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  1. Letters

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... relief Given the pain experienced by many people in servicing their mortgages, I suggest that the government allow the use of a percentage of one's mandatory provident fund (MPF) to service a mortgage. The MPF would have first claim (ahead of the bank) when the property is sold. This would alleviate the pain. TOM WANG, Clear Water Bay ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Investors can do more to make MPF work I welcome Tom Holland's attack in Monitor on the confiscatory effect of our Mandatory Provident Fund charges ('How you can make an extra HK$1 million from your MPF', October 19). Both Holland and Jake van der Kamp assume that the MPF's reported annual return of 3.4 per cent would be improved if the investors were ...

  3. Letters

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... example as an employer in the way it pays its Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) contributions to many employees. An employee is offered a 15-per-cent performance-based gratuity on completing a contract. If they join the MPF, they are paid a 12-per-cent performance-based gratuity. The government uses the additional 3 per cent as its contribution to the employee's MPF scheme. While ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... acrimonious remarks is not going to help. Susan Chan, Wan Chai Unimpressed by MPF returns I am grateful to Mark Donnelly for his letter ('MPF makes financial sense', October 17), in response to my query about how the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme could benefit me ('Worse off with MPF', October 13). He suggests that an MPF scheme earning me 15 per cent per annum ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for their illegal activities. Kristiaan Helsen, Sai Kung MPF choice is the right step Employees will be allowed to choose their own pension providers from July next year under new regulatory details ('MPF choice put back to July 2012', March 29). Given that the Mandatory Provident Fund makes provision for their retirement, employees should have the right to make choices about ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... falling meekly into line after three years when compelled to increase its Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) contributions. Given that those contributions would constitute a mandated pay rise without ... be far too great. And with the current employee apathy towards increasing voluntary MPF contributions, the middle class included, there hardly seems a climate for change. Yet ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... we are mature enough to reach a consensus this time. Alex Tam, Sai Kung MPF fee set-up is scandalous Your front page article ('MPF fees may halve payout: watchdog', July17) ... their own merit. I would like to see the MPF Authority make this a mandatory provision for all approved fund managers handling such funds. Alan Johnson, Lantau Disabled get good deal Although ...

  8. Lucky break brings benefits

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... for more exposure and a shift of emphasis, she applied for an internal transfer and, in 1998, returned to Hong Kong. With the launch of the MPF fast approaching, the timing couldn't have been ...



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