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  1. China's 'no strings attached' policy could cause tangle in Africa

    Posted Oct 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... attached' business policy. In other words, Chinese companies, unlike their US or European counterparts, insist on no awkward conditions about governance, human rights, working conditions ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    A 15-hour work week sounds great, but we'd still want more

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... consultancy, human resources and similarly unproductive fields that kept millions busy achieving nothing at all. "It's as if someone were out there making up pointless jobs just for the sake ... is of limited use in gauging economic development. It's great at measuring output, but tells you nothing about the cost of that output in environmental or human welfare terms. But although ...

  3. Talk of a world currency just financial pie in the sky

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the US economy by printing money will undermine the value of Beijing's US$2 trillion of foreign exchange reserves, most of which are held in greenbacks. He thinks special drawing rights ... bonds- and of course for denominating official reserves. For the 99.99 per cent of the human race who have never heard of SDRs, they are not a currency. SDRs are an obscure unit of account ...



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