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  1. Wen approves big rise in schools tax

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New rate applies to firms and the public Beijing is to provide more money for schools and universities by increasing its education levy by 50 per cent. Premier Wen Jiabao has endorsed a directive to raise the education tax paid by enterprises from 2 per cent to 3 per cent. The levy is based on the equivalent they pay in value-added and business taxes. The public faces the same ...

  2. Advances on transparency, but a way to go yet

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... They include the promise that all official budgets will be released publicly, so that people can know 'how much the government spends and what it spends money on'. Wen also said: 'Governments at all levels need to work hard to accomplish practical results for the people; and all public servants should genuinely become servants of the people.' That could be bad news ...

  3. Private equity funds looking at public relations makeover

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck The Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association said it may hire a public relations firm to help improve the public image of private equity funds in the face ... Kong Investment Association, said that if the public knew that private equity firms were investing the money of institutions such as their universities and pension funds, they might feel more ...

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    Gerard McCoy denies move to be Hong Kong's next DPP

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Paying: the case for controlling marine emissions in the Pearl River Delta". The report also contains a study by the University of Hong Kong's school of public health on the health ... to another high-profile career change that we mentioned at the end of last month. We wrote then that the Director of Public Prosecutions had expressed more than a passing interest in becoming a High ...

  5. Debt forgiveness only way to end Greek crisis

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Pettis

    ... at the Guanghua School of Peking University and a senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment ...

  6. Firms face scrutiny of employee taxes as revenue slides

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... authorities on behalf of individuals. But an annual summary statement of taxes paid by each employee is usually done only by government departments and public-service units, such as hospitals and schools. 'China is under pressure to boost government coffers after a decline in fiscal revenue,' said Li Weiguang, a professor of public finance at Tianjin University of Finance ...

  7. Taxpayers can look forward to lower bills

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... graduated from university. Costs for attending interest classes and tutorial classes can add up to a substantial amount over and above school fees, he said. Taxpayers have already prepaid the tax ... of Certified Public Accountants' taxation committee, said the government had not accepted suggestions for new allowances. 'We support the tax concessions,' Lau said. 'But... ...

  8. School pioneering top programme in Chinese

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis THE UNIVERSITY OF Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) is the first Hong Kong learning institution to offer the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) ... for the Chinese-language CFP programme. 'The objective is to increase public recognition of CFP as the premier qualification by clearly communicating the rigorous standards it represents,' Ms Ng said. ...

  9. Paying the price

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of children killed when their school buildings collapsed during the Sichuan earthquake; if he hadn't questioned government actions through his art works and in microblogs, or exposed official ... to pay up; the amount was set with no discussion. How is this in any way legal tax collection? Third is the legitimate use of the taxes. Our taxes pay for government, and for public goods ...

  10. ESF board and committees make decisions about costs with greatest care

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the financial control of the English Schools Foundation. Let me point out that ESF was subjected to a stringent review of its governance and management practice by the Director of Audit in 2004. The very thorough report was debated at length by the public accounts committee of the Legislative Council and resulted in a detailed action plan whose implementation was monitored by the committee ...




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