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  1. Europe feels the pain Asia once endured

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a decade ago. In 1998, crisis-hit Asian countries would have suffered a lot less if we had been allowed a bit of the inflationary growth and stimulus vehemently denied by the IMF, just as Germany ... as they did in South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. The spate of suicides in Greece is reminiscent of the so-called IMF suicides in South Korea, of workers who lost their jobs, ...

  2. A good week for...

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... including disability allowances for her mentally disabled husband, were suspended. Dominique Strauss-Kahn Three months after the arrest of the then IMF managing director for the attempted rape ...

  3. Enough budget goodies to go around

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... on the side of caution in his sums, and one can see why in his remarks about the fiscal reserve and the International Monetary Fund. In essence, he is still hung up on IMF warnings about Hong Kong ... the pretext of awaiting more feedback and, as he had intimated recently, leaving things for the next administration. Here again the IMF cast its shadow, despite being proved fallible in its earlier ...

  4. Harbour use, not roads, must be the priority

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... did I compare the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with the Nazis, nor do I think I have my facts wrong. The industrial-military complex is alive and profiting immensely from the convenient 'terrorist threat' (see Donald Rumsfeld's nuclear 'Bunker buster', February 3). The international finance industry that funds the IMF/World Bank has historically benefited far ...

  5. HK insurers against independence

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... move to allow the Insurance Authority to be run independently. A report released by the IMF on Friday on the financial market structure in Hong Kong pinpointed weaknesses and offered advice ...

  6. The dirty job that someone has to do

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... It is also hard to tell who, exactly, is ultimately paying this hidden tax and, therefore, whether the burden is spread fairly. As the IMF rightly points out, if we had a transparent sales tax, ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rafferty's article ('Next IMF chief must speak for the world, not just a country or region,' May 21). Rafferty says that the public arraignment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn by the New York ...

  8. Hong Kong is not asking Beijing for favours

    Posted Sep 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have suffered if he had prevailed and brought in the IMF policies. WILLIAM McNAUGHTON, Pokfulam Call off this bullfight From Spain, on behalf of the Alliance for the Suppression of Bullfights, ...



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