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  1. Graft busters investigated rail boss

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Lilian Zhang in Shanghai A senior railway official has been investigated for corruption, the mainland's deputy graft buster has disclosed. He Hongda, former director general of the Ministry of Railways' political department and member of the ministry's Communist Party committee, had been investigated by the Central Commission for Discipline ...

  2. Yangtze Delta rail network moves step closer as work starts on Shanghai-Hangzhou section

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... department of Shanghai Tongji University, said more rail links were needed to reduce pressure on roads. 'Compared with China's economic growth, the country's railway development has somewhat lagged behind,' Professor Sun said. 'Germany's GDP is close to our country's, but the density of railways is more than 13 times as much as that in China, so I think we ...

  3. Mickey Mouse operation

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Disgruntled parents in Shanghai have been awarded 60,000 yuan from a language school which fraudulently claimed to be linked to entertainment giant Disney, local media reported. Jiading District People's Court ordered Shanghai Dingwen Education Information Consultation Corporation, which ran the school, to repay tuition fees to the parents of eight children, Oriental ...

  4. Wen visits Hebei after disastrous snowfall

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Premier Wen Jiabao travelled to snowbound Hebei province yesterday to oversee relief efforts as the snowstorm that engulfed northern China turned into a disaster. One ... questions over the use of weather manipulation. The Beijing Municipal Weather Modification Office earlier said that the first snowfall was brought on by cloud seeding, and the China Daily ...

  5. China tour focuses on enhancing trade links

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Danyll Wills, Richard Warren, Will Clem

    ... to the growing environmental problems emerging in the mainland. Ms Lehtomaki's visit to Hong Kong brought to a close an eight-day tour of China to launch a three-year trade promotion initiative called Experience Finland, and to promote ecological issues. While she saw environmental damage as the price of China's development, Ms Lehtomaki said she still had cause for hope. ...

  6. Oil blast gives Urumqi the jitters

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... terrorism,' said Liu Jiyuan, deputy general manager of the China National Petroleum Corporation plant. 'It was just a small fire on a single petroleum container.' Mr Liu said the fire broke out at 9.50am and was put out within half an hour. Journalists were denied access to the site, purportedly for safety reasons. South China Morning Post reporters approaching the perimeter ...

  7. US set to end delay over Expo

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Will Clem

    ... the US pavilion 'demonstrates America's commitment to a forward-looking, positive relationship with China'. She is said to have phoned business leaders to get them interested in the US$61 million Exco project. Washington has now collected more than US$20 million- more than enough to cover construction of the pavilion. That total includes big corporate contributions, among ...

  8. Legal grey areas make it difficult to fight cases in court, say law professors

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... for this law to come out.' However, Zhou Wei, a law professor at Sichuan University, said a change in mindset was more important than simply introducing more legislation. 'What China needs most is not lawmaking but the implementation of laws that we already have... Corporations should take responsibility for employees,' he said. 'The core of our job is to change ...

  9. Meeting of minds continues to attract leading professionals

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of Asia's corporate community. Dean of HKUST Business School K. C. Chan said the close partnership between the schools was one reason why the EMBA course continued to be successful. 'Both ... in the China market and the particular challenges faced by western companies trying to break into Asia, and vice versa. When Kellogg and HKUST came together, they formed a whole that was far greater ...

  10. Annual fair offers students many options for tomorrow

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of courses on offer. The number of corporations recruiting at the fair has also gone up this year, but less dramatically, with more than 50 companies seeking to make contact with potential employees. ... of the financial planning industry. Six corporations from this industry- Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp, Citibank, Zurich Insurance Group (Hong Kong), Altruist Financial Group, American International ...



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