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Bo busted for cover-up
Ousted Chongqing Communist Party chief Bo Xilai is accused of covering up his wife Gu Kailai's involvement in what is now alleged to have been the murder of a British businessman. Staff reporter 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=30&art_id=121461&sid=36032468&con_type=3&archive_d_str=20120412



Poison death sparks fears of cat killer
Animal lovers fear a cat killer may be on the loose after a stray was found dead in Mong Kok beside scraps believed to be laced with rat poison. Kenneth Foo 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=121460&sid=36029697&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Stores accused of hiking prices in Friday sales
Discounted products sold on Fridays at Wellcome and ParknShop are more expensive than the day before, the Federation of Trade Unions claims. Candy Chan 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=121459&sid=36029672&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



US and Europe equities tap rebound
US and European equities bounced back yesterday after a string of heavy losses that had been stoked by fears over a weakening global economy, while oil prices fell for a third straight day on worries about slowing energy demand around the world. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=5&art_id=121458&sid=36034146&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Low interest rates boon for select stocks
Bond yields in Spain and Italy have risen as worries continue about European sovereign debts. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=5&art_id=121457&sid=36029308&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Fosun Pharma unit slashes IPO target
Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical says it has received the green light from the mainland regulator to proceed with its proposed H-share initial public offering. Grace Cao 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=1&art_id=121456&sid=36030600&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Mass fleeings as memories of 2004 return
In nations around the Indian Ocean, thousands scrambled for higher ground after the two powerful earthquakes triggered fears of a disaster in a region all too familiar with the power of a tsunami. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=31&art_id=121455&sid=36032514&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Hu tells Leung of 'high hopes'
President Hu Jintao urged Leung Chun-ying to open up new development fronts to ensure long-term prosperity and stability for Hong Kong. Eddie Luk 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=30&art_id=121454&sid=36027908&con_type=3&archive_d_str=20120412



Pay and jobs outlook brightens for finance
Employers are confident about hiring and giving out pay rises in the financial sector following an improvement in the global economic outlook over the past month, a survey has shown. Kenneth Foo 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=30&art_id=121453&sid=36027358&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Ngong Ping airs new problem
A week into resuming services following a suspension of more than two months, Ngong Ping 360 is already dealing with a new problem: thefts. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=21&art_id=121452&sid=36030119&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Scandals spur probe of 13 mainland firms
The Financial Reporting Council said it has shortlisted 13 mainland enterprises listed on the SAR bourse for investigation as investor trust in them has been shaken. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=30&art_id=121451&sid=36031659&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Ricky Wong sheds telco unit for TV
City Telecom (HK) (1137) raised the stakes in the free television market yesterday, offloading its core telecom business as it prepares to secure a license from the government. Victor Cheung 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=30&art_id=121450&sid=36032212&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Bid to bolt door on mainland moms
Lawmaker Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung has submitted to the Department of Justice a bill that seeks to restrict abode rights to children with at least one parent a permanent resident. Eddie Luk 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=121449&sid=36027913&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Health chiefs urged to act on new breed of high-tech drugs
Health authorities have been urged to set guidelines for a new high-tech class of medicines called biosimilars to ensure drug safety. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=121448&sid=36030360&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



Food for thought: culture's in the taste
Fusion food is the one piece of alliteration that has always made me cringe a little. 4/12/2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/archive_news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=121447&sid=36029271&con_type=1&archive_d_str=20120412



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