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  1. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Keystone Cops try to catch pitch invader at France training

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:10am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Slapstick security guards amuse Les Bleus fans at public training session France's public training session on Friday turned into an episode of Keystone Cops Brazil- policiais Keystone?- after a fan jumped the ropes and tried to get to the players. Two security guards who looked no strangers to a hearty churrasco lumbered after the boy ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Europe’s rapidly unravelling economic reform agenda

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... France’s outspoken former economy minister, triggered the resignation of the country’s Socialist government, led by centrist premier Manuel Valls. Francois Hollande, France’s deeply unpopular ... with the controversial budgetary and labour market reforms demanded by the European Commission and Germany. But Montebourg was speaking for many in France’s ruling Socialist party when he said Hollande’s ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After Scotland, who will be next to hold a referendum on independence?

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:49pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... straddle Spain and France, are disadvantaged because they have a landlocked territory hemmed in by two countries which staunchly oppose their freedom. Catalans have shown their feelings in recent ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Scots' desire for change cannot be ignored

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:51pm by Niall Fraser

    ... as that of France and Japan, with more top universities per head of population than any other country on earth, with extraordinary- if depleting- energy reserves, plus a well-educated, diverse ...

  6. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    EU easing under ‘Draghinomics’ a pipedream

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:25am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... US$1.30 (and now standing at US$1.28) and yields on the two-year bonds of several euro-zone countries, including France and Austria, dipping into negative territory. Draghi is conceding ... conceding that the ECB is unable to remedy the underlying ills of the euro zone: a lack of demand and a dearth of structural reforms, particularly in growth-starved France and Italy where ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Too many holidays may discourage investors from cross-border trading

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:36am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and the Lunar New Year in Asia. The city has more holidays than major markets such as Britain, which has seven, the United States and Germany, both at 10, and France, at 11. The mainland has fewer ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT YOU LIKED

    What you liked, September 6, 2014

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:12am by STAFF

    ... a woman's pants during a flight to France, then pleaded with her not to report the incident, the victim told Australian media.   Featured video of the week To occupy or not to occupy Occupy Central ...

  9. Business - Comment

    How freeing up public housing would help Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:17am by Richard Wong

    ... Piketty, in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, obtained similar figures internationally. He estimated housing capital to be worth 371 per cent of GDP for France, 300 per cent ... of capital (and not just housing capital) as a percentage of GDP. He found this to be 617 per cent in France, 543 per cent in Britain, 418 per cent in Germany, 417 per cent in Canada, and 456 per ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: French president in Beijing, Xinjiang officials urged to be vigilant

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 06:55am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Le Parisien Hollande's visit is a " great commercial success ". Le Figaro "China doesn't have citizens, it has consumers," says the former head of France ...




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