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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. News - China - ECONOMY

    Local government debt show signs of improving

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 07:48pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com But extravagance and corruption persist at some departments and state firms, audit chief says Local government debt show signs of improving China's ... and corruption persisted in some departments and state enterprises despite President Xi Jinping's nationwide crackdown on graft. Together, their audited expenses accounted for 154 billion yuan ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Jobless rate could rise if retail sales keep declining, financial secretary warns

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Phila Siu

    ... of the anti-corruption drive Beijing launched in 2012, curbing the spending by officials on luxury gifts. Mak supported the idea of building shopping malls in the border areas, as for many mainlanders the main ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping takes charge of China's economic reforms

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... stability will feature high in Xi's thinking- or "Xiconomics"- under which anti-corruption, administration reform and regional security issues take priority, even though these steps ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    The two Brazils

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:53am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... class that is now demanding better-quality public services and an end to corruption. A year ago, more than a million Brazilians took to the streets to call for political accountability ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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