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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Defeating deflation in EU and Japan key to global economic outlook

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial EU, Japan have to beat deflation For a long time now, bad news has been good news for the US stock market. Now the Europeans are taking their cue. Economic news from ... breaching the 2,000 level for the first time. In 2012, Draghi declared the European Central Bank was ready to "do whatever it takes" to save the euro zone, thereby helping to end the most ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rare disagreement as CY Leung takes issue with Global Times editorial on Occupy poll

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:50am by Tony Cheung

    ... with an editorial in the state-run Global Times newspaper which described the enormous turnout for Occupy Central's reform poll as "no match" for the 1.3 billion population of China. Leung, ... the Global Times warned that since "the Basic Law reflects the will of the whole nation … more than 1.3 billion people have the right to speak on Hong Kong's political reform". Leung ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    China's first lady Peng Liyuan's fashion style has made her a global sensation

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:39am by Jing Zhang

    ... been a distinct lack of female glamour at state events, Peng's style came as a revelation, and a timely symbol of home-grown soft power. "That belted coat incorporates elements from ... The same year, Time magazine also listed Peng in its 100 most influential list, in the icons section. When she and President Xi welcomed their first international head of state, President Francois ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs

    Video games as a global spectator sport

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by ALAN YU

    ... playing, or e-sport, is fast becoming a global spectator sport. According to a recent report from research company IHS, the number of e-sport viewing hours nearly doubled, from 1.3 billion in 2012 ... Protoss have advanced technology and are individually powerful. A good Protoss player needs to time their game carefully in order to not be overwhelmed by Zerg swarms. "It's like ...

  5. Business - China Business

    Global cruise liners target China market

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by AP

    ... it is a market operators can no longer ignore. Carnival, the world’s No 1 cruise company, will become the first global cruise operator to have four ships based in China when it deploys its Costa Serena ... is even more optimistic, predicting it will grow to seven million by 2020 or about a fifth of the global market. “For the next five to 10 years, greater China including Hong Kong will play ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Confidence builds for strong recovery in global trade

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:27am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Demand from US and Europe driving recovery, economic data and shipping volumes show Confidence builds on global trade lift Global trade has put in a robust ... Singapore yesterday reported strong growth last month in non-oil domestic and non-electronic exports to China, the United States and the EU. Of the global picture, Raymond Yeung, senior economist ...

  7. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Beijing should 'restrain' destructive critics in Hong Kong, says Global Times

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 10:50am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The Global Times , a popular Beijing-based conservative daily, has argued in an editorial that the central government should take measures ... views. It also published a similarly worded editorial in its English-language edition . The Global Times has previously condemned Hong Kong advocates of the city moving towards more social ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Li & Fung spin-off Global Brands wants China brands to compete globally

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Li & Fung spin-off Global Brands wants to spur domestic brands to compete globally Retailer hopeful for mainland brands Home-grown mainland consumer brands could be ready to compete on the world stage by 2017 and Li & Fung spin-off Global Brands wants to be the one taking them there, according to chief executive Bruce Rockowitz. ...

  9. News - China - XINJIANG

    Global Times report on 'terrorist hometown' in Xinjiang angers locals

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:27am by Andrea Chen

    ... it called a county in Xinjiang the "hometown of terrorists". The Global Times on Monday ran a feature on Pishan, which was the home area of the four assailants blamed for an attack on an open air market in Urumqi last week that killed 39 people. Cai Yuzhi, a retired former chief editor of a newspaper in Xinjiang, wrote an open letter on social media to the Global Times ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Florida man pleads guilty to selling mail-order poison to global customers

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... media reported at the time. Korff sent a US$700 batch of abrin to Patel in London in December 2013, but was told by Patel that her mother failed to die, Reilly said. He was preparing to send ...




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