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Business 05 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Time to cut personal tax rates

FEW would deny that the recent increases in petrol price, toll rates and utility charges have made the cost of living more expensive. From 2005 to June 2007, the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 5.3%, with the largest increases seen in the cost of transport, beverages and tobacco, pharmaceuticals, and restaurants and hotels. The CPI provides an indication of the cost of living based on a defined basket of goods and services.

Business 11 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Japanese economy marks 0.8% growth in second quarter

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's economy grew at a 0.8 percent annual rate during the April-June quarter, marking the sixth straight quarter of expansion driven by booming investments and solid consumer spending, the government said Friday.

Business 23 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Factors influencing a restaurant’s success

Most of the time location plays an important part in attracting customers to a restaurant. Good traffic flow, adequate parking facilities and easy accessibility are all advantageous in drawing in customers.

Business 11 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Inflation settling in with improving economy in US

After a decade of relatively tame prices, American consumers are starting to feel the ouch'' of inflation as the cost of everything from coffee, candy and home appliances is marching higher.

Business 26 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Shenzhen wooing tourists with culture

VISITORS to Shenzhen surely do not want to miss out on the city#039;s gourmet offerings to whet their appetite and the spectacular cultural performances by top-notch performers at the China Folk Culture Villages and Splendid China.

Business 06 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Visa Asia Pacific unveils Monster Chase TV ad

VISA Asia Pacific has launched a regional TV commercial (TVC) that features the animated personality Lara Croft from the I>Tomb Raider/Ivideo game.

Business 06 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Visa Asia Pacific unveils Monster Chase TV ad

VISA Asia Pacific has launched a regional TV commercial (TVC) that features the animated personality Lara Croft from the I>Tomb Raider/Ivideo game.