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  1. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Beijing, not Occupy, threatens the rule of law, says Canadian think tank

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Institute behind economic freedom index says city's top spot is at risk Beijing, not Occupy, 'threatens rule of law' The erosion of Hong Kong's rule of law in the face of Beijing's growing influence could harm the city's competitiveness and impinge on its status as the world's freest economy, a prestigious Canadian ...

  2. Property - International - ECONOMY

    Growing clout of global cities offers property opportunities

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:36pm by DAVID JI

    ... the Fortune 500 companies will have an office and international hotel groups invariably have a five-star property. Among these cities one would find the major financial hubs and commercial centres ... them target locations for global property investors as future tenants, landlords and investors look closely into these changes to capitalise on them. The first change we have noticed ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Reform drive faces slowdown test

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... writing property tax into law, or significantly trimming the dominance of state enterprises. Qiushi magazine, the Communist Party's mouthpiece, warned last week that the plan to introduce ... a nationwide property tax and land reforms will progress more slowly." The economy has continued to lose steam, reflected in weak activity data from fixed-asset investment growth to industrial ...

  4. News - Business - ECONOMY

    Swire Pacific eyes property expansion across region, says chairman

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Asia, China Swire Pacific's chairman believes the government's property cooling measures are paying off, but he warns that rising competition for skilled workers will push up wages and prices. In an interview with The South China Morning Post, Christopher Pratt said Swire was looking to expand its property investment footprint across China and Southeast Asia, and the firm had ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China credit fluctuation stirs policy uncertainty

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:15pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... restructuring. However, analysts say keeping the tap tighten in certain areas such as property and infrastructure investment would make borrowing even more expensive and risk a sharp economic downturn. ... for the economy. It has also revised the budget law to allow local authorities to issue debt directly to expand financing channels. ...

  6. News - China Insider - ECONOMY

    Real estate tycoon Ren Zhiqiang considering suing CCTV over unpaid tax allegations

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:29pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... a Beijing-based tax expert Li Jinsong from the Beijing Yitong law firm to calculate the total arrears and had them cross-checked by Chinese Academies of Sciences scholar Kang Xiaoming. According to their calculations, these property developers had to pay 4.6 trillion yuan in tax, but only paid 800 billion yuan- just 17.4 per cent of the total. The programme argued that the tax had been introduced ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    African lions hope to emulate economies of Asian tigers

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Bloomberg

    ... 2013, according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which takes into account indicators such as safety and rule of law, human rights and economic progress. "There's nothing to stop Africa ... security forces for the past five years to impose Islamic law. Conflicts have also been raging in South Sudan, the Central African Republic and Somalia, while an al-Qaeda-linked militant group, ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Debts weigh down new vision for urban push

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... proposals to broaden local governments' financing channels include implementing a property tax and allowing them to issue municipal bonds. Mao said the law that banned local governments from ... at government agencies about amending the law soon. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' set on a dangerous path

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23pm

    ... of 'rule of man'." The phrase is generally taken to mean the absence of rule of law and a society where one person or group rules arbitrarily. In 2012, Li told Forbes he was prepared ... Kong's declining competitiveness or social problems. "Hong Kong people are used to making quick money by speculating in, say, property," he said. "Even Mr Li Ka-shing makes a lot ...

  10. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... of government-abetted cartels and monopolistic practices are not hard to identify. Thus everyone doing business in Hong Kong knows they tend to pay extortionate amounts in rent because the property market is so ... not only produced the tight system of cartel domination but allowed it to flourish. The examples that come readily to mind, aside from property development, are: banking, ports, energy supply, ...




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