• Tuesday
  • April 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:57am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 81 - 90 of 263569 for uniquely hong kong

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong home sales surge over Easter as owners cut prices

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:45am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Improved sentiment in residential market spills to commercial sector with 47pc jump in deals Home sales surge over Easter as owners cut prices Home sales in the secondary market registered strong growth during the Easter holiday ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Killer diseases claim 18pc more lives in Hong Kong over past decade

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:39pm by Emily Tsang

    ... more lives in hk The top 10 killer diseases in Hong Kong cause the deaths of 18 per cent more people a year than a decade ago because of the ageing population, unhealthy lifestyles and pollution, the South China Morning Post has found. As the average life expectancy in Hong Kong has increased by more than five years in the last decade, the number of people dying from age-related ...

  3. Comment

    More work needed on proposal to extend Hong Kong civil servant retirement age

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 06:09pm by LINA VYAS

    ... making it hard for them to plan. Hong Kong has been criticised for not having a mandatory retirement age for all its citizens, not just public employees, and for lacking a law protecting people ... their futures. No doubt the benefits of increasing the retirement age are plenty. It will keep the Hong Kong government from having workforce shortages and increase the independence of the elderly, ...

  4. Comment

    Jetstar Hong Kong's arrival puts airline control rules in the spotlight

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 06:07pm by ALAN TAN

    ... Kong market has left a trail of recriminations. The incumbent airlines, primarily Cathay Pacific, have attacked Jetstar Hong Kong's proposed entry as violating the Basic Law requirement that a Hong Kong carrier must be incorporated and have its principal place of business in Hong Kong. Its objection is that Jetstar Hong Kong will be controlled from Australia by its parents, Jetstar ...

  5. Business - Commodities - PRECIOUS METALS

    China opens Beijing to gold imports, cutting into Hong Kong's transit role

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:59pm by Reuters

    ... buyer discreet at a time when it might be boosting official reserves. The opening of Beijing as a third import point after Shenzhen and Shanghai could threaten Hong Kong's pole position ... on gold. The only way bullion markets can get a sense of its purchases is from the monthly release of export data by Hong Kong, which supplied US$53 billion worth of gold to the mainland last year. ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Apec's Beijing move no skin off Hong Kong's nose

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:13am by Stephen Vines

    ... ease of communication and a steady flow of opportunities for developing their business. However, this still left space for places like Hong Kong that possessed unique regional advantages. ... Stephen Vines Despite dire predictions that moving an Apec meeting to Beijing will damage Hong Kong's standing, business folk are unlikely to care No Apec for HK is no threat ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Progressive policies allow Singapore to surpass Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:33am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Progressive policies allow Singapore to surpass Hong Kong Our competitiveness and our quality of life have been surpassed by those of the Lion City. The Singaporean ... in The Economist magazine recently rated Hong Kong as number one in crony capitalism. China's state-controlled capitalism has done better, transforming its middle class into a consumer society. Our ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Fancy a bowl of antelope noodles? Namibia eyes meat exports to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Hong Kong authorities will visit the country to assess the condition of farms in coming weeks The city could soon be importing beef- and even antelope- from Namibia, if the southwest African country's export application is approved by local authorities. A team of Hong Kong officers will visit Namibia in the coming weeks to check on the condition ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ADVENTURE

    Hong Kong school waits for word from teacher climbing Everest

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao, Stuart Lau

    ... Ernest Kao and Stuart Lau Teacher Ada Tsang wants to inspire her pupils by becoming the first Hong Kong woman to reach the summit of world's highest mountain School waits for word from Everest Pupils and friends of a Hong Kong teacher are waiting with bated breath for news of how a deadly avalanche will affect her bid to conquer Mount Everest. Interest in Ada Tsang ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Transparent hiring needed in equal opportunity Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:19am by George Chen

    ... Transparent hiring needed in equal opportunity Hong Kong In China, sometimes guanxi is more important than money. Actually, guanxi- relationships and connections- is equally important in the rest of the world too. Can you ignore connections when doing business in Washington or London? I doubt it. In Hong Kong, especially in the city's financial industry, guanxi has made a difference ...




SCMP.com Account