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  1. Business - Economy - AGRICULTURE

    Australia sets sights of beef exports to China after success of Japanese deal

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:21am by Reuters

    ... in the sparse Outback in the north of Australia, is the preferred beef for Indonesia's mostly Muslim population, who slaughter cows according to Islamic practice. But the dream of cracking ...

  2. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Malaysia's political mess needs far more than PR fix

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:01am by BLOOM

    ... was meant to celebrate a nation viewed as a hi-tech hub of moderate Islam and a democratic contrast to China. Six months ago, Obama hailed Malaysia as "an example of a dynamic economy" ... silent on efforts by Islamic conservatives to limit who can use the word "Allah"- a campaign that has eroded Malaysia's reputation for religious tolerance. What can Najib's ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong urged to expand its advantage in yuan trade

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu

    ... be more proactively bringing in new issuers from developed countries as the mainland's financial market opens up. "Islamic finance is probably the new growth area for Hong Kong, where ...

  4. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Missing aircraft sparks interest in aviation insurance

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... and disclaimers on exclusion coverage such as war, military acts and terrorism. Li said most insurance companies would exclude terrorism from coverage in aviation accident insurance, while some also ...

  5. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong's Islamic finance goal boosted by Basel III rules

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Sukuk demand seen as rising as Islamic banks seek alternative to interest-paying bonds under regulatory need for more high-quality equity HK's Islamic finance goal boosted by Basel III rules Tougher international banking requirements should help the Hong Kong government achieve its goal of turning the city into an Islamic finance centre ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Why Hong Kong still a long way from being an Islamic finance hub

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A new law would allow the city to issue sukuk but few institutions appear keen to follow suit Long way to go for HK to become an Islamic finance hub The government has started its latest effort to transform the city into an Islamic finance hub with a proposed new law next year allowing it to issue Islamic sovereign bonds here. This is a grand plan but maybe a little ...

  7. Business - Money - DEBT

    Legislators raise concern over Islamic bond issue

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Government questioned on costs and demand in view of small Muslim community in city Legislators raise concern over Islamic bond issue Lawmakers are questioning the government's plan to issue Islamic bonds, saying the costs are expected to be high and the demand limited in view of the small Muslim community in the city. They voiced their concerns ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Lawmakers to hear briefing on Islamic bonds

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Government questioned on costs and demand in view of small Muslim community in city Lawmakers to hear briefing on Islamic bonds With government officials set to brief lawmakers today on a proposed law change next year to allow the government's bond programme to issue Islamic bonds, fund managers and brokers have warned that developing the city ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - Money

    Hong Kong's first bitcoin shop to open this week in Sai Ying Pun

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:11am by DANNY LEE, Angela Meng

    ... The government has stated that bitcoin is not a real currency and businesses should have proper safeguards in place to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism. "You should assess ...

  10. Business - China Business - TAXATION

    Tax collectors exchange data to close loopholes

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:24am by Toh Han Shih

    ... because it would make it easier to enforce tax collection. "This is a major step toward transparency," he said. "It does help deter terrorism and profits from illegal means, ...




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