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  1. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    China spends billions to fund Caribbean ambition

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Toh Han Shih

    ... reconstruction, the commission said. "Caribbean populations have become increasingly critical of the local economic impact of Chinese-invested projects, particularly China's insistence on using ...

  2. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    China's demand for meat to change the face of global trade in feed grains

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... cent. "Since about 3kg of feed are needed to produce each kilogram of meat, feeding a large and increasing population of animals will be a growing challenge", it said, with serious ... grasslands were abundant," the USDA said. "As the broader population gains a taste for these meats, supply is falling behind demand, and prices are soaring." "Imports of beef have ...

  3. Indonesia calls for exemptions and slower pace of liberalisation

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of the population.' Ms Pangestu said. 'In Indonesia, nearly 50 per cent of the population is [involved] in rural agriculture. Indonesia is prepared to make a better offer on NAMA [non-agricultural market ...

  4. Panyu rail hub set to shift focal point of Guangzhou by 2020, academic says

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in downtown Guangzhou, it wouldn't be very economical or efficient.' He said central government studies predicted that the population of the Tianhe district would grow from one million in 2005 to 1.39 million in 2020, while the population of Panyu district around Shibi would grow from 1.25 million in 2005 to 2.03 million in 2020. As Guangzhou developed, the centre of the city ...

  5. Millionaires' row grows 18pc but slowdown forecast

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the report said. Singapore's population of US dollar millionaires saw faster growth than Hong Kong's- rising 22.4 per cent to reach 48,500 last year. The growth was partly due to economic ... to 134,000. Japan was the Asia-Pacific region's richest economy but a stagnant one, with its high net-worth population inching up 2.4 per cent to 1.33 million last year. The regions ...

  6. Dalian Port to expand oil, vehicle operations

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... This will be one-quarter of the country's car production. Since northeastern China has only 10 per cent of the nation's population, a lot of cars will be exported from Dalian Port to other parts of China ...

  7. Mainland rail can succeed, says Taiwan expert

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... high ridership,' said Kao Tsung-chung, a former vice-president of Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp, which began providing a 345-kilometre service along Taiwan's populous western corridor ...

  8. China Railway Construction all out to secure overseas contracts

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... population of 20 million. 'Two-thirds of the light rail track lies in areas forbidden to non-Muslims. This is one of the challenges,' Yam said. 'The Saudi infrastructure boom started ...

  9. High price to pay for not planning for the future

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Financial crisis is shrinking already inadequate pensions Cheung Kie is happy, but he might be an island of contentment in the sea of a distressed elderly population, whose ... and a rapidly greying population as a result of improved life expectancy, he said. Currently, 12.6 per cent of its residents are aged 65 or older, but HKCSS estimates that by 2033, a quarter ...

  10. Hyder targets income boost from mainland

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and architects. The other development is urbanisation, according to Mr Porter. The mainland's urban population will grow from 572 million in 2005 to 926 million in 2025 and one billion by 2030, ...




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