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Foreign investments in China rise 18.9 per cent in September
Investments reach US$ 7.9 billion as global economic growth shows clear signs of recovery. Europe’s largest bank moves from London to Hong Kong.
17/01/2008 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong has the "freest" economy in the world
A study by American experts of the prestigious Wall Street Journal give Hong Kong top honours for the fourteenth year in a row. Singapore, Australia, the United States, Switzerland, Great Britain, and Japan are doing well, while the Chinese economy is "mostly unfree".
Heavy losses for the Chinese stock exchanges, including decline in foreign investment
Shanghai -5.8%, -2.6% Hong Kong. The Shanghai Stock Exchange confirms last week’s losses. Experts: The financial world doubts declared recovery in China.
The value of property and financial stocks dropping
Investors are concerned about government moves in these sectors to fight rising inflation. Stakeholders wonder what Beijing will do. Tighter bank lending might cut liquidity to small enterprises, which are the engine of the economy. Experts propose raising salaries to deal with the situation.
09/06/2016 09:43:00 HONG KONG
"In Hong Kong’s frail disabled I see the face of Jesus"
Fr. Giosuè Bonzi, a missionary of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, celebrates 50 years of priesthood of which 49 spent in the former British colony: "When I arrived I could not imagine how I could ever help". Over time, and through even physical suffering, he built up a project designed to leave a great mark: the Fu Hong Society, which today cares for and reintegrates thousands of people with disabilities into society.
27/10/2008 CHINA – HONG KONG
After finding melamine in Chinese eggs, now it is the turn of meat
Hong Kong finds twice the legal limit of melamine in eggs from a Chinese company that also exports to Europe and Japan. Fingers are pointed at the possible use of the substance in animal feeds and pesticides which is then absorbed by the meat and vegetables. The milk scandal widens as health authorities in Beijing discover that one child under the age of three in four was weaned on tainted milk.
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