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  1. Beijing opens its chequebook for rich and restive Xinjiang

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... mainly because of the Go-West campaign launched by the government in 1999 which raised investment in central and western China. It compares with a national GDP growth in 2009 of 8.7 per cent. ... capacity to produce 10 million kilowatts of power from wind. Beijing is preparing a 'Central Xinjiang Work Meeting' later this year. At a preparatory meeting for this event on January 26, ...

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    Study finds Europe, Asia shared common language 15,000 years ago

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Research suggests family of languages began developing from antecedent 15,000 years ago Common root of European and Asian tongues found Languages spoken by billions of people across Europe and Asia are descended from an ancient tong ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Protest could grow The central government is inadvertently inciting Hong Kong people to unrest by denying them universal suffrage in voting for the chief executive and a fully elected Legislative Council in 2007 and 2008. This is a warning to the Hong Kong and central governments that the demonstration by 300 students ('We didn't use excessive force: police', April ...

  4. Revolutionary echoes in Central

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A hidden corner in Central that was a cradle of China's 1911 revolution has been revamped as a historic garden to retell stories of the event. The open space behind Pak Tsz Lane will open to the public late next month to celebrate the centenary of the revolution. 'This initiative provides the public with a valuable open space while ...

  5. Central bankers caught in a trap of their own making

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is that conceited finance ministers and central bankers in much of Asia think that they are stronger than the immutable laws of the workings of the balance of payments and can do with money what no-one has ... blamed for it of course and the finance ministers and central bankers set to making sure it couldn't happen again. As they weren't ready to concede why it had happened in the first ...

  6. Study points to importance of Central's low-rise areas

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Developments above Hollywood Road, including the Central School site, should be low density to preserve the integrity of the last two low-rise districts in Central, an architectural study says. The study, conducted by Chinese University, analysed Central's cityscape using aerial photos and identified small districts that were worthy of preservation. 'The two ...

  7. Central Asian talks upbeat, but vague

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Beijing's looming influence in Central Asia looked set to grow as President Hu Jintao met regional leaders in Bishkek yesterday, promising investment and trade. But in speeches couched in sweeping terms and praises, it remained unclear what form these promises would take. Mr Hu met the Kyrgyz prime minister and parliamentary speaker ...

  8. Gallant Gallstone rides in as bogeyman for East Asia central bankers

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that the ailment is widespread. What happened here essentially is that the central banks of Asia resolved after the 1997 financial crisis to build up their defences against the currency speculators whom they accused of causing their problems in that crisis. It was a false accusation. The causes of the crisis lie with the central banks themselves in that they attempted to rig their currencies against ...

  9. The Great Game returns to the playgrounds of Central Asia

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... The growing face-off in the former Soviet republics is about oil, gas and influence, writes Peter Kammerer Central Asia rarely features in headlines, yet it has become the focus of what ... and India. With Afghanistan's reconstruction as the pretext, all have intensified their presence in Central Asia. But some experts have suggested that the US presence has also fuelled ...

  10. Asia central banks live in greenback dream

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the US dollar is probably attributable to Asian central bankers who still want things this way and these are people who do not always act in the most rational manner. If so, and it appears likely ...




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