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  1. Tax cheats owe Beijing many times more in transfer pricing ploy

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... currency rather than yuan. And how much tax do people who play this game evade? Let us play with some numbers here. As the first chart shows you, foreign-invested enterprises, the target ...

  2. Asian side of the labour coin

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... In fact, globalisation was more or less force-fed to many Asians during their financial crisis 10 years ago. As a condition of receiving bailout funds from western financial agencies, they were ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the financial crisis is going to affect the plans of this restaurant to open a branch in Hong Kong is a secondary matter. What matters most relates to sturgeon. Why are people encouraged to eat ...

  4. Lawmaker takes the sting out of chance

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for the rights of local brokers and investors, who face the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. A soccer lover, he is married with two sons and five grandchildren. Can you tell us what ...

  5. Global standards do not cover every company's needs

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor CORPORATE GOVERNANCE has been a hot topic since the Asian economic crisis hit the region in 1997. It became even hotter when the Enron and WorldCom accounting scandals rocked Wall Street in 2002. And it is coming to the forefront once again with concerns about how banks and publicly listed firms are being managed in China. 'The Asian financial crisis ...

  6. Safe hand to steady the ship

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as his 'most exhilarating'. In August 1998, speculators determined to make a killing by breaking the peg between the local and US currencies created turmoil in the financial markets, selling down local stocks and the Hong Kong dollar. In an unorthodox and unprecedented move, Mr Tsang sanctioned use of the currency reserves to prop up the market by buying large volumes ...

  7. Faults in the system

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... have been doing that for the past 30 years, since the oil crisis of the 1970s. 'To make nuclear energy as safe as possible, we will use all the latest knowledge and technology to reduce ...

  8. Investments right up his street

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to dispose of the stock portfolio it purchased during the Asian financial crisis. Mr Tse, 48, joined State Street in 1993 and became executive vice-president in 2002. He was also among the 180,000 ... Was it because you lost a lot in the 1997 financial crisis? I lost some money but not much. I didn't invest in property when the market was down. I have bought a few apartments for family use ...

  9. Election poses ultimate test for Thai Democrats

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their modern, free market image. The party held power for much of the 1990s, working to improve governance when it regained the helm after the 1997 financial crisis. It eventually fell to Thaksin's ...

  10. Introspective Japan's dangerous fault line

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Christopher Johnson

    ... assistance during a crisis. People here still talk about how Tokyo, for three critical days, refused entry to sniffer-dog teams from Switzerland, France and others who could have saved lives after ...




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