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  1. On the defensive

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the proliferation of nuclear weapons in such places as North Korea and Iran, and countering the threat of terrorism, as well as dealing with the ongoing financial crisis and global warming. Surely, these are not simply American issues, but Chinese ones, as well. China, after all, does not want to see North Korea transformed into a nuclear power. Nor does China want to see Iran armed with nuclear weapons. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... defending the brutal regime in Tehran. As one who for years has been paraded as an expert on things economic, he might have been expected to say a word or two about the state of the economy in Iran ... squarely on the shoulders of Iran's leaders and are not due to sanctions, which were put in place relatively recently and are porous, to say the least. The economy has been in dire straits ...

  3. Slim hopes for latest plan to jump-start Japan's economy

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in revitalising the country's ailing economy. If so, they are optimistic. Last month, Kan's cabinet published its 69-page Blueprint for Revitalising Japan. In it, Kan's government pledged ... was widely blamed for pushing the economy into recession, and observers fear that raising the rate now will crush consumer demand. That will not only worsen the deficit, weak demand will make it even ...

  4. Business urges shift to low-carbon economy

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Hong Kong should set a carbon reduction target and adopt stringent laws to shift the city to a low-carbon economy, business leaders have urged. At the launch of a report yesterday, Cathay Pacific chief executive Tony Tyler, who is executive committee chairman of the Climate Change Business Forum, said many leading economies had committed to emission reduction targets ...

  5. We come as equals

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of the two countries during which they discussed a whole array of issues, ranging from climate change to Iran and North Korea to the global economy, in all likelihood resulted in a higher degree ... America's biggest creditor, assured Chinese officials that once the economy rebounded, 'we will bring our fiscal position down to a more sustainable level over time'. But China was careful ...

  6. Lubricating a squeaky relationship

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... States. These energy interests increasingly conflict with US security and human-rights concerns in countries like Iran, Sudan and Venezuela. Is there a way of resolving, or at least managing, ... also appears ready to use its veto as one of the five permanent members of the council to prevent the imposition of sanctions if Iran fails to satisfy US and European worries ...

  7. Chrysler's lesson for emerging economies

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for emerging economies such as India and China. Their governments take nationalistic pride in their car industries; their growing middle class aspires to owning big and expensive cars as status ... facilities- for electric vehicles. The concentration of urban populations in mega cities such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Chongqing and Tianjin could generate the economies of scale needed ...

  8. Taiwan in recession as economy shrinks 8.36pc

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan plunged into recession as its export-driven economy contracted at a record annual pace of 8.36 per cent in the fourth quarter, prompting the island's ... deteriorating global conditions as well as increasing exposure to slowing mainland growth. The Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said the economy shrank at a much faster pace than ...

  9. US, China need to talk about things they can do

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Asia rankles China. Neither matter was directly discussed in the strategic and economic dialogue. What did feature were the global economy, diplomatic and security issues and climate change. ... to the six-party process to end its nuclear proliferation; concern was expressed about Iran's nuclear ambitions. These are, in essence, the most immediate challenges facing the world. That the biggest ...

  10. Lawmakers urge clear road map to achieve a low-carbon economy

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Lawmakers yesterday endorsed a motion urging the government to set a clear road map and timetable to turn Hong Kong into a low-carbon economy. Moved by Civic Party chief ... to invest in a low-carbon economy, such as tapping into the multibillion-dollar global carbon-trading market. She also called for the opening of the power grid to renewable energy systems ...




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