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Standard Chartered Hong Kong

Standard Chartered is headquartered in London, but around 90 per cent of its profits come from Africa, Asia and the Middle East as of 2012. Its name is derived from the two banks from which it was formed in a merger in 1969: The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and Standard Bank of British South Africa.

Liquidity concerns to slow loan growth in Hong Kong

Bank lending will increase in Hong Kong more slowly this year amid concerns about shrinking liquidity arising from the winding down of the bond-buying programme by the Federal Reserve in the United States, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) chief executive Benjamin Hung

Saturday, 8 March, 2014, 12:53am

Runners should be in good shape

The annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon is a noteworthy event, but the death of a 26-year-old male runner cast a shadow over this year's race.

It brought up the question of whether the organisers should ask participants for medical approval beforehand.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Teen idol peddles green message on field trip

Many Hongkongers may be wishing for cleaner air this year and will hopefully make a contribution themselves - at least the motorists among us. The Take a 'Brake' Low Carbon Action initiative, sponsored by the Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation, enlisted up-and-coming teeny-bop idol Kandy Wong San-yee for its mission to curb exhaust fumes.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Most popular 10km start slot is full

The most popular section starting time for the 10k race at next year's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was closed yesterday due to an overwhelming public response. Organisers said they will no longer accept entries for the 6.30am start time, which is the latest of the 10km starts. That section has a cut-off limit of 9,000 runners.

25 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Big rewards for resident competitors

Marathon runners get cash bonanza

Top local runners were awarded a total of HK$256,000 this week for their efforts in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2008.

To encourage local runners, Standard Chartered Bank offered special prize money to the first three Hong Kong permanent residents to cross the finish line in each of the race categories.

21 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Marathon of learning

The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was held recently. Although I was not a runner, I think everyone does something similar as a student.

We are runners on the path of knowledge. It is a long and harsh journey, seemingly without any exits. Sometimes we may feel bored with the repetitive running motion and wonder why we're doing it.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Public speaking a good way of practising English

I recently took part in an English public speaking competition held by Standard Chartered Hong Kong.

The experience really opened my eyes. All the contestants were very good at speaking English and they were confident too.

10 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

What's On

MARATHON EXPO

In conjunction with Sunday's annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, an exhibition will be held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza tomorrow (12 noon to 8pm) and on Sunday (10am to 8pm). Activities in the Marathon Expo include game stalls, tips by experienced runners and a foot-massage workshop. Admission is free. Inquiries on 2577 0800.

30 Jan 2004 - 12:00am