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  1. Coastal Greenland profit skyrockets 300 per cent

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Angela Che angela.che@scmp.com Profit attributable to shareholders at mainland property developer Coastal Greenland surged 300 per cent to HK$593 million for the fiscal year ended March. The company says it 'remains positive' about long-term prospects for the real-estate market. Coastal Greenland's gross profit margin increased 5 percentage points to 33 per cent because ...

  2. Mainland slaps steep duties on poultry from US

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... anti-dumping duties varying from 9.7 per cent to 16.5 per cent on Chinese shoes for a further 15 months. On Thursday, the Ministry of Commerce asked the World Trade Organisation to arbitrate on the EU ... Denise Tsang The mainland has slapped anti-dumping duties of as much as 105.4 per cent on poultry products imported from the United States, a decision that will hit the Chinese ...

  3. HK project puts stamp on NCS' growth in Asia

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... noting that up to 60 per cent of NCS business outside Singapore was government-related. Research firm International Data (IDC) has forecast that e-government spending in Asia-Pacific will reach ...

  4. HK prices world's second-highest

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... in real terms against 2008 year-end prices, after a 15 per cent decline in last year's first quarter triggered by the global financial crisis. Taiwan was ranked second, with home prices up ... cost US$15,424 per square metre. At a price of US$13,814 per square metre, Tokyo was ranked third, followed by Mumbai at US$11,413 per square metre and Singapore at US$10,723. But with prices ...

  5. Chinese looking to homes in Singapore

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... down the market. In the first quarter of this year, said international property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle, Chinese and Malaysian buyers bought more than 50 per cent of the flats sold in Singapore's prime residential areas. Indonesian buyers accounted for 24 per cent of the sales, Chinese buyers for 16 per cent, and Malaysians for 14 per cent, it said. But Chinese made up the largest ...

  6. Asian investors focus on New Zealand

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... incentives include no stamp duty, no capital gains tax, and relatively high rental returns, especially for commercial property. 'For instance, for the same investment cash, the yield in Hong Kong is about 3 per cent, but 7 to 10 per cent in New Zealand,' said Qrops' Stuart Wilson. To further show it is serious about welcoming foreign investment, the government no longer ...

  7. Central, Kowloon trump London, Paris for retail rent

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... compared to 15 per cent in the first quarter. For the full year, Colliers expected average rents for ground-level shops in traditional shopping areas to rise 12 per cent. ... with an average rent of US$1,831 per sq ft between them. Queen's Road, Central retail rents gained 34.7 per cent year-on-year, and Canton Road rents rose 30.2 per cent, Colliers said. While New ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in taxes on tobacco and new cars. Officials are cautiously optimistic that the 41 per cent rise in tobacco tax will be passed. A count by the South China Morning Post showed at least 30 lawmakers support the move, out of the maximum of 59. The budget announced on February 23 raised the tobacco duty by 50 HK cents a cigarette. But strong opposition is expected on the 15 per cent increase ...

  9. An ultra-effort in aid of asylum seekers: 250km run through desert

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... the town of Luderitz on the coast of Namibia. Choi is looking for people to sponsor each kilometre or half kilometre. Thirty-five per cent of the proceeds will go directly to women asylum seekers and refugees, 35 per cent to education costs of asylum seekers' children, and 30 per cent to operation costs of the Chungking Mansions Service Centre run by Christian Action. The women and children ...

  10. Next peak for climbers- $1.5m

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... The organisation helps young children living in poverty to stay in school. Now the group are pushing towards $1.5 million. 'Right now, we're still looking for the peak sponsor,' says Albert. 'For that, we'll name the expedition after them.' He also wants to emphasise that 'every cent we raise will go towards the foundation. We are all paying our own way ...




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