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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why China is enslaving itself to the United States

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... most powerful economy. Just 40 per cent named the US. SCMP, October 24 The United States is the home of astonishing poll results, of course. A large number of Americans are likely to agree ...

  2. Interest rates will have to catch up with United states

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Hong Kong's interest rates will eventually have to catch up with those of the United States, but any rise should be gradual, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said yesterday. He said the local currency peg to the US dollar meant local rates should really be around the same level as those in the US. But there was still a significant ...

  3. News - World - PHILANTHROPY

    11 more billionaires join Warren Buffett and Bill Gates' Giving Pledge

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York 11 more super rich pledge to donate half their wealth, but none are from HK or China Billionaires heed Buffett and Gates charity call Eleven billionaires have added their names to the effort by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet ...

  4. New World's hotel subsidiary to buy US group for US$230m

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 1979 and is part of a larger group that owns and operates 19 hotels in the United States and seven other countries. These include The Carlyle in New York and Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com New World Development's hotel arm will buy the management unit of Texas-based hotelier Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in a US$229.5 million deal ...

  5. New World set to spend US$1b on expansion plan

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com New World Hospitality is resolute in its plan to spend US$1.1 billion to double its hotels portfolio despite the bleak economic outlook in the US and Europe. Sonia Cheng Chi-man, chief executive of New World Group's ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... helping staff adopt healthier lifestyles Employers in the United States were using benefits enrolment systems to encourage staff to adopt healthier behaviour, a survey by global consulting firm ...

  7. US housing starts bounce back from six-year low

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Housing starts in the United States rebounded last month from the lowest level in more than six years while building permits dropped to a nine-year low, suggesting weakness in home construction will persist next year. Builders broke ground on new dwellings at an annual rate of 1.588 million units last month which was more than expected and 6.7 per cent higher than October's ...

  8. Dollar gains on rate-rise hopes

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nichole Chan Betting the United States Federal Reserve will raise interest rate sooner rather than later, the US dollar was stronger against most Asian currencies yesterday as investors were drawn to the higher-yield currency. The US will report consumer prices for last month later today and the market expects the release will show strong inflation as oil prices last month ...

  9. Instruction with practical application

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, US, sees Hong Kong's business environment as similar to that of Charlotte, the second-largest banking centre in the United States ... US college teaches state-of-the-art business techniques to ensure Hong Kong executives perform at their peak IN THE EYES of many Americans, Hong Kong is an important Asian financial ...

  10. Meiya Power suffers executive defections

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Meiya Power, one of the largest foreign investors in the mainland power sector, has lost eight of its 12 top managers, including its chief executive, to US-based Ashmore Energy International (AEI) in a rare case of mass poaching in the industry. H ...




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