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  1. Bermuda bid to net Chinese catch

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... competition from other low-tax jurisdiction rivals such as the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Wayne Furbert, Bermuda's Minister of Business Development and Tourism, was in Hong ... its headquarters to Bermuda where it remains. When talking about the difference between the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Bermuda, Business Bermuda chief executive Cheryl ...

  2. Treasure Island

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's odyssey from a fishing village to a global finance centre began in Victoria City, now Central, where British merchants started trading with China and the rest of the world. With its political and commercial power base, Hong Kong Island has always been the area of choice for the rich and powerful, and luxury homes at prestigious addresses are as precious ...

  3. Leaks reveal US frustration at more assertive China

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei US embassy cables released by WikiLeaks yesterday revealed growing frustration felt by the United States and some other major economies when dealing with a China ... in March, according to a US State Department cable obtained by the British newspaper The Guardian. In another cable, the US ambassador to Beijing, Jon Huntsman, warned of a rough year with China, ...

  4. Man-made islands

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and houses, accommodating wealthy tourists and Dubai's rich. British footballer David Beckham and Oscar-winning actor Brad Pitt are among the celebrities who have invested on the islands. From ... ambitions: boosting tourism and solidifying its image as a financial powerhouse. The most well-known reclamation in Dubai is the Palm Islands project by Nakheel, a local real estate developer. ...

  5. Opportunities in the sunny Caribbean

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Lucia and Antigua. But in the past few months they have focused on the more mature markets, such as Barbados and British Virgin Islands,' she said. Foreign buyers, including former Hong ... reduced from US$3.5 million to US$3 million. The story is similar on the western side of the Caribbean. The asking price for luxury Casa Sul Mare on the Cayman Islands has been cut from US$1.9 ...

  6. Foreign direct investment reached record levels in 2008, survey finds

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of the US$54.4 billion in foreign direct investment to Hong Kong in 2007, slightly less than the roughly US$14.05 billion that came from the British Virgin Islands. The figures for 2008 are not yet ... capital through what is known as round-tripping. This practice refers to capital that is invested locally through companies set up in tax havens like the British Virgin Islands. Cheng said ...

  7. The Diaoyu archipelago is no place for patriot games

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the subsequent nuclear leak. More importantly, there is really no point going to war over some remote islands even if there might be vast oil and gas reserves nearby. China has stressed time and again ... Lau Nai-keung Like many other fellow post-war babies, the Diaoyu Islands is an issue close to my heart. When the Defend Diaoyu Islands campaign first started in the early 1970s, ...

  8. Events

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Business in motion'. Kinwick Centre. Thursday, July 5: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Investment intention survey: Comparison study between Europe and Asia'. Hong Kong Club. Friday, July 6: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Doing business in Asia: Why human rights matter'. Foreign ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's business environment that InvestHK likes to promote. But the Caymans is way below the British Virgin Islands in terms of flows to and from Hong Kong. Business for so-called secrecy ... Howard Winn Millionaires may like to embark on Cayman Islands mystery tour Hong Kong is reportedly one of the destinations for a government delegation from the Cayman Islands, which has ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 21, 2012

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... have a small group of professional activists who have defied the rule of law and landed on the Senkakus. These islands are also known as the Pinnacle Islands, named by the British, and Beijing ... Islands are part of Okinawa According to existing law, a bilateral agreement between two countries on sovereignty issues is upheld under international law. The Senkaku Islands ...




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