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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Chinaleaks: Hong Kong anti-poverty duo 'failed to declare ties to tax haven'

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:01am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Leaked papers reveal tycoon and union leader, who sit on commission to help poor, have links to companies in secretive British Virgin Islands Anti-poverty duo failed to declare ties to tax haven Two members of the government's Commission on Poverty failed to declare ties to companies registered in the secretive tax haven of the British ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Offshore tax havens like Hong Kong contribute to poverty, says ActionAid

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to poverty' The widespread use of offshore tax havens such as Hong Kong by nearly all 100 of the largest British-listed companies, including HSBC and Standard Chartered, may contribute to world poverty and raise the risk of tax evasion, says British charity ActionAid. It found 36 per cent of HSBC's 1,527 subsidiaries are based in tax havens, including 91 HSBC subsidiaries in Hong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Budget promises bounty, but relief measures likely smaller

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung Rates and rent waivers, and tax rebate, among measures likely to be announced by John Tsang BUDGET PROMISES BOUNTY OF BILLIONS Relief measures worth billions of dollars, including the waiver of property rates and public housing ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - FINANCE

    Book review: Secret Millionaires Club, by Andy and Amy Heyward

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... with "being your future" and joining the club if you grow up sickly amid grinding poverty. Even if you are born well-off and you form the approved, studious can-do attitude, again good luck - you ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Schoolgirl dares to cross the line at budget forum

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... to poke fun at Tsang's claim that he is middle-class because he enjoys coffee and French movies. She questioned whether the city did not just need its planned poverty line - the minimum income threshold. A middle-class line would help better understand the problems of middle-class people in Hong Kong. "For the poor, the government will have a poverty line. Is the government ...



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