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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    British government divided on how to deal with China, report says

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London A split has emerged in the British government on managing its cooling relations with China, The Sunday Times newspaper said, citing sources. Prime Minister ... million into the struggling economy. But Britain’s share of the coveted Chinese market is poor compared to competitors in mainland Europe, with the complex British visa system frequently blamed. ...

  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    British government 'split' over relations with China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British government 'split' over China relations A split has emerged in the British government on managing its cooling relations with China, The Sunday Times newspaper said, citing sources. Prime Minister David Cameron and finance minister George Osborne are keen to avoid raising tension with Beijing due to concerns that escalating ...

  3. Fantastic Creatures

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of wood and bone and is one of the smaller- and strangest-looking- artefacts from a British Museum touring exhibition titled 'Fantastic Creatures'. Showcasing 170 items spanning many ... of European folklores. Then there are the lesser-known 'thunderbird' of the Kwakwaka'wakw tribe in Canada, the Japanese tengu and the Balinese winged lion. The exhibition also looks ...

  4. 'Don't be fooled by sweet words of the British'

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Vice-Premier Wang Qishan told a group of Chinese economic and financial scholars not to be fooled by 'the sweet words' of the British during his visit to Britain last week, one of the scholars said. During the visit, British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne had told Wang that more mainland Chinese could now afford to send ...

  5. Events

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chamber of Commerce and Industry luncheon: 'Navigating through China's land and real estate pitfalls'. Three Pacific Place. British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Managing in a downturn'. Hong Kong Club. Lion Rock Institute luncheon: 'The welfare state, culture and the work ethic: How dependence on the state changes everything'. Club Lusitano. Hong Kong Institute ...

  6. A wealth of ideas as The Space exhibits a British designer's thinking on China

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai When it rains, as they say, it pours; and we aren't just talking about the recent weather in Hong Kong. Locally-based British designer Michael Young's recent streak of productivity is dizzying- with the launch of a solo show, his first design book works in China and, last but not least, becoming a father. At the exhibition and book party at The Space on Wednesday, ...

  7. British supermarket looks to China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland China to offset rising prices in its home market. The group's chief executive, Dalton Philips, said direct sourcing would boost the group's competitiveness in the British retail market, where consumers favoured non-food products manufactured in China, both for quality and value for money. British grocery customers were faced with rising shopping bills, partly reflecting ...

  8. Business - Commodities

    NZ’s Fonterra cuts milk product prices in China amid probe

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 08:49am by Reuters

    ... with China’s top regulators targeting British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, and announcing a crackdown on pricing in the wider pharmaceutical market. China is a major export market for Fonterra. As well ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Stella McCartney has designs on China expansion

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com British fashion house plans to open more stores across the mainland and in HK and Taipei to cash in on consumer appetite for luxury goods Stella McCartney designs bigger presence in China British fashion house Stella McCartney will step up its retail development across China, following the lead of its stablemates under luxury goods conglomerate ...

  10. News - China

    Kong Qingdong ordered to apologise for calling Beijing student 'dog, traitor'

    Posted May 09th 2013, 11:43am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Last year he called Hongkongers 'dogs of the British imperialists', 'bastards' and 'thieves' A Beijing court has ordered controversial Peking ... international prominence when he co-sponsored a dubious Chinese alternative to the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010. Last year he caused another stir when he called Hongkongers “dogs of the British ...




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