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  1. Conspiracy theories abound in the Stern Hu arrest case

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... decision-making process in the Stern Hu case. Mr Hu, the general manager of mining company Rio Tinto Group's Chinese operations, was arrested nearly four weeks ago by the Shanghai arm of the Ministry ... to this affair than meets the eye, that the mainland authorities have their own agenda and that the unfortunate Mr Hu is merely a pawn in a much larger game. Joyce Poon and Louis Gave at Hong Kong-based ...

  2. Hu's CO{-2} pledge won't slow China's emissions

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... 'China acts on carbon cuts,' read the headline in Britain's Times newspaper. 'China eyes 'notable' emissions cuts,' reported the Wall Street Journal. 'China ... last week, Hu said China is 'fully aware of the importance and urgency of dealing with climate change'. If that's the case, he should go a step further and agree ...

  3. B-minus for financial services; government must try harder

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of your end-of-term report. I don't know how it was for you, but my father had a definite sense of theatre about the whole business. Ignoring how my eyes were glued to stack of mail by his ... and say tersely, 'Not too bad, I suppose, but you need to try harder', before he'd stalk off to work with a distinct twinkle in his eye. 'Not too bad; must try harder', ...

  4. It's safe to blink, this is no yuan express about to pull away

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with more of an eye to the other currencies in its reference basket. If that is the case, we can expect more volatility to come but not necessarily the degree of appreciation against the US dollar ... dollar since it was revalued in July last year. Pundits hailed the move as proof that China was living up to Premier Wen Jiabao's promise to 'allow more flexibility in the fluctuation ...

  5. High-profile banker keeps his head down

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... that rich experience and deep deal-making savvy will help land UBS big business in Asia. In particular, he is eyeing a leading role in some of the international stock issues set to emerge soon from the mainland, like the expected initial public offering for the Bank of China (BOC) for which UBS won the joint mandate last month. Mr Tapner, 46, has worked for a series of companies in his 22-year ...



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