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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Feb 2

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Feb 2 Alibaba Group announced it would set up a HK$ 1 billion ($ 129 million) fund to support young Hong Kong entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses on its platforms and eventually bringing their products to the mainland market. (bit.ly/1z3zh85 … Full News here – Read more […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Jan 2

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Jan 2 Hong Kong has maintained its lead as Asia's busiest airport for international passenger traffic and also kept third place globally, figures from Airports Council International reveal. (bit.ly/1zX8xHP). — FedEx has won approval to operate in 20 more … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong – Jan 6

PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong – Jan 6 (bit.ly/1BD57r2). –Hong Kong pupils and students are far less fit than their peers in mainland China and around the world, with more than a quarter of them overweight or obese, according to a study conducted by the University of Hong Kong. (bit.ly … Full News here – Read […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Dec 30

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Dec 30 Hong Kong, often acclaimed by its own officials as one of the safest cities in the world, ranked 79th among 100 cities in greater China for public satisfaction with security and stability, according to a study compiled by the National University of … Full News here – […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Nov 14

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Nov 14 English language proficiency has declined in Hong Kong, leaving the former British colony behind Taiwan, Japan, Shanghai and Indonesia in a survey. Hong Kong ranked 31st, a sharp drop of 19 places since 2011, when it was ranked 12th. (bit.ly/14jZWSl). Full News here – Read more on […]

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PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Oct 30

PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Oct 30 Vital rules for compensating wrongdoing under a scheme to directly link Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets have been agreed as part of a broad plan to solve regulatory problems created by cross-border trading, Securities and Futures Commission chief … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Sept 22

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Sept 22 Hong Kong developers saw buoyant demand at the weekend, amid a boom that has driven third-quarter new home registrations to a record high. Sun Hung Kai Properties sold out all 116 units of its fourth batch at The Wings IIIA, in Tseung Kwan O, within … Full […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 21

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 21 HONG KONG ECONOMIC JOURNAL. — Asia Standard International Group Ltd Chairman Clement Fung, through his family-controlled Treasure Mega Ltd, won a bid for a residential site in New Territories' Tuen Mun for HK$ 156 million ($ 20 million), while CSI … Full News here – Read more on […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 13

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 13 The Hong Kong government has increased its monitoring of capital flows as finance officials and brokers warn that billions in "hot money" flowing into the city to bet on the stock market could leave just as quickly due to a poor economic outlook and … Full News […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 6

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 6 Confidence in mandatory provident fund schemes reached a nadir last month, a survey by the University of Hong Kong revealed. About 24 percent of the respondents said they had "zero confidence" in the retirement protection scheme, compared with 21.6 … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 4

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – Aug 4 Seven patients who underwent medical procedures in Hong Kong in the first quarter of the year had surgical objects left inside their bodies, the most since 2010, according to new figures revealed by the Hospital Authority. The items included a 12 cm … Full News here – […]

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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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