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  1. Bankruptcy reform delayed

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Kate Watson THE PROMISE OF bankruptcy reform in the mainland still hangs in the air but is as yet unfulfilled. A year ago the draft bankruptcy law, which passed its ninth reading ... is to give more protection to creditors and improve China's image by having bankruptcy protection laws that foreign investors can depend on. But practising accountants in Hong Kong say ...

  2. Mainland tightens imports of dairy items

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Beijing is tightening controls on imports of dairy products as it moves to protect the struggling domestic industry following last year's milk contamination scandal. Importers of fresh milk, milk powder and whey will need to obtain an im ...

  3. Events

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'China's new enterprise bankruptcy law and related legislative changes'. Hong Kong Club. Tomorrow: InterCham joint luncheon: 'Greater Pearl River Delta update, Professor Michael Enright'. Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. 9th Asia Pacific Knowledge Management Conference: 'Preparing for the future- Intelligence ...

  4. Elephant afraid of mouse

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The attacks on Martin Lee Chu-ming and his family demonstrate the weakness and bankruptcy of the central government. Draped in the national flag (with its imported design), those in power appeal to a misplaced sense of patriotism. Terrified of losing their privileged positions, they will try to eliminate anyone who challenges the party line. It is an elephant afraid of a mouse. ...

  5. News - China - REFORM

    Intellectual calls for constitution to ditch 'dictatorship of the proletariat'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... to the weakening of their authority. Legal experts also say many mainland laws contradict the constitution. Cao, who proposed and drafted the mainland's first bankruptcy law, has paid a price for his ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Illuminating confessions from a shadow banker

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the biggest credit bubble on the planet." At best, Zhang says, Beijing will opt to deflate the bubble, which will mean mass bankruptcies, rising unemployment and possibly a recession. At worst, ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland financial reform needs new approach, says IMF's Zhu Min

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... leverage forced Lehman Brothers into bankruptcy. "Trading accounts for 98 per cent of the US$5 trillion daily turnover of global foreign exchange," said Zhu, suggesting that the market ...

  8. US firm fills niche with loans to mainland SMEs

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai CIT Group, a US-based financial-services firm, has entered the market for lending to small business on the mainland. Having successfully emerged from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring in 2010 following a disastrous foray into subprime lending in the US market, CIT has now tied up with mainland banks in a bid to fill a niche for small-business loans ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - LENDING

    Thousands fall victim as shadow bankers vanish amid China's slump

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... cent of families have taken part in underground lending, more than 100 people had fled, committed suicide or declared bankruptcy since August last year, and at least 800 lending brokers had ...

  10. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ...   HUNAN Textiles firms go belly up A representative of the province's textiles industry complained at a meeting in Changsha on Saturday that manufacturers had been driven to near bankruptcy ...




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