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  1. No better time for economic reform

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in at 7.6 per cent, a shade lower than expected, and markets rose. That says something about how much major Western economies now look to China to sustain global growth. The headline growth figure ... Nonetheless the result raises expectations that the government will take measures to further stimulate domestic demand and maintain economic stability ahead of a once-in-a-decade leadership change ...

  2. A 44-year Friendship that few Beijingers will miss

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... insist the former workers - illustrate the complexities of a China desirous of a more transparent economic climate running up against a regime that still wants to show who's boss. Last week, ... their bosses have shut down all efforts at dialogue. Friendship doors first opened a year after one of the worst famines in China's history and on the heels of chairman Mao Zedong's '100 ...

  3. Home best place to view the People's Parade

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the real fun is- two parties for the people to celebrate the People's Republic's 60th birthday. In 1984, the 35th anniversary, Peking University students suddenly unfurled a banner during ... Ng Tze-wei It's the People's Parade, but you'd better stay home to watch it unless you are one of the lucky few with a ticket to the festivities at Tiananmen Square next ...

  4. Half-step to meeting people's aspirations

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Kong. Unlike in the past, when Mr Zeng was content to chant the mantra of Hong Kong's role as an economic city, this time around the vice-president has shown a greater sense of balance between economic growth and political stability in the city's development. The change of strategy was manifest when he outlined his two expectations for Hong Kong people in his speech ...

  5. Countryside in sharp focus

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... During the annual session of the National People's Congress, which ended last week, the government emphasised non-economic targets in its new five-year plan for 2006-2010. The emphasis has shifted from economic growth to human, social and environmental targets. Beijing's newest economic strategies were laid out by senior officials at the NPC, then at a meeting of the China ...

  6. Beijing to open door to private capital

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com The mainland will take bolder steps to reform its quasi-socialist economic system by introducing private capital into industries that have long ... yesterday following a cabinet meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao. The meeting was to discuss the year's plans for economic reform. '[We] will perfect and realise the measures to promote ...

  7. The real cost of playing host to the Asian Games

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Later this week audiences around the world, or at least in Asia, are expected to be treated to another spectacular opening ceremony of a major event in China. The fireworks and dazzling lights this time will illuminate Guangzhou, a city that has been at the forefront of China's economic miracle. Hard on the heels of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2010 World Expo ...

  8. Product safety flap has upside for mainlanders

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei For years, mainlanders have been resigned to the fact that commodities manufactured for export are synonymous with higher quality and better design, with some shops even doing a roaring trade in rejected clothing. Indeed, authorities have lo ...

  9. China bracing for a sluggish start, Wen says

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is the core of today's problems,' he told local businessmen during a tour of Hunan province on Sunday and Monday. The premier said China had to deal with the twin pressures of an economic ... an economist with government think tank the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, said Beijing might launch a 'major overhaul' of its macroeconomic policies around the middle ...

  10. Factories given lower energy use targets

    Posted Sep 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... industrial electricity supply to meet the energy consumption and environmental targets in the 11th five-year plan.' Cheng Siwei, a former vice-chairman of the National People's Congress, ... For the first eight months of this year, power output climbed 17.2 per cent. The statistics bureau released a string of economic numbers on Saturday, triggering heated debates about the outlook ...




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