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  1. Business - Companies - PUBLIC RELATIONS

    Some disasters can defeat a firm's best efforts at crisis communications

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:10am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' jetliner has put to the test the firm's crisis communications experts, who can only hope to limit damage Fright job ... profoundly saddening events. The title in this case is "crisis communications". Once the problem has been identified, a clear-cut attempt to provide solutions is vital But no amount ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fixing China's debt burden will bring pain before it brings relief

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by Lim Say Boon

    ... Lim Say Boon Lim Say Boon says while China's debt problems are nowhere near crisis levels, they must be tackled sooner rather than later or they will continue to sap the economy ... And that might actually help advance the renminbi's evolution towards reserve currency status. After all, one of the requirements for a reserve currency is that the government has to issue debt ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Foreign investors cool on Chinese real estate

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:05pm by Langi Chiang

    ... financial crisis. But even in its heyday, foreign participation had never exceeded 2 per cent of total sources of funds into the sector, which affects dozens of other industries in the world's second-largest economy. Some investment banks, including Goldman Sachs, left the mainland's real estate market after the global financial crisis. But other foreign investors- including sovereign ...

  4. News - World

    Ukraine crisis likely to increase divisions between US and Russia

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:36am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Divisions between US and Russia could grow in the fallout from Ukraine Crisis likely to have knock-on effect If international relations are a seamless web, then the crisis ... harder. That matters- without agreement between Moscow and Washington, a deal would not have been possible after last year's Syrian chemical weapons crisis, which briefly threatened ...

  5. Official calls for yuan convertibility

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but the subprime mortgage crisis has sparked fears of a weaker US dollar amid low interest rates. Ms Wu said it was difficult to find an alternative reserve currency but added that the yuan was ready ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Former central bank executive says unit should be an international reserve currency Beijing should gear up preparations for the yuan's full convertibility, ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY: ANALYSIS

    Experts play down new Asian financial crisis fear

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Fifteen years after the Asian financial crisis, emerging countries are much better equipped to handle winding back of US stimulus Experts play down new Asian crisis fear Plunging emerging market currencies on the prospect of US stimulus tapering have stirred memories of the 1997 Asian financial crisis, but analysts doubt a similar catastrophe ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rumours of a Chinese crash are greatly exaggerated

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:12pm by Yu Yongding

    ... that the assumptions underpinning them will invariably change. Consider China's high leverage ratio, which many argue will be a key factor in causing a crisis. After all, they contend, developing countries that have experienced a large-scale credit boom have all ended up facing a credit crisis and a hard economic landing. But several factors must be accounted for in assessing whether ...

  8. Business - Economy

    APEC warns against currency devaluations, property bubble

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Asia Pacific economies must refrain from competitive currency devaluations and are vulnerable to speculative buying in the housing market, the APEC grouping’s research arm said. Massive inflows of funds from industrialised economies into the region where they can get higher returns have pushed local currencies to appreciate, eroding ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China and Brazil agree to US$30 billion currency swap deal

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Durban The agreement serves to provide protection during times of financial crises China and Brazil agree US$30b currency deal China and Brazil agreed to establish a swap line of about US$30 billion in their respective currencies as they work to reinforce the clout of the world's largest emerging markets on a global stage. China, the world's second-biggest ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Paris limits drivers to alternate days in bid to solve pollution crisis

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Drivers restricted to using roads every other day as French capital hit by pollution particulates in air exceeding safe levels for five days running Paris limits vehicles in effort to cut haze The French government will today ...




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