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  1. Wang's lasting legacy

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... cotton and tomatoes, of which it is one of China's biggest producers. Erwin Sanft, head of China and Hong Kong equity research for BNP-Paribas, visited Xinjiang last year before the July ... oil, coal and gas. Ninety to 92 per cent of Uygurs live in villages, where the average income in 2008 was 3,800 yuan. The rate of urbanisation in Xinjiang is 10 percentage points higher than ...

  2. Plenum grapples with need for rural revamp

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... about further reforms by pointing out that the authorities are engaged in a delicate balancing act. They are seeking to: Encourage urbanisation while maintaining a minimum of 120 million ... for land reform. He said China had 12.3 million hectares of rural residential farmland, which could be worth 11.1 trillion yuan (HK$12.7 trillion). Lu Xueyi, a veteran rural expert ...

  3. Consumers pay the price for scarce water

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Beijing should find a way by 2020, given the nation's rapidly urbanising population. By then, the World Bank says, the urban population is expected to grow to 900 million from an estimated 550 million in 2005. 'There are more than 2,500 water companies in China, of which 1,400 are relatively large, city-level plants,' Alison Simpson, a partner of global consulting firm ...

  4. Gas fuels profit but firm faces challenges

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Wong

    ... It implemented the central China gas and Inner Mongolia Keqi coal-based gas project. It is seeking to expand significantly in the Bohai region with its close partnership with PetroChina, and looking ... The company also has two reasons for expanding its water business. One is in the coming five to 10 years when the mainland's urbanisation will be on the steepest upward track. ...

  5. China Southern chairman moves to China Eastern

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Liu Shaoyong, chairman of China Southern Airlines, has been appointed chairman of rival China Eastern by the central government, putting him in a position to help restructure mainland carriers. Mr Liu had already relocated to an office at China Eastern Air Holding, his secretary said yesterday. Mr Liu replaces Li Fenghua as head of the Shanghai-based carrier, a move ...

  6. China Gas price declines following news of fraud

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Gas Holdings' share price dived by 18.3 per cent after it revealed on Monday night that two of its directors had been detained in Shenzhen since mid-December ... mentality. China Gas shares ended 14.7 per cent down, at HK$2.89, after seeing a low of HK$2.77. Trading resumed yesterday after it was halted on December 20. 'We expect the market to discount ...

  7. China Resources plans internal lending scheme

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen China Resources Holdings said six of its Hong Kong listed subsidiaries were seeking approval from shareholders to lend money to one another, a strategy the group said would make ... said Frank Lai Ni Hium, chief financial controller of China Resources Enterprise. Lai said that every year around Lunar New Year, China Resources Enterprise, one of the six subsidiaries, would ...

  8. China Gas falls after net profit plunges

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China Gas Holdings fell 10.6 per cent to HK$3.97 yesterday in Hong Kong trading after the mainland gas supplier reported a 78.5 per cent plunge in interim net profit. Its ... for China Gas' earnings per share for this fiscal year by 42 per cent to 11 HK cents and by 17 per cent to 20 HK cents for the next fiscal year. It rated China Gas a 'sell' ...

  9. ICAC stands by its efforts to tackle crime

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... especially for the poor. In our very urbanised and technological age, we often forget that nature is a provider; when harvested responsibly, nature provides its bounty indefinitely. Replacing ... I felt discriminated against, courtesy wise, to say the least. REUBEN MONDEJAR, Kowloon Statistically speaking As a result of an article last week carried by your respected journal ('China ...

  10. China, US edge towards closer co-operation

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing China and the United States have made a commitment to closer co-operation on all major issues and signalled progress in their pivotal relationship during high-level ... and Clinton. But a complete consensus is impossible, and both sides know it. Clinton, who spoke to China Central Television, said: 'We're not going to agree on every issue.' Wen also ...




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