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  1. Help for small businesses and tourism applauded

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enterprises. To promote tourism, the 3 per cent hotel tax paid by guests will be waived. The financial secretary said this would enhance the competitiveness of Hong Kong's hotel industry ... year, cutting government revenue by HK$1.6 billion. The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce said that of all the budget measures, it particularly welcomed the cut in profits tax. Acting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627928/help-small-businesses-and-tourism-applauded
  2. The birth of Hong Kong cool

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and stylish. It may therefore come as a surprise that Hong Kong, a city we think of first and foremost as being about finance, commerce and trade with a healthy dollop of tourism, is increasingly being viewed internationally in terms of art and style. Clearly, we could do more to capitalise on these perceptions. As proof of how fashionable Hong Kong has become, some trend-trackers are already ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002122/birth-hong-kong-cool
  3. Bus crash has a lesson for tourists and tourism

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people are among the most generous in the world to those in crisis. A memorable example of this followed the Asian tsunami of December 2004, when we donated $1.11 billion ... That makes it all the more incomprehensible that the distressing predicament of Hong Kong survivors and families of victims of a bus accident in a foreign land seems to have been quickly forgotten. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/549620/bus-crash-has-lesson-tourists-and-tourism
  4. Should a sales tax be introduced in Hong Kong?

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Oliver Kwan, Pulcheria Chung

    ... Pulcheria Chung, Oliver Kwan Pulcheria Chung, 18 St Mary's Canossian College A sales tax would do more harm than good to Hong Kong. Our economy has just begun to pick up. Both ... on money. Schooling, social welfare, policing and city maintenance are only some items from a long list of the city's expenditures. Students pay for textbooks in Hong Kong- something unheard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489799/should-sales-tax-be-introduced-hong-kong
  5. Budget that's right for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... James Tien Financial secretaries delivering their budget speeches in Hong Kong have too often appeared like stern mothers addressing unruly children- whom they love dearly but don't ... to create a warm and fuzzy atmosphere ahead of the chief executive election. While it was certainly a 'feel-good' budget, such accusations are unfounded and ignore Hong Kong's fiscal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584709/budget-thats-right-hong-kong
  6. News - Business - FINANCIAL MARKETS

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange closes its doors

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Commodities exchange shuts its doors The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange will go ahead with a planned US$100 million rights issue and be ready within months to reapply for the trading licence it handed ... almost two years ago to the day on May 18, 2011. In contrast, the London Metal Exchange, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saw record volume in April of 14.5 million lots traded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1240917/hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-closes-its-doors
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange fails amid dearth of gold futures trading

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Enoch Yiu

    ... Eric Ng and Enoch Yiu Market players say Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange unable to compete with more established rivals, with trading in its gold futures very thin HKMEx closure brings no surprise The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange's failure to come up with a viable gold futures business proved to be its undoing as it wilted under competition from more established domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1241466/hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-fails-amid-dearth-gold
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - BUSINESS CROWDFUNDING

    With Hong Kong's FringeBacker, achieving big dreams just a click away

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based crowdfunding website is helping creatives worldwide turn their ideas into reality, writes Kylie Knott Fringe benefits Syrus Kwan Siu-fung ... Churdy stretches out on the chaise longue-like Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. "That's Kristy at the HSBC building," says Kwan, 27. "I love to draw that building, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1231508/hong-kongs-fringebacker-achieving-big-dreams-just-click-away
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE

    London and Hong Kong set to ignore EU money-laundering rules

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... ahead with this beauty. It's a beauty because it's custom-made for what Hong Kong has traditionally done best, which is offer reliable corporate services at low cost and look the other ... just as easy in Hong Kong. This town stands to add to its allure as a listing and trading centre. But we will have to accept that what silly laws in the EU treat as money laundering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1151929/london-and-hong-kong-set-ignore-eu-money-laundering-rules
  10. Business - Money

    Top 10 funds available in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... with all the risks involved. The funds here offer some of the best returns and governance for the fees charged, compared to equivalent funds. Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (2800) The first ETF to hit Asia outside of Japan. It was created from the Hong Kong government-led massive intervention in the local share market in 1998, at the height of the Asian financial crisis. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1054705/top-10-funds-available-hong-kong

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