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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Small firms feel pinch from Beijing's anti-corruption drive

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... out corruption is morphing into a broader austerity campaign that is spreading to small businesses. What began as a fight against extravagance is now sapping demand for items ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    India to tighten belt despite election

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... path," Singh said. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's administration has been criticised for its inability to stem corruption, boost growth and control inflation, leading voters to deliver ...

  3. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    China holiday sales grow at slowest in decade amid crackdown on graft

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 02:54pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Lunar New Year holiday spending on mainland rises 13.3pc year-on-year amid graft crackdown Holiday sales grow at slowest pace in decade Lunar New Year holiday spending on the mainland grew at its slowest pace in at least a decade as the Communist Party's crackdown on corruption deterred the giving of luxury gifts. Retail sales from January ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    No Christmas cheer for Hong Kong's retailers as they reveal lower-than-expected sales growth

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:37am by TIFFANY AP

    ... hit hard by the mainland's crackdown on corruption. Furniture and household furnishings lagged behind again, dropping 2.1 per cent in December and continuing two years of decline. ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China takes aim at fiscal system in reform

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 04:50am by Victoria Ruan

    ... for additional funding for certain projects, but the system is opaque and creates loopholes for corruption. Researchers urged the central government to accept more responsibility for spending on areas ...

  6. News - China Insider - ECONOMY

    Nobel laureate Edmund Phelps slams China’s ‘public servant frenzy’

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 06:09pm by Chris Luo

    ... above 50:1 in the past five years. China’s civil service is frequently criticised by the public for inefficiency and staff arrogance, and is seen as a hotbed of nepotism and corruption. A city ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Austerity looms ahead of Indian poll

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... which has been weakened by years of fractious coalition rule and corruption scandals, would be ousted in a national election that must be held by May. "Don't write us off so ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Winds of change 'to blow through' China's economy

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... politically, its economy would suffer in the long run. "China's corruption is pro-growth. China has profit-sharing corruption. All the sons, nephews and nieces are given a straw each ... In his recent speeches, Xi has said that combating corruption is a major priority. "Authoritarianism means problems are going to rise for China at home and in the world," Bhagwati ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's graft laws apply to Zhu Rongji's son and other members of new body

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Dennis Chong, Peggy Sito

    ... law The son of former premier Zhu Rongji and other financial heavyweights appointed to the new Financial Services Development Council will be subject to the city's anti-corruption laws ... in the anti-corruption ordinance and all members would be treated as "public officers" subject to the scrutiny of the law. Legislator James To Kun-sun had voiced concerns that the council, set up ...

  10. News - Asia - ECONOMY

    Indian policy makers flip-flop as rupee's dive steepens

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... months to March, well off the 8 per cent averaged over those 10 years. Growth suffered under the weight of high inflation, weak investment, corruption scandals and low business confidence. ...




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