Mar 2016 COVER STORY: The Paradox of China – Sluggish Growth & Economic Proliferation

Slower economic growth, more intense competition, growing overcapacity, a shift to services, new government priorities, and never-ending anti-corruption drives are just some of the challenges facing business leaders in China today. Gordon Orr, Director Emeritus and Senior Advisor of McKinsey and a renowned expert on contemporary economics of China responsible for establishing McKinsey’s China practice […]

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Mar 2016 EDITORIAL: April 15 – A Stark Reminder of a Regressive Income Tax Policy (For Expats)

It is around this time of each year when all Americans with any source of income have one particular item their mind: filing their US tax returns and making payment in taxes to the US Internal Revenue Service by the deadline of April 15. It is also a stark reminder to “US persons” – American […]

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FISCAL POLICY – 2016/17 Hong Kong Budget: Business As Usual

The government’s proposed measures announced by Financial Secretary John C Tsang in his ninth annual Budget speech are essential steps intended to help Hong Kong maintain economic development and fiscal health, support local enterprises, cope with market volatility and safeguard employment. However, many are questioning whether the latest Budget is doing enough, given the current […]

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