Amid a record budget deficit, Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan last week unveiled more than HK$120 billion in measures to support businesses, reduce the hardship many are facing and revive the economy.
In a largely upbeat 2021-22 Budget, the Hong Kong Government is offering electronic consumer vouchers for residents while increasing the stamp duty on stock trading to help raise revenue.
Singapore unveiled an expansionary Budget 2021 that balances providing additional support to help businesses and people manage through COVID-19 together with reforms to deal with long-term challenges.
As Australia faces an ageing population and decreasing housing affordability, the next generation of CPAs are driving calls for a restructure to the retirement income system to mitigate the risk of more Australians living in poverty in retirement.
Singapore unveiled a wide-ranging Budget 2021 that focuses on continued economic restructuring to deal with long-term challenges while balancing the immediate priorities of supporting its businesses and people through COVID-19.
The employment-intensive manufacturing sector is considered a good vehicle for the road to recovery, and harnessing the potential of renewable energy could be just what is needed to boost activity in the sector.
As we draw closer to what is arguably one of the most eagerly anticipated vaccines in recent history, industry experts describe how the race to a COVID-19 vaccine is changing the way vaccines are developed and brought to market.
Much is at stake for the growing yet deeply troubled aged-care sector, which is grappling with issues of abuse, neglect and overall mismanagement.
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Financial experts weigh in on what needs to be done to pull the economy out of the recession, looking at the challenges and opportunities ahead.