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  1. Business - Economy - DIPLOMACY

    Tax haven Liechtenstein opens consulate in Hong Kong to boost ties

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... following the naming of the firm in a US senate report on tax evasion, according to Global Banking News. In May, European Union (EU) finance ministers mandated the European Commission to negotiate ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com European tax haven wants to boost its presence in Asia as region's economic power grows Liechtenstein opens consulate to boost ties The Principality ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan temporarily halts aid to Vietnam over bribery case

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:53am by AFP

    ... railway officials were detained over allegations of corrupt payments, the foreign ministry said. The scandal emerged in March when Japanese media reported that the national tax agency had flagged ... a deputy general director of Vietnam Railways, reports said. On Monday, Japan said development aid would be resumed following an investigation in Vietnam and if measures are put in place to avoid ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Facing history can be painful, but is vital, says Merkel, as she ends China trip

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:21am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com German leader says lessons from wartime must be faced, but avoids direct mention of Japan Crucial to reflect on past, says Merkel German Chancellor ... the Nazis. "This is a painful process," she said. "But it is the right thing to do. The new generation also has to face history, and this is crucial to avoid repeating mistakes." ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China wants to avoid court over maritime disputes, says Vietnam official

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok in Singapore kristine.kwok@scmp.com Official claims Beijing made several requests not to take maritime dispute to arbitration China keen to avoid court, says Vietnam China has repeatedly asked Vietnam not to take the two countries' maritime territorial dispute to an international court, a top Vietnamese military official said yesterday. Speaking ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan's business lobby head wants to foster ties with China, South Korea

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... the lobby group's call to cut the corporate tax rate to 25 per cent, from the top effective rate of 35.64 per cent in metropolitan Tokyo, to spur growth, according to the Nikkei. And he voiced support for tentative government plans to raise consumption tax to 10 per cent in October next year as scheduled, major media said. The tax went up from 5 per cent to 8 per cent in April, ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping attacks concept of global hegemony, in dig at United States

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:42am by Teddy Ng

    ... with the US. Xi's remarks indicated that "there is not much common ground between China and the US in the region other than avoiding major conflicts between the two big powers", Li said. ...


    US cuts more Thailand aid in response to military coup

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:20am by Agence France-Presse

    ... on Thailand contrasts sharply with the US approach to Egypt. Washington carefully avoided calling last year’s ouster of elected Islamist president Mohammed Mursi a coup and said last week it had ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    ‘Irresponsible’ British PM Cameron slammed for not standing up for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:36pm by Patrick Boehler and Jeffie Lam

    ... Patrick Boehler and Jeffie Lam Statement issued by UK and China makes no mention of Beijing's white paper, despite fears it threatens 1984 Joint Declaration and Basic Law Cameron under fire for avoiding autonomy issue British Prime Minister David Cameron has come under fire for skirting the heated debate over Hong Kong’s autonomy by prioritising Britain’s economic ties ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    National unity is everyone's duty: lawyers

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by Tony Cheung, Ernest Kao

    ... not understand why Lam referred to loving the country. "As a professional body, the Law Society should try to avoid weighing into politics," he said.   ...

  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing puts Britain in its place- behind Germany and France- ahead of Li Keqiang visit

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:16am by The Guardian

    ... on the agenda during Cameron’s visit in December as they will be during Li’s visit this week. But all EU countries have devised a formula to avoid causing too much offence to the Chinese, known ...




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