1. 印花稅 - Stamp duty
On Friday, the government announced a doubling of stamp duties on home and non-residential properties valued at more than HK$2 million.
2. 投機買賣 - Speculation
The new measures to cool property prices are likely to curb speculation in the non-residential market and lead to a fall in prices, property agents said.
3. 宣誓就職 - Sworn in
Park Geun-hye was sworn in as South Korea's first female president yesterday.
4. 就職典禮 - Inauguration ceremony
Park's inauguration ceremony included a 21-gun salute and a performance from Korean rapper Psy of his song Gangnam Style.
5. 退稅 - Tax rebate
Last year, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah presented a HK$80 billion basket of measures that included a salaries tax rebate of up to HK$12,000.