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Chinese Jets Intercept U.S. Plane Near Hong Kong

Added: 26.05.2017 19:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

Two Chinese fighter jet intercepted a U.S. surveillance aircraft southeast of Hong Kong this week in a maneuver the Navy described as "unsafe."

Tags: EU, Hong Kong
From: www.nbcnews.com

Chinese Jets Intercept US Surveillance Plane

Added: 26.05.2017 19:14 | 9 views | 0 comments

Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an intercept of a U.S. military surveillance plane near Hong Kong on Wednesday, with one coming within 200 yards of the American aircraft, U.S. officials told Reuters.

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From: www.Newsmax.com

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane: US officials

Added: 26.05.2017 18:29 | 9 views | 0 comments

Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an intercept of a US military surveillance plane near Hong Kong on Wednesday (May 24), with one coming within 180m of the American aircraft, US officials told Reuters.

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From: www.straitstimes.com

Kitchee 1 Tottenham 4: Son, Kane strike as Spurs round off season in style

Added: 26.05.2017 16:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min were both on target as Tottenham ended a fine season with a 4-1 friendly win over Kitchee in Hong Kong. Mauricio Pochettino's side scored twice in quick succession in the first half through Son and Vincent Janssen, before late strikes from Kane and youngster Kazaiah Sterling sealed the victory. The ...]

From: www.soccernews.com

HNA Hospitality dream trip to Tahiti with partner Deer Jet

Added: 26.05.2017 9:09 | 9 views | 0 comments

HNA Hospitality Group has teamed up with Deer Jet to launch a new product called ‘Dream Trip between Hong Kong and Tahiti’. The new bespoke tour will let tourists take the world’s first 787 Dream Jet and enjoy seven nights’ stay in St. Regis Bora Bora Resort.

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How becoming a Hong Kong pensioner can save you tax

Added: 25.05.2017 15:49 | 46 views | 0 comments


THE global war on tax evasion rumbles on. What began as an American onslaught, with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) of 2010, has been joined by more than 100 countries through an initiative called the Common Reporting Standard (CRS). Under this, governments will exchange tax information on their financial firms’ clients on a regular, “automatic” basis, without having to be asked for it, starting this year. Holdouts such as Panama, the Bahamas and Lebanon have, one by one, been frogmarched into line.
But tax-dodgers and their advisers are enterprising sorts, eager to clamber through the smallest loophole—and gaps in the CRS there are. One involves becoming a pensioner in Hong Kong.
The territory, home to a big financial centre, has a type of pension known as an ORS (for Occupational Retirement Scheme). The beauty of ORS from a tax evader’s point of view is that anyone can get one and they are not...

From: www.economist.com

Noble Group, a big Asian commodities trader, is teetering

Added: 25.05.2017 15:49 | 2 views | 0 comments


THE difficulties facing Noble Group, a beleaguered Hong Kong commodities trader, are multiplying. On May 23rd the firm was forced to suspend trading of its shares in Singapore after their value slumped by more than 28% in half an hour. The panicked selling came after S&P Global, a ratings agency, warned that Noble was at risk of defaulting on large debt repayments that are due within the next 12 months. Investors were also rattled by reports from Reuters and the Financial Times suggesting that Sinochem, a Chinese conglomerate at one time tipped to take a stake in Noble, had lost interest in a deal.
Founded in 1986 by Richard Elman, a former scrap-metal merchant from London, Noble grew from an initial investment of $100,000 to be worth more than $10bn at its peak in 2010. But investors took fright in 2015 when a previously unknown group called Iceberg Research began publishing reports questioning Noble’s accounting practices (Noble has vigorously defended its...

From: www.economist.com

lamborghini centenario one of twenty spotted in japan

Added: 24.05.2017 11:55 | 7 views | 0 comments


one of lamborghini’s twenty centenarios has surfaced in hong kong.

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