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  1. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    John Tsang's budget most unpopular in more than a decade: poll

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:19am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Tanna Chong tony.cheung@scmp.com tanna.chong@scmp.com HKU survey reveals few respondents satisfied with the fiscal plan this year, as financial secretary says sorry for his 'boring' speech Tsang's budget most unpopular in a decade: poll Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's latest budget- featuring a smaller basket of one-off relief measures than ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    It’s time to swallow some bitter pills, John Tsang warns in budget speech

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:52am by Olga Wong, Gary Cheung and Fanny W.Y. Fung

    ... Financial chief John Tsang Chun-wah tightened the purse strings yesterday and pledged to consider higher water tariffs and a "future fund" as he set out a worst-case scenario for public ... for the next generation Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah Independent analysts have estimated a surplus of up to HK$40 billion for 2013-2014. "I believe the present generation recognises ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Legco and Hospital Authority funding to be suspended due to filibuster

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:55pm by Tanna Chong, Cheung Chi-fai and Tony Cheung

    ... of the ongoing filibuster of the budget bill, the financial secretary said yesterday. Speaking after talks with top civil servants, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the administration ... that their marathon protest could finish by the end of this month. They have asked the government to apply for emergency funding. John Tsang refuses to meet the filibustering lawmakers, whose demands include ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Jasper Tsang moves to end budget filibuster saga on Friday night

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:45pm by Tony Cheung

    ... to officials' warning about a "fiscal cliff"- referring to Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's comment last week that the government would stop funding Legco, hospitals ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    John Tsang riled by 'big sinner' claim from Ronnie Chan

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... John Tsang Chun-wah has hit back after a staunch supporter of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying accused him of being a "big sinner". Tsang spoke a day after Hang Lung Group chairman ... people to monitor our work and make criticism, but I hope [they] can say something more concrete. We are willing to explore concrete suggestions Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    No magic solution to an ageing city's financial problems, John Tsang warns

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com No magic solution for problems, says Tsang There is no "silver bullet" for all the problems facing the city, including that of an ageing population, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has warned. Tsang, who defended his budget on RTHK's Letter to Hong Kong , warned that giving out sweeteners as relief measures should ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Tax rebate ceiling likely to be cut to just HK$10,000

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Joshua But

    ... John Tsang Chun-wah will announce in next Wednesday's budget that more than HK$10 billion will be injected into the Community Care Fund to finance initiatives to help the underprivileged ... urged Tsang to lift it amid a hefty budget surplus to help the middle class. A source familiar with the budget said the size of this year's sweeteners would likely be smaller than last ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Long-term focus is on next budget agenda, says John Tsang

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Financial secretary also dispels some misconceptions about government coffers Long-term focus for next budget Days after Macau announced a record 8,000-pataca giveaway to its residents, the Hong Kong financial secretary said his next budet in February would focus on long-term planning rather than one-off "sweeteners". John Tsang ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Hong Kong's financial secretary may slash giveaways by at least 30 per cent in budget

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com John Tsang may slash giveaways by at least 30pc Giveaways in next Wednesday's budget could be at least 30 per cent less than the HK$33 billion doled out last year. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah is expected to cut the salaries tax rebate and property rate waivers. The salaries tax rebate was HK$10,000 last year and cost ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Profits tax soars 64pc despite government's gloomy forecasts: SCMP research

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:20am by Tanna Chong, Cedric Sam

    ... in 2012-13, the last actual figures available. In last Wednesday's budget, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah put expected profits tax revenue for 2014-15 at HK$117.5 billion- HK$14 billion ...




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