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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law to affirm double stamp duty passed, 17 months after levy came in

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by PHILE SIU, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee The extra tax, which has been levied on almost all property purchases since early last year, voted into law before Legco’s summer break Doubling of stamp duty at last passed Legislation doubling the stamp duty on most property purchases was finally passed by lawmakers last night, just before the Legislative Council enters its three-month summer recess. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555049/law-affirm-double-stamp-duty-passed-17-months-after-levy-came
  2. Business - Companies - BUYOUTS

    Peak property portfolio key to HK$1.6 billion takeover tussle

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:41pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Family in takeover fight over Peak assets Competing scions of a prominent Taiwanese family are fighting over a HK$2.4 billion property portfolio on the Peak in a bitter battle for control ... on whether it is information that would enable the shareholders to reach a properly informed decision regarding the merits and demerits of the offers," Christina Lee, a partner at law firm Baker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1563338/peak-property-portfolio-key-hk16-billion-takeover-tussle
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Embracing the rule of law wouldhelp realise the Chinese Dream

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by RICK TANG

    ... Rick Tang Rick Tang says Chinese people do not demand democracy but will support corruption fight Embracing the rule of law would help to realise the Chinese Dream When President Xi ... and many "flies" have been caught, the latest being former security chief Zhou Yongkang. Xi is winning the war on corruption, but he must also lead the nation to embrace the rule of law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1564374/embracing-rule-law-wouldhelp-realise-chinese-dream
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    As China drafts property tax law, fate of pilot programme up in the air

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:29pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Confusion over trial property tax The mainland has started drafting a property tax law, but analysts are not sure whether it means a pilot programme ... Congress, told reporters on Sunday that the government "is drafting the [property tax] law and will submit it for approval when the time is ripe". That relieved some industry figures, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446030/china-drafts-property-tax-law-fate-pilot-programme-air
  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Buyers' gripes hit 3,400 after new trade descriptions law

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com 3,400 complain under new trade law The Consumer Council has received 3,463 complaints over unfair selling practices since the amended Trade Descriptions Ordinance took effect a year ago. One complaint involved HK$473,500- the highest amount in any of the cases- over a property trading scandal last year, when the sale of hotel suites developed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556479/buyers-gripes-hit-3400-after-new-trade-descriptions-law
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Property agents will be watching this one closely

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 12:58am by Howard Winn

    ... modestly describes it as "a stunning 2,400 square feet property with sweeping, panoramic harbour views on upper Stubbs Road in Mid-Levels." The property is clearly in a most suitable ... is also included in the sale. If Espinasse sells his property as a result of its exposure on Facebook this could start an uncomfortable trend for property agents.   Picture perfect Good to see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555016/property-agents-will-be-watching-one-closely
  7. Alternative Career Options In Law

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:29pm by Randee Stever

    ... to leave, but stay in the law profession because they're not sure what other fields to pursue or what type of job would make them happy. Most lawyers state that the reason they pursued legal studies was to make a difference and change the world, and the law is viewed as the perfect vehicle needed to drive the desired change in the world. This leaves lawyers confused as to what other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1557155/alternative-career-options-law
  8. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Shun Tak boosts first-half core profit 225.6pc on strong property sales

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 02:25pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Underlying profit at Shun Tak Holdings, which runs businesses from property to shipping and hotels, surged 225.61 per cent year on year to HK$534 million in the first half of the year, driven mainly by strong property sales. Net profit, including property revaluation gains, grew 63.99 per cent to HK$1.1 billion from HK$672 million in the first half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581679/shun-tak-boosts-first-half-core-profit-2256pc-strong-property
  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Citic’s interim core profit flat, supported by earnings from property development

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 02:14pm by Eric Ng

    ... in the property business, including in developing nations, chairman Chang Zhenming told reporters after the company posted flat recurring profit for the first half of the year when one-time gains in the same period last yea were excluded. “[China’s] property market has huge demand, but this cannot be without limit,” he said. “In a few more years, profitability is bound to decline after years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581677/citics-interim-core-profit-flat-supported-earnings-property
  10. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Baby boy of mother killed by falling tree ‘no longer in critical condition’

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:53pm by Phila Siu

    ... section and has remained in hospital since then. The tragedy highlighted the absence of a single law to govern the maintenance of trees. Experts have pointed out that, at present, trees in the countryside and urban areas are protected by various ordinances. “The government can not delay over the [proposed law]. It cannot be so shortsighted,” Ken So Kwok-yin, chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581220/baby-boy-mother-killed-falling-tree-no-longer-critical-condition

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