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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 21

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 21 Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as a financial centre could be shattered if the Occupy Central protests spiral out of control, the former head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority warned. Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said it was "natural" for Beijing to work … Full News here – […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 7

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 7 Employee protection will be a key consideration for lawmakers deciding whether to support the introduction of U.S. style Chapter 11 bankruptcy legislation in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has been told. (bit.ly/1r1GY9b). — Beijing has … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – June 20

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – June 20 Mainland China is the third-fastest at producing millionaires after Japan and Kuwait and ahead of Hong Kong and the United States. China experienced a 17.8 per cent growth in the number of people with more than $ 1 million to invest, taking the total to … Full News […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – June 17

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – June 17 Tung Chee-hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, will join the board of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group (IPO-ALIB.N) as an independent director soon after its initial public offering in New York, according to the company's updated U.S. regulatory … Full News here – Read more on […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – June 9

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – June 9 Two listing candidates, Tianhe Chemicals and Dynagreen Environmental Protection, will take orders from retail investors from Monday, raising almost $ 1 billion by floating their shares in Hong Kong. (link.reuters.com/cuw89v). THE STANDARD. — A mainland … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – May 16

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – May 16 Power Assets is opposed to the Hong Kong government's plans to import a third of the city's energy needs from the mainland. The sole power provider to Hong Kong Island said the move would be costly and a step backward for local power reliability and … Full […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – May 8

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – May 8 A Shenzhen court sentenced Hong Kong publisher Yiu Man-tin to 10 years in jail on Wednesday for "smuggling ordinary goods", his lawyer said. Prior to his arrest he had been preparing to publish a book entitled Godfather Xi Jinping by dissident and … Full News here – […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – May 7

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – May 7 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd, the parent of Hong Kong-listed Guotai Junan International Holdings Ltd, is planning a listing in China's A share market, raising about 20 billion yuan ($ 3.21 billion), according to market estimates. For Chinese … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – April 24

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – April 24 A request by Macau for more space on the neighbouring mainland island of Hengqin has brought a call for Hong Kong to follow suit and seek to expand into Shenzhen or Guangzhou. Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai-on said the city would request … Full News here – […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – April 16

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – April 16 The much-heralded HK$ 67 billion ($ 8.64 billion) high-speed railway linking Hong Kong with Guangzhou – the most expensive ever built per kilometre – has been delayed by up to two years due to "unforeseen difficulties". (link.reuters.com/nyr58v). Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – March 31

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – March 31 Scores of Taiwanese took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in solidarity with the 500,000 demonstrators outside President Ma Ying-jeou's office in Taipei who are opposing a trade pact with Beijing. (link.reuters.com/ras97v). — Seawater … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong – March 18

PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong – March 18 Hong Kong exporters are much more confident about their prospects in the first quarter of 2014, driven by machinery product orders as manufacturers gear up for a rebound in demand, a quarterly survey by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council showed … Full News here – Read more on […]

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PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong – Feb 19

PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong – Feb 19 Hong Kong must play an active role in developing an international network for cross-border business in the yuan if it is to maintain its leadership in a global market for the currency that could grow by 300 per cent over the next decade, Hong Kong … Full News […]

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PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Feb 6

PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Feb 6 Hong Kong used to be a major transit point for the kangaroo route between Europe and Australia, but the city is in danger of losing its shine as a hub for the extra-long flight with the rise of Middle East carriers in the Australian market. (link … Full […]

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PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Feb 5

PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Feb 5 Dozens of Hong Kong-based cabin crew could lose their jobs after Virgin Atlantic announced it would suspend its daily service between Hong Kong and Sydney from May 5 as part of a cost-cutting plan after losses of 173 million pound ($ 282 million) in the … Full News here […]

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