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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Purchase of foreign properties by Chinese is investment, not invasion

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... co-founder of Soho China, took a stake in the General Motors Building. The latter two purchases, for a combined US$1.4 billion, made Chinese the biggest buyers of New York City office property ... of the building. World leaders stay there when in the city, the presidents of China and the US among them; legendary entertainers like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra made it their home. But the buy ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of a US asset by a Chinese buyer. But the terms, not the amount, were what caught the attention of officials. Hilton will run the property for the next 100 years and an extensive renovation ... mistrust exists between the US and China, despite close economic links. Chinese investments in the US overtook those of the US in China in April, increasing 600 per cent to US$14 billion between ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Policymakers should put trust in private sector

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 04:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Third-quarter year-on-year GDP growth of 7.3 per cent shows China's economy ran at its slowest pace for five years, or since the global financial crisis. The central government's full-year ... and an oversupplied property market could trend towards sustainable investment and growth, following the removal of control measures in all but the biggest cities. In trying to steer a course between ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Consensus vital in divided Brazil

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by China for commodities, has to be formulated. Neves campaigned on fiscal restraint, a free-floating exchange rate and inflation targeting. Together, they would restore Brazil to strong growth. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Prime minister at a time of tumult, Gough Whitlam made a difference

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of how he opened Australia to China. In 1971, as leader of the centre-left opposition Labor Party, he took the political gamble of accepting an invitation to visit China in the midst of the cold ... when it emerged that Henry Kissinger was also in Beijing, secretly arranging the historic visit by US president Richard Nixon. China has never forgotten, as evidenced by official and state ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... levels. It is only fair for those who can afford private housing to move out. The government can provide more incentives for them to purchase their own properties by providing more flats under ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Action, not panic, is key to defeating threat of Ebola

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and medical challenge. China and a score of other governments have mobilised thousands of aid workers and troops, but only with a coordinated, large-scale effort can the disease be stopped. Several UN ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Everyone, including China, can do more to tackle climate change

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 03:49am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to give negotiations momentum. But the president of China and prime minister of India didn't show up, leaving a third of the world's population to be represented at a lower level; nor ... unanswered. The European Union, for example, said that by 2030 member nations would cut greenhouse gases to 40 per cent below 1990 levels. But most attention fell on China, following a report ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Poor economic signals add to sense of danger in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... an average annual growth rate of 4 per cent from 2010 to 2013. China's economic slowdown has the most direct impact. But our open markets and trade will also be affected by the global downturn. ... economic times ahead. Our frothy property market will be especially sensitive to rate hikes in the US, stemming from our currency peg to the American dollar. Declining consumer sentiment, coupled ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Multinationals welcome, but they must adapt to rules of the game

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Multinationals play vital role Foreign companies in China have every right to feel targeted. Investigations into their operations and business practices have multiplied over ... and companies are welcome in China. He has contended that anti-monopoly investigations are aimed not at overseas companies, but at creating a fairer environment for all businesses. That is as it should ...




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