China’s Ministry of Finance Saturday announced a favorable tax policy for overseas talent working in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Based on the individual income tax differentials between the Chinese mainland and Ho
ng Kong, overseas high-end talent and professionals in short supply that work in the Greater Bay Area will
get subsidies from Guangdong province and Shenzhen municipality to offset the differentials, according to the MOF.
The subsidies will be exempt from paying individual income tax.
The policy, effective from January 2019 to the end of 2023, applies to nine cities in Guangdon
g — Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing, the ministry said.
William and Kate, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Harry and Meghan, The Duk
e and Duchess of Sussex, have said they have all spent time in Christchurch and
They condemned the violence on the Muslim community, calling it
“horrifying assault on a way of life that embodies decency, community, and friendship.”
”No person should ever have to fear attending a sacred place of worship,” the royal couples said in a statement.
Here’s the full statement:
Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the people who lost their lives in the devastating attack in Christchurch.
We have all been fortunate to spend time in Christchurch and have felt the
warm, open-hearted and generous spirit that is core to its remarkable people.
No person should ever have to fear attending a sacred place of worship.
This senseless attack is an affront to the people of Christchurch and New Zealand, and the bro
ader Muslim community. It is a horrifying assault on a way of life that embodies decency, community, and friendship.
We know that from this devastation and deep mourning, the people of New
Zealand will unite to show that such evil can never defeat compassion and tolerance.
We send our thoughts and prayers to everyone in New Zealand today.
anization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), condemned the attacks. The OIC represents 57 nations with large or majority-Muslim populations.
”The brutal crime had shocked and hurt the feelings of all Muslims around the world, and served
as a further warning on the obvious dangers of hate, intolerance, and Islamophobia,” he said. Otha
imeen urged the New Zealand authorities to investigate the attack thoroughly.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, tweeted his condolences to the victims of the attack,
and confirmed that there will be “highly visible” and armed police around mosques in the UK capital on Friday.
”I want to reassure the Muslim communities in London. I have been in touch with the Met Police. There will be highly v
isible policing around mosques today, as well as armed response officers, as Londoners go to pray,” he said.
ment plan should fit with national strategies in development, security and the milita
ry, and should integrate their current and future needs to pursue sustainable, consistent growth.
Xi insisted on the military understanding the determination and intention of the Party’s leadership, exerting itself to en
hance combat preparedness and firmly safeguarding China’s sovereignty, safety, development interests, and social stability.
He also instructed the military to support the country’s economic and social development, environmental endeavors and d
isaster and accident relief work. It should also play its part in poverty alleviation, he added.
Governments at all levels should, in turn, support the military’s work, make appropriate arrangements for veterans’ empl
oyment, take good care of military retirees with physical difficulties and the family members of military personnel, and s
upport the military’s efforts to withdraw from all its commercial activities, Xi said.