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  1. Sport - Racing

    Cruz targets Group One riches with Peniaphobia

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 10:46pm by Alan Aitken

    ... belongs there. His rating now will be high enough that we can put him up against the good ones and he can get a chance to prove himself Tony Cruz on Peniaphobia "I want him in the international, but he does have to prove that he belongs there," said Cruz. "His rating now will be high enough that we can put him up against the good ones and he can get a chance to prove ...

  2. Scrapping the one-child policy won't boost China's birth rate

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... They are certainly right that China's fertility rate is low. In the late 1960s, the average woman could expect to bear six children over the course of her lifetime. By 2010, that number had plunged ... of Beijing's draconian family planning laws. What's more, in the 10 years following the policy's introduction, the fertility rate barely changed. As a result, it is clear that those who blame ...

  3. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Owner mates catch eye with barnstorming runs

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:10pm by Alan Aitken

    ... with in Romantic Touch off a rating of 85 as he rises in trip. Another to indicate that all is well on his return from a break was Cour Valant, who had gate 11 over the 1,000m of the sixth race and got ...

  4. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Drop in jobless rate points to rebound in Britain

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Drop in jobless rate points to UK revival British unemployment fell to the lowest in six years, indicating continued strength in the labour market that Bank of England governor Mark Carney says will eventually boost earnings. The jobless rate based on International Labour Organisation methods dropped to 6.2 per cent in the three months to July from 6.4 per cent, ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong expects to finalise Asean free trade agreement by 2016

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:39am by Chim Sau Wai

    ... apply tariff rates ranging from zero to 10.3 per cent, according to a consultation document published by Hong Kong's trade and industry department in May. The trade negotiations also cover ...

  6. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Hot summer sees Hong Kong lead way in CLP electricity sales

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 02:08pm by Sophie Yu

    ... in the international and domestic markets this year. The on-grid tariff rates of CLP’s coal-fired projects in mainland China have been reduced since last month, but the company said the impact was “more than ...

  7. Business - Economy - REGULATION

    Industry plea for tax easing may boost China property market

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:29am by Sandy Li

    ... redefining first-time homebuyers and lowering their mortgage rates to shore up the flagging industry. Under the new rules, those who have fully paid their mortgages will be considered first-time ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance

    Investors brace for US Fed verdict on interest rates

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:08am by Reuters

    ... that a roller-coaster debate over a new tool for controlling interest rates is nearing its resolution. Investors worldwide are watching the US central bank’s policy meeting that ends on Wednesday for hints ... become the main lever for steering interest rates and play a central role in a new monetary policy framework. However, after a long debate over the merits and potential risks of the new tool ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRADE

    KTZ service may help rail take bigger share of Europe-China freight

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:56am by JING YANG

    ... scale at this point, the freight rates today are more a function of what the market can bear, rather than on return on investment. Rail operators are assessing early customer demand ...




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