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  1. Business - China Business - COMMENT

    Chinese government defers another default but only for the time being

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... in the first half. Some of the gain, of course, is the result of central-government stimulus: expedited railway spending and tax cuts. Most of it reflects local fiscal pump-priming, funded by untold ... short-term growth may have averted fears of an economic downturn, but they haven't boosted confidence in the mainland's longer-term prospects," Andrew Batson, China research director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1559346/chinese-government-defers-another-default-only-time-being
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - COMMENT

    Buffett builds US$55b green pile as individual investors cut cash holdings

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:17am by James Saft

    ... It is also similarly possible that Buffett is not happy with the prices and is biding his time against a day when prices have been marked down. One thing not influencing Berkshire is tax policy as all its cash is generated in the United States and it is not one of the legion of corporations holding money offshore to avoid a repatriation tax. The bottom line, though, is that the best ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578303/buffett-builds-us55b-green-pile-individual-investors-cut
  3. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Shinzo Abe's best bet for Japanese revival may rest with casinos

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by BLOOM

    ... or fears of a crime wave (betting tables haven't destroyed Singapore). It's the politically connected existing gaming outfits that fear being bankrupted by the arrival of the Vegas ... a boost, and so could national tax revenues. Casinos also could be strategically built in depressed areas such as Tohoku, which was racked by the 2011 earthquake, and Okinawa. It's up to Abe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1541263/shinzo-abes-best-bet-japanese-revival-may-rest-casinos
  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Simplistic arguments add nothing to policy debates

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 11:10am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... This little hiccup is not directly mentioned- but the author says taxes on business and the rich are way too low and should be raised to foot the bill of a generous public sector. Keucheyan ... lower taxes on business just to screw the little guy; they did it because they were in competition with other countries cutting taxes in a highly globalised world, again thanks to the experts- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1533830/simplistic-arguments-add-nothing-policy-debates
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    After the next crisis, let's make sure US prosecutors get their man

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by Bloomberg

    ... commit tax fraud. A company typically can't be charged unless a real person committed a crime. Yet in just eight cases did prosecutors pursue individuals- none of whom were high-level ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1539199/after-next-crisis-lets-make-sure-us-prosecutors-get-their
  6. Business - Companies - COMMENT

    A bit of civil disobedience won't overturn firms' calculations

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:08am by Stephen Vines

    ... of the Obama administration declaring that the president is "anti-business" and imposing taxes (they are obsessed by taxation issues) that are squeezing businesses out of the country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1525072/bit-civil-disobedience-wont-overturn-firms-calculations
  7. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Hong Kong cannot afford a city state of mind

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:14am by Peter Guy

    ... Peter Guy Overhaul of the tax and education systems will help improve city's entrepreneurial opportunity A city state of mind stifles reform and innovation in HK No one would dare ... A dramatic reform of the tax system is the cleanest way forward- progressive taxes on capital gains, dividends and inheritance could fund much-needed reforms to modernise our public education system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1482052/hong-kong-cannot-afford-city-state-mind
  8. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Profitable Japan trade going into reverse as investors grow wary of Abenomics

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 01:37pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... on the Topix index last month hit the highest level since 2008. Many fear that the economy will take a big hit after today's increase in the sales tax to 8 per cent from 5 per cent. The higher sales tax is another reason why Abe is determined to get companies to be more generous with pay, because if prices move higher but wages don't, Japanese consumers will be strangled. Abe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1461649/profitable-japan-trade-going-reverse-investors-grow-wary-abenomics
  9. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    How liquidity evaporates from China

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Phillips (better known for the Phillips Curve relating wages to unemployment) modelled liquidity in flows representing spending, taxes, investment and exports. If he got it wrong, he either got his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1486363/how-liquidity-evaporates-china
  10. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Time to make Hong Kong a truly global capital markets hub

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... a bankers' luncheon club. So far, their advice has been lame, in one case suggesting tax breaks for, er, bankers. A senior independent professional might lead a more independent council, consulting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1466480/time-make-hong-kong-truly-global-capital-markets

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