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  1. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    Yangtze River Delta becomes epicentre for China credit risk

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Suzhou Yangtze region ground zero in crisis Suzhou, an ancient city in Jiangsu province 100 kilometres west of Shanghai, lives in legend as one of China's most beautiful, famous for its elegant gardens and charming canals. More recently, it became an industrial powerhouse, sitting at the heart of the Yangtze River Delta region that, along with the Pearl River ...

  2. Business - Commodities - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin sees brighter prospects in second half of 2014

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 10:36am by Charlotte So

    ... trade. Wheat imports shot up to 10 million tonnes last year as China eclipsed Egypt as the world's biggest buyer of the grain. Excessive rains hammered China's wheat crop, severely ...

  3. Business - Commodities

    Sinopec parent buys into Egypt oil-gas project

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:38pm by ERIC NG AND BLOOMBERG

    ... parent buys into Egypt oil-gas project China Petrochemical Corp, the parent company of China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), has agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the Egyptian oil and gas operations of United States-based Apache for US$3.1 billion, making it its first foray into politically troubled Egypt. The investment, coupled with rival PetroChina's recent ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Storm clouds gather over Hong Kong-backed canal that will slice through Nicaragua

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 11:23pm by McClatchy Tribune

    ... would need to be dredged. The ancient lake gives rise to some of the project's environmental and safety concerns. Some 38 species of fish, three or four of them unique to the lake, dwell ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Science Park's tech hub dream a waste of money and scarce land

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 12:48am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jiuling An ancient drinking game, a prominent scholar of the Tang dynasty, or a mountain range in Jiangxi; take your pick from a search engine. Those are all the references I could find ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Bumper crops keep meat on table

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 01:55am by BLOOM

    ... and sparked protests in Africa and the Middle East, toppling leaders in Tunisia and Egypt. The International Monetary Fund said prices would drop 6 per cent this year. In Vietnam, where a third ...

  7. Business - Companies - MARKETING

    Ancient charity Tung Wah Group uses social media to raise charity cash

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Though founded in 1870, the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals is thoroughly up-to-date in its fundraising, using Facebook and YouTube It is not just companies using Facebook, Twitter or YouTube to promote their products and services to the younger generation. T ...

  8. Business - Money - CONSUMER FINANCE

    Travellers must beware of holes in their holiday insurance

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com The Egyptian balloon disaster is a warning that travel insurance may not cover all that could happen. Here is what you need to know Travellers must beware of holes In the aftermath of the Egyptian hot-air balloon tragedy, fa ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Turf wars on campus

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:05am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... they are on call without certainty of work. How many of the new PhDs are "brilliant" is open to question. When I saw a notice at one of the ancient British universities of a PhD examination ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Egyptian exports start to boom despite politics

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... Andrew Torchia in Cairo Egypt is in the early stages of an export boom, suggesting its economy could begin to recover in the next few months if a minimum level of political stability ... political future. Egypt’s export sector accounts for only slightly more than 10 per cent of the overall economy, and this relatively modest contribution cannot by itself end high unemployment ...




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