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After a number of market supporting measures implemented by the Chinese government over the weekend, BofA Merrill Lynch is recommending investors to sell into any potential rally as a result of these moves, says a research report issued by the bank. There is a de facto suspension of IPOs in the A-share market. Twenty-one major […]

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The Global Internet Governance Alliance held its first general council meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group, was selected as a co-chairman of the alliance council. Ma is reportedly the only Asian representative to be co-chairman of the alliance council. After being selected, Ma said this represents the trust in […]

Global private equity giant the Blackstone Group L.P. has appointed Zhang Liping as a senior managing director and chairman for Greater China, according to a company announcement. Based in Hong Kong, Zhang will advise and provide guidance to firm management and its regional business units as the firm continues to expand its presence in the […]

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Wuxi city, Jiangsu province-based mobile e-commerce platform Mmb.cn has completed an undisclosed series D round of financing from JD.com Inc. and Tencent Holdings Limited, according to Chinese media reports. Existing investors Sequoia Capital and other undisclosed investors also participated. As part of the investment, JD.com will establish a strategic partnership with Mmb.cn to cooperate on […]

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Hong Kong-based private equity firm Ascendent Capital Partners has reportedly raised US$600 million for its second U.S. dollar fund, Ascendent Capital Partners II, L.P., according to media reports. A securities filing dated in early June disclosed that the fund was seeking US$600 million, but had not raised any capital commitments yet. Representatives at Ascendent Capital […]

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Financial Secretary John Tsang inspected a graduation parade of seven station officers, 15 ambulance officers, two senior firemen and a senior firewoman of the Mobilising & Communications Group, 63 firemen and 23 ambulancemen today.

 

Speaking at the parade, Mr Tsang said there has been great public demand for emergency services provided by the Fire Services Department.

 

It received more than 214,000 calls for fire services, special services and emergency ambulance services in the first quarter – an increase compared to the same period last year.

 

Fire services will increase more than 140 posts in 2015-16 to meet future service needs.

 

Mr Tsang noted that to enhance emergency ambulance services, the department is developing a computer system that will incorporate internationally accredited questioning protocol software to help Fire Services Communications Centre operators in identifying the condition of injuries and sicknesses, providing callers for emergency ambulance services with more comprehensive and appropriate advice.

 

He added that construction of a new Fire & Ambulance Services Academy at Pak Shing Kok, Tseung Kwan O, is underway and the project will be completed by the end of this year and is expected to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2016.

 

The new academy, which will be equipped with a number of advanced simulated training facilities, will provide 530 residential training places.

A Chinese public equity investment fund jointly established by Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Limited and Asia-focused hedge fund Hillhouse Capital Management has been officially launched, according to Chinese media reports citing information from China's securities regulator. Hillhouse Capital is to hold 51% of the venture, while Tencent will own 49%. News of the two […]

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Shenzhen-based cross-border e-commerce service provider Youkeshu has completed RMB400 million (US$65 million) series B round of financing led by two Shenzhen-listed companies, according to a company announcement. Xiamen Academy of Buliding Research Group and Zhuhai Hiashilong Health Food Co., Ltd led the round. Shanghai NewMargin Ventures Co. and Haitong Innovative Capital Management, the direct investment […]

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Beijing-based smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. has hired DST Investment Management Ltd's partner Shou Zi Chew as chief financial officer, according to media reports. The Hong Kong-based Chew played a key role in DST's participation in Xiaomi's financing round. In December 2014, Xiaomi completed over US$1 billion new round of financing led by All-Stars Investment Ltd., […]

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Beijing-based mobile sales management tool FXiaoKe has completed US$100 million series B round of financing from IDG Capital Partners, DCM and Northern Light Venture Capital, according to a company announcement. Launched in 2011, FXiaoKe previously received several million U.S. dollars in series A funding from IDG Capital in July 2012. It received US$10 million series […]

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Global private equity giant Warburg Pincus LLC has teamed up with Hong Kong-listed Chinese car rental firm Car Inc. to invest a total of US$250 million in Ucar Group, a mobile app-based chauffeured car service firm controlled by Car Inc.'s founder and CEO, according to a securities filing. Car Inc. will purchase 2.5 million series […]

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Chinese venture capital firm Qiming Venture Partners says it has promoted William Hu to managing partner, effective immediately, according to a company announcement. Hu has been with Qiming for nearly nine years, having led and participated in many Qiming healthcare deals, including Qiming's investment in Tigermed, BBI Lifescience, Coland Pharma, Arrail Dental, Tellgen Life Science, […]

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China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), the bellwether of large industrial firms, remained unchanged at 50.2 in June. In the meantime, HSBC China flash PMI edged up to 49.6 in June from 49.2 in the prior month. "Real activity indicators remained sluggish in April and May, and the electricity generation dropped again in early […]

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Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen will visit Beijing from July 3 to 6 to attend the inaugural ceremony of the Zhonghua Research Institute of Judicial Studies.

 

He will deliver a keynote speech at the first summit on Zhonghua judicial studies.

 

He will share Hong Kong's experience in international and regional judicial co-operation.

 

He will also meet with officials of the Hong Kong & Macao Affairs Office.

Hong Kong immigration officers today visited the three remaining Hong Kong residents injured in the Taiwan fire.

 

Families of two of the victims said the pair are not yet fit to return to Hong Kong.

 

The remaining victim has been living with family in Taiwan and will stay there.

 

The department said it will keep close contact with the families to render assistance.

Sino-French private equity firm Cathay Capital Private Equity has launched Sino-French Innovation Fund, a cross-border investment vehicle focused on making venture investments in innovative start-ups in France and China, according to a company announcement. The new fund aims to raise €200 million to €250 million (US$277 million) in total commitments. Similar to its earlier Cathay […]

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A new law voted unanimously yesterday by the standing committee of the National People's Congress will enhance the Chinese government's control over the Internet. Neither the actual text nor the commencement date of the full law has yet been released. But Chinese domestic media report that the law gives the government far-reaching and vague powers […]

The Immigration Department will today help another person injured in the Taiwan fire to return to Hong Kong for medical treatment.

 

The department has already helped two of the injured to leave Taiwan.

 

The department's officers in Taiwan will continue to visit the remaining injured Hong Kong citizens and help their families.

 

Hong Kong residents who need help when abroad can call the department's 24-hour hotline (852)1868.