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  1. Letting foreign investors in is a gradual process

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The RQFII was announced in December to allow overseas institutional investors to invest offshore yuan funds in mainland stocks and bonds. It has granted 20 billion yuan (HK$24.5 billion) to 21 Hong ... loosening investment restrictions. It also said selected RQFIIs would be allowed to launch yuan-denominated A-share equity-traded funds. 18.3b yuan The amount approved in investment quotas under ...

  2. Cruel plight of rural girls in vice trade

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... children who have been left behind in rural areas. Xiao said young prostitutes could earn more if they dressed as schoolgirls. 'I once made more than 1,000 yuan [HK$1,145] a day,' she said. 'I can guarantee at least 200 yuan a day even now, during an anti-prostitution campaign.' Ye Haiyan, the founder of the China Grass-roots Women's Rights Centre, said ...

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    Due West, online novel about sex tourism in Dongguan, now a movie

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the cross-border sex trade, it is rarely discussed. Books and movies, though, provide an insight into a dark facet of city life. Hong Kong director Pang Ho-cheung did it with his 2003 comedy Men Suddenly ... it was weird. As my hair was washed, the girl massaged my head, shoulders and then all the way down. I was shocked. It was in 1989 and it cost me 20 yuan (HK$24)." Today, Simon goes to Dongguan ...

  4. Plan to end profit tax gets boost

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to include a provision making it clear that offshore funds trading in Hong Kong would not need to pay profit tax. Under the existing law, the government could collect tax from profits earned ... offshore funds from paying profit tax, according to an exchange source. Its board of directors yesterday voted in favour of the proposal and agreed to send a letter to express the exchange's ...

  5. trade & racial relations

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a sharp increase in trade between the mainland and African countries? a. the Beijing Olympics b. China's tightening of controls over Africans c. the financial crisis d. China's entry to the World Trade Organisation 4 What is the biggest inconvenience faced by Africans in Guangzhou? a. taxi drivers often argue with them over 1 or 2 yuan b. it is hard to communicate ...

  6. Grim trade in human misery is revealed

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'partners are in short supply and dowries are expensive'. 'Women and girls sold as wives in China can fetch anything from 1,000 yuan (HK$940) to 8,000 yuan,' said Christian Voumard, ... of the sex industry in southeast Asia as factors fuelling the growth in human trafficking. Baby boys sold for illegal adoption can fetch up to 150,000 yuan, five times more than baby girls. ...

  7. Mainland pension fund earmarks 7b yuan for five investment targets

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Boao, Hainan The mainland pension fund has chosen five funds to invest in this year, and the amount may involve up to 7 billion yuan (HK$7.96 billion), the fund's head ... funds to invest in and the investment amount would be between 6 billion yuan and 7 billion yuan. Dai did not identify the funds. The pension fund was set up in 2000 with state capital ...

  8. Trading places from boom to bust

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... programmes that were billions of yuan short of money. In early 2000, as many as 20,000 workers and retirees reportedly took to the streets in Liaoning province to protest over non-payment of wages ... Even though very few shares were actually sold, the market's psychology changed. The Shanghai index was trading near 1,600 points by early October that year. It now hovers not far above ...

  9. Crackdown fails to scare Dongguan's sex-trade veterans

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... nearly 2,000 police raided low-end brothels, including around 50 in Changan township, where prostitutes charge 50 to 100 yuan (HK$57-HK$114) for sexual services. But 50 kilometres away, luxury ... average client spends 500 to 800 yuan per visit, which translates into a huge sum when a city has 300,000 prostitutes.' Clients came from all over East Asia. 'Many are employed ...

  10. Labour of love

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of the 1990s, when the syndicate smuggled US$10 billion worth of cars and other goods into the mainland. The city bought the Red House at auction in September 2002. It is spending eight million yuan ... driver parked outside the Red House. Xiamen has a history of smuggling, as enterprising ship captains evaded bans on direct trade links with Taiwan, in place since 1949. Approval of direct trade ...




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