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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China’s rate cut a baby step as other reforms needed

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:08am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... rates in the West for the last six years have not meant instant growth, nor in Japan for the last 20 years. Economies require structural reform as well. Most governments would love to have ...

  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Trade gloom hangs over Chinese economy

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... but they have been confounded by a combination of falling import demand in developing economies, a rise in sales tax in Japan and tepid US consumer demand that has seen trade stagnate so far in 2014. ...

  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's outward investment surges as growth pattern shows significant shift

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:34pm by Victoria Ruan, Teddy Ng

    ... partners slumping between 9.7 per cent and 43.3 per cent. Japan saw the biggest drop. Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, the new European Union ambassador to China, said at his first press briefing ...

  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Chinese upbeat on economic outlook as rest of the world sees gloom

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:42am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Japan the least hopeful among advanced countries, survey on prospects reveals Chinese upbeat on economic outlook The Chinese are the most upbeat about their economic prospects while dissatisfaction runs highest in the world's most advanced economies, with the Japanese the least hopeful. In a survey of 48,643 people in 44 countries, the Pew ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ... 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...




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