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  1. Enough tunnel vision

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

    ... cars, at $40, is double the CHT toll. Economists have noted that if the CHT had adjusted its tolls in line with inflation, the fee for private cars, set at $5 when it was first opened in 1972, ...

  2. Court ruling dashes hopes for public housing rent cut

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... noted that the law was passed at a time of inflation and the legislative intent was to restrict the Housing Authority from increasing rents too frequently and to control the extent of rent ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... solution, short of provoking a long-term slump, is to allow the currency to inflate and devalue even further, thus making it easier to service the debt. Does Hong Kong, a financial services centre ...

  4. Scant compensation for the unemployed

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... lagged soaring inflation. The Labour Contract Law stipulates regular rises in these standards but the first supposed increase was put on hold by authorities after hard lobbying from a corporate ...

  5. They call this 'aid'?

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... or language. Their high salaries- the US$200,000 range is not uncommon- trigger inflation in the local economy. This hurts local people the most, and heightens resentment towards a foreign, shadow ...

  6. Controlled slowdown wins praise

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung in Santiago Multinational executives give a vote of confidence to Beijing's economic management plan Chief executives of corporations with investments on the mainland have warned that Beijing faces some serious difficulties in the short term, but they are confident a controlled economic slowdown can be achieved. The executives cite inflation as one ...

  7. Classic models stand test of time

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... more affordable since the financial tsunami took the wind out of inflated prices, according to Antony Tse, of Lafayette Watch Gallery. 'The market has shown some signs of recovery ...

  8. Lenovo earnings hit by price war

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Inflated by a $110.26 million gain from the disposal of non-core assets, such as selling off its information technology services business, Lenovo recorded an 11 per cent year-on-year increase ...

  9. Lenovo attributes poor earnings to price war

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the third quarter as computer prices are already at rock bottom. Inflated by a $110.26 million gain from the disposal of non-core assets, such as selling off its information technology services ...

  10. Beijing property goes for Olympic gold

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... rising prices. The National Development and Reform Commission last month urged local governments of cities experiencing rapid property inflation to enforce 'stringent regulations ... market,' the commission said. '[There is a] need to step up enforcement of existing measures to stabilise residential prices.' Annual property price inflation in 70 major cities ...




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