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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Preoccupation grows over Asian power's economic might

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei When asked about their impressions of China, its economic strength and human rights record are the first things that come to mind for average Americans. In Washington, a taxi ... that those jobs were going to China. 'I think the general public is making a judgment of China's economic policy without fully understanding what's happening there,' Todd said. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Checks on imported food to be tightened

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The food-hygiene watchdog has promised to tighten inspections following reports that importers have been sneaking uncertified mainland chicken carcasses into Hong Kong hidden among vegetables. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said i ...

  7. Stores still selling banned dairy items

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Supermarkets in Guangzhou are still selling milk products manufactured before September 14 despite a central government order that they must be pulled from shop shelves for melamine testing. The products, including Mengniu milk and ...

  8. Cab Chat

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... and some suddenly became nationalistic. I really don't share their feelings. Having said that, I think there is a need for China to devote resources to developing space projects. As a rising ...

  9. Should the government be responsible for ensuring food safety?

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Ronald Ling, Anthea Wong

    ... Ronald Ling, Anthea Wong Each week our two teenagers debate a hot topic. This week... Ronald Ling The milk scandal has caused panic on the mainland and now in Hong Kong. Many accuse the government of not doing enough to ensure food safety, but I have a di ...

  10. Bright future for foreign retailers

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... After years of pain, foreign companies are finally starting to make serious money in China. Is this the beginning of a long-term boom, or are we just seeing the top of the economic cycle? It is an interesting question. According to detailed research by China Economic Quarterly editor Joe Studwell, to be published later this week, American companies made US$8.2 billion profit from China last ...




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