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Business Law

Myanmar needs an effective legal system, and so do its foreign investors

The controversy surrounding Aung San Suu Kyi and a joint-venture copper mine project in Myanmar should give prospective foreign investors pause. It should also prompt the international community to help the country establish a legal regime on which both investors and the people of Myanmar can rely for protection of their rights.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 3:30am

10pc of civil servants 'may have cross-leased'

Up to one-tenth of senior civil servants cross-leased their properties to gain as much benefit as possible from rental subsidies, a senior government officer says.

Philip Kwok Chi-tak, chairman of the Senior Government Officers' Association, yesterday explained why the perk, known as the private tenancy allowance, was the preferred option for senior civil servants.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Mak 'allowed tenant to sell' controversial flat

Secretary for Development Mak Chai-kwong authorised a civil-servant tenant to sell a flat that is a cause of controversy because of a 'cross-leasing' scheme, Lands Registry documents reportedly show.

The other civil servant, Tsang King-man, meanwhile rented his own flat to Mak and later authorised Mak to sell it, Apple Daily reported.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Iceland warms to Chinese tycoon's Arctic hotel plan

A Chinese tycoon appears closer to realising his dream of building a luxury resort near the Arctic after coming to terms with Iceland's government over the leasing arrangement for a frozen chunk of land.

5 May 2012 - 12:00am

Cost cuts to aid business

Following a waiver of business registration fees from 2010 to 2011, the financial secretary proposed in his budget reintroducing the practice for a year starting next month.

The move, expected to cost the government HK$1.9 billion, is aimed at helping businesses in the face of the uncertain economic situation.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Solid experience a big plus with leading HK developer

Leasing and project management positions Sino Land

One of Hong Kong's leading property developers, Sino Land, is looking for leasing managers and senior leasing managers for its retail, commercial and residential properties across the city.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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