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  1. Another outsider on top in Shanghai

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... career. 'Yu was a good planner as the party secretary of Qingdao. He contributed a lot to the development and urbanisation of the city,' said Gu Haiming, a professor at the Qingdao ...

  2. News - China - HOUSING

    Too early to loosen curbs on property, says China's Premier Wen Jiabao

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing No relaxation of controls on property Premier Wen Jiabao said yesterday it was too early to loosen curbs on speculative property investment, state media reported, as authorities keep a tight lid on the once red-hot housing ...

  3. Australian leaders must show China more respect

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Barns What is going on in the minds of Australian politicians about China? China is Australia's biggest trading partner. In fact, Chinese demand for exports such as iron ore and coal has helped Australia largely avoid the economic crises bedevilling Europe and the US. Given such realities, one would have thought that the relationship between China and Australia would ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leader. The whole premise of 'one country two systems' is based on the fact that the prosperity and hence the potential contribution of Hong Kong to China, is based on a set ... of urbanisation, and creating barriers to sea breezes, exasperates the situation. Our city planners should be considering all urban dwellers not just the few developers who are able to pay top dollar ...

  5. Handover year puts China to test

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Will the China of tomorrow look anything like the China of today? Unlikely, but the differences will be subject to wide interpretation. Many Western observers view recent economic and political events as only part and parcel of the continuing conundrum that is China. As a Hong Kong resident, I view these events as groundbreaking economic and political steps in China's coming ...

  6. Newsman's memorable forays into China

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... - then China's paramount leader - that left the most lasting impression with China watchers. Deng coined some of his best-known catchphrases during his meeting with Wallace - one of his last television ... skills and media savvy, was put on the defence. 'Your way of describing what things are like in China is as absurd as what The Arabian Nights may sound like,' Jiang said. It has been ...

  7. Taiwanese firms gain legal umbrella

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan and the mainland have signed a highly anticipated investment-protection pact that is widely viewed as a major step in deepening cross-strait economic ties. At yesterday's signing ceremony in Tai ...

  8. The End of the Revolution- China and the Limits of Modernity

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mark O'Neill The End of the Revolution- China and the Limits of Modernity by Wang Hui Verso Books Wang Hui is a professor in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature ... different topics, ranging from politics and neo-liberalism in China to a tribute to Xiao Liangzhong, an anthropologist from a minority area in a southern region, and an essay on Lu Xun, one ...

  9. China's move

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China. The United States has not only reaffirmed its security commitments in the region with the establishment of a permanent marine base in Australia; it has also managed to isolate China on the South China Sea dispute at the East Asia Summit in Bali. Chinese leaders must be understandably frustrated and befuddled by this rapid turn of events. Not too long ago, many of them believed ...

  10. Fears of encirclement as South China Sea tensions continue

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang It's not hard for China to feel cornered in its traditional maritime disputes with its neighbours. That feeling intensified last week with two developments: the unveiling ... force'- to discuss the South China Sea during the East Asia Summit in Bali, Indonesia, this weekend. China claims a swathe of the South China Sea, which straddles key shipping lanes ...




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