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  1. Foreign companies can profit from new rule

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by John Williams

    ... John Williams The mainland's new income tax laws spell a heavy burden for some foreign invested enterprises (FIEs), but one tax analyst says the changes are not all bad. The new Enterprise Income Tax Law became effective on January1 after being passed by the National People's Congress in March last year. Under the old rules, with essentially two different tax regimes ...

  2. Moving around

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by John Williams

    ... John Williams Careers need not be boring if staff are willing to try different posts If you think working with a bank is a boring career choice, consider Mary Huen Wai-yi, Standard Chartered Bank's general manager for customer experience, consumer banking. 'I'm a good example of how the bank has good opportunities to train one individual to do many different ...

  3. Big profits spark recruitment drive

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by John Williams

    ... Despite global economic concerns, Standard Chartered plans to open new branches and hire 600 employees. Reports by John Williams Standard Chartered Bank, which recently reported strong profits for 2007, is planning to recruit up to 600 staff to complement its business growth. It also plans to open up to six new branches in Hong Kong. With worrying news on the global economic ...

  4. No insurance for riots, civil wars

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hong Kong tourists are unlikely to be compensated for injuries or property losses suffered in the chaos in Thailand even if they bought travel insurance, a senior insurance executive has warned. Peter Tam Chung-ho, chief executive of the Federation of Insurers, said most travel insurance did not cover losses and injuries caused by riots and civil wars because they were ...

  5. Cab Chat

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Kwan Chi-shing, 47, is confident he can get through the tough times ahead, but admits he may have to get out of the taxi business if it is possible. Business has dropped by more than 20 per cent, as the Hang Seng Index has dived a lot in the past two weeks. The stock market has still got the energy to rebound a bit after falling over 1,000 points but that didn't ...

  6. The human side of investing

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gigi Lam

    ... The study of decision making in investors shows that people's behaviour is not that predictable when it comes to finance, writes Gigi Lam Buy low. Sell high. That's what a smart, rational investor is supposed to do. And most of us want to do that. But it's not that simple. Emotions often get in the way. And that's what behavioural finance - the study of decision ...

  7. MPF body seeks data for bonus

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Self-employed people have been urged to report their incomes to Mandatory Provident Fund trustees before the end of next month in order to receive a HK$6,000 bonus payment. The MPF Authority is collecting data from trustees and employers to locate employees, casual workers, the self-employed and those who have become jobless recently who might be eligible to receive ...

  8. For one candidate, it's just another ticket in a field full of diplomas

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Obtaining the qualification to be a chartered financial analyst is just another ticket in a field awash with diplomas, one candidate says. 'The CFA title used to be very precious, but now many people have this qualification in Hong Kong,' said banker Josephine Chan, 29. 'Though it is not necessary to take the examination before entering the field, ...

  9. No sign of a bubble yet, say economists

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Anita Lam Fears of an end to the boom played down Surging prices for everything from gold to fruit and vegetables has raised fears of a bubble economy in Hong Kong, but economists say they are not worried just yet. The Hang Seng Index soared to a new record past the 31,000-point level yesterday, and property prices continue to be buoyed by consumer optimism ...

  10. Three jailed over US$108b swindle bid

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... issued in 1948 by Overseas Trust Bank - which was only set up in 1955. They pleaded not guilty on November 16 to five counts of using false documents. In the District Court, Deputy Judge William Lam Kui-po jailed mainlander Ma Ping, 32, for 39 months and Singaporeans Eddie Woon Kwok Jin, 53, and Lim Ban-hoong, 62, for 30 and 18 months. ...




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