HONG KONG Oct 12 These are some of the leading
stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Friday. Reuters has not
verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
-- Bursa Malaysia, the operator of the Southeast Asian
country's stock exchange, plans to list the world's first retail
Islamic exchange-traded bond (ETB) in Malaysia in December,
which may lead to a listing in Hong Kong if there is demand. ()
-- CIFI Holdings, a Shanghai-based property developer, has
revived a plan to list shares in Hong Kong on November to raise
as much as $300 million, people with direct knowledge of the
situation said. ()
-- The number of international passengers flying China
Eastern Airlines fell 18 percent to 641,340
last month in August amid a row between China and Japan over
disputed islands in the East China Sea.
MING PAO DAILY NEWS
-- Mainland China property developer Country Garden
said it achieved a transaction amount of 4.23 billion
yuan ($673.89 million) during the Mid-Autumn Festival and
National Day Golden Week Holidays (between Sept. 30 and Oct.7),
12 percent higher than the total contract sales in September.
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