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  1. Sport - Hong Kong

    Emphasis on Hong Kong teams 'to silence the critics'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:01pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the critics' Hong Kong have brought their largest-ever squad to an Asian Games to silence critics who blamed the Hong Kong Olympic Committee for ignoring team sports, delegation head Karl Kwok ... as many as we could," Kwok said at the flag-raising ceremony for the Hong Kong squad at the athletes' village in Incheon, South Korea. Hong Kong will compete in 10 teams sports ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong move step closer to knockout stage

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:33pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com "Golden boy" Chan Siu-kwan struck again as Hong Kong moved a step closer to the knockout stage of the soccer competition with a 2-1 victory over Afghanistan on Thursday. With four points from two matches, Hong Kong need only a draw against Bangladesh in their final group match on Monday to make the last 16- a result they achieved in Guangzhou ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Three Hong Kong refs receive Asian Games call-up

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:33pm

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong referees Gabriel Lee Wing-yi, Dewi Rowlands and Tim Baker have been named to the Asian Rugby Football Union’s panel of referees for the 17th Asian Games ... Games debut. “These appointments are the pinnacle as far as Hong Kong referees are concerned,” said a delighted Hugh Watkins, Hong Kong’s national referee development manager. “This is a massive ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Hong Kong tycoon orders fleet of 30 Rolls Royce Phantoms for HK$155 million

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:19pm by Associated Press and Tiffany Ap

    ... Associated Press in Hong Kong and Tiffany Ap Record order as Stephen Hung buys 30 Phantoms for high-rollers at his Macau hotel Tycoon signs HK$155m deal for Rolls-Royce fleet A flamboyant Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars- a fleet of 30 Phantoms for an "ultra-luxury" resort he is building in Macau. Stephen Hung's purchase adds ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for HK$110b expansion of Hong Kong rail network unveiled

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:45pm by Timmy Sung and Phila Siu

    ... Hong Kong Island north of the current line, Southern District, Tung Chung, Tuen Mun, Hung Shui Kiu and planned new towns in the northeastern New Territories region of Kwu Tung. The most ... consultation in May last year. Both the timetable and cost projections are at preliminary stages. On Hong Kong Island, a new South Island line (West) will extend railway coverage to Aberdeen, Wah Fu, ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    All hail Hong Kong racing's off-season, unmatched around the world

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 07:16pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Long live Hong Kong horse racing, and long live the off-season! There are many benefits to Hong Kong racing but the government-mandated break from mid-July to mid-September has to rank right up there It doesn’t have quite the same effect, but it’s worth shouting. There are many benefits to Hong Kong racing – soaring turnover, fanatic interest here and abroad, only 83 meetings a year, just 1,200 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Hong Kong plans tougher laws in response to 'gutter oil' scandal

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:46pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Hong Kong has vowed to toughen laws governing edible oil in the wake of a scandal that has linked hundreds of local companies and eateries to the use ... supplied with the oil for [Food and Environmental Hygiene Department] inspection,” a join statement by the Food and Health Bureau and the Environment Bureau read. UPDATED: Hong Kong 'gutter ...

  8. News - China - WEALTH

    The ultra-rich list: Number of billionaires in China and Hong Kong increasing

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 01:55pm by Alice Yan

    ... than the US, a new report reveals. While the world's two largest economies occupy positions one and two on the world's rich list, Hong Kong has slipped down one place, to stand ... Swiss bank UBS and Singapore-based consulting firm Wealth-X. DON'T MISS: Hong Kong tycoon orders fleet of 30 Rolls Royce Phantoms for HK$155 million The combined wealth of the individuals ...

  9. Business - Commodities - FUNDRAISING

    Russia’s Gazprom seeks to raise financing in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:29pm by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Russia’s Gazprom is seeking to tap Hong Kong’s financing platform to raise loan and bond financing along with broadening its investor base for its shares trading at depressed values after the Kremlin-backed firm’s oil subsidiary was subjected to European Union and United States sanctions. The world’s largest natural gas producer plans to issue Hong Kong ...

  10. Business - China Business

    Move over Hong Kong, here comes...Chengdu?

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:21pm by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com What does the far-inland provincial capital of Chengdu have on cosmopolitan and financial centres such as Hong Kong and Shanghai? A lot, when it comes ... and more than 1,500km from China’s highly developed coast, ranked third in the Best-Performing Cities Asia report while Shanghai came in 10th. Not in the Top 10, Hong Kong landed hard in 14th ...




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