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  1. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Permanent stimulus is putting China's economic health at risk

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Permanent stimulus putting China's health at risk The Ministry of Finance recently urged local governments to speed up fiscal spending, while the People's Bank ... such as railways and social housing construction. SCMP, June 14   I personally have never found any need for amphetamines but I know people who do and I recognise their effect. I recognise it in economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1534348/permanent-stimulus-putting-chinas-economic-health-risk
  2. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Dollar wins back investors as US economic outlook brightens

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by DAVID BROWN

    ... economic outlook brightens The US dollar is enjoying something of a renaissance. Dollar fundamentals are on the mend and the currency is winning back investors. Growth in the United States ... 2 per cent target and the equity bull market is running at full kilter. There are few signs of economic overheating yet, but policy needs to be normalised as soon as possible. US interest rates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1592537/dollar-wins-back-investors-us-economic-outlook-brightens
  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Li Keqiang leaves world business leaders disappointed at Tianjin economic forum

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 11:40pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Tianjin victoria.ruan@scmp.com Premier fails to outline new initiatives to speed up economic growth in keynote address at Tianjin forum, despite clear signs of slowdown Li ... at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin yesterday. Li said the economy remained resilient despite clear signs of a slowdown in the past two months. And he disappointed his international audience ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589707/li-keqiang-fails-outline-new-steps-boost-economy-summer-davos-forum
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Short-term pain ahead as China pushes on with economic reforms

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:53pm by DAVID LIAO

    ... David Liao David Liao says market must play bigger role as maintaining status quo would threaten prosperity Short-term pain ahead as China pushes on with difficult phase of economic reform ... challenges. The government has the resources to avoid a hard landing, but delaying reforms would in itself pose a risk to the long-term health of the economy. The time frame for significant reforms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1588601/short-term-pain-ahead-china-pushes-economic-reforms
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... billion in lost tax revenue, a study by two overseas think tanks says. But the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) says the results are "dubious". The Illicit Tobacco Indicator study- conducted by UK-based Oxford Economics and the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) in the US- suggests that the city's illicit cigarette consumption rate stood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588896/illicit-cigarette-study-blowing-smoke-says-council-smoking-and-health
  6. News - China - POLITICS

    ‘How my father’s speeches saved Chinese economic reform’: Deng Xiaoping’s daughter pays tribute

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 03:42pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Deng Xiaoping’s daughter said her father’s speeches on his famous 1992 southern tour saved China’s economic reform push at a “crucial moment” in history, as she paid tribute to the leader ahead ... economic reform and paved the way for the country’s spectacular economic growth in the past two decades. “Until today, the world is still taking about the Chinese path,” Deng Nan said. ”He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578453/how-my-fathers-speeches-saved-chinese-economic-reform-deng-xiaopings
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shifting forces of supply and demand test Asia's health care systems

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:25pm by STEVEN YEO

    ... seeing issues as obstacles, they should be viewed as opportunities and challenges that must be met. This is critical for the region's health- physical, social, economic and political- ... Steven Yeo Steven Yeo says changing demographics and levels of affluence across Asia are presenting governments with the challenge of providing equitable health care amid a talent crunch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581732/shifting-forces-supply-and-demand-test-asias-health-care-systems
  8. News - Hong Kong - ELDERLY CARE

    Hongkongers' retirement dreams in Dongguan resort cut short by economic realities

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Olga Wong

    ... land. Elderly Commission chairman Alfred Chan Cheung-Ming urged the government to extend the coverage of health care vouchers to those retiring on the mainland as early as possible. A Labour and Welfare Bureau spokeswoman said it would only buy places at nursing homes run by NGOs with good track records. And a Food and Health Bureau spokeswoman said it was considering extending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565763/hongkongers-retirement-dreams-dongguan-resort-cut-short-economic
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... population (of 4 per cent) will be sustained. Second, the baseline health-care income elasticity will be the same as that of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries ... Richard Wong Rising health-care expenses and income growth could result in the sector accounting for a third of Hong Kong's GDP by the end of the century Counting the cost Four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580799/health-care-could-account-almost-third-hk-gdp-end-century
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... bucket craze Hong Kong doctors have poured cold water on a charity craze that is sweeping the globe, warning that "vulnerable'' people could be risking their health. The Hong Kong ... Dr Louis Shih Tai-cho said the warning was necessary due to a lack of awareness of the potential dangers, or of safety measures. "There are definite health risks. We think people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say

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