Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Friday, April 18, 2014   

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.

Cash is king in contrarian wait for big fish
It is a no-brainer that as the US Federal Reserve keeps up its pace on tapering, the bond-buying program will cease this year. Interest rates are expected to rise next year.

Set your soul free, let 'quietness' take charge
The Cosmos and Earth are evolving Dao. Dao is like the rotation of the sun and moon. The practitioners of Dao should understand the concept of the Dao cycle to further understand the creation of the soul.

CUHK Shenzhen next on agenda
Chinese University of Hong Kong has announced that current vice-chancellor and president Joseph Sung Jao-yiu will stay on for three more years.

Big players with low profiles
The HK$7.2 billion sale of Pacific Century Place by Pacific Century Premium Developments is the most eye-catching real estate deal in the mainland so far this year.

Tell the pilot to abort takeoff until the sky is cleared of fish
All pilots know that one of the riskiest parts of a flight is takeoff, since that is when an aircraft is most at risk of being in a midair collision with a fish.

Folklore adds flavor to dining
Hong Kong is a gourmand capital where most cuisines can be found.

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