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  1. The People's Republic of China at Sixty

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... probably not even Mao himself- the amazing journey the People's Republic was about to embark on. China was a poor, rural country back then; the average person could expect to live only until ... cannon'. We've continued to follow developments in the People's Republic regularly since then; and in this magazine, we focus on the challenges ahead for key mainland cities, ...

  2. Zhao showed how a leader can win people's hearts

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhao's political and economic acumen was critical for development in the mainland in the 1980s. Despite great difficulties, his efforts ushered in a new era for economic takeoff, and pried open ... with a conscience, altruism, compassion, and the courage to own up to shortcomings. History lives in the hearts of men, not in official archives or news coverage. It will give Zhao the credit he deserves. ...

  3. people's republic of desire

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... graduates or those who have worked a few years in China: should one go abroad to seek higher education or stay at home and climb the corporate ladder? Being referred to as 'Dr So-and-So' is considered flattering and remains much in vogue, especially if the qualification was gained at a western institution. Given the ample business opportunities opening up for talented people in China ...

  4. Ploughing into global farm trade

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the years. Fearful that cheap foreign farm produce could be dumped on the mainland, former premier Zhu Rongji said that agriculture was his greatest concern when China joined the World Trade ... produce in two to three years. The mainland's agricultural imports surged nearly 30 per cent last year. 'China took only a year to see an increase of US$20 billion in farm imports [last ...

  5. Small workshops blamed for quality flap

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by small operations. For instance, of the 450,000 food enterprises across the mainland, 78.8 per cent were 'small workshops' that employed fewer than 10 people. 'The major problem ... products because only small amounts of compensation were paid in the event of injury, China Consumers' Association vice-secretary-general Wu Gaohan said. 'Our association has received 10 ...

  6. US experts helping mainland make food safer, official reveals

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... agricultural producers, China and the US had a responsibility to promote free trade and improve food-safety regulation, he said. Beijing should apply the regulations as stringently to domestic products ... as an example, a country imposes strong requirements on an imported product but does not require it locally, then it puts the imported product at an economic disadvantage.' Mr Schafer ...

  7. Cab Chat

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trace the source. The government has a mechanism to protect people's deposits of up to HK$100,000 in the bank. I am not worried at all. ... spacewalk. China has well demonstrated its skills in science and technology through this spacecraft and it seems we are catching up with the United States and Russia. Although I did not watch ...

  8. Turning Japanese?

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... before the great Japanese bubble burst in 1991, followed by sharp declines in 2003 and 2008. The most compelling argument against the China cheerleaders is that they ignore history. There is no recorded instance of any nation having the kind of economic growth seen in China without then suffering a bust- not a nice, steady decline from a high peak, but a messy fallout, depressing ...

  9. Firm halts exports to US, but denies sweets contain formaldehyde

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... target Chinese food. China also finds unsafe food from other countries. Food safety should be a global issue,' he said. The firm exports the sweets to more than 50 countries. As a result ...

  10. Milk contamination spreads to candy, coffee

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The mainland milk crisis deepened yesterday as Taipei authorities ordered an immediate recall of packs of Mr Brown instant coffee and milk tea containing contaminated milk powder imported from the mainland. Hong Kong consumers were also thro ...




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