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  1. News - China Insider - AUTOMOBILES

    Tesla is no 'Apple of the car industry', say Chinese state-owned carmakers

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:09pm by Chris Luo

    ... industry, Chinese state-owned carmakers shrugged off such comparisons. Xu Heyi, chairman of Beijing Automotive Industry Holding (BAIC), one of China's leading state-owned carmakers, answered ... “Tesla set its [global] sales target at 70,000. But this is a just a fraction of the Chinese car market,” Zhu said China sold 21.9 million cars last year, up 13.9 per cent from the year before ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    What's in a name? Why it's vital for foreign trainers and jockeys to get their Chinese names just right in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 07:58pm by Michael Cox

    ... what we are given in Chinese characters – however rude-sounding or plain old unlucky it is. Well, this week German trainer Andreas Schutz hit back and took ownership of his name, hoping for a change in fortune and a better flow of his fung shui. Every foreign jockey and trainer is given a “Chinese name” – a group of two or three Chinese characters that vaguely sounds like his actual ...

  3. News - China

    Sex with underage boys should be punished same as that with girls, deputy says

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Andrea Chen

    ... Science and Law, said: "The proposal should have been raised a long time ago. "Chinese society has paid little attention to sexual violence against boys. Neither the general public nor ... added. Chinese society has paid little attention to sexual violence against boys Pi Yijun, Criminal law expert Three CPPCC delegates earlier recommended the crime of "sleeping with young ...

  4. MBA entrepreneur helping Chinese youngsters study overseas

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 02:39pm by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan MBA entrepreneur helping Chinese youngsters study overseas (via Education Post) Alicia Lui tells her teenage Chinese clients that the right body language can make or break your experience at boarding school. Sometimes, it is a matter of eye contact, showing confidence when making small talk in English, or it can just come down…   ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Live-chicken sellers' protest over rising wholesale price benefits no one

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Chicken protest in no one's interest Chickens hold a unique place in Chinese food culture. The obsession with fresh chicken has gone to such an extreme that it is guaranteed to make news whenever something goes wrong in the supply chain. As a predominantly Chinese society heavily dependent on mainland livestock supplies, Hong Kong has seen more than enough ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    China should allow more bond defaults, bank supervisor says

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:51am by Bloomberg

    ... to happen,” Mei Xingbao said during a meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing. “The debtor must be responsible for his own debt. He must tell the investors ... Service said.  Previously, the government and corporations would ask the People’s Bank of China for a new loan to pay back debt as a way to maintain stability in society, Mei said. “In a more ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Mainland Chinese legislation 'no substitute' for Article 23

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG, Tony Cheung

    ... Most of the issues involved in Article 23 are covered by the Criminal Law on the mainland. The Chinese Criminal Law is not applicable in Hong Kong as Hong Kong already has its own." ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DRIVING

    Penalties for mainland Chinese cars rise sharply

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Penalties for mainland cars rise sharply The number of fixed-penalty tickets issued to cars belonging to mainland authorities and businesses has increased by nearly 70 per cent in the past five years. Secretary for Transport and H ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Cédric Klapisch's Chinese Puzzle reunites friends from earlier films

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Modern tale of manners Chinese Puzzle Starring: Romain Duris, Cécile de France, Audrey TautuoKelly Reilly, Sandrine Holt Director: Cédric Klapisch Category: IIB (French, English and Putonghua) 3.5 stars Cinemagoers first met four of the characters in the entertaining Chinese Puzzle some 12 years ago in L'Auberge Espagnole. That ensemble ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How democracy changed Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by Regina Ip

    ... because of the high salaries, but also because it afforded those elite administrators a chance to build an economic miracle and a successful society by blending the finest of British and Chinese ... Regina Ip Regina Ip says as well as politicising important issues and polarising society, loosening the elite's grip on power has had some unexpected side effects, which all bodes ill ...




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