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  1. Generals have a major problem, it's the heads of state that matter

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of heads of state and opinion leaders, it added, but, given their political memories, such changes would not come easily or quickly. The editorial also said China has no interest in opposing ... Ed Zhang The United States rolled out the red carpet for the first visit to the United States by China's chief of general staff in seven years, which ends today. During the week-long ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party magazine praises 'miracle' decade for China's economy

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... rankings to No2, trailing only the United States. "The gross domestic product surpassed Britain and France in 2005, Germany in 2008 and Japan in 2010," it said, suggesting ...

  3. The rising cacophony over property

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... however, a few jarring notes have appeared in the happy chorus. Selling a property is not just about a roof over one's head. It is also about reaching for a dream. The media is good ... bank, concerned about an overheating economy, tightened liquidity by raising the bank reserve requirements, and four state-owned banks announced they would restrict mortgage lending ...

  4. Keeping it in the family

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to make the People's Bank of China more professional, reform the financial system and turn the big four state-owned banks into more professional outfits, Howie argued. The Hu-Wen regime ... The authors argue that these families control the national champions in key industries, and most other state-run enterprises. Accordingly, Howie says the proportion of capital-intensive investment ...

  5. Li Peng diary won't see light over copyright

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A Hong Kong publisher, citing copyright problems, has aborted publication of a controversial diary by former premier Li Peng- just three days before it was to have hit bookstores. A statement posted on the website of New Century Press yesterda ...

  6. Mainland media heap praise on country's role at summit

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Media outlets on the mainland have been praising China's participation in the G20 summit, claiming it was a sign of the country's rising power. Almost all newspapers and television channels carried extensive coverage of the gatheri ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To get rich, poor states must ignore the Washington rule book

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in 1950 Indonesia and the Philippines boasted similar incomes per head as Korea or Taiwan, today their levels of gross domestic product per capita - even after adjusting for differences ... was Japan's rapid growth of the 1960s, achieved thanks largely to the state's allocation of resources into nascent manufacturing industries which benefited handsomely from a protected home market ...

  8. News - China - TRADE

    China enlists EU states to counter Brussels on tariffs

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing counters European Commission's tough trade tactics by setting EU states against it and wooing European states outside 27-nation bloc Two-track strategy to outwit Brussels China, dismayed at the tougher stance Brussels is taking in trade disputes, is seeking to put pressure on the European Commission by engaging EU member states ...

  9. News - China

    Japan scrambles jets to head off China plane

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 04:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan scrambled fighter jets on Saturday to head off a Chinese state-owned plane that flew near islands at the centre of a dispute between Tokyo and Beijing, ... fighter jets had been scrambled this year to counter Chinese aircraft approaching the islands, the spokesman said. Japan dispatched fighter jets last month after a Chinese state-owned plane ...

  10. The real enemy was inflation

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In our series looking at the legacy of the massacre, Allen T. Cheng hears how economic and urban instability fuelled the pro-democracy protests There has been no official apology, but the lessons learned from June 4, 1989, are on the minds of the mainland ...




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