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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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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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