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  1. Business

    Bulk rates to decline further on Asian routes amid glut of ships

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Bulk rates to fall more amid glut of ships Rates for capesize bulk carriers on key Asian routes will fall more next week as cargo owners bide their time chartering ships and shipowners fail to resist charterers' attempts to push rates lower, brokers said. "It's all looking pretty grim," said one Singapore-based capesize broker, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555861/bulk-rates-decline-further-asian-routes-amid-glut-ships
  2. Fertile grounds for predicting growth

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... versus coastal ports is a good way of measuring domestic demand- and he notes that inland traffic has been growing at a much faster rate since 2005. For a global picture, the Baltic Dry Index ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585652/fertile-grounds-predicting-growth
  3. Fertile grounds for predicting growth

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that inland traffic has been growing at a much faster rate since 2005. For a global picture, the Baltic Dry Index is also worth a glance. The London-based index provides a daily measure of how much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585508/fertile-grounds-predicting-growth
  4. Business - Economy

    South Korean finance chiefs fuel hopes for cut in interest rates

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by Reuters

    ... for rate cut South Korea's new finance minister and its central bank governor both highlighted weakness in Asia's fourth-largest economy yesterday, adding to market expectations that an interest rate cut could be in the offing. While Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan did not mention interest rates in his inauguration speech and shut the door on the prospect for a supplementary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1555502/south-korean-finance-chiefs-fuel-hopes-cut-interest-rates
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - MACROSCOPE

    Banco Espirito Santo may need bail-in as agencies slash credit ratings

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... Santo may need bail-in as ratings slashed Banco Espirito Santo's woes may not reignite the euro crisis but could give useful information about who will pay the inevitable costs. Under ... billion in exposure to the Espirito Santo family empire, Moody's and Standard & Poor's both slashed its credit ratings further into junk territory. One surprising aspect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1555018/banco-espirito-santo-may-need-bail-agencies-slash-credit
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s approval ratings plunge to new low

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila Aquino approval ratings plunge to new low Philippine President Benigno Aquino's performance ratings have plunged to their lowest ever, two independent pollsters said ... to rid the country of its image as the most corrupt in Asia. A survey by independent pollster Pulse Asia, taken last month, showed Aquino's approval rating dropped from 70 per cent in March ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554276/philippine-president-benigno-aquinos-approval-ratings-plunge-new-low
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland China growth rates don't add up

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Economists are questioning China's official GDP rates, saying the numbers no longer fit reality Mainland growth rates don't add up ... the second-largest economy when compared against other nations using market exchange rates. When economies are growing quickly, Wu said, people would not worry "if there is 1 or 2 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1553600/mainland-china-growth-rates-dont-add
  8. Baby boom or bust?

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's population will not be sustainable, says one Italian expert, if the city relies on immigrants without persuading families here to have more children. Should more be done to increase the fertility rate? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586115/baby-boom-or-bust
  9. News - Asia

    Google removes hate blog advising Singaporeans to harass Filipinos

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 03:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... when most Filipinos there worked as domestic helpers. Singaporeans make up just over 60 per cent of the 5.4 million population, with a low fertility rate forcing the government to rely heavily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536869/google-removes-hate-blog-advising-singaporeans-harass-filipinos
  10. HK government is not doing enough about falling birth rate

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Over the last two decades, fewer Hong Kong women have been getting married and fertility rates have dropped considerably. The effect of the recent slight increase in births among females aged between 35 and 39 is a temporary phenomenon and the effect on the overall fertility rate is limited. It has been shown that in order to have the most significant impact on fertility, women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651101/hk-government-not-doing-enough-about-falling-birth-rate

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