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  1. Officials coy on talks, but deal seen on yuan

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Vice-Premier Wang Qishan and US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner concluded whirlwind talks last night without announcing any concrete results. A brief statement afterwards made no reference to Washington's concerns about Chin ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Thirty years on, a young turk recalls historic trip

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com In May 1983, 12 young professionals went to Beijing to make a politically incorrect request Thirty years on, a young turk recalls historic trip A week ... visit to Beijing. The group included rising stars such as former legislator Allen Lee Peng-fei, prominent barristers Martin Lee Chu-ming and Andrew Li Kwok-nang. Allen Lee, who headed ...

  3. Don't expect too much from Hu-Obama talks

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the world of international diplomacy, it is tradition that the guest should bring a gift. American officials would like to see President Hu Jintao's arms held wide with offerings when he meets Barack Obama today at the White House. All manner of t ...

  4. Thirty Seconds to Mars

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Scott Murphy

    ... Scott Murphy Thirty Seconds to Mars This is War (Virgin) Over the past decade, actor Jared Leto has largely bypassed films in order to sing as the frontman for 30 Seconds to Mars, who have ... will surely be the group's biggest, may also create two camps. There will be those who feel Leto's wide, emphatic vocal range and the epic topics he tackles are the perfect blend of U2 ...

  5. Volcker's reforms deserve to succeed

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For two decades, Paul Volcker was eclipsed by his more famous successor at the US Federal Reserve. Alan Greenspan was worshipped like a financial god before the global economic crisis. But his star has fallen amidst the financial ruins. Meanwhile, Volcker ...

  6. Devil's in the details

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm shambhalahouse@yahoo,com The China Business News encircled the photos of US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Energy Secretary Steven Chu with the yellow-coloured label 'banana'- a derogatory term meaning 'yellow' on the ...

  7. Urbanisation is key to economic growth, says central bank chief

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou The mainland will need a massive urbanisation campaign to drive its economic growth in the short term, the central bank chief told the Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing. Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, said the c ...

  8. More stimuli on tap, planners suggest

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The mainland's central bank chief and top economic planner have indicated the central government is prepared to further stimulate the economy if needed, even though they said they saw signs of recovery. They also pledged to  ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - SPORTS

    Book review: Thirty-one Nil- On the Road with Football's Outsiders: a World Cup Odyssey, by James Montague

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:52pm by Kit Gillet

    ... Kit Gillet Thirty-One Nil: On the Road with Football's Outsiders- A World Cup Odyssey by James Montague Bloomsbury 4.5 stars Kit Gillet If you are looking for a timely antidote to the blanket coverage of lucratively paid footballers competing in the World Cup in Brazil starting next Thursday, it's time to grab a copy of Thirty-One Nil, a gripping tale of some of the many ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Hong Kong tourists ‘among 56 injured’ after tour bus flips on mountain highway in Canada

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:50pm by Associated Press and Clifford Lo

    ... Columbia on Thursday afternoon. Another 15 people were seriously injured, suffering broken bones and fractures, according to Canadian police. Thirty-five others suffered minor injuries ... the tour group left Vancouver on Monday for a four-day trip to the Canadian Rocky Mountains. "They were returning to Vancouver when the crash happened," she said. Hong Kong's ...




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