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  1. Sponsor's strategic shift raises question of value

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... With Tim Noonan Strategic shifts are a normal part of corporate culture. When UBS decided it was no longer going to renew its title sponsorship of the Hong Kong Open, it simply stated in a press release the decision was 'part of a strategic shift in ...

  2. Banker gets help to lift his game

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott John Daly has one more duty to perform before he leaves Hong Kong- he has to teach local banker George Sobek how to drive further than 300 yards. Sobek showed canny skills in winning the UBS Hong Kong Open Fantasy Golf Portfolio Game. In true ...

  3. A good week for...

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... confessing to charges of tax evasion, and because he has a chronic illness- diabetes and high blood pressure. The artist was taken into custody in April as he prepared to board a flight to Hong Kong. ... Jose Mourinho, he knows winning the Champions League is vital if he is to avoid becoming not just one of the youngest managers in Premier League history but also the youngest to get the bullet ...

  4. Lawyers propose a Basic Law for the Olympics to avoid legal hurdles

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic law would also legitimise tax breaks for event sponsors. Mr Li said that during the drafting process, the commission referred to the Olympic Charter and supporting law drawn up by South ...

  5. Jockey Club urges betting-tax reform to stop fall in revenue

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Hong Kong Jockey Club last night warned the government that failure to reform the way horse racing is taxed will result in a further drop in revenue next season. Chief ... at the same meeting last year. Pulling no punches at the traditional end-of-season press conference, Mr Wong emphasised that the average tax of 13.5 per cent on all bets in Hong Kong was the highest ...

  6. Tax revenue to exceed expectations

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Tax revenue generated from soccer betting is expected to reach $1.8 billion in the next financial year, 20 per cent more than the government's original estimate. The government revised its forecast after reviewing turnover since legalised soccer betting was launched on August 1 last year. In July, the Jockey Club said it expected total profits of about $3 billion ...

  7. Tax reform 'key to recovery'

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Club plan to lure illegal punters back into fold The Hong Kong Jockey Club believes tax reform will create new turnover from abroad and return illegal domestic turnover to a taxable regime. The move from a turnover tax to a gross profits tax has still to pass through the Legislative Council, but Tuesday's approval by the Executive Council was a victory ...

  8. Tax reform still tops club's agenda

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... as illegal operators made no such deduction. The club has been pushing for a tax reform that allows betting duty to be levied on profits instead of turnover. 'The proposed system... taxes ... of the illegal betting dollars for Hong Kong,' Mr Arculli said. 'Tax reform will give us a powerful array of measures to fight illegal operators who target the under-aged or encourage people ...

  9. Top horses and tax changes point to a great new season

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... with the government expected to approve changes to the club's tax structure by mid-season. The change from a turnover tax to a gross profits tax has seen very positive results in betting figures ...

  10. Racing tax reform a win-win proposition

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Jockey Club's hard-fought campaign to overhaul how it is taxed has- at last- met with some success. Last week, the government put forward proposals for reform which, if implemented, will give horse racing a much-needed boost. They are long overdue. The key to the shake-up is a fundamental change in the tax structure for horse racing. For more than 30 years, duty has ...




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