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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    As China drafts property tax law, fate of pilot programme up in the air

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:29pm by Langi Chiang

    ... as they interpreted it as a move to suspend the trial scheme until the law is ready. "The property tax is an issue that has plagued the market for a long time," Yu Liang, president of China Vanke, ...

  2. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Shanghai outlet centre to promote affordable Italian luxury

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:21am by Daniel Ren

    ... in China." Privately owned Zonfa plans to launch the Outletmart, a shopping complex and distribution centre for luxury brands, at Fengjing on the outskirts of Shanghai in the first half of this year. ... an institute to develop mainland fashion designers. "A developed and healthy luxury market in China will benefit the country's move to push its products up the value chain with excellent ...

  3. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... smartphone-powered taxi-booking apps between 7.30am and 9.30am, and 4.30pm and 6.30pm- rush hours when many want to catch a taxi ride. In my view, the Shanghai government did the right thing. Some may argue ... the city's government did the right thing in limiting the usage of taxi-booking apps. We will all get old someday and nobody wants to be left behind by society just because of new technology. Any ...

  4. Evacuated families allowed to return following building collapse

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Human Rights and Democracy said in a press release yesterday. A nearly completed 13-storey building collapsed on Saturday, killing one person. Nearby residents were evacuated and given hotel ... the accident. Besides Lotus Riverside, the developer has two other estates in Shanghai, and has sold 243 of 325 flats in them. The human rights information centre said many homebuyers in those estates ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Shanghai allows city-owned firm to buy bad loans from local banks

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:40pm by Reuters

    ... non-performing loans and other assets from local financial institutions, rather than creating a new entity, China Business News reported, citing a source close to the firm's parent company. Shanghai ...

  6. Harassment stepped up, dissident says

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... dissidents. Sharon Hom, executive director of Human Rights in China, said in a statement: 'If China is serious about the rule of law, it must immediately cease the crackdowns on and detentions ... into contact with me,' he said. Mr Zheng, who was released from jail in June 2006 after serving three years for leaking state secrets and for contacting a human-rights group, has advised hundreds ...

  7. Dissident lawyer detained after Shanghai police search his home

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... preventing him from holding a job, contacting the media or accepting visitors, among other conditions. In a statement, the New York-based group Human Rights in China said that roughly a dozen police ... from virtually all activities,' Human Rights in China said. ...

  8. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... is certainly right to attack corruption, some business people argue his anti-corruption efforts have gone too far and been turned into micro-management. "Don't send your friend a Christmas ...

  9. Housing-eviction protesters detained

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... calling for city leaders to step down. However, Human Rights in China said police had launched a massive round-up of participants, including a number of long-time housing dispute petitioners. ... human rights group said yesterday. The protests, held across the street from a building used for legislative and Communist Party meetings, started in the middle of last month and continued ...

  10. Activist held after meeting US diplomat

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and an international human rights group said yesterday. Police took away Fu Yuxia when she visited her brother early on Wednesday night, two days after the meeting with the United States consular official, Human Rights in China said, but did not name the diplomat. Ms Fu had not been released nearly 24 hours later, the relative said. A document given to the family said she had violated rules ...




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