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  1. The deep roots of Uygurs' frustration

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... boldest weeklies. 'Minority families were large in the 1980s, with less strict birth control. Xinjiang does not have a private economy like Guangdong and Zhejiang. Uygurs are handicapped ... to work,' he said. It was the killing of two of these migrant workers, at a factory in Shaoguan, Guangdong province, on June 26 that was the spark for the July 5 protest. 'The second policy ...

  2. After 352 years, the mainland's oldest factory can't cut it any more

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... It survived the overthrow of the Qing dynasty, the Beijing warlords, the Japanese occupation, the Kuomintang and the communists - but not competition from cut-rate factories in Guangdong ... in Changping, northern Beijing. 'How good were our days during the days of the planned economy,' recalled factory manager Cui Yuelu. 'Each month we produced 70,000 vegetable knives ...

  3. Heady plans for pristine island

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Officials of the central and Guangdong governments unveiled an ambitious plan yesterday to transform a sleepy island next to Macau into an international tourist ... strategic meaning,' said Fan Hengshan, director of the National Development and Reform Commission's regional economy division and the highest-ranking official to address the audience. ...

  4. Wily Wenzhou catches taxis to profit

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... as Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province and Zhanjiang, on the southern tip of Guangdong province. Speculation in taxi licences began in Wenzhou in May. The price ... as prices started to rise. Initially, the tours received official praise but, with the macroeconomic measures announced this spring to cool the economy, the verdict of Beijing changed ...

  5. Avon comes calling after mainland ban expires

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... for direct sales on a test basis in Beijing, Tianjin and Guangdong province. 'We are committed to deliver the objective and expectation of the government and look forward to direct selling ... expanding economy. Last year, Avon reported China sales of US$220 million, up from US$157 million in 2003, through more than 6,000 outlets. Like its rivals in the mainland, Avon must sell its ...

  6. Sweetening the deal

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Taiwanese communities on the mainland. The 6,000 Taiwanese firms are a pillar of the city's economy. They have invested US$11 billion, 40 per cent of its total foreign investment, and last year ... convenience,' said Wang Li, chairman of the Taiwan Investors Association in Nanping, Fujian. 'Direct flow of goods will greatly cut production costs. In terms of economy and psychology, I now feel ...

  7. Urban lenders' judgment day looms

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the monkeys'. The UCBs account for only 6.27 per cent of China's total banking assets but play an important role in the economy of their cities. How regulators deal with them will show what ... bank, the Hainan Development Bank in 1998, and one other financial institution, the Guangdong International Trust and Investment Company. Protecting the deposits of investors, especially ...

  8. Moscow market's closure leaves Chinese traders facing uncertainty

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... goods and China a surplus of them. Thousands of private businessmen, mostly from Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong and Hebei, delivered and sold the goods. To avoid onerous customs and administrative ... of Cherkizovsky would hurt Sino-Russian trade, but in the long term, the economies of the two countries complement each other. Chinese businessmen will not easily give up the Russian market.' He said ...

  9. Born capitalists

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... produced 90 per cent of the country's compradors- the intermediaries between the foreign companies that dominated the economy and the Chinese firms and individuals with whom they did business. ... States to learn English and study railways, telephones, mining and the other components of a modern economy. He set up a printing company in Shanghai, where he died in March 1911. He is buried ...

  10. Forestry became natural choice after 1989 chaos

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in Dongguan, but hectares of pine, aspen and eucalyptus stretching as far as the eye can see in the hills of Guangxi, Guangdong and Jiangxi. Hong Kong investors usually turn up their noses at farm ... by the sweeping reforms of Dengist China? 'We have all the necessary approvals and permits in place,' he said. 'Timber is part of the market economy and prices are free. There is a strong ...



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