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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trouble still ahead on MTR's high-speed railway track

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 05:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the high-speed railway to Guangzhou would not be met. The question is how much more will it cost and, above all, who will foot the bill? A review by independent experts suggest the answers are not as straightforward as they may seem. The MTR Corporation maintains it is "90 per cent confident" the project can be finished by 2017 and that the cost will be no more than HK$71.5 billion. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Be charitable, in good times and bad

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stunts for charities. It soon became a signature event under the joint efforts of the South China Morning Post and RTHK. Thanks to the generosity and dedication of countless corporate members ... corporate participation, companies are encouraged to come up with their own targets. For instance, UBS, the top corporate donor from last year's drive, has announced a training programme ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

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

    ... security is the most likely grounds for rejection of deals. That was the reason the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation's bid to acquire California energy firm Unocal ... 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 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's rail diplomacy has huge potential for the nation and allies

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... today. More than a century after Chinese labourers built the railways that opened up North America, China has reached the top of the value chain with a vision of opening up, and ultimately ... commodities in return for financial and technical support. The Indian ventures would be a stepping stone towards realising ambitious proposals to build high-speed railway lines from China to Europe, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Executive pay needs reform, not just crackdown

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... are not necessarily a reflection of skill and leadership. Corruption is also not an uncommon way to boost remuneration in some industries. As the trial of former China Railway Container Transport chairman Luo ... SCMP Editorial Pay reform will fight corruption It's no fun being a top executive these days. Whether it's Europe, China or even the United States, increasingly tough limits ...

  6. 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 ... enterprises and railway development to support urbanisation. The economy has reached a critical juncture where the slowdown could lead to efficiency dividends through mergers and acquisitions, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's railway vision has its limits

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Railway vision has its limits The word for China in Chinese means "middle kingdom", so it is understandable that the nation thinks of itself as being at the centre ... recent African trip of China building a network linking the continent's capitals. The gains for the nation, Chinese companies and countries involved could be significant. High-speed railways ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China and India moving closer

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the next five years and build high-speed railways. This is a down payment on Xi's pledge on the eve of his visit that China intended to invest US$100 billion in India over the next five years, ... SCMP Editorial China and India moving closer As developing nations with one-third of the world's population, China and India have compelling economic and strategic reasons ...

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    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 ... mouthpiece, this week added tax evasion to the list of accusations, saying that inquiries should be opened into multinationals shifting profits overseas to avoid paying the 25 per cent corporate tax. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Investors give Alibaba a huge vote of confidence

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Alibaba gets huge vote of confidence No company projects China's growth story quite like Alibaba. When investors finally got a chance to buy into it through ... dominance in China, and its unrivalled position to tap into a rising consumer class, that inspires confidence. Investors love a good story. What excites them is the stellar potential of what ...




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