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  1. Business - Companies

    US firms criticised for tax avoidance

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:14am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Majority of large companies using offshore tax havens, new report says US firms criticised for tax avoidance Most Fortune 500 corporations have offshore tax haven ... taxes by using accounting tricks to make profits made in America appear to be generated in offshore tax havens- countries with minimal or no taxes," said Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) ...

  2. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Flaws in Abenomics thrown into sharp relief by sales tax

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:10am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... in Abenomics thrown into sharp relief by sales tax For most of his first year in office, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's approval ratings stood above 70 per cent. Having led his Liberal ... controversial decision to go ahead with an increase in the country's consumption tax (from 5 per cent to 8 per cent) in April was the main factor behind the sharper-than-expected 7.1 per cent ...

  3. News - World - FINANCE

    Global tax reform plan to crack down on tax avoidance is 'biggest in a century', OECD says

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 02:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairns OECD proposals seek to close international loopholes used by companies to avoid tax Global tax reform plan 'biggest in a century' OECD chief Angel Gurria yesterday handed the G20 recommendations on the biggest changes to international tax rules in more than a century in a bid to tackle corporate tax strategies that are costing countries ...

  4. News - Asia - IMMIGRATION

    Australia speeds up visa scheme to attract rich Chinese investors

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... the Australian cooperation on this. We don't want these corrupt officials or fugitives to find safe havens overseas." Lawyers and agents have demanded the government clarify rules on funding ... to show for secrecy reasons or tax reasons," said Rossana Gonzalez, immigration agent at Immigration Experts Australia. By the end of last month, just 436 visas had been approved compared ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    HK$3m fee for Hui should have been taxed, says Kwok

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:02am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Former chief secretary was supposed to declare payment in his tax return, claims tycoon as he contradicts the man he is accused of bribing Kwok: Hui ... allegedly bribed. Kwok disagreed with Hui, who told their graft trial his failure to make a tax declaration for a HK$3 million secret fee from Kwok in 2003 was a result of the tycoon's ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sedition Act crackdown denying Malaysians freedom of speech

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... head of the independent pollster Merdeka Centre, who adds that many Malaysians are beginning to “self-censor”. “I think we haven’t seen the worst of things.” The act outlaws speech deemed ... or to tighten the reigns ahead of looming political flashpoints. These include the introduction next April of a controversial goods and service tax expected to lead to unpopular price rises. Opposition ...

  7. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Petronas could shelve Canadian LNG project without favourable tax deal

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vancouver Petronas to delay LNG project if no tax deal Malaysian state-owned energy company Petronas said on Monday it could delay its planned US$11 billion liquefied natural gas plant on Canada's Pacific coast by up to 15 years unless it could reach a favourable tax deal by the end of this month. Petronas said the economics of the plant were marginal ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's Abe is 'neutral' on raising sales tax

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Prime minister facing tough decision as he seeks to curb debt without hurting economic recovery Japan's Abe is 'neutral' on raising sales tax Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe remains "completely neutral" on whether to raise the national sales tax, Economy Minister Akira Amari said even as he expressed concern about the strength of economic ...

  9. News - World - MIGRANTS

    Italy fire opens seedy side of Chinese migrant labour

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... finding work at factories that ignore basic safety standards, and billions of euros have been smuggled back to China, police investigations show. The savings on tax and labour have given ... anti-mafia prosecutor. "Until now, we haven't had the possibility of relating with Chinese investigative authorities." Gino Reolon, the provincial commander of Italy's financial ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Caroline Haven in Causeway Bay is a blend of new and old Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Text and photos: Christopher DeWolf The neighbourhood between Haven Street and Caroline Hill Road in Causeway Bay is a heady mix of past and present Caroline Haven It's a familiar story: cheap rents draw independent businesses to a working-class enclave, transforming its car body shops and recycling depots into eccentric shops and eateries. Located between Haven Street ...




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