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HONG KONG (AP) - Agricultural Bank of China's shares rose 2.2 percent in their debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange Friday, improving on their performance in Shanghai a day earlier, as the rural lender rolled out an initial public offering worth up to $22.1 billion. But the limited gains paled in comparison to the double-digit increases posted by other major Chinese banks on their first trading days. Priced at HK$3.20 ahead of the Hong Kong listing, the bank started trading at HK$3.25 and rose as high as HK$3.31 during the day before closing at HK$3.27. On Thursday, Chinese investors were lukewarm toward the bank on its ...
The Hong Kong Police Force has been recognised for its professionalism, organization, and prompt response, leading Kevin Sinclair to laud the Hong Kong Police Force as "Asia's Finest." In addition, both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and INTERPOL have praised the police force. And in having setup the foundation for the social stability of Hong Kong, and has won a good reputation as one of the safest cities in the World. In 2008, a rating investigation of Asian police departments voted by the Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Agency , result in the Hong Kong Police Force have been rated the exellence of ...
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Real Estate Investment in Hong Kong | China Product Sourcing ...
A part of the Guangdong province as well as the Special Administrative Region of China – Hong Kong is one of the most vibrant and intriguing destinations in the world. Hong Kong is also among the world’ most busiest and fast-paced cities. Hence, no wonder why real estate in Hong Kong is so much sought after. Real estate in Hong Kong is regarded as one of the costliest as well as the lucrative in the world. In other words, buildings and land in Hong Kong form a significant portion of the nation’s wealth and economy. Further, due to its attractive tax system, many international business firms and corporations ... market research, surveys and trends
Indie music venues in Hong Kong: Music, live and unadulterated ...
You can get so close to the action at these indie music venues you'll get splattered by the sweat flying off of the lead singer If you were to judge by venues alone, you’d have to say Hong Kong’s indie music scene is the healthiest it has been in perhaps a decade. Sure, it’s difficult to find a place hosting live, original music every night of the week, but a few years ago it would have been impossible. On top of that, Hong Kong now has a handful of venues that can host international indie acts that would otherwise pass us by in favor of Beijing and Shanghai. Here we present a guide to the best of them. Drum ’n’ bass, ... market research, surveys and trends

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AgriBank Gains in Hong Kong After $19.2 Billion IPO - BusinessWeek
July 16 (Bloomberg) -- Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. rose 2.2 percent on its debut in Hong Kong, after posting the smallest first-day gain among major rivals in Shanghai yesterday following a $19.2 billion initial stock sale. China’s largest bank by customers climbed to HK$3.27 at the 4 p.m. close from the IPO price of HK$3.20. The shares fell 0.4 percent to 2.69 yuan in Shanghai, giving Agricultural Bank a market capitalization of $128.6 billion. Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 0.03 percent. Unlike its four largest local rivals, who went public in Hong Kong in 2005 and 2006 in the midst of a five-year ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Hong Kong Site May Fetch $1.1 Billion in Auction (Update2 ...
June 7 (Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong developers may pay HK$8.41 billion ($1.08 billion) for a residential site at a government auction tomorrow, as some analysts cut their estimates after two previous land sales missed forecasts and apartment prices fell in the last two weeks. The Centa-City Index, a measure of Hong Kong’s home prices, last week fell 1.44 percent, its biggest weekly drop in more than 18 months, in the wake of the government’s May 12 pledge to keep boosting land supply as it tries to cool the property market. Hong Kong may add as many as 60,000 homes in three to four years, Financial Secretary John Tsang ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Hong Kong, China clash in landmark court case on sovereign immunity
HONG KONG — China's possible intervention in a Hong Kong lawsuit is sparking concerns that Beijing may compromise the high degree of automony promised to Hong Kong and its courts when the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997. The legal dispute stems from conflicting Chinese and Hong Kong practices on sovereign immunity. In May 2008, an American distressed debt fund that bought about $102 million in debt carried by the Congo government sued in Hong Kong. The Congo government claimed immunity as a foreign state. The Chinese government, which says it consistently follows the principle of absolute ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Hong Kong Goes 'Crazy' as iPad Launches
The Cupertino, Calif., company also began selling the tablet in Singapore and New Zealand Friday, after launching in some overseas markets, including Australia and Japan , in May. But iPads have been available to Hong Kongers since their official U.S. launch in April thanks to the hard work of vendors like Kurt Lo . Lo used to import iPads through “friends” that bought the touch-screen device from Apple stores in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, then shipped or hand-carried them to Hong Kong in bundles at a time. Now, he said, he can buy them in a local store and resell them to customers at his Hong Kong store and in other ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Windshear and Turbulence in Hong Kong - Information for ...
how the windshear and turbulence alerting service in Hong Kong ..... in Hong Kong, based on pilot report statistics, are listed below in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hong Kong
Type: Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China, with its own constitution-like charter (the Basic Law). Branches: Executive --Administration: Chief Executive selected in March 2007; Executive Council, serving in an advisory role for the Chief Executive. Legislative --Legislative Council (LegCo) elected in September 2008. Judicial --Court of Final Appeal is highest court, other lower courts. Subdivisions: Hong Kong, Kowloon, New Territories. Suffrage: Permanent residents, at 18 years or over, living in Hong Kong for the past seven years are eligible to vote in certain local elections and for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CTY Summer Programs in Hong Kong
There are some important updates for students registered for CTY in Hong Kong.  Parents of students in the grades 5 and 6 program, please click here .  Parents of students in the grades 7-9 program, please click here .  Parents of US citizens attending the program, please click here . Welcome Welcome to the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology new joint program in Hong Kong—a three-week residential and commuter summer program for academically talented middle and high school students in grades 5 through 9/years 6 through 10 in 13 year ...
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  1. profile image frankyu we'll be seeing HK launch iPads in Chinese stores tonite i think http://www.neonpunch.com/our-favorite-photos-on-ipad-hong-kong-launch-day/
  2. profile image eddiehosa @Adam_Giambrone The Octopus system in Hong Kong is amazing. Have you every tried it out? Please adopt Presto for Canadian innovation!
  3. profile image helpatten Pimsleur Language: Trying Pimsleur Cantonese in Hong Kong - Doubting to shuō http://bit.ly/9urqKp
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
3 Days in Hong Kong- what to do there? - Yahoo! Answers
It falls right on Easter holiday, do you think there will be any kind of special activities for that matter, or it will just be a regular weekend for most Hong Kongese? We also plan to make a trip to Macao. Do you think it is worth going there for say half a day? What should we not miss there? Or is it worth going there at all during those 3 days. Macau is small and its main tourist sightseeing historical places are concentrated quite together. It is easier to have a 1 day or half day trip to Macau and visited the majority of places. This link is from Macau’s government as suggested tours route: ...
Tri-Linguals in Hong-Kong - any accurate statistics? | LinkedIn ...
Does anyone have any reliable data, or can point me to reliable data on the approximate % of the [working] population in Hong Kong who can speak and write Mandarin, Cantonese and English, fluently? (also interested in info for Singapore - same question) Thanks in advance. posted 3 months ago in Internationalization and Localization | Closed Share This hi Mike, i don't have the answer for you but i can assure you that a big chunk of HK's professional workforce can speak these three languages fluently but only a very small percentages is able to speak AND write all of them fluently. posted 3 months ago Independent ...