simulation centres teach doctors how to cope with a crisis

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Kate Whitehead

    ... techniques. It has become an important element of health care training over the past decade, but Hong Kong has been slow to embrace it- until now. "We try to mimic a real working situation ... will be the first of its kind for simulation in Hong Kong, and we are speaking to the College of Psychiatrists to see if we can work together to create some crisis situation scenarios for their staff," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1541751/medical-simulation-centres-teach-doctors-how-cope-crisis
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:40pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... pollutants collected across the country, including Hong Kong. The city's overall PM2.5 levels are lower than in most urban centres on the mainland, but it has a higher concentration ... and are the most dangerous to human health. Several teams of scientists have studied smog in China- including Hong Kong- and at least two detected heavy concentrations of trace metals. Excessive amounts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1522257/hazardous-level-trace-metals-chinas-air-warn-scientists
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a danger to the Hong Kong property market, Barclays Bank warns

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:52pm by Joyce Ng, Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan

    ... warned yesterday. And it would take Hong Kong longer to recover than after the crashes of 2003 and 2008, it said. Barclays said prices had deviated too much from fundamentals, making the property ... for the prices to hit a trough and another five years to recover to the pre-crisis level. In comparison, it took seven months in 2003 after the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549994/occupy-central-danger-property-market-warns-barclays-bank
  5. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Court's landmark benefits ruling could cost taxpayers an extra HK$197m a year

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Figure is based on minister's projection of an increase in CSSA applications of 7,000 a year Benefits ruling could cost an extra HK$197m per year Taxpayers may be staring at an additional annual bill of up to HK$197 million if 7,000 more new immigrants per year apply for social security, the South China Morning Post has found. The figure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464189/courts-landmark-benefits-ruling-could-cost-taxpayers-extra-hk197m
  6. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    China Vanke sees shares rise 10 per cent on Hong Kong debut

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by Langi Chiang

    ... shares jumped 10 per cent on its first day of trading in Hong Kong, and the chairman of the world's largest developer said yesterday it is in talks with strategic investors although it has ... to close yesterday at HK$13.28. Most analysts rated Vanke as a buy and gave a price target above HK$15 per share. Company founder and chairman Wang Shi told reporters the H-share float in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1540587/china-vanke-sees-shares-rise-10-cent-hong-kong
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Battle over new towns plan is for the future of Hong Kong, say villagers

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang, Amy Nip

    ... the future of Hong Kong". They asked the public to join a protest to the Town Planning Board, while lawmakers repeated their intention to ask the courts to overturn Friday's vote ... people joining the fight. "It shows that the development of the northeast district is not only about the villages, it is about Hong Kong's future" She urged objectors to the scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542699/battle-over-new-towns-plan-future-hong-kong-say-villagers
  8. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Hong Kong year-on-year retail sales show 4.1 per cent drop for May

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:47pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... for third month Hong Kong's retail sales fell 4.1 per cent year on year in May, the third straight month of shrinking consumer spending exclusing the Lunar New Year month of Feburary, ... sales fell 0.2 per cent compared with the same period last year.  Although the high base from last year's gold buying spree was one reason for the dismal May figure, Hong Kong Retail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1546132/hong-kong-year-year-retail-sales-show-41-cent-drop-may
  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Barclays to begin cutting jobs in the Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Bloomberg

    ... revealed plans on May 8 to pare 7,000 investment banking jobs worldwide by 2016 as revenue from trading fixed income, currencies and commodities shrinks. "We are not exiting any of the 11 ... , including the 7,000 positions in investment banking announced last month. Besides Morrice, senior departures in recent weeks from Barclays include Johan Leven, the Asia-Pacific head of corporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1524859/barclays-begin-cutting-jobs-asia-pacific
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Moody's warns Hong Kong banks over increased loans exposure to mainland

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:38pm by DON WEINLAND

    ... a warning to investors that first-half profit would be around 20 per cent below that of the same period last year. The statement, which came after the Hong Kong stock market closed, sent ... first issued its health warning on Hong Kong banks in June 2013. Since then the local economy has slowed and mainland loans have swollen while credit conditions have worsened. Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1541301/moodys-warns-hong-kong-banks-over-increased-loans-exposure

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