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  1. News - China - CHINA

    Luxury brands still reaping big rewards in China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 04:31pm by Ernest Kao

    ... cent customs duty and 15 per cent value-added tax to the London price tag, it would only increase it to 3,408 yuan, according to the report, leaving a mysterious margin of 1,000 yuan. While ... China’s high import duties for luxury goods encourage consumers to leave the country to make their big ticket purchases. A Chanel bag in Shanghai, for instance, costs 45 per cent more than in Hong ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing creates a generation of housing slaves

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Property Index, according to Bloomberg. Since April 2010, Beijing has moved to stamp out speculation in the property market by raising the down-payment requirement on first mortgages to 30 per cent ... yuan for the one-bedroom flat on the city's western outskirts and will be using about 70 per cent of her salary to service her mortgage. The mainland's growing middle class reaching ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Huge changes in mainland's sexual attitudes

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Kit Gillet

    ... schools in Shanghai in the early 1980s, although it did take until last year for the first set of primary school textbooks to be approved and published. Around 60 per cent of urban Chinese today engage in sex before marriage (up from 15 per cent in 1989), while Gay Pride events have been held in larger cities and overall acceptance of homosexuality, which until 1997 was considered ...



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