• Friday
  • August 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 11:22pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 3994 for middle class

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. What a relief... for middle class

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of which will mostly benefit the middle class. Observers say that given the city's fiscal reserves- which are expected to reach HK$658.7 billion by March 2013- the 2012-13 budget came down ... Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was the financial secretary, and extended to 10 years in 2006. The finance chief's incentives were seen as an attempt to appease the middle classes, who were ...

  2. 'Six out of 10 mainlanders middle class by 2025'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Six out of 10 mainlanders will be middle class with annual income of US$20,000 by 2025, and the resulting consumer demand will make China the world's largest economy, a JP Morgan executive says. Growth of the mainland's middle class will drive change in Beijing's economic strategy of 'pursuing growth at all costs' ...

  3. Rita Fan the pick for top job among middle class

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Former Legco president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai received more support among the middle class than the two other potential contenders for chief executive, a survey found. A group called Middle Class Power polled about 620 people on the streets who identified themselves as middle class. Seventeen per cent supported Fan, who is a member of the National ...

  4. Fashion makes a statement for middle-class buyers

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... people spend more on clothing and as spending increases in smaller cities, The Boston Consulting Group says. 'The profile of a typical fashion consumer in China is a middle-class person, ... worth of clothing per year. BCG estimates in a report that the number of middle-class consumers, who earn 74,000 yuan or more annually, will rise to 140 million in 2020 from the current 50 ...

  5. Middle-class reform support grows

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Middle-class support for universal suffrage has increased in the past six months, according to a survey by lobby group Middle Class Force. The survey found that 58 per cent ... income ranged from HK$25,000 to HK$120,000, from late August to mid-September. Middle Class Force chairman Andrew Fung Wai-kwong said the survey had found a growing segment in favour of universal ...

  6. Middle-class housing sales brighten sentiment

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Homebuyers are regaining their confidence in the housing market following a rebound in transaction volumes in middle-class housing estates in the secondary market, according ... middle-class housing estates, while property prices remained flat. Transactions in middle-class housing estates rebounded last week. Taikoo Shing in Quarry Bay is one of the major middle-class housing ...

  7. Middle-class calls for tax break

    Posted Feb 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang The middle-class wants a one-off tax subsidy and a fund to be set up for the elderly in the budget, a survey has found. More than 45 per cent of interviewees said ... tax or expanding the tax brackets. The poll by the group Middle Class Power interviewed 633 people between January 21 and January 28 asking for their expectations on the budget. ...

  8. Tax relief urged for middle class

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng More should be done to benefit the middle class which has largely borne the brunt of the tax burden but has yet to really share in the wealth redistribution, a top accounting ... a difference to lower-income groups but does not really benefit the middle class. Raising the limit to HK$50,000 could help the middle class,' she said. Ms Wong said that with cuts to the standard ...

  9. Fast-moving Convoy grabs attention of the middle class

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... category, is the biggest independent consultancy in Hong Kong and is expanding at a staggering pace. It has unlocked a niche with personalised plans for the middle class who suffered most from ...

  10. Middle-class group calls for tax cuts

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani, Ng Kang-chung A middle-class advocacy group yesterday called for tax cuts, more education allowances and property interest relief in Wednesday's budget. The appeal came after a survey showed the sandwich class was most concerned about education, medical reform and tax cuts. The Middle Class Force-commissioned survey of 517 people, carried out ...




SCMP.com Account