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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Premier Li Keqiang rules out strong stimulus despite weaker growth

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:46pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... on the government's website. It also did not specify how much businesses would benefit from more tax relief- with the policy now extended to 2016. Nomura International's chief China economist Zhang ... banking sector in May or June. China's gross domestic product grew 7.4 per cent in the first quarter from a year earlier, slightly above the 7.3 per cent consensus, but fell short ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1484982/premier-li-keqiang-rules-out-strong-stimulus-despite-weaker-growth
  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Contest of the Century, by Geoff Dyer

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... national interests," he writes. The first section deals with the military contest in Asia between China and the US. The second covers the political challenges China is presenting, including ... countries, the US is still likely to prevail. "Without a political system that embraces a greater degree of pluralism, allows more dissent and is rooted in the rule of law, China will struggle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1453968/book-review-contest-century-geoff-dyer
  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Beijing urged to act as rising local government debts threaten reform

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu

    ... Ray Chan and Jeanny Yu Economists say lack of reform in legal and political systems are big barriers to fully embracing a market-oriented economy Beijing urged to counter rising local ... to economic reforms in the country. They argue that the lack of meaningful reform in the judicial and legal system, as well as adequate adjustments in the political arena are key hurdles to fully ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1457354/beijing-urged-act-rising-local-government-debts-threaten-reform
  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World Bank-State Council study urges priority on China land reforms

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Victoria Ruan

    ... to resolve distortions in the way of resources allocation, officials from the two institutions said yesterday at an international conference. A book titled Urban China will be published after final ... with "sustainability, inclusiveness and efficiency". Mainland cities are to spend US$5.3 trillion on infrastructure over the next 15 years. But with more efficient, denser cities, China could save US$1.4 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1457264/world-bank-state-council-study-urges-priority-china-land-reforms
  5. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Following the Leader by David Lampton University of California Press 3.5 stars David Bartram China's modern political elite may look very different than it did during ... to Xi Jinping sets out to humanise figures usually only remembered for their political contribution. Over a long China career at John Hopkins University, Lampton has enjoyed access not only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1437129/book-review-following-leader-david-lampton
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Forum Partners plans fund focusing on China property sector

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 01:40pm by Peggy Sito

    ... investments in excess of US$100 million in China today," said Wells, and he expects the amount will increase to about US$200 million, or 50 per cent of its existing fund, in the next three months. "We see growth opportunities in China," Wells said, his confidence supported by factors such as the rapid growth of the middle class and rising wages. Tightening credit may lead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446024/forum-partners-plans-fund-focusing-mainland-property-sector
  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Odds narrow on stimulus from Beijing amid economic slowdown

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Reuters

    ... probably will have to provide some supporting measures," said Yao Wei, China economist at Societe Generale. "I think the slowdown is not over yet and our expectation ... in mainland China on the world economy, although mainland shares listed in Hong Kong rallied on hopes for stimulus measures from Beijing. Covering March, the flash Markit/HSBC purchasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1457256/odds-narrow-stimulus-beijing-amid-economic-slowdown
  8. News - China - CHINA

    China plays down Indian politician’s claim to disputed border region

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Spokeswoman Hua Chunying says that China is dedicated to promoting friendly relations with neighbours and resolving disputes through talks The foreign ministry sought ... was an integral part of India. India and China fought a brief border war in 1962 over the region at the eastern end of the Himalayas. The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a pact in October to ensure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1434196/foreign-ministry-plays-down-narendra-modis-india-claim-arunachal-pradesh
  9. News - Hong Kong - CHINA

    Beijing 'will do everything' to maintain Hong Kong's economic might, Li vows

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 02:37pm by Kwong Man-ki

    ... and [that holds true] now,” he said in Beijing on Wednesday, after the concluding ceremony of the National People’s Congress meetings. “China’s policies to Hong Kong and Macau remain consistent ... and the opening up of China,” he said. “Under the process of deepening reforms, Hong Kong will have more development opportunities.” The premier also cited the city’s ability to weather the global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447754/beijing-will-do-everything-maintain-hong-kongs-economic-power-li-vows
  10. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's factories slow down as credit squeeze and holiday disruption kick in

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:27am by BLOOM

    ... and the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said yesterday. "The economy has lost some momentum," said Wang Tao, chief China economist at UBS in Hong Kong, who previously worked ... The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.8 per cent on Thursday, capping the worst start to a year since 2010, on fears the economy is slowing as the US Federal Reserve cuts stimulus. China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1418784/chinas-factories-slow-down-credit-squeeze-and-holiday-disruption

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