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  1. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Corruption probe puts heat on Agile Property

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Detention of chairman not the first time firm is placed in the spotlight, having been involved in sexual assault and corruption cases previously Bribery ... Sin-fong, and Chan had been appointed executive directors and acting co-chairmen in Chen's absence- a similar move it made in 2012 when Chen was arrested for alleged sexual assault. "This ...

  2. Business - China Business - GAMING

    China's high rollers heading to overseas casinos instead of Macau

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Big-spending gamblers are avoiding Macau in favour of other Asian destinations and Las Vegas as Beijing's anti-graft campaign continues China's high rollers heading overseas China's high-spending gamblers are looking to bet outside Macau amid a government assault on corruption and extravagance, and that is boosting casinos from the Philippines to the Las ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China graft probe looks more like a 'petro purge' than an assault on sleaze

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland If graft-busters focus on sectors controlled by rival political factions, it's hard to see investigations as anything but a tool to discredit opponents Probe looks more like a purge than a real assault on sleaze China's latest anti-corruption drive, which has so far snared a clutch of senior serving and former state oil company executives, has been widely ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Xiaomi low-end assault set to sputter

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 03:57pm by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young Xiaomi's new low-cost smartphone is likely to meet with a tepid reception after its launch in August due to recent stiff competition in the space. A flood of low-cost smartphones into the China market looks set to accelerate with word that ...

  5. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    China Everbright chief unfazed by rise of internet finance

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:13am by DON WEINLAND

    ... sector, it's really a huge assault," Chen said. Chen believes the future of internet finance belongs to powerful conglomerates like Everbright. When he talks about the advantages ...

  6. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    The fund return dilemma

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by Peter Guy

    ... the industry assaults and numbs investors with an ever-increasing and stunning sea of choices. According to ICI, 73,343 funds are sold through more than 810,000 banks. And in Europe, there are more ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Food security erupts onto global trade agenda

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 12:17pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... on food security in Beijing are reframed in any way by Russia's assault on free trade in food. One suspects they will not. If global food markets are any guide, with prices for most farm ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Even for the Black Card, it's a bit rich of Amex to double fee

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... the assault, though is now blinded in his left eye and has long scars on his face and neck. The man told Apple that the woman had lied to him about many things, including her real age and the stretch ...

  9. Business - China Business - REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Beijing-Hebei-Tianjin integration to challenge local leaders' power

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tianjin China is readying an assault on the “fortress economies” of local governments by creating a super region around Beijing, with proposals that sources suggest will be more aggressive than have been publicly revealed. The plans, expected to be considered by the cabinet on Wednesday, will be the first time standards for customs, tax, pollution and industry have been ...

  10. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Iraq civil war fears send oil and gold prices up

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:13am by Bloomberg

    ... nations have been trading accusations over Saturday's attack on the military plane and an assault on Russia's embassy in Kiev. Russia is also the world's biggest energy exporter. ...




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