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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEGAL EYE

    Choosing the right visa when migrating makes all the difference

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by WITHERS

    ... that graduates keep the bigger picture in view. Europe and the US are high-tax jurisdictions. Under US law, acquiring a Green Card eventually leads to liability for US tax on worldwide income and assets. Likewise in Britain, residence brings with it exposure to income tax and capital gains tax. Longer-term residence involves potential liability to inheritance tax at a standard of 40 per cent, which ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong's white elephants? Jury still out on Cyberport and Science Park

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... engineering. Although it's difficult for locally based manufacturing to compete with the mainland, land leases from the industrial estate have provided steady income for the Hong Kong Science ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology

    Inside the Observatory: How Hong Kong's weathermen make their predictions

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:46am by Bernice Chan

    ... their supervisor and senior colleagues to finalise analysis of incoming information before issuing twice daily predictions. The meteorologists sometimes get flak for issuing warnings for heavy storms ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Postcard: Goerlitz

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... months, they are rare in winter. So the town hopes its movie roles can be an even greater source of income. Plans are afoot to film a Christmas tale in the old department store this year ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    SCMP charity art auction features work by major Chinese artists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by ISABELLA CHEUK

    ... of Hospitals and the Society for Community Organisation (SoCo). St James' Settlement will use the money to give spectacles to schoolchildren, and to provide food and counselling for low-income ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Streaming devices allow fans to watch all World Cup matches free of charge

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:04pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... fever, or they have secured sufficient income." Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), which secured the exclusive broadcasting rights in Hong Kong for the World Cup across all media ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REFLECTIONS

    Reflections: nurturing creative talent is key to Hong Kong's future

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... of income. Ng remarked that research is crucial to higher education development and enhancing the competitiveness of an economy. We can train hundreds or thousands of marketing and business ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Will Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver's new Hong Kong restaurants signal Asia expansion?

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Mischa Moselle

    ... income of £14 million. Although his attempts to improve school dinners and the British diet were admired by some, others felt that his forays into food politics have been too patronising, leading ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How one Hongkonger is lighting up the night skies, with fireflies

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Elaine Yau

    ... radiated a constant glow. As he suspected, Mak says, it was Rhagophthalmus, a protected species in Japan that also turned out to be native to Hong Kong. But he had no income and could not afford ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    62 million people in China obese, sparking fears of 'alarming' financial burden

    Posted May 29th 2014, 11:46am by Jeanette Wang

    ... biggest absolute change in overweight/obesity prevalence, rising from 11.3 per cent in 1980 to 27.9 per cent last year. "Obesity is an issue affecting people of all ages and incomes ... as incomes rise in low- and middle-income countries in particular, unless urgent steps are taken to address this public health crisis." The highest overweight and obesity rates were seen ...




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