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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Betrayal in Paris, by Paul French

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:52pm by KIN-MING LIU

    ... suffered at the hands of the Western powers and Japan. While these events (including two Opium Wars, the invasion of Peking by the Eight-Nation Alliance, and two wars with Japan) are sealed ... Wellington Koo, a hero in the book) whose task was to recover Shandong, a German concession captured by Japan during the war. Encouraged by then US president Woodrow Wilson's "Fourteen ...

  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Beijing eyes new regional free-trade deal as US-led pact falters

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:28am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... came just a day after US President Barack Obama concluded a four-nation Asia tour without securing an important bilateral trade accord with Japan. Without such a deal, the fate of the 12-nation ... negotiations for a free-trade zone with Japan and South Korea. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Great Equal Society, by Kim Young-oak and Kim Jung-kyu

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:49am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the example of firms in Japan which consider employees their most important stakeholders, above customers and shareholders: their CEOS are careful not to pay themselves too much, unlike those ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Wealth and Power

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... another country's name, such as Britain, Japan or the United States. However, quite often, "the middle kingdom" is used in the western media to hint at Chinese chauvinism ... of the nation's ruling elite and intelligentsia form the main themes of this book: the humiliation by the western powers and Japan, and the self-belief in national rejuvenation through wealth and power. ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's September export growth slower on weak global demand

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... to Australia posted their worst growth in three months. Japan was the lone bright spot, registering growth for Chinese exporters for the first time in eight months. Sales to the US cooled, even though ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The China Choice, by Hugh White

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... be catastrophic for America." The spark could be sovereignty disputes over islands and waters in the South China Sea, US naval exercises in the Yellow Sea or quarrels between China and Japan ...

  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    HSBC says China's economy to take centre stage in 'new world'

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... The United States, Japan and Europe are set to take the back seat to China's economy, which will take the centre stage of the "new world", according to HSBC. The "old ... forecast for last year. Europe is expected to improve but will still see negative growth. Interestingly, HSBC has chosen to take a contrarian stance on Japan's quantitative easing policies. ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Stronger yuan, fear of forex losses hurting exporters

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... said. The yuan gained 6.1 per cent against the Japanese yen last month as a result of Japan's quantitative easing, which caused mainland China's exports to Japan to fall 1.2 per cent ... which rose 33.2 per cent, Shen said. However, investment from 10 Asian economies, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan, rose only 0.21 per cent. Shen said foreign investment would maintain ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Great Rebalancing, by Michael Pettis

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in the global economy that include the US consumption binge, surging debt in Europe, the stagnation in Japan and the commodity boom in Latin America. "It will be impossible to resolve any issue ...

  10. News - China - CHINA

    Luxury brands still reaping big rewards in China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 04:31pm by Ernest Kao

    ... market than Europe and the US,” said Lu in the CCTV interview. China recently replaced Japan as the second largest luxury goods market in the world, second only to the United States.           ...




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