Less Bling in China Pinches Armenian Jewelry Makers in L.A.

Less Bling in China Pinches Armenian Jewelry Makers in L.A.
Los Angeles has quietly emerged as a U.S. diamond-cutting hub second only to New York, a trade dominated by Armenian immigrants who sell to wealthy buyers in China and elsewhere looking for intricate jewelry made with traditional craftmanship. Zavan …
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Gov't collects less luxury tax than expected
The real estate China agent played down the possibility, since the ensuing consolidated land and housing system will charge 35 to 45 percent tax on short-term transactions. The housing market has reversed from its peak, according to Tseng. That tax rate …
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Indian Diplomacy is Being Tested by Nepal's Realities Once Again
Like his predecessors, China's ambassador to Nepal, Wu Chuntai is a supportive friend, a considerate counsellor and a trustworthy guide to the ruling elite in Kathmandu. In addition to all that, perhaps he also considers himself to be the political …
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