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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    When it comes to earth's climate, change is normal

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... the earth's temperature has not changed for the past 17 years, he says: "The rate of change we are experiencing is also not unprecedented, and the 'mystery' of the warming 'plateau' simply indicates the inherent complexity of our global biosphere. "Change is normal, life on earth is inherently risky; it always has been. The two reports, however, makes it seem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1525535/when-it-comes-earths-climate-change-normal
  2. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    China clampdown to spur rare earths projects abroad

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Melbourne Tighter controls amid pollution clean-up and higher prices boost prospects for rare earths China clampdown to spur mining projects abroad The toxic time bomb set by China's rare earths mining boom is set to boost the prospects for some of the US$12 billion of projects being developed outside the world's biggest supplier. As part of its pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1525521/china-clampdown-spur-rare-earths-projects-abroad
  3. Business - Commodities - TECHNOLOGY

    China shoots itself in the foot by trying to corner rare-earth market

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:35am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe Green-tech firms are trying to produce batteries that do not need raw materials in short supply China's rare-earth grab may end up backfiring Apparently, somewhere ... global race for green technologies. Power Japan Plus's electric-car battery does not use any conductive metals, including rare-earth metals, common to traditional lithium ion batteries. Its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1523699/china-shot-itself-foot-trying-corner-rare-earth-market
  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Global yuan meets down-to-earth reality

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Junk the hype and behold a rigged currency tied to a weak financial sector and a dysfunctional stock market that all spells funny money Global yuan meets down-to-earth reality March of the yuan as global currency has passed the point of no return SCMP headline Insight page, May 7 Two days earlier it was the same message with the same placement on the Insight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1506937/global-yuan-meets-down-earth-reality
  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing Authority must raise public housing rents or run out of money

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 12:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... accommodation on earth. Another big irony. It's not enough to pay for repairs or even the cost of collecting rent. The HA expects to run a deficit of HK$1.66 billion on rental housing operations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549258/housing-authority-must-raise-public-housing-rents-or-run-out-money
  6. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Insurers consider likelihood of catastrophic storm in the Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... with rising sea levels, you can write the script," said John Nelson, the London-based chairman of the insurance firm Lloyd's. The Pearl River Delta is the most flood-prone place on earth ... are insurers rushing to do business in the Pearl River Delta, one of the five most-catastrophe-prone places on earth in terms of potential economic damage and lives lost? As they say about bank robbers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1548221/insurers-wary-flood-risks-china
  7. Business - Economy

    Record fall in orders dash recovery hopes for Japanese economy

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by Reuters

    ... to as "Abenomics", it promises to lift the country from nearly two decades of stagnation and deflation with a combination of massive monetary stimulus, budget spending and growth-friendly reforms. Abenomics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1551490/record-fall-orders-dash-recovery-hopes-japanese-economy
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - FOREIGN EXCHANGE

    How to elude Chinese foreign exchange laws? Take your pick of ways

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 11:55pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... laws, the following seven methods are used to transfer money overseas. Family and friends Split the transfer among as many identities as possible. With 20 people, it's easy to transfer US$1 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1551510/how-elude-chinese-foreign-exchange-laws-take-your-pick-ways
  9. Business - LAI SEE

    Solution found for US chicken and egg problem

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Howard Winn

    ... leave consumer and investor confidence in tatters even if Rousseff doesn't get elected in October, and nullify the prospect of a more market friendly administration. As ever in the wake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1550666/solution-found-us-chicken-and-egg-problem
  10. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    China's top smartphone app MYOTee is inspired by manga

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Bloomberg

    ... and friends that can be used for instant messaging or on social networks. It topped the Apple and Google Android app stores in China in June, with the software downloaded 36 million times. Guo, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1550645/chinas-top-smartphone-app-myotee-inspired-manga

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