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  1. Forum for leadership

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... becoming the largest economy in the world, striking a better balance between economic growth and social development, the contribution made by public and private sectors, and efficient use ... professionals. Alex Malley, CEO of CPA Australia which organises the congress, says the event provides a forum for thought leadership and learning from experts on subjects ranging from the economy ...

  2. Forum sows seeds for new powerhouse

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... River Delta concept will start taking shape when representatives of nine provinces and the chief executives of Hong Kong and Macau meet at the first economic co-operation forum in Hong Kong ... office. Mr Chen said the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the mainland's entry to the World Trade Organisation made a strong case for regional co-operation. 'After entry into the WTO, ...

  3. Competitive edge dulled by concerns on judiciary

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... competitive economies, according to the World Economic Forum. Hong Kong has dropped seven places to 28th out of 117 economies in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report ... recognised,' a government spokesman said. 'The World Economic Forum's accusation of weakening in Hong Kong's judicial independence, property rights protection and a rise in favouritism ...

  4. Drop in ranking a wake-up call for HK

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bucking the consensus that this city is among the freest and most competitive economies in the world, the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced last week that Hong Kong's place on its ... been harsher than what we deserve, but let us not forget that a World Bank study released two weeks ago also said Hong Kong had fallen from fourth to seventh place on its scale for ease ...

  5. Logistics industry takes a turn as economic star

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... thought the opening of the new Baiyun Airport in Guangzhou and other logistics infrastructure development in the Pearl River Delta, such as container terminals, would present a new world ... University (PolyU), said without ocean transport, real world logistics and the global supply chain would not exist. Professor Liu said PolyU's postgraduate International Shipping and Transport ...

  6. Maritime forum plans to meet C.Y. over hub status

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... eroded by competition from other cities, including Singapore and Shanghai. So Ping-chi, convenor of the Hong Kong Maritime Forum, plans to collect the views of member associations about possible government measures or policies before the forum meets Leung. 'In view of the present political situation, we plan to meet C.Y. after the Legislative Council elections in September. ...

  7. HK is best place in world to get fully connected

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... also enjoy the cheapest mobile phone tariffs in the world, at as little as 2 US cents per minute, according to a report by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum on information technology. ... bandwidth, offering 776.6 kbps per user. Overall, it was the 13th most network-ready place in the world, scoring 5.46 out of 7, a drop from 12th last year. The score took into account factors ...

  8. Delta forum fails to live up to expectations

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... are starting to question the real benefits of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Co-operation and Development Forum. Launched in 2003, it set out as a place for grand plans to facilitate economic ... of economic output in the coming decades. Shen Hualin of Guangxi's Communist Party School said the forum was not promoting substantial regional interaction. 'The current pan-PRD ...

  9. Economic integration vital as mainland reaches out to world

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... rule of law system. 'We get [the mainland] and they can use us to reach the world,' he said. Although the city's economic integration with the mainland increased after 1997, many ... Dickson Poon, executive director of Dickson Concepts, said Hong Kong had immediate access to the markets of the world's most important developing economy. 'Hong Kong has always been ...

  10. Seminar series takes off with forum on airport

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yesterday's airport privatisation seminar was the first in a series of regular forums focusing on key public policy choices facing Hong Kong. Presented by the South China Morning Post and the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong and sponsored by Citigroup, the series provides a platform for substantive debate on key policy issues. Forthcoming seminars ...




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