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  1. Tax bills shrink for HK workers on mainland

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Hongkongers who spend most of their time working on the mainland will see their tax bills reduced thanks to new rules taking effect next month that are aimed at eliminating double taxation. Any resident who spends more than 60 day ...

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    China's narrative of Han expansion

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... borders of the People's Republic was not just a coincidence. It was linked to China';s mix of political weakness and demographic strength. The Qing bequeathed an empire which had rarely ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says that China';s focus on its role as a victim of past humiliationsis tempered by the historical spread, both inside and outside its current borders, ...

  3. Ignore the noises. Hong Kong's future depends on mainlanders

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... prefer to think of themselves as Hongkongers rather than as citizens of the People's Republic of China. But Kong's internet outburst should not be taken too seriously. Although he ... ;s favourite promotional slogan 'Asia';s world city' avoids identification with any one country or people, instead positioning the city as an international centre. That makes the recent ...

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    People's Daily editorials signal harsher internet regulation

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 10:49am by Amy Li

    ... by the Publicity Department of the CCP Central Committee, ran a front-page editorial on Friday titled “Experts call for internet regulation for a healthy and orderly environment”. On China’s micro-blogging service Sina Weibo, the People’s Daily’s editorial drew angry responses from netizens. “Regulating rumours? But who are the biggest rumour makers in China?” said one Weibo user. “Talking about ...

  5. 'People's Premier' leaves a mixed legacy

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fund pool had become relatively smaller, making it harder to deal with the retirement of the baby boom generation. In a panel discussion at the annual session of the National People's ... the banking system. Many NPC and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegates say Zhu outperformed Wen in several areas. 'Premier Zhu is more capable,' said CPPCC member ...

  6. People's Daily boss tells of paper's role in Bo saga

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com The president of People's Daily gave students at Shanghai's Fudan University a rare insight into how the party mouthpiece rallied behind ... the paper launched at mainland universities this year as it struggles for relevance in a diversifying media market. Zhang, who has worked at People's Daily since 1996 and became its president ...

  7. Frozen in time

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... identifying: the annual session of the National People's Congress. The imposing Great Hall of the People, the seat of China's national parliament, has retained all its Soviet architectural ... is the one that our time traveller would find most familiar. Such a contrast between two Chinas- one totally transformed by three decades of socio-economic modernisation and one frozen in political ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China and Russia are no more than allies of convenience

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raffaello Pantucci

    ... the huge demographic disparity between China's northeastern provinces like Heilongjiang (38 million people) and Amur Oblast on the Russian side (830,000) And, economically, Russia can also see ... that strengthens China's hand in its negotiations with Russia. Losing economic might and the potential fear of Chinese demographic pressure are fundamental concerns for Russia. And they build ...

  9. Coastal attractions

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tours and training, and provide a focal point for the sport- Sheridan runs Surfing Hainan and Dahai runs China Surf Sanya. Annual events such as the Surfing Hainan Open help to solidify ... demographic taking holidays in Sanya- affluent Chinese- are the golf courses springing up around the island. There are 11 courses right now, most centred around Sanya, and they offer spectacular ocean ...

  10. Family distraught after autopsy done on activist

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on Wednesday. Authorities' claims that he hung himself have been widely challenged. In Hong Kong, at least five more deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) and China's top ... That vow was echoed by three delegates to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC): Chan Wing-kee, James Tien Pei-chun and Lew Mon-hung. Lew said he could not believe Li ...




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