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  1. Rise and fall of a scholar who left his stamp on HK

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Hong Kong people know well about the concept of 'one country, two systems', conceived by late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, but not many know that it was originally contrived as a solution for the unif ...

  2. For richer, for poorer

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kitty Poon

    ... Kitty Poon Just like the soaring yuan and the mainland stock dealing frenzy in previous months, Beijing's decision to raise the stamp duty on share trading was a hot topic ... Thanks to the booming A-share markets, her assets doubled in a matter of years. People like Ms Wu are unlikely to be deterred by the recent rise in stamp duty, or any similar measure to cool ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What the local media says

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Nelson Cheng

    ... A source said prices would be lowered by as much as 5 per cent, in step with the trend in property prices since the introduction of the new stamp duty.   Thursday, The Sun Driver posts illegal ...

  4. Pavilion adorned with breakthrough products bearing local stamp

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko THE INNOVATION AND Technology Commission has taken part in the China Hi-Tech Fair since its inception in 1999 to facilitate technological collaboration between Hong Kong and the mainland, and the development of high value-added indus ...

  5. Market soars as investors ride mainland wave

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... increase last week. The index was just shy of its peak of 4,334.9, set on May 29 before a sudden increase in the stamp duty on stock transactions triggered a slump. Yesterday's rally pushed ...

  6. Sales double for NT flats priced under HK$2m

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... in the area, up from 10 per cent previously, Hui said. Stamp duty of just HK$100 for a HK$2 million flat was another attraction, he said. 'They stand to make a handsome return even if prices move ...

  7. Surge in buyers from the mainland to boost sales of flats by 20pc, says agent

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... next month, Mr Cheung urged the government to unveil its proposed property stimulus package as soon as possible. 'A reduction in stamp duty up to 3.75 per cent of transaction value, ...

  8. Soaring crime rate dims Shenzhen's lustre

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... garrison has been called upon to help. Experienced officers from other parts of the mainland are being hired, and there is a promise of an additional 4,200 officers to be put on duty this year. Boosting the size of the force and putting more officers on the streets will go a long way towards combating the problem. But providing adequate training and stamping out corruption will be less ...

  9. NZ agents look to win mainland clients

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko, Peta Tomlinson

    ... by the fact they could buy any type of property without the need to pay stamp duty on the purchase, he said. Regarding concerns that property prices have peaked, Mr Sampson said he was confident ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to fix the problems of a porous border

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... coming to stock up on goods for resale across the border without paying customs duty. The long queues of travellers with cartloads of goods at Sheung Shui train station every day shows how ...




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