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  1. Internet booking spares Macau the push and shove

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... of the month. Internet filing was one of the reasons Macau was spared the pushing and shoving seen in Hong Kong's massive queues. But some Macau internet users complained that they had failed ...

  2. CBRC calls for more security on internet

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Mainland lenders must enhance internet banking security to avoid users' confidence being affected, said China Banking Regulatory Commission in a statement on its website. ... in the mainland has grown rapidly, with a total transaction value of 122 trillion yuan last year, up 101.48 per cent from 2005, of which internet banking rose 80.79 per cent to 95 trillion yuan. ...

  3. Internet service losses not our problem, say half of banks

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Nearly half of local banks would not offer compensation to customers in the event of an internet banking failure, a Consumer Council survey has found. In a survey of 17 banks, eight said they were not liable for financial losses incurred as a result of breakdown in the internet banking system. The other nine would adopt a 'case-by-case' approach, ...

  4. Internet share trading gains momentum

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... given greater control over their investment decisions by online trading platforms, triggering strong growth in internet share-trading traffic. 'Customers have become more self-directed and prefer transacting on the net because it gives them greater control,' said Peter Brooks, HSBC head of internet and self service banking for Asia. 'They can monitor the market and when ...

  5. Taxmen luring people onto internet

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the internet. Virginia Green, an assessor with the Inland Revenue Department, said the department had remodelled its site for easy use and loaded it with incentives to encourage people to file their taxes online. 'People who have filled in their tax returns by post for years get used to that system,' said Ms Green. 'But if we can get them to use the internet just once ...

  6. GST internet levy seen as threat to small businesses

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... development of e-commerce in Hong Kong, according to internet auction giant eBay. Government efforts to impose a goods and services tax (GST) are expected to negatively impact more than 27,000 ... the city's tax base with a GST which is estimated to yield annual revenue of $20 billion. Ms Colbourn said imposing sales taxes on internet transactions may also have 'a deterrent effect ...

  7. Smart money

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com Best forums for discussing investment www.financialwebring.org and www.bogleheads.org/forum Stringently moderated and administered sites such as these two sister forums from Canada and the US, allow investors to understand man ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Are online small lenders here to stay?

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by GREG AU-YEUNG

    ... Greg Au-Yeung Greg Au-Yeung says the world's much changed since the internet bubble of two decades ago Are online small lenders a fad or here to stay? In China, a group of internet-savvy people are making real money in the virtual world: welcome to the brave new world of person-to-person lending. There are limited investment options on the mainland: the market value ...

  9. Post office security boost after armed robbery

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Hongkong Post will review security at its 127 post offices and teach its employees more about crime prevention after a man with a knife robbed a Wong Tai Sin branch of more than HK$3,000 yesterday. The hold-up- the first at a post office since ...

  10. News - China - FINANCE

    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... on the sidelines of a conference in Singapore. “There are boundless opportunities for BTC China and bitcoin in the next five years, you never know with the way the internet develops,” Yang said through ...




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