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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD TORONTO

    Postcard from Toronto

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Helen Barlow

    ... by hosting a Bill Murray Day which coincided with the world premiere in Toronto of his latest movie. Comedy never rates in the Oscars- and St Vincent only came third in Toronto's audience ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    ICBC issues offshore yuan bond in Singapore

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Jeanny Yu

    ... ICBC's Singapore unit, the sole clearing bank there, has listed its offshore yuan bonds in Taiwan. The five-year cross currency swap rate hovered at a one-year high on Monday, an unfavourable ... expect the currency to appreciate and reflects investors' hesitancy to invest in longer tenor yuan notes given an uncertain interest and exchange rate outlook. "The credit rating would ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Waste companies and government guilty of obstructive inertia

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:37am by LETTERS

    ... Environnement- are effectively a waste duopoly in Hong Kong. In France, the official waste "valorisation", or the value creation rate from waste recycling, for these two companies is said ...

  4. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen is losing its fight against pollution in main rivers

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:31am by He Huifeng

    ... sampling stations, covering 85 per cent of the city, was rated below Level 5- or "extremely poor". Under the grading system used by the mainland's environmental regulators, levels 1 to 3 mean water quality is suitable for drinking, aquaculture, fisheries and swimming. Water rated level 4 or 5 is suitable only for industrial use or irrigation. And things have been getting worse. ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Fake invoicing last year may hit China's 7.5pc full-year trade growth target

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Inflated mainland export figures last year due to fake invoicing have led to slower growth rates in trade data this year, say economists Fake trade may hit growth target Inflated mainland export figures last year due to fake invoicing have led to slower growth rates in trade data this year, economists said, and that might cause Beijing ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    We will die poorer than our parents, says Marc Faber

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Howard Winn

    ... policies are necessary to boost economic growth rates through inflation and by inflating asset prices. However, Faber argues that these polices make it impossible for economies to grow rapidly. ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET NICK PULFORD

    You Bet: Manchester City likely to hold edge in 'mini' showdown

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:22pm by Nick Pulford

    ... record at home and a high success rate when they find the net, which has helped them to win most home games against elite opponents. In the past three seasons, against the sides that finished ... this season, against Liverpool, and the trend continued with a 3-1 win. That suggests the Chelsea result was a blip and, while Mourinho's record in big matches merits respect, City rate good value ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - EUROPE

    ECB targeted-loans programme fails to meet estimates

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:48am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Frankfurt ECB loans programme fails to meet estimates The European Central Bank's first targeted-loan programme came in below estimates in a sign that ECB president Mario Draghi has a way to go to meet his stimulus target. The Frankfurt-based central bank said it allotted €82.6 billion (HK$823 billion) at a fixed interest rate of 0.15 per cent in its targeted ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New rail projects will keep public transport system right on track

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:02pm by Anthony Cheung

    ... following the third comprehensive transport study of 1999, enabling our rail network to take up 40 per cent of public transport passenger trips. Indeed, the MTR is rated internationally as one ... of the population when current new lines are completed, further expansion will not give similar rates of return to those of previous projects connecting to large development areas that were not yet served ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - CREDIT

    Default risk up as Southeast Asia's top 100 embark on debt-fuelled growth

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Bloomberg

    ... as companies sought growth abroad. "More and more debt is financing less and less growth," Singapore-based Xavier Jean, a director of corporate ratings for Standard & Poor's, said. ... will increase vulnerability when interest rates start to rise. Internal cash flows and cash balances funded only about half of the US$300 billion the region's largest companies spent on expansion ...




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