Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Thursday, April 24, 2014   




Former HK tiger hunts new prey
People used to like to invest in financial and insurance shares as these were considered highly lucrative sectors.

It's official: Get your answers ready for stupidest questions
Be warned. As soon as you become any sort of "official," something weird happens to your brain, forcing you to fire bizarre questions at innocent people.

Setting standard for youth leaders
A gathering to introduce the 1st Hong Kong Youth Service Leader Award was hosted by Fonia Wong Yeung-fong, charter president of the Rotary Club of Central, and Moray Lam, a young executive with the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce.

Ditching Asian Games is a winner for Hanoi
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung announced last week that his country is not prepared to host the 2019 Asian Games.

Three steps to achieving dream awakening
If we cannot trace the origin or source of a material it is said to be abstruse or esoteric, while if we can see the material in a form but do not know where it came from it is said to be subtle.

Center of attention in Shanghai
With the imminent interconnection of the Hong Kong and Shanghai bourses, people will be making closer comparisons between the two cities, which should help collaboration.

Bank sales raise value questions
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp is buying Wing Hang Bank for US$4.95 billion (HK$38.61 billion) in one of the biggest mergers of its kind in recent years.

All aboard new through train
The central government has announced that Hong Kong and Shanghai bourses will be interconnected within six months for cross- border trading of specific stocks with quotas.



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