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  1. Monthly incomes recover

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Median monthly incomes in Hong Kong in the first quarter rose to $10,000 from $9,500 in the last quarter of last year- a normal phenomenon accounted for by New Year ... also found that median household income increased to $15,800, from $15,000 in the previous quarter. In the first three months of last year, it was $16,500. More people were in work than ...

  2. Tipped to make a comeback

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... income when company profits are low. 'It is on a totally voluntary basis,' he said, adding, however, that holidaymakers were encouraged to give 20 yuan per day of service- if they were ...

  3. Tax relief prompts Chaoda expansion

    Posted Feb 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exemption from income taxes. Because the tax benefits are not guaranteed to foreign companies, Chaoda's previous auditor PricewaterhouseCooper required it to make a provision for the corporate income taxes it would owe without the special treatment. Such provisions will not be necessary once the central government clearly states that foreign agriculture companies can enjoy the tax ...

  4. Rising rates may dent bond yields

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... interest rates is to exit long-term bonds. Investors holding 10 or 20-year US Treasuries in their portfolio could be in for a rude awakening, says Jeff Tjornehoj, a fixed-income research analyst ...

  5. Disposable incomes increasing in rural areas, survey finds

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a month versus 860 yuan a month - rural incomes were rising 4.3 per cent a year. Rural and urban incomes could not, in any case, be compared on an equal basis, said the company's managing ... income.' The survey found several examples of how rural residents are flexing their spending muscles: Mobile phone penetration in rural areas has reached 13 per cent; lower than the 51 per cent ...

  6. Interest income helps CK Life turn around

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Li Ka-shing's biotechnology venture, CK Life Sciences International (Holdings), has found a cure for its haemorrhaging profit and loss account- interest income ... in interest income, to $190.25 million, from investments and treasury activities. This offset heavy losses at its core eco-agriculture and nutraceuticals operations and expenses for business ...

  7. CCB seeks new income streams in run-up to stock listings

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... Christine Chan China Construction Bank (CCB) is pushing to develop new income streams from its consumer-finance and fee-based businesses, in a bid to reduce reliance on dwindling earnings ... operations as competition eats into interest income from conventional loans. The banks are targeting high net-worth customers, selling them everything from credit cards to mortgages, insurance, car ...

  8. Focus on rural incomes wins praise

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government's draft budget, saying the emphasis on helping poor farmers was vital to help reduce the widening income gap between rich and poor. Spending on agricultural support will rise by more than 30 ... The government is clearly alarmed by the growing income disparity between urban and rural areas. A recent study by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences found people living in towns and cities earned up ...

  9. GM goats boosting incomes of farmers in Nepal

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Thomas Bell

    ... in generations, some genetically engineered goats are bringing in much-needed extra income. But the sophisticated biochemistry taking place inside their livestock does not concern the farmers. 'It brings us some extra income,' said Gayan Bahadur Tamang, who has five of the special creatures ambling outside his house. 'More than that we don't know.' The story began ...

  10. Insurance income down in key cities

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... of a national trend. Shanghai insurance regulators reported a 17 per cent year-on-year drop in life premium income in the first three months, without providing revenue totals. They did specify aggregate ... mutual funds and others saving instruments, and the strong comparative performance in the life sector last year, when aggregate life premium income grew 28.7 per cent. Analysts also cite ...




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