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  1. News - China - FOREIGN RELATIONS

    Indian PM Modi praised for rebuffing China’s power play on Brics development bank

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 12:07pm by Patrick Boehler, Teddy Ng

    ... international and regional lending institutions such as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. Brics countries have in the past called for a reform of the international lending system. Next week, ... development bank, which could turn into the “next India-China flashpoint”. The world’s two most populous nations along with Brazil, Russia and South Africa –  dubbed the “Brics” countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1548613/indian-pm-praised-rebuffing-chinas-power-play-brics-development
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chengdu takes liveable-city honours Chengdu is the most liveable city on the mainland, followed by Guangzhou and Ningbo, according to the Asian Development Bank. Beijing ranked 18th, while Shanghai came in at 22nd. Lanzhou languished at the bottom of the study of 33 cities, with Harbin for company. The bank used a measure called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532145/chengdu-mainlands-most-liveable-city-says-asia-development-bank
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... of the BRICS Development Bank. President Xi Jinping also broached the idea in October last year to set up a US$50 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to finance projects in the region. The initiatives are expected to boost China's clout, which sparked concerns that the new banks might compete with existing multilateral lenders, such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  4. JAST thrives with innovative IT solutions, Asian expansion

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:59pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... into in-house software development. It has found early success in its proprietary JMICS automated electronic health insurance claims checking system, BankNeo IT services integration package ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan Independent software developer Japan System Techniques (JAST) has adopted a two-pronged approach towards achieving sustained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1550273/jast-thrives-innovative-it-solutions-asian-expansion
  5. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Asian bonds fuelled by Japan's ageing population

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by BLOOM

    ... financial markets," said Thiam Hee Ng, a senior economist at the Asian Development Bank in Manila. "Japanese investors have traditionally been quite conservative. We'd expect ... Bloomberg in Singapore Japanese pension funds' need for higher returns sees billions pumped into overseas investments Asian bonds fuelled by Japan's ageing population Asian bonds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1545145/asian-bonds-fuelled-japans-ageing-population
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China unlikely to challenge Japan's sway in Asian Development Bank

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Beijing eager to play major role in new BRICS development bank, not its Asian counterpart China unlikely to challenge Japan for top ADB job Contrary to expectations in some quarters, China may not push too hard to break Japan's domination of the Asian Development Bank this year. In its 47-year history, all eight presidents of the multilateral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1207246/china-unlikely-challenge-japans-sway-asian-development-bank
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    Asian players develop an appetite for risky commodities trading

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 08:49am by RAY CHAN; GEORGE CHEN

    ... Ray Chan and George Chen Capital-rich Asian firms show interest as Western banks exit sector New players move into commodities trading While Western financial giants have been exiting the high-risk, high-reward commodities trading business, capital-rich Asian firms, including state-owned banks and brokerages from China, have seized the opportunity to enter the market. Western banks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1410129/asian-players-develop-appetite-risky-commodities-trading
  8. Business - Banking & Finance

    Asian countries need to tweak financial systems to survive head winds, ADB chief says

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 03:40pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao said. The region is facing new challenges, Nakao said at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong on Monday. Asia used to enjoy the “economic tail winds” from ... financial risks.” Developing Asia should provide more inclusive financing to reach households and smaller enterprises, Nakao said. The bank forecasts growth of 6.2 per cent for its 45 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1404596/asian-countries-need-tweak-financial-systems-survive-head
  9. Sport - Rugby

    HSBC pulls sponsorship from Asian Five Nations and Asian Sevens Series

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 01:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... work," Gregory said. In a statement, the bank said: "HSBC is extremely proud of the contribution it has made in helping grow both events and supporting the development of Asian rugby over ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Blow to Asia as HSBC pulls out of key events HSBC has pulled its title sponsorship from Asia's pre-eminent rugby competitions – the Asian Five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1497965/hsbc-pulls-sponsorship-asian-five-nations-and-asian-sevens-series
  10. Business - Economy

    World Bank warns Asia to be alert against risks from US rate rises

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:09am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... rise Asia must stay alert, World Bank says East Asian economies have recovered from the global financial crisis and are growing close to potential but governments cannot be complacent as capital flows could reverse quickly once United States interest rates rise, World Bank economists said in a global outlook report. Since March, long-term interest rates and market volatility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1542084/world-bank-warns-asia-be-alert-against-risks-us-rate-rises

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