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  1. '7-eleven' still a busy man in the thick of it

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... executive from July 1997 to March 2005. He seems to have been as busy as ever since he resigned. He has accompanied Chinese leaders on their meetings with US officials and leaders, including President Barack Obama, or has acted as a senior adviser on behalf of Beijing, meeting business and political heavyweights. Many of these heavyweights are 'old friends' from whom he seeks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005134/7-eleven-still-busy-man-thick-it
  2. The sway of Big Business reaches right to the top

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung Political scandals in this city have finally reached the very top. The recent expose of dealings between Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and some business tycoons have left many citizens gasping. To a lot of people, the term 'government-business collusion' was previously just a feeling, a suspicion, a conspiracy theory- and perhaps very few actually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994217/sway-big-business-reaches-right-top
  3. Wrong time to cut business tax, Tsang says

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... missed a chance to honour his promise and lower the burden on business. 'There was room for a reduction last year when the economy was less uncertain,' said Richard Chow Yeung-tuen, ... Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, a government suppoter, expressed disappointment in Tsang's decision. '[The business sector] expects the new administration to implement the reduction,' Lam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989144/wrong-time-cut-business-tax-tsang-says
  4. Big business falls HK$3.2b short of charity target

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the target set by Tsang when he unveiled the HK$10 billion project- half of it to be met by donations from the business community- in his penultimate policy address in October last year. Tsang said ... committing their money. 'I am not too worried that the shortfall in business donations will affect the fund's operation. We still have money in the bank.' Private donations and pledges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987363/big-business-falls-hk32b-short-charity-target
  5. Scottish leader backs charity, business ties

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that would revive historic ties between the two places on business, cultural and social fronts. The moves come in the wake of the chief executive's first visit to Scotland in September. Salmond ... in Hong Kong.' The first minister led a delegation of 40 business leaders- mostly from Scotland's food and whisky industries- for talks with mainland officials and businesspeople. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987488/scottish-leader-backs-charity-business-ties
  6. Green activists fight to break business hold

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong Three supporters of sustainable development are setting out to break the hold of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce on the Election Committee to decide on the next chief executive. Markus Shaw, Stephen Wong and Dr George ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984825/green-activists-fight-break-business-hold
  7. Big business donates only HK$680m to care fund

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong The government, seeking legislators' approval for its share of the HK$10 billion Community Care Fund, disclosed yesterday that big business, intended to be a 50-50 ... donated,' home affairs minister Tsang Tak-sing said. Despite Tsang's plea, the finance committee deferred voting to next week after a lengthy discussion. Members asked why business should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967057/big-business-donates-only-hk680m-care-fund
  8. In business, you actually won't experience authentic passion

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... phones will subject customers to a whole new ordeal. Of course, experience is not the only word grossly misused in the world of business. Probably the most misunderstood is the word 'passion'. Just think how many times you have heard some company chief executive claim he feels a true passion for his business, or listened wearily while a hapless job candidate has explained how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738434/business-you-actually-wont-experience-authentic-passion
  9. Business tax cuts not needed now: Exco chief

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... a widening wealth gap in the city. 'Remember, you only have to pay profits tax if your business is earning money,' he said. Citing official statistics, Leung said the wages of low-income ... 1.1 million people do not benefit from Hong Kong's economic growth,' Leung said after the seminar. He also said he had observed a growing anti-business sentiment among citizens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705489/business-tax-cuts-not-needed-now-exco-chief
  10. Extend relief for firms, say business chiefs

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung The business community is urging the government to help small and medium-sized enterprises weather the global downturn beyond this year. The call to extend relief ... that we don't do anything to exacerbate what's still a fragile recovery.' Extending the scheme, which expires at the end of this year, is seen as crucial since small businesses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694599/extend-relief-firms-say-business-chiefs

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