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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Haitong diversifies as fee war rages on

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... as fee war rages on Hong Kong's highly competitive stockbroking business has forced one of the mainland's largest brokerages to transform itself into a universal bank in an effort ... war among local brokers eroded profit margins. "It's definitely time for change. In fact, we [mainland securities companies] call this a change, but big foreign investment banks like ...

  2. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    When it comes to the gold price war, bullish Chinese consumers can't wait to buy

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 01:07pm by George Chen

    ... that historical point of view, it’s no surprise that Chinese consumers will buy gold when they see prices fall. Some analysts even joked that this time the war on gold prices may be a war between those ...

  3. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The South African government has identified Hong Kong as a partner to help stop wildlife smuggling and illegal killing after one of the world's largest seizures of rhino horn was made in the city. A South African delegation is ...

  4. Tang's illegal basement built up C.Y.'s war chest

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Campaign donations to Leung Chun-ying were almost three times the amount received by his major chief executive election rival, Henry Tang Ying-yen, after an illegal basement underneath Tang's Kowloon Tong family home ...

  5. Government could do more to promote important second world war sites

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The countryside of Hong Kong has a high concentration of second world war military structures (such as gun batteries, magazines, artillery observation posts, pillboxes, bunkers and air ... by the defenders of Hong Kong in anticipation of a war, many are within the perimeters of gazetted beaches, water catchments and country parks with different degrees of ecological sensitivity. During ...

  6. Fears for raptors as war gamers close in

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Fears are mounting for one of Hong Kong's biggest populations of black kites amid reports that war-games enthusiasts are shooting at them ... metres off Sai Kung pier, are being targeted by 'weekend soldiers' who flock to the island. They say the uninhabited island should be designated a nature reserve. War gamers are not new ...

  7. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site i ...

  8. Enough of this phoney war

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... To run, or not to run? That should not be too difficult a question. But the few tipped to be front runners in the race to become the city's next leader like to keep people guessing. The chief executive election is just six months away. None of the likely candidates has yet declared. Instead we have endured a phoney war which has dragged on far too long. Every utterance from ...

  9. A war of words

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh Every student either here or on the mainland has heard in school about the Opium War in 1839. Yet that does not mean that nothing new can be said on the subject. Julia Lovell has plenty to say that is new. She is a historian and teaches modern Chinese history at Birkbeck College, University of London. In her new book, The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making ...

  10. Cold shoulder for cold war sensitivities

    Posted May 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Some days it really does seem the cold war has merely shifted, rather than ended. Beijing officials are whistling in the wind if they think they can easily alter the thinking of former ... swiftly referred to his years in Moscow as he spoke of the importance of 'generational change' when Mikhail Gorbachev emerged in the mid-1980s. The cold war surfaced again as he spoke ...




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