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  1. Ping An Insurance

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The group's principal activities are the underwriting of life and general insurance. Its products include property, casualty, vehicle, cargo liability, accident and health insurance. Other activities include investment in securities, banking and management, and development of properties. Operations are carried out in China and Hong Kong. ...

  2. Impact on travel cover minimal

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not calculated losses from the disaster. However, insurance providers are likely to adjust their pricing for property and casualty insurance in the wake of the disaster. Eric Chan, general manager and business leader of Greater China at GE Insurance Solutions, said he was 'almost certain' a premium would be added to the existing cost in property and casualty insurance in countries hit ...

  3. Inspections a must for factory 'homes'

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and subdivisions are unlawful, officials say the government has difficulty inspecting premises because of private property rights. As we have reported, this has not stopped the South China Morning Post ... minimum standards. Private property rights notwithstanding, the government must find a way to ensure that safety is not jeopardised for profit. ...

  4. Vehicle insurers gain reprieve on third-party policy liability

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A court ruling removes firms' exposure to higher standards of risk on schemes in place before a new law, writes Bei Hu China's insurance regulator came to the rescue of property ... the impact of the higher potential liabilities, said a spokeswoman at China's largest non-life insurer, PICC Property & Casualty, yesterday. While the Supreme Court ruling removes a degree ...

  5. Crash threatens to derail market

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The deadly high-speed train accident in eastern China on Saturday could have a ripple effect through property markets in cities along the new railway lines ... said Alan Chiang Sheung-lai of property consultancy DTZ. 'But so far, it is too early to predict if that will happen.' The collision occurred near Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, when ...

  6. Stocks shaken amid rail safety fears

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... high-speed rail network looked increasingly shaky. The Shanghai Composite Index fell nearly 3 per cent, the most in six months, before closing at 2,688.746 points. CSR Corp and China CNR Corp, ... network. The government has ordered a two-month safety inspection of the network. Real estate developers slid as Credit Suisse said the accident may dampen demand for property in cities along new ...

  7. Getting to grips with food safety

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Food security is the abiding concern of many countries- few more so than China, with a fifth of the world's population. Come storm, flood or drought, the first concern after life and property can be the impact on crops, food supplies, consumer prices- and inflation. Food safety, on the other hand, is a government responsibility in good times or bad. Amid the 90th anniversary ...

  8. Local government fells UN reforestation project, says report

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and property of villagers at the bottom of the hill at risk of mudslides, the China News Service reported yesterday. The barren area is in one of 24 spots in the county identified as most vulnerable ... approval and the forestry department had already fined the developer for developing the land. They also denied the villagers had been put in danger but admitted negotiations on property insurance ...

  9. Food safety, drugs targeted in overhaul

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi, Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei and Ting Shi NPC to back revamp of ministries China's scandal-plagued food and drug watchdog will be scrapped and the largely toothless ministry overseeing the property ... as a growing number of mainland exports are found tainted with dangerous chemicals and toxins. 'China's current food regulation is too fragmented,' said Liu Guoen, a professor of public ...

  10. Battered Brisbane seeks to bounce back

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peta Tomlinson After four years of flat sales and stagnant values, the last thing the property market in Brisbane needed was a devastating flood. But the heavens opened ... Overnight, confidence drained from the city's fragile property market. Brisbane-based buyer's agent Andrew Allen recalls the day the phone stopped ringing. 'It was like someone pulled ...




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