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3Novices:Hong Kong academic tipped to be welfare minister denies calling for capital gains tax

The academic tipped to be welfare minister in the next government has denied advocating a capital gains tax to help tackle the city’s growing wealth gap and says he only suggested society discuss the matter.
Dr Law Chi-kwong’s remarks in a TV show on Sunday triggered a furious backlash in political and business arenas.
Speaking at the South China Morning Post’s Celebrating Hong Kong’s Coming of Age conference on Monday, Law said: “I just want to clarify I am not…
June 13, 2017 at 07:33AM http://ift.tt/2rkwL1v
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