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  1. Haven plays it safe

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... remains flush and the search for yield is likely to continue, so 'Singapore may be viewed as a safe haven that could attract investments into the residential property market'. Cumulative ... 'Barring any major correction, the Singapore market should remain healthy and a safe haven for investors. Buyers will see this as a good time to add quality properties to their portfolios.' ...

  2. HK is haven of hope for business

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Sarkozy met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Poland in December. Hong Kong is seen as not only a haven from the worst of the global economic crisis, but also from ...

  3. Bermuda bid to net Chinese catch

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... specialises in the offshore legal industry and does most of its business with those two offshore tax havens. 5-6% The annual growth in business that Bermuda's business minister hopes to see ... competition from other low-tax jurisdiction rivals such as the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Wayne Furbert, Bermuda's Minister of Business Development and Tourism, was in Hong ...

  4. Heavenly haven near capital

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Hill

    ... to settle. Their way of life remains largely unchanged. They specialise in making pottery and Mon food in this peaceful haven away from the capital's hustle and bustle. As Thailand today ...

  5. Big deal

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a 10 per cent service charge and government taxes. ...

  6. Shanghai bid for tax-free tourist zone

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Shanghai hopes to set up a tax-free shopping zone for tourists beside its Disney theme park- still under construction- or around Pudong International Airport, ... government for permission to establish shops offering tax rebates to overseas visitors in light of a trial scheme being piloted on Hainan island. 'A tax rebate for tourists is a very good ...

  7. Sino-US trade tensions unlikely to ease with end to refunds, subsidies

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Beijing's decision to settle the United States' complaint at the World Trade Organisation by removing subsidies and export tax refunds on a dozen industries may have ... a number of tax refunds on exports by December 31 and terminate a subsidy by the end of next year, while the US will suspend the complaint. Many economists said the settlement was a triumph ...

  8. New mainland tax rule to hit mail orders

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu The golden days of Hong Kong agents buying cosmetics, milk powder and handbags to send by mail to mainland customers for a commission are numbered. Until now, mainland import tax ... introduced because of the huge tax losses due to the increasingly popular system of overseas buying and posting, especially over the past two years. Many mainlanders prefer to buy cosmetics in Hong ...

  9. Foreign direct investment reached record levels in 2008, survey finds

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... capital through what is known as round-tripping. This practice refers to capital that is invested locally through companies set up in tax havens like the British Virgin Islands. Cheng said round-tripping was usually employed to conceal the identity of the investor or the source of the capital or to take advantage of tax incentives. Galpin said foreign direct investment in Hong Kong ...

  10. Why should things cost more on the mainland?

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... overseas media publications to break the news report in late October, customs' controversial decision to tax individual users of iPhones and iPads has been a focus of rising criticism. ... tax individuals who bring in those products for personal use, mainland leaders should instead ask themselves this question: 'Why cannot those products be cheaper on the mainland?' ...




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