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MTR yet to switch to new Air Quality Health Index for pollution warnings

The switch to the government’s new measure of air pollution appears to be proving a challenge for the MTR. Although the new Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) officially came into force at the end of last year, the Sunday Morning Post found the train company was still using the old Air Pollution Index (API) on Friday […]

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Warnings on hidden costs of Hong Kong’s credit card craze

As the Christmas spending frenzy reaches its peak, Hongkongers will be flashing, swiping and debiting almost 18 million credit cards – about three cards for every adult in the city. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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200,000 village houses face warnings on illegal structures

Buildings Department officers will this week begin handing out as many as 200,000 warnings and demolition orders to the owners of village houses with illegal structures. It marks the start of a crackdown on unauthorised additions to homes that could take as long as 10 years. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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World stocks stall amid global growth warnings

BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets stalled Tuesday after yet another dismal prediction about global economic growth. The International Monetary Fund said that advanced economies are at risk of recession and that the world economy will expand 3.3 percent this year, down from the estimate of 3.5 percent growth it issued in July. A day […]

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HK jobless rate steady amid warnings of downturn

Hong Kong’s jobless rate remained unchanged at 3.2 per cent in August, amid warnings of short-term weakness in the labour market due to the weak global economy. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate between June and August stood at 3.2 per cent, unchanged from the May-July level, the Census and Statistics Department said on Tuesday. Most […]

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Hong Kong-listed companies issue profit warnings at a rate close to 200809

Also Sprach Analyst is a website on global finance and economics with a special focus on China and Hong Kong economy, finance, and real … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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