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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Baidu raises bar in mobile mapping with US$10m IndoorAtlas investment

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:54pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Internet search titan Baidu has raised the bar in making mobile mapping services ubiquitous in China following a deal to invest US$10 million in Finnish start-up IndoorAtlas. The transaction marks Baidu’s first investment in a European company and is expected to strengthen the firm’s indoor mapping capabilities across the country. Founded in 2012, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1584387/baidu-raises-bar-mobile-mapping-us10m-indooratlas-investment
  2. Business - Economy - REPORT

    Japan overtakes Hong Kong in competitiveness rankings

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:43am by Reuters

    ... China climbed one position to 28th, Russia jumped 11 to 53rd spot and India slid 11 to 71st, becoming the least competitive BRIC economy, 14 places behind Brazil. European Union states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584291/japan-overtakes-hong-kong-competitiveness-rankings
  3. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Chinese insurers fined 111m yuan over price fixing in car policies

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:19am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... in fixing discounts for car insurance premiums during multiple meetings, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Tuesday. Li Qing, deputy director general of the commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1584278/chinese-insurers-fined-111m-yuan-over-price-fixing-car
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTIGATIONS

    Credit Suisse probing alleged pillow talk by trader

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Credit Suisse said it was investigating allegations of trader misconduct reported in The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. The newspaper, citing sources familiar with the matter, said the Swiss bank had suspended an employee as part of an internal probe into electronic communications. The Journal said Zoe Henderson, a trader on the European equities sales desk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1584258/credit-suisse-probing-alleged-pillow-talk-trader
  5. Sport - Golf - Ryder Cup

    Webb Simpson, Keegan Bradley and Hunter Mahan are US Ryder Cup wild cards

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:14am

    ... the favored European side, which includes four of the world’s five top-ranked players in number one Rory McIlroy, Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, Spain’s Sergio Garcia and England’s Justin Rose. “The European team has been touted as the favorites,” Watson said. “I have a fundamental belief in our team and our players and they have a fundamental belief in themselves.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1584254/webb-simpson-keegan-bradley-and-hunter-mahan-are-us-ryder-cup-wildcards
  6. News - China - CHARITY

    Party chief of scandal-plagued China Red Cross steps down

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:49am by Alice Yan

    ... to a statement posted on its website yesterday. Zhao would be succeeded by Xu Ke, 58, a deputy minister at the National Health and Family Planning Commission, the society said. Zhao took up her role ... successor, Xu, worked in Jilin province from the 1970s until transferring to the Ministry of Health in 2001. Xu was appointed a deputy minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1584041/party-chief-scandal-plagued-china-red-cross-steps-down
  7. Property - International - DESIGN

    James Cheng creates living spaces that enhances interactivity

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Washington, later going on to study architecture at Seattle's University of Washington and complete a Master's degree at Harvard. He moved to Vancouver in 1978, and won the commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1583864/james-cheng-creates-living-spaces-enhances-interactivity
  8. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Foreign demand fuels London surge

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by SUSIE WATKINS POLAKOVA

    ... residential properties last year. They now make up the largest overseas group in Mayfair (25 per cent) well ahead of other Asian and continental European buyers (19 per cent) and Russians and Middle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1583769/foreign-demand-fuels-london-surge
  9. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong zoo animals 'need laws to protect their psychological welfare'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by SARAH KARACS

    ... such as a physical attack," Whitfort said. "The fact that the animal is not able to behave in a way normal for its species is not considered cruelty." The European Union has directives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583962/animal-welfare-laws-lag-behind
  10. Business - Economy

    Stalling economy highlights tricky Swiss balancing act

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by BLOOM

    ... for the franc increased last week after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi hinted he might be moving closer to quantitative easing. The conflicts between Ukraine and Russia, as well ... the Swiss have refrained from imposing direct sanctions on Russia, and companies are not directly affected by Russia's retaliatory ban on European Union foodstuffs. Even so, Switzerland has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1583993/stalling-economy-highlights-tricky-swiss-balancing-act

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