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  1. Business - Comment

    Limits on China's migrant workers barrier to plan to lift their spending

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Reliance on rural migrants looks like another false hope Apparently Beijing is now relying on a vast army of migrant labourers to boost consumer spending and rebalance China's economy. According to a report published yesterday by the National Population and Family Planning Commission, the mainland's 230 million migrant workers "would greatly stimulate ...

  2. Coastal gold

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... the country's best blue-chip investment, on the Gold Coast in particular, with an average annual growth of 8 per cent over the past 30 years. Further north, the Great Barrier Reef gateway cities ... north, the Cairns region continues to prosper, especially in the coastal village of Palm Cove, between the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. 'Palm Cove has a subtropical ...

  3. Nationalistic barriers

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... the equal rights of others are not violated. When Congress fails to focus on this principle of freedom and limited government, the world loses sight of why America is a great nation. James A. Dorn ...

  4. BUSINESS in paradise

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... but well worth the travel time. Some are located in places such as Molori Great Barrier Reef, in Port Douglas, Australia; Dolphin Island in Fiji; and Luna2 Private Hotel and Villa Sungai in Bali. ...

  5. Barriers in the way of tapping S American oil and gas

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... But experts says the mainland is making great strides in the resource-rich region, which could become a significant oil and gas supplier by the end of the decade. The hunt for new suppliers continued ... such as Argentina and Bolivia, could significantly boost their exports but China and Latin America must overcome barriers. Jeremy Martin, an energy expert at the Institute of the Americas in San Diego, said ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Democracy no barrier to investment

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Business sector has nothing to fear from greater democracy Anson Chan gave an excellent talk recently about the future for democracy in Hong Kong. The Basic Law defines universal suffrage as the right of each citizen to vote and to be elected to public of ...

  7. Thriving amid the turmoil

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the main sites is Abbot Point, a small coal port between a salt marsh and the lagoon of the Great Barrier Reef. Queensland's state government plans to enlarge capacity from 15 million metric ...

  8. Golden opportunities

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on earth where two world heritage listed sites converge - the picturesque Great Barrier Reef and the pristine Daintree Rainforest - Palm Cove is truly an exceptional place to live.' ...

  9. Mainland, HK brokers face barriers to joining up

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Trust and pricing remain the major obstacles to meaningful deals being struck between mainland and Hong Kong brokerage firms, industry leaders said. Yim Fung, president of the Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong, which r ...

  10. Businesses urged to watch out for new trade barriers

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Business people have to be watchful of the rise of protectionism among low-growth economies as the global economy takes a downturn, the WTO's deputy director general warned yesterday. 'In the current challenging econom ...




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