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  1. Ex-URA director avoided stamp duty, court told

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A former executive director of the Urban Renewal Authority avoided more than HK$500,000 in stamp duty on flats he bought at an internal pre-sale for a project he had had a hand ... HK$496,600 in stamp duty. The premiums the new buyers paid were also not included in the calculation of the stamp duty payments, the court heard. If they had been, a total of HK$576,092 would have ...

  2. Agency to expand despite market decline

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... but would start picking up in the second half, when prices fell. Sales volume had dropped 50 per cent since the government announced a special stamp duty, he said. 'Sellers are unwilling to cut ...

  3. Off-duty officer robbed while drunk, court told

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com An off-duty police officer was overpowered and robbed of his Rolex watch by a bartender outside a police station after a night of drinking, a court heard yesterday. Lam Ching-dong, 29, pleaded not guilty to robbery at the opening of his trial yesterday in the District Court. Prosecutors say Lam pushed off-duty police constable Chan Tung-hoi ...

  4. Modern Beauty removes director for failing in her duties

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... as executive director and chief operating officer because 'Yuen has failed to perform her duties' and 'her business objectives are not in line with those of the company'. It also ...

  5. Sprinter stamps his mark at athletics meet

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Budding sprinter Tang Yik-chun stole the limelight at the first round of the Watsons Water Athletic King Championships over the weekend. The 18-year-old first broke Chiang Wai-hung's men's 200 metres Hong Kong national and junior reco ...

  6. Centenary of stars

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Hong Kong actress-singer Cecilia Cheung Pak-chi is among 128 screen stars featured on stamps released by the State Postal Bureau to mark 100 years of Chinese film. The stamps carry colour and black-and-white photographs of the movie stars, and each set features eight different portraits. Xinhua reports other stars featured in the commemorative stamp collection ...

  7. Duty no fairytale, storyteller Tsang tells youngsters

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's political mantra of fostering harmony never seems to leave his mind- whether he is talking to state leaders or telling fairytales to children. The chief executive yesterday demonstrated his storytelling skills to a ...

  8. Bold and the dutiful

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... The Chung Ying Theatre troupe is small on numbers, but big on ambition- and The Phoenix is no exception, writes Clarence Tsui For a performance troupe ground down by budget cuts and brain drains, Chung Ying Theatre's crew remains remarkably epic in i ...

  9. Shaolin monks set for kung fu duty in HK

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hong Kong's first Shaolin martial arts school is scheduled to open by the end of next year. The Hong Kong Shaolin Kung Fu and Culture Centre will occupy 30,000 sq ft at the old site of Tai O Public School on Lantau. Speaking at the foundati ...

  10. Tsang's budget draws fire from all sides

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... prices - including an increase in stamp duty on luxury flats to curb speculation - struck the right balance. 'I hope people will consider their ability to pay when deciding to buy flats, ...




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