The Economic Future of China and Hong Kong
I'm currently in Asia, where I just finished a series of speeches about economic policy in China and Hong Kong.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Hong Kong at risk of losing retail rent crown
Hong Kong shop store rents stood at around HK$4,331 per square foot in the first quarter - about 25 per cent higher than those in New York and almost triple similar rents in Paris, the world's second and third most expensive cities for retailers respectively, according to property services firm CBRE.
Distal Single Subcortical Infarction Had a Better Clinical Outcome...
From the Department of Neurology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China ; INI Stroke Network, OSF Healthcare System, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria ; and Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China .
Tue Jul 22, 2014
South China Morning Post
'Rotten meat' firm licensed to supply to Hong Kong; lawmakers call for tests on mainland imports
Shanghai Husi Food Company, shut down after allegations it reused rotten meat and falsified expiry labels, said it was licensed to supply to Hong Kong Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety admitted today it was unsure whether meat from a Shanghai factory at the centre of a food safety scandal had been imported into the territory, as evidence emerged ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Rival groups face off in HK over pro-democracy campaign
Rival groups are facing off in Hong Kong after pro-democracy group Occupy Central threatened a sit-in in Hong Kong's central business district, with the launch of an anti-Occupy Central signature campaign.
Hong Kong: Shares slip despite a rebound by casinos
The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.3 per cent at 23,387.14 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell for a fourth straight day, dropping 0.8 per cent.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Human Exposure to Live Poultry and Psychological and Behavioral Responses to Influenza A(H7N9), China
Liping Wang 1 , Benjamin J. Cowling 1 , Peng Wu 1 , Jianxing Yu 1 , Fu Li, Lingjia Zeng, Joseph T. Wu, Zhongjie Li, Gabriel M. Leung, and Hongjie Yu Division of Infectious Disease, Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early-warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China Division of Epidemiology and ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Hong Kong's number two denies report ignored public views
Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam has admitted she is not very confident on reaching a consensus on universal suffrage in the territory.
Hong Kong: Benchmark extends rally, H-share index slips on weak insurers
The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.3 per cent at 23,523.28 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.1 per cent, snapping a four-day winning streak.
Greg Ward has joined Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as Vice President Sales - Europe
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Prior to this appointment, Greg was group sales and marketing director at the private investment holding company, TDA Capital.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Hong Kong leader unveils vote reform plan
Hong Kong's leader will unveil the government's vision for electoral reform Tuesday as public pressure for democracy grows and activists pledge to take over the city if their demands are not met.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Asia News Network
Hong Kong: Hong Kong fears erosion of press freedom
At the lobby of the industrial building where Apple Daily , daily purveyor of political exposes and celebrity gossip, operates, there stands a bust of an unlikely person: a Scottish colonial servant.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Stabbed surgeon's 'miracle' survival
After being stabbed 14 times by a crazed man outside the Western Hospital Footscray, Dr Michael Wong fought an arduous recovery but is now back at work.
Hong Kong shares close flat
The benchmark Hang Seng Index dipped 5.54 points to 23,233.45 on turnover of HK$51.43 billion .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Singer's Wing Hang Stake Pits Him Against OCBC: Real M&A
His Elliott Capital Advisors LP is in a face-off with Singapore 's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. over a family-owned Hong Kong bank.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Macau announces democracy vote after massive HK poll
Activists in the gambling hub of Macau have announced an unofficial referendum on electoral reform in the latest challenge to Beijing, after almost 800,000 turned out for a similar poll in Hong Kong.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Cities Are Music
Richard Florida gave the graduation speech at Rutgers' Bloustein School in May. It is worth reading, for Richard's life story-from Newark to scholarship kid at Rutgers to grad student at Columbia to underpaid assistant professor at Ohio State to rock star professor now-is inspiring, mostly because he captured success by embracing the ... (more)
Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer Opens
Some 1,250 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions are participating in the 21st HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer, which opened today and continues through 10 July, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre .
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Hong Kong press freedom faced 'darkest days' in past year: HKJA
Hong Kong journalists said Sunday the past year had been the "darkest" for press freedom for decades, with growing political tensions expected to worsen the situation in the future.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Hong Kong hires banks for first Islamic bond: IFR
Hong Kong has mandated HSBC, Standard Chartered, CIMB Group Holdings and National Bank of Abu Dhabi to arrange its first Islamic bond issue, IFR reported on Friday.