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  1. Events

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... individual income tax for inbound assignees'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Tuesday, September 28: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Consumer insights revealed: Right and wrong strategies- ... law'. Hong Kong Club. Wednesday, October 13: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Financial statement fraud'. Hong Kong Club. ...

  2. Fraud accused fights extradition

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com A top accountant who fled to Spain after allegedly fleecing clients of more than HK$91 million has blocked a bid to have him sent back to Hong Kong. Former Grant Thornton partner Gabriel Ricardo Dias-Azedo (pictured) was the subject of nearly 18 months of legal wrangling before the Spanish courts ruled he should be extradited to face fraud ...

  3. HK consumers found to be pickiest in Asia

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Hongkongers are the pickiest consumers in Asia, a magazine's regional survey has revealed. Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Survey polled 8,000 people in Hong Kong, India, ... in the Philippines. The Asian average was 67 per cent. 'It's more likely that expectations of Hong Kong consumers are much higher than in other areas,' said group advertising director in Asia ...

  4. Events

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tuesday, September 28: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Consumer insights revealed: Right and wrong strategies- And little pointers that will increase your profits'. British ... 'Financial statement fraud'. ...

  5. Consumer sentiment suffering

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Fears about job losses, shrinking wealth and a gloomy outlook are taking their toll on consumer sentiment. Hong Kong is hoping for the best but increasingly bracing itself ... Rumsam said. Although the extent of the damage would depend largely on any developments in global financial markets this week, consumers remain cautiously optimistic about Hong Kong's ...

  6. US targets fake medicine in anti-piracy fight

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... enforcement agencies. Department of Homeland Security officials are particularly concerned about fake medicine and food or consumer products that threaten public safety. Beyond the billions of dollars ... also briefed officials on financial crimes such as cash smuggling, money laundering and customs fraud. In the first nine months of last year, local customs officials seized HK$60.9 million ...

  7. Closer scrutiny fails to end consumer fears

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Colleen Lee Mainland authorities have stepped up regulation of vegetable exports to Hong Kong this year, but a survey shows more than 75 per cent of Hongkongers have no confidence in the new measures. After a series of food scares last yea ...

  8. Consumer optimism on the rise

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... made Hongkongers among the most optimistic consumers in the world, and they are willing to spend accordingly, an online survey has found. With Hong Kong's consumer confidence index ... collated 21,781 online questionnaires, of which 500 respondents came from Hong Kong. No margin of error was given. India remained the leader, with its consumer confidence index standing at 131. ...

  9. Donald Tsang godson to appear on fraud charge

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle After being on the run for eight years, a godson of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will face court this week over an alleged US$2 million scam. Stephen Chik Wai-wan, 44, is due to appear in the District Court on Tuesday charged with usi ...

  10. Events

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tuesday, October 12: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Two years' experience of the Chinese anti-monopoly law'. Hong Kong Club. Wednesday, October 13: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Financial statement fraud'. Hong Kong Club. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Market or die'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Thursday, October 14: British ...




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