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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:51am by AP

    ... Raphael Satter Former Soviet Union domain name has become a major haven for hackers and cyber-criminals The 'evil empire' is alive and living in cyberspace The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago, but online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the.su internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has become a haven ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... countries. In the perennial political struggle between taxing and spending preferences, those elements of spending that can be cut without upsetting powerful lobbies will be at the front ...

  3. Caymans move takes Cogo a step closer to debut on HK exchange

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... transparency'. The Caymans, a British overseas territory in the Caribbean, is a popular offshore tax haven with a flexible corporate regime. According to offshore law firm Walkers, 'companies ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Disabled sailor explores sea with remotely operated vehicle

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... bought a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), which can be used either in water or on land. For the past two weeks he has been trying it out at home and at the Hebe Haven Yacht Club, of which he ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo-IBM server talks reach impasse

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Lenovo, the world's second-largest personal computer supplier, is holding firm on getting "a reasonable price" after reaching an impasse in negotiations to buy part of the server business of International Business Machines, sources say. "The talks haven't broken down, but there is a gap in the valuation [of the target business] between the buyer ...

  6. Engine tax forces Porsche to downsize on mainland

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... tax on large vehicles. Helmut Broeker (right), the head of Porsche China, said the tax had lifted the retail price of the company's cars by up to 30 per cent and it had already lost some ... that vehicles with an engine capacity of 4.1 litres or more will be taxed at a rate of 40 per cent of the retail price, up from 20 per cent. Vehicles with three to four-litre engines will be taxed at 25 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    How green is your footprint?

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau How green is your footprint? The Construction Industry Council is set to launch a system for rating the carbon footprint of construction materials. Thomas Ng Shiu-tong, a University of Hong Kong engineering professor involved in devising the scheme, says it will be the first of its kind. "So far there haven't been any agreed methods for evaluating the carbon ...

  8. Finance ministry unveils heavy taxes on cars with large engines

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong The Ministry of Finance in a surprise move yesterday said it was sharply increasing consumption taxes on larger vehicles in a bid to fight pollution. However, many observers said only a fuel consumption tax could encourage the purchase of low-emission cars and some analysts thought the new policy was at least partly aimed foreign carmakers whose larger vehicles ...

  9. Car dealers fear tax increase may affect high-end sales

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Mainland car dealers say a looming increase in vehicle consumption tax could deal a sharp blow to the sales of high-end and imported vehicles on which carmakers and dealers ... Jeeps. After a meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday, the State Council confirmed that it 'encouraged fuel-efficient vehicles and the implementation of higher consumption taxes ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Gas boom may be mixed blessing for climate change

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... energy sources, and if carbon taxes are not levied on the use of fossil fuels as a primary energy source in order to level the playing field for renewables, then investment in renewables ...




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