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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ... countries of the developing world? Over the past 30 years, China's urban population has increased by 500 million and it is planning to add another 300 million by 2030, meaning one in every ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Wen Jiabao: the people's champion or a chameleon

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... have said that under Wen's rule, disparity, pollution and corruption "have become the worst" in the history of the People's Republic. He also failed to continue the reform ... also used his last annual press conference, at the end of last year's session of the National People's Congress, to apologise for his mistakes, and he used his last cabinet meeting ...

  3. 'Sport to the people' campaign reinforces Intersport's commitment to Asian region

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 07:37pm by Jacinta Plucinski, Stacey Johnson, Mia Daughenbaugh and Laleh Larijani

    ... prepare for a much bigger and more challenging market- China. In partnership with Fujian New Huadu Supercenter, Intersport is scheduled to open 80 to 100 stores throughout 10 provinces across southern China in the next five years. As with its South Korean shops, Intersport China will adapt to the local taste and feature strong Chinese brands such as Li-Ning in its catalogue. ...

  4. News - China

    New leaders to stress economic stability over reform at NPC meeting

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... according to sources quoted last week- to retain Zhou Xiaochuan as People's Bank of China governor and keep two other senior bankers at their posts even though all three have reached the normal ... the economic priority The annual meeting of the National People's Congress, beginning on Tuesday, will be a stage for the new leadership to unveil more reform thinking, as Beijing focuses ...

  5. News - China

    China pays tribute to Mandela, an 'old friend of the Chinese people'

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:27am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Chinese social media reaction to Mandela's death brings criticism of mainland China has referred to Nelson Mandela as an old friend of Chinese people ... and development of a new South Africa,” Xi said in a message of condolence to South African President Jacob Zuma, Xinhua reported. The report said Xi’s message was both representing China and expressing ...

  6. News - China - JUSTICE

    China's Supreme People's Court calls for end to torture in new guidelines

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by Keith Zhai

    ... and ensure fair use of judicial authority. The Supreme People's Court said in the guidelines issued yesterday that the practice of using torture to extract evidence must be eliminated and cases ... being presumed guilty, rather than innocent. "The people's courts should comply with the Constitution and have to practice jurisdiction independently," Lu said. But Nicholas ...

  7. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Supreme People's Court's new guidelines, Foxconn plans US expansion

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 08:22am by Patrick Boehler

    ... emerged from the plenum," writes Yao Yang, director of the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University. People's Daily* People's Daily* China needs to "build an open economic system", writes Vice Premier Wang Yang. ChinaFile "'Stability maintenance' does blanket coverage, but the blanket, most of the time, is soft. This is because ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - FOREIGN EXCHANGE

    People's Bank of China in swap deal with European Central Bank

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by VICTORUA RUAN

    ... In a major step towards the yuan's internationalisation, the People's Bank of China agreed to create a currency swap line with the European Central Bank (ECB). Analysts said the PBOC may ... billion yuan (HK$444 billion) while the People's Bank of China (PBOC) will be able to get as much as €45 billion (HK$4.7 trillion) from the ECB when needed. The swap line allows central banks ...

  9. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: People's Daily praises Bo trial, Sinopec benefits from regulatory tweak

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 07:31am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Politics People's Daily* Bo's trial shows the party's determination to legally fight corruption. Financial Times China debt habit proves hard to kick. China Media Project looks at an earlier crackdown on internet rumours: " Are rumours really so bad?" Asahi Shimbun Chinese entrepreneur sells electronic voting ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Leaders must fully embrace reform to end people's yearning for Mao era

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Moving on from Mao nostalgia It remains a conundrum of China's economic miracle that so many people still openly yearn for a return to the Mao era. That not only says ... and tackle corruption, and secondly in support for reforms to give the private sector a bigger role in the economy. It will have come as a disappointment, but not a surprise, to liberals within China ...




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