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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World relies on Xi Jinping's economic moves

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to the global economy than how the fiscal-cliff drama plays out in Washington. The Communist Party's 18th national congress this month, which will usher in the presidency of Xi Jinping, has been accompanied by a variety of indicators that the economy is strengthening. But there is reason to worry that Xi will not enjoy such good economic news throughout his tenure. Academic studies warn ...

  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Xi Jinping's birthplace, Fuping, set to prosper from leader's rise

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the accession of Xi Jinping as the next leader at the Communist Party next month. Xi, who is vice-president and has been anointed to succeed Hu Jintao as president, was born in the rural county in Shaanxi province in 1953. His father, Xi Zhongxun, a former vice-premier, was born and is buried in Fuping. "After Xi becomes president at the 18th congress, the Shaanxi government will make ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Betrayal in Paris, by Paul French

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:52pm by KIN-MING LIU

    ... Kin-ming Liu Betrayal in Paris by Paul French Penguin 4 stars Liu Kin-ming To understand the "Chinese dream"- described by President Xi Jinping as a "national rejuvenation"- one must learn about the "century of humiliation", the period between 1839 on the eve of the first Opium War and 1949 with the founding of the People's Republic, when China ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... to Xi Jinping sets out to humanise figures usually only remembered for their political contribution. Over a long China career at John Hopkins University, Lampton has enjoyed access not only ... Xilai, a leader of the old school outmanoeuvred by President Xi Jinping and his allies. Lampton's interviews yield some fascinating anecdotes, not least the story of Bo simultaneously ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Beijing urged to act as rising local government debts threaten reform

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu

    ... debt will mature in 2014, indicating a different degree of refinancing risk, analysts with Moody's said in a report. President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang are grappling with a surge ...

  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Private sector crucial to sustain China growth, Moody's says

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... rate of growth in the mid-7 per cent won't be sustainable," said Kai Hu, vice-president of Moody's corporate finance group. Hu said reforms spearheaded by President Xi Jinping ...

  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's October economic data good news for leaders as plenum starts

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:29am by BLOOM

    ... the confidence of President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang as they wrestle with the scale and pace of reform at the four-day third plenum of the party's Central Committee. "The recovery ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    The new spirit of austerity

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Xi Jinping's crackdown on excess has put a lid on sales of Kweichow Moutai, once the high-end liquor for the party official with everything The new spirit ... bottle of the high-end spirit made by Kweichow Moutai that has become synonymous with banquets and gift-giving during the national holiday. Kong blames the vanished sales on incoming president Xi ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing's move to supply affordable homes unlikely to curb prices: agents

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by Langi Chiang, Yvonne Liu

    ... and premier." President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang formally took office in mid-March. They have not yet announced how they will attempt to engineer a soft landing for the real estate market, ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - CHINA

    Lending adds increasingly less to Chinese GDP, pressuring Premier Li

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Without a refocus away from state-approved projects, Li and President Xi Jinping risk overseeing both a further slowdown in growth and an increase in non-performing loans. "Less efficient ...




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