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  1. Time for strategic review

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bo Leung It may still be too early to add additional equity to existing portfolios and investors should remain cautious over their asset class due to the European debt crisis, private banking managers warn. Private banking giant UBS has reduced its equity ...

  2. Wealth manager moves fast in pursuit of Asia's high net-worth

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Having entered the region relatively late, Julius Baer is pushing hard for growth and a niche market. Reports by John Cremer Swiss wealth manager Julius Baer may be a comparative latecomer to Asia, but the firm is fast making up for any lost time. Its pus ...

  3. Filipinos rally at 'secret' tax

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More than 100 Filipino maids took to the streets yesterday to protest against a 'secretive' tax the Philippine government is imposing when they send money home. United ... transactions. A number of banks and money exchanges, including Western Union and Philippine National Bank, confirmed to the group that they had been instructed by Manila to place a Documentary Stamp Tax ...

  4. Tax cut paves way for distribution hub if import duty is removed

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... consultant and educator Simon Tam. 'The latest tax cut was long overdue, but zero duty would create an ideal regional wine hub,' he said. 'It would become a much more attractive ... Wine Industry Coalition, which has for long lobbied for reduced tax, believed the system would be impractical. 'There are too many complications. Bonded warehouses would have to take up ...

  5. Three jeers for 'Asian' Games

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... member, ParkYong-sung, was convicted of embezzlement and recently pardoned by Lee, who also conveniently pardoned IOC member and Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee last December from a tax evasion ... of the head of Korean Air and the chairman of the Pyeongchang bid committee, Cho Yang-ho, who was sentenced to three years in prison in 1999 for tax evasion but appealed and settled ...

  6. Flood control

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... understandably, lead to demands; the hardest-hit, of course, need to be helped. But the tools of fiscal policy extend beyond mere subsidies. Taxes, for example, could be used to equal, if not greater ... management. But they also have a tremendous distributive impact: when they fall, savers loose and investors gain. Temporary changes in tax might help to redress this imbalance. But note: ...

  7. Scope for government to counter recession

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activity in these sectors has contracted. There seems little doubt everyone will have to tighten their belts eventually. The government, too, will have to contend with falling revenue from taxes ... following the 1997 Asian financial crisis, for example, the government introduced a series of tax increases and budget cuts. Indeed, the Basic Law requires the government to keep expenditure within ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... indictment of a Swiss private bank and involves the creation of accounts to avoid US tax. The two Hong Kong companies named were Asset Champion and Eagle Elite and were both described ... people who are sedentary in the same environments. Hong Kong has on average 3,200 avoidable deaths a year according to the Hedley Index. Given all this, you wonder how long Standard Chartered, ...

  9. Links bring parties closer

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of international treaties, an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation between Hong Kong and the UAE has been finalised and given its preliminary agreement. The final official signing ... spearheaded by the Dubai International Financial Centre, which offered 55.5 per cent foreign ownership, no withholding tax, freehold land and office space and a tailor-made financial regulatory ...

  10. News - China - HOUSING

    Too early to loosen curbs on property, says China's Premier Wen Jiabao

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on buying second homes, an increase in minimum down payments and the introduction of property taxes in certain areas. ...




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