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  1. Illegal steel mill fouls key reservoir

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The release of the Xinhua article suggests Beijing will target the steel plant in its clampdown on local officials who recklessly pursue economic expansion at the expense of the environment ... the plant. When contacted by the South China Morning Post, a Nanyang Environmental Protection Bureau spokesman denied any knowledge of the contamination in Xixia, which is under the jurisdiction ...

  2. Competition drives firms to market

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (Sasac) chairman Li Rongrong said during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Beijing. Share sales would help inefficient enterprises improve corporate governance, which was weaker ... in the pharmaceutical sector, where mainland firms controlled about 30 per cent of the market, said Zhou Yucheng, chairman of China Worldbest Group, the nation's largest pharmaceutical company. 'We ...

  3. Laws to govern privatisation sped up

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... stationed in key state-owned enterprises, told the South China Morning Post that the amendments would enable SOEs to be governed by the legislature instead of government agencies. 'All problems related to the reform of state-owned enterprises will be dealt with by an amended and up-to-date corporate law,' said Mr Li, who is now a member of the Chinese People's Political ...

  4. Key sectors exempt from loan crackdown

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Collier

    ... confidence among the leadership that measures to slow the economy- and prevent a feared 'hard landing'- are working. People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan said at the weekend ... of the China Banking Regulatory Commission's supervision department. 'On the other hand, we are encouraging the central bank to lend to some sectors that need to develop quickly. 'So ...

  5. Graft-fighters turn spotlight on dodgy property deals

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... that if the asset bubble bursts it will threaten the economic recovery and social stability. Urban property prices grew at their fastest pace in 16 months in November, rising 5.7 per cent year on year. ... mainland cities conducted last week said corruption was the worst blot on China's international image for the third year running. At the end of last year, President Hu Jintao vowed to escalate ...

  6. Smaller shipyards could collapse in industry upheaval

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis China's shipbuilding industry is set for an upheaval likely to lead to the collapse of smaller, privately owned shipyards, according to a leading analyst with a Norwegian ... rather than consolidate'. He doubts the two large shipbuilding groups, China State Shipbuilding Corp and China Shipbuilding Industry Corp, would be interested in consolidating the industry. ...

  7. Mainland steps up consolidation campaign in select industries

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong The mainland renewed its effort yesterday to consolidate key industries- such as cement, steel and vehicles- by issuing measures that would allow more private capital to invest in key sectors and permit company mergers across provincial borders ...

  8. Is it next stop Beijing for Bo aboard the Chongqing express?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... for his courage in taking on the gangs, whose members colluded with police and government officials. An article posted on the website of the party mouthpiece People's Daily even compared his ... organised crime gangs. The public have sent him their wishes with smiling faces and warm applause,' the People's Daily article read. The crusade against the gangs and their protective ...

  9. HK businessman gets partial payout after 10-year fight over hijacking of Shanxi firm

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... deputies to the National People's Congress. He tried to petition leaders, including President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, but was detained by police. In 2004, he went to the China ... on or before October 1, the National Day on which a huge celebratory event is planned for Tiananmen Square to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic. Wang said Wulon ...

  10. Crisis veteran tackles the China syndrome

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the experience on any country or indeed any person,' Mr Smith says. 'I love the place, I love the country, I love the people,'; he says, even while deriding the government, courts ... of Communications, Mr Smith offers all the right noises on China but little in the way of starry-eyed enthusiasm. 'We have a long and successful history of dealing with China [150 years] and I think we ...




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