Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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Solar firm powers up boss
Shares of Hanergy Thin Film Power (0566) soared another 14 percent after helping catapult its chairman to the top of Forbes' China rich list for this year.

Seniors chase $150 notes
Senior citizens and housewives braved the early morning drizzle and cool weather to get their hands on application forms for special HSBC HK$150 banknotes commemorating the lender's 150th anniversary.

HK No 2 for high-cost homes
Hong Kong was the second most expensive city in the world to buy a luxury residential property last year.

Seoul-attack envoy `doing well'
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was recovering from surgery yesterday after having his face and arm slashed by a knife-wielding activist in an attack applauded by North Korean media.

Zero graft tolerance
Zero tolerance for corruption was the line drawn by Premier Li Keqiang as he set the tone at the opening of the NPC.

7% - 'new normal' for GDP growth target
China is planning to run its biggest budget deficit since the global financial crisis, stepping up spending this year as Premier Li Keqiang signaled that the lowest rate of growth in a quarter of a century is the "new normal" for the world's No 2 economy.

Li spells it out on one country, two systems
The principle of "one country, two systems" must comply with China's constitution and Hong Kong's Basic Law, Premier Li Keqiang said yesterday.

Shaw Studios given historic designation
The Shaw Brothers Studios in Clearwater Bay has been designated a Grade I historical building by the Antiquities Advisory Board.

Another delay hits rail link construction
The construction timetable for the already-delayed Sha Tin to Central Link has been further pushed back by a year, the government said yesterday.

Reform judicial review `mere filibuster'
A judicial review on political reform consultation launched by a former student leader was a move similar to filibuster, said CPPCC Standing Committee members and NPC local deputies in Beijing.



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