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US risk council designates AIG, GE Capital for tougher oversight

Insurance giant AIG, along with the finance arm of US conglomerate GE, have been declared systemically risky by the US financial risk council. Photo: AP

The US financial risk council on Tuesday said it has designated American International Group and GE Capital as systemically risky, bringing them under stricter regulatory oversight.

Wednesday, 10 July, 2013, 10:31am

'Teacher' Ge You may be heading to the other side of camera

He's won acting awards galore at home and abroad, and his name is now invariably suffixed with the title laoshi (teacher) every time he's mentioned at a public event. A veteran he might be, but Ge You (pictured) may soon be trying his hand at something he's never done before - directing a film.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hardware matches software

While some of Hong Kong's best-known universities have spent years preparing for the launch of the four-year first-degree programmes in the 2012-2013 academic year, preparations at Chu Hai College of Higher Education have been much more low key. That's because the institution has operated a four-year curriculum since its 1947 inception.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

PRIVATE CARE PIONEER DOES PUBLIC U-TURN

A city that pioneered health-care reform by privatising all its public hospitals 11 years ago has decided to open a large public hospital to cope with a 'shortage of quality medical services'.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Private care pioneer does public u-turn

A city that pioneered health-care reform by privatising all its public hospitals 11 years ago has decided to open a large public hospital to cope with a 'shortage of quality medical services'.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Hiring diverse experts

Universities draw on diverse expertise as they prepare to roll out hundreds of general education (GE) courses at the launch of the four-year curriculum in 2012.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Street threads

1 Seibu has a slew of new arrivals in its Co-ed spring collection, which features labels such as J Brand, Diesel and Paul & Joe Sister. Look out for French brand American Retro, known for its rock-inspired separates such as the studded blouse (pictured; HK$4,490). For hot days, there's Eryn Brinie's ruched sheer top with a polka-dot detail (HK$1,180).

11 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Desire of the Heart

Desire of the Heart

Ge You, Vivian Wu Junmei, Yuen Qiu, Guo Tao, Jacqueline Li Xiaolu, Geng Le

Director: Ma Liwen

A box office hit on the mainland late last year, this romantic comedy-drama shows that when it comes to movies, it's definitely a case of one country, two systems.

18 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

HKUST must share blame for suicide, head says

The head of the University of Science and Technology said the institution must share the blame for the death of a research student who hanged himself in the dormitory last Saturday.

Paul Chu Ching-Wu met about 250 students and staff yesterday to counsel them after the suicide of Ge Weiwei, 27, from Suzhou, in Jiangsu province.

15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

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