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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 08 March, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 08 March, 2008, 12:00am

March 12

'Unveiling the Apocalypse: Recent Developments in the World Economy' is a lunchtime seminar organised by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Credit crunch issues, stagflations, rising unemployment rates have become buzz words in the economies of the US and Europe. Although these emerging problems are still in their infancy, how will the unprecedented credit crunch affect Asia? The speaker will discuss whether the 'decoupling effect' is real and what are the implications on real trade and capital flows, and the impact on property and stocks.

Speaker Dr Jim Walker, founder and managing director of Asianomic

Inquiries Rachel Lau 2823 1277

March 14

'UK Budget Briefing' is a breakfast seminar organised by the British Chamber of Commerce. British taxation issues have plagued the news in the past six months with talk of significant changes to British tax residence rules and taxation of non-British domiciles, capital gains and trusts substantially affected. The briefing will cover the main British budget news with a focus on how it will affect businesses and residents in Hong Kong and the region. There will also be a post-budget analysis from British professional bodies and the media.

Speaker Debbie Annells, managing director AzureTax

Inquiries Cynthia 2824 2211