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  1. Business - Economy - MIGRANT WORKERS

    Labour shortages could cost US$10 trillion if worker flows aren’t better managed

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Severe and imminent shortages of labour across the Asia-Pacific will cost the global economy no less than US$10 trillion between now and 2030, a new Boston Consulting Group report* says. There are lots of reasons why these shortages are becoming acute – from ageing populations and declining birth rates to poor education and poorly focused vocational training ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Japan government's lowered economic growth forecast in line with central bank

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Government estimates in line with central bank, which says consumer prices will continue to rise Japan government lowers economic growth forecast Japan's government ... with the Bank of Japan's projections. Members of the government's top advisory panel, the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (CEFP), did not object to the BOJ's view that consumer ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Shanghai developer said to halt project on funding shortage

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Shanghai project halted on funding shortage A closely held Shanghai developer has suspended construction at a property project due to a lack of funds, according ... developers to negative from stable. Premier Li Keqiang has sought to rein in credit expansion and he must balance such steps with efforts to meet a 7.5 per cent economic growth target, the slowest ...

  4. Property - International - SWEDEN

    Swedish home shortage that's pushed up prices risks economic harm

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Restrictive planning policies and rent controls risk dragging down leading European economy Rising Swedish house prices threaten economy A housing shortage in Sweden is pushing up ... effect on the recruitment of labour and a reduction in companies' competitiveness in the long term. So there are big economic consequences for society." Complex building regulations- ...

  5. News - Asia

    Chronic power shortages hampering economic development in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Chow Chung-Yan, Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Yangon and Chow Chung-yan Short circuits inThe fledgling nation's desire for rapid growth is hampered by chronic power shortages, as revealed in the second ... shortages. The electricity supply, not the natural disaster that hit the park and much of the country in 2008, seems to pose the biggest challenge to a dream of prosperity. "The biggest headache ...

  6. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On a warning that a higher retirement age for civil servants will reduce job openings for young people: Jessie Tong- If the greying of the population causes [a] labour shortage, then extend the retirement age. It would not then be detrimental to the young people. If there is no labour shortage, then the government need not change the retirement age, although the experience ...

  7. Homes supply

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With an existing surplus of 70,000 flats created by the government, the abundance of housing means that it will take time for the surplus to come even close to being a shortage. Assuming demand is stable, ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Reuters

    ... reported. The country's per capita water supplies are only a quarter of the global average and in the northwest shortages threaten to hold back ambitious plans to develop the coal reserves, ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMIC POLICY

    China has yet to walk the talk on economic reform

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:41am by Derek Scissors

    ... Derek Scissors Despite lots of talk, the central government's leadership is not pushing through economic liberalisation as fast as it is needed Beijing has yet to walk the walk on economic reform The mainland's economic statistics provoke a lot of debate. This is a bit odd, since Premier Li Keqiang seems to have previously settled the matter. Not only did Li famously ...

  10. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Asset bubbles risk deflating global economic recovery, warn analysts

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Analysts warn that surging stock indices are creating the conditions for a new market crash Asset bubbles risk deflating global economic recovery In a world ... market crash. The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) warned at the end of last month that financial markets were running ahead of economic reality, and called for governments to stop new ...




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