Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014   




Link calls in its troubleshooter
The recent annual general meeting of the Link Real Estate Investment Trust - or Link REIT - was a fiery affair.

Don't you dare call me 'girlish' or I'll smack you with my purse
I was so outraged when an American friend said Asian males were kind of "girly" that I almost hit him with my purse. But instead, I just gave him a cold stare and turned back to my Hello Kitty collection.

iBonds still choice in inflation fight
The subject of iBonds was covered in the past three government budgets, but the issuing date of this year's batch was delayed by filibustering in the Legislative Council.

Alibaba IPO starts to lose some of its glitter
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is scheduled to be listed soon. The latest poll by Bloomberg shows that the consensus amongst analysts on the valuation of the company is set as low as US$154 billion (HK$1.2 trillion), which is US$100 billion short of the projection made three months ago by star analyst Carlos Kirjner of Sanford Bernstein & Co.

Action stations for crisis handler
The top management at MTR Corp has undergone a reshuffle with chief executive Jay Walder stepping down and his deputy, Lincoln Leong Kwok-kuen, becoming acting chief.

Thoughts from long ago finally get to blossom
I had afternoon tea with veteran actress Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia at a hotel lobby, and it was rather enjoyable.

In a New York state of mind
The Legislative Council has gone into summer recess, giving officials and lawmakers alike a much-needed break to recuperate.

Why our banks prosper as others struggle
"Don't trust your money with strangers." It is time to revisit the honored wisdom of investing.



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