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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - CUISINE NEPALESE

    A Nepalese haven in Jordan

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com On Jordan's hidden spice trail The first Nepalis came to Hong Kong as Gurkhas with the British Army. Today, they make up just under 1 per cent of the population. One-third live on the strip of land that borders ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Israeli minister admires HK's haven of tolerance

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Hong Kong may view itself in many ways, but to prominent Israeli government minister Isaac Herzog it is a bastion of tranquillity and multi-ethnic tolerance. Hong Kong's strengths surfaced frequently in an interview yesterday during Mr He ...

  4. 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 in the indictment as 'sham Hong Kong corporations.' While this has yet to be established in a court of law it will do little to alleviate the perception that Hong Kong is a tax haven. Jewels may ...

  5. One step beyond

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... All eyes are on the crisis-hit US economy, but Asia's growth potential and abundant liquidity has the region considered a safe haven for jobs ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Eurobonds unlikely to tempt Asia investors

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the usual 'safe haven' government bonds, assuming the relevant backers continue to prosper and make good on their debt obligations. 'Traditionally, government bonds have always been lower risk, and that is still the case,' Corry says. 'After all, governments can tax companies and individuals, and that ability to generate revenue has always made them a better ...

  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Analysts warn investors over rush into bonds

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... and safe-haven treasury bonds, are at record lows. Yields on emerging-market high-yield bonds, for example, have fallen from 24.5 per cent in 2002 to only 7 per cent. ...

  10. 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 ...




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