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  1. News - China - HOUSING

    Too early to loosen curbs on property, says China's Premier Wen Jiabao

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing No relaxation of controls on property Premier Wen Jiabao said yesterday it was too early to loosen curbs on speculative property investment, state media reported, as authorities keep a tight lid on the once red-hot housing ...

  2. Different priorities for hot spots

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the two regions' different historical backgrounds and demographic structures also played roles. While Uygurs make up less than 50 per cent of the population in Xinjiang, Tibetans make up more than 90 per cent of the population in Tibet, according to Tanzen Lhundup, director of the research office at the government-backed China Tibetology Research Centre. 'While Xinjiang has ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China digest, August 13

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... the student, then running him over with a car. The Supreme People's Court approved the capital punishment, which was carried out on Thursday. 'Left-behind' children Under a documenting ... ANHUI Aid for ancient pines Ancient pines at the Huangshan World Heritage site received a helping hand last week as the province braced for Typhoon Haikui, China National Radio reports. ...

  4. 'Little Hu' is on the up with his head tucked in

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Matt Ho Matt.ho@scmp.com Born in a mountainous county of Hubei province 48 years ago, high-flyer Hu Chunhua started his career in Tibet right after graduating from Peking University. Despite having no family ties to President Hu Jintao, 'Little Hu� ...

  5. Beijing warned over looming challenges

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com China is expected to face more challenges on its doorstep this year as the US pursues a strategic return to Asia, and neighbours seek to benefit from regional competition between Beijing and Washington, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences says in a new report on the Asia-Pacific region. 'Problems between China and neighbouring countries are not new, ...

  6. Deal reached on Mekong security

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ...'s Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie said the People's Liberation Army would be prepared to step in to ensure safety along the Mekong. 'The Ministry of Public Security ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Officials from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand reached an agreement in Beijing yesterday on joint law enforcement and patrols on the Mekong River, ...

  7. CSRC tightens curbs on placements, rights issues

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... substantial expansion plans or just want to use the money to replenish capital, it is all but certain that their refinancing proposals will be rejected.' The China Securities Regulatory ...

  8. Beijing boost for Inner Mongolia

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing is pledging more policies directed at the 'sound and rapid' development of Inner Mongolia and to improve the livelihoods of people there, after recent protests by herdsmen in the northern autonomous ...

  9. Pledge to improve lives of Mongols after protests

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to address poor people's grievances and provide them with better lives, Bagatur said in a lengthy article published yesterday in Seeking Truth- a party mouthpiece magazine. It was essential ... would devote at least 50 per cent of their spending to improving people's livelihoods, and average annual incomes for farmers and herders would be increased from 5,530 yuan (HK$6,640) ...

  10. Wen charms Japan but the distrust remains

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... may have helped change some Japanese perceptions of China, but mutual distrust remains. In his hectic visit, Wen visited shelters in Sendai and Fukushima to meet survivors of the quake ... to improve Japanese sentiment towards China. As in previous visits by Chinese officials, Japan right-wingers expressed their frustrations towards China, with about 300 protesting against ...




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