Ripped from the Headlines: Hong Kong News Today

“What, me? Spoiled?”

Here’s what’s making news in Hong Kong today.

 

SCMP

 

l   HK: Spoilt generation out for themselves

-City University study warns that parents are turning out a generation of spoiled brats

 

l   HK: Division likely over quake donation

-Radical pan-democrats threaten to block approval of disaster funding

 

l   HK: Call for fund to keep historical buildings

-Consultancy proposes a heritage trust to help protect the city’s old buildings

 

l   China: Japan PM threatens expulsion by force

 

l   China: Quake rescue weakness exposed

-Military enthusiasts are disappointed that China relies on US and Russian helicopters

 

l   China: New fears raised on building quality

 

 

Sing Tao

 

l   Consultancy proposes putting HK$900 million into fund for historic building preservation

 

l   It will be difficult for the HK$100 million aid package allocation for Sichuan to pass LegCo today

 

l   Tsang received his housing subsidy when he was studying in England

 

l   Union hopes that the authorities will hold worker-employer talks again

May lower the bottom line of their salary demands

 

Caixin

 

l   SASAC sets up a work group for maintaining growth

 

l   Goldman Sachs: Weakening export situation is slowing Chinese manufacturing

 

l   Beijing Securities Regulatory Bureau requires traders to investigate their bond transactions

 

l   Right of revocation may be offered to web purchasing in first revision of Consumer Rights Protection Law in 20 years

 

 

Xinhua

 

l   New central government responding to the test of the earthquake

 

l   Central bank to consolidate the debt market against backdrop of spreading debt storm

 

l   SASAC requires central enterprises to have at least 10 percent profit growth

 

l   Consumer Rights Protection Law undergoes big adjustment

 

l   First adjustment window under the new oil pricing mechanism will open today

 

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