• Wednesday
  • July 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 6:03pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 1201 for political status of taiwan

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Critics doubt luxury tax will help to narrow wealth gap in Taiwan

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ...,' said Hsu Yung-ming, professor of political science at Soochow University. Chang Ling-cheng, a former professor at the National Taiwan University, said Ma's engagement policy with Beijing- ... Wu Den-yih said at a cabinet meeting last week to review the bill. Wu stressed the tax was consistent with the ability-to-pay principle and would not affect ordinary citizens. Political ...

  2. FTSE maintains Seoul's status quo

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Speculation that South Korea would be upgraded to developed market status in FTSE's global equity indices fell flat yesterday as the global index provider said both Korea and Taiwan would continue to be classified as emerging markets for at least another 18 months. As expected, China A shares also failed to be included in the index series as an emerging ...

  3. Taiwan cuts taxes in bid to revive economy

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has cut corporate and individual income taxes as part of efforts to tackle the sagging economy. The cabinet approved a 5 percentage point cut ... rates to increase Taiwan's competitiveness, attract more foreign and domestic investment, and help small and medium-sized firms.' Taiwan's economy is expected to shrink by nearly ...

  4. Taiwan unveils measures to lift stock market

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has unveiled a series of measures to try to prop up the island's ailing stock market. The bourse has shed 30 per cent of its value since Ma ... He declined to say what the reduced rate of the stock transaction tax would be, only saying the cabinet was expected to make an announcement at its weekly meeting on Thursday. Taiwan last ...

  5. HK likely to retain favoured IPO status

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong will remain the favourite listing venue for mainland and international companies, but they may face challenges reaching their target prices as institutional and retail investors become more risk-averse, market experts ...

  6. Politics may skew investment tool

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... has been welcomed by some analysts as an additional source of liquidity that will underpin demand, but raise alarms among others who fear that political agendas may be pursued on financial ... saw this in Taiwan in the late-'80s.' In the meantime, concerns expressed by some critics over the ability of SWFs to manipulate market outcomes was misplaced, Mr Redward said. ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour blasts George Osborne over Britain's loss of AAA credit rating

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the entire point of his austerity drive - retaining AAA status - had failed. "The chancellor said this would be a humiliating blow and the first test of his policy was to avoid it, so clearly for him politically, it is a very, very bad moment," he told BBC television. "Economically, the credit-rating decision itself makes no difference at all. "What the credit-rating ...

  8. US putting dollar status at risk, economist says

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen As the US abuses the trust of creditor nations like China and Russia, it raises the threat of the dollar losing its reserve currency status, HSBC chief economist Stephen King said. 'In time, the US will find other countries beginning to improve their reserve currency status, but that will take a long time to happen,' said King. 'In 10 or 20 years, ...

  9. Agreements lift status

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to different jurisdictions and how to meet compliance requirements. Nick Dignan, corporate tax partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Hong Kong, says DTAs have strengthened Hong Kong's status ...

  10. Competition boosts status

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer As the competition heats up for the SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2010, with first-round winners now preparing their presentations for round two, Rosetta Fong Sut-sam is sure of one thing. The CEO of Convoy Financial Services firmly beli ...




SCMP.com Account