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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why China is enslaving itself to the United States

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... most powerful economy. Just 40 per cent named the US. SCMP, October 24 The United States is the home of astonishing poll results, of course. A large number of Americans are likely to agree ...

  2. Mainland firms eyeing US assets risk political flak and high prices

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... into the United States, a move that could once again stir up a hornets' nest of political venom. Before congressional threats prodded China National Offshore Oil Corp to pull away from its ambitious ... according to the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. But the country's non-democratic system of government makes it particularly vulnerable to politically motivated criticism. ...

  3. China Satcom top job for Wen's son boosts unit's stock

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Investors cheered news that Wen Yunsong, the son of Premier Wen Jiabao, has been named chairman of state-owned China Satellite Communications Corp, by sending the share price of its Hong Kong-listed unit Hong Kong APT Satellite up 44 per cent since Monday. Yesterday, shares in the company, which operates satellite telecommunication systems, closed ...

  4. US debt limit is no political toy

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... this month on CNBC that the United States was not giving 'much care and attention to this time bomb that you have right now here'. Republicans in Congress are holding up any deal because ... economists, last week warned that the United States 'may touch quicksand if it does not get its fiscal act together soon'. He cited the experience of Canada in the 1990s to advocate ...

  5. The state of Hong Kong people

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... worried are they about their future? What about political stability? These are all questions asked- and answered- in the latest survey conducted by the Hong Kong Transition Project, which has been conducting surveys since 1991. The poll, commissioned by the Civic Exchange think-tank, provides a snapshot of the state of the populace last month. Only 55 per cent of respondents said they were ...

  6. State units may default on loans of 4.7tr yuan

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... government finance platforms (LGFP) that thrived following the outbreak of the global financial crisis in 2008. About 70 per cent of the state's 4 trillion yuan stimulus package was shouldered by local governments and state-owned enterprises, analysts said. While the biggest risk to the credit quality of listed mainland banks is related to these finance vehicles, the bulk of the exposure ...

  7. State-owned firms told to shun overseas derivatives

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... state-owned companies, Ning said their executives must consider the political and legal risks before investing. $550m The losses, in US dollars, incurred by China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corp ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com China's state-owned companies have been banned from speculating in overseas financial derivatives because of fears about the losses they could incur. New ...

  8. News - 18th Party Congress

    Beijing has to reform its loss-making state-owned firms, say analysts

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... of land," he said. "This alone is going to determine the power of the state, the power of the government." But any attempt to change the system will be met with stiff political resistance, ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Analysts say Beijing has to take its loss-making state giants in hand before their declining productivity threatens growth in the next ...

  9. Rules were ignored and state funds eaten away

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and units covered included central government units, military research institutes and rural education offices. The problems found ranged from loans by state banks in violation of regulations ... Staff Reporter Government departments and local officials manipulated figures, ignored financial management rules, exaggerated spending and squandered state funds on banquets, ...

  10. United Energy looks afar for assets

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... oil-and-gas assets in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the United States. The company, 68-per-cent-owned by Zhang, is eyeing opportunities to buy mature producing projects in both developed ... are still hotbeds for energy assets acquisitions although political risks are higher and valuations have not changed much.' Last September, United completed a US$750 million acquisition ...




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