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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Chinese buy Sunseeker- a smart move

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:21am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com You’ve got to hand it to young Kim Jong-un, brazenly flaunting his new luxury yacht in North Korea. He’s got style for the tubby leader of a totalitarian state. It runs in the family- his dad Kim Jong-il loved his yacht so much he was buried with it. Now Kim Jong-un has been showing off his flash £4.5 million boat which has somehow evaded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1265435/chinese-buy-sunseeker-smart-move
  2. Business - Economy - NORTH KOREAN ECONOMY

    Secretive and cash-starved North Korea quietly sells off gold: report

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 10:16am by AFP

    ... are compelled to sell gold trinkets to government authorities.” The movement reportedly began after Kim Jong-Un took the reins from his late father Kim Jong-Il who died of heart attack in December last ... in March 2010, Chosun Ilbo said. It was estimated to have spent millions of dollars on celebrating Kim Il-Sung’s 100th birthday in April this year and launching a space rocket in a disguised test ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1046765/secretive-and-cash-starved-north-korea-quietly-sells-gold-report
  3. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Korean war fears could be a good thing for businessman with hotel on border

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... leader Kim Jong-un is setting the stage for launching a war, Young is confident Kim will follow the path of economic reforms and open up the economy in due course. Pyongyang recently kicked off a plan to export labour to Yanbian, an initiative cleared by the late Kim Jong-il that would ease the labour shortage in Yanbian and add to North Korea's coffers. The workers from North ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1221683/hotel-boss-unfazed-korean-war-fears
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong travel to Philippines surges despite government's black alert

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Interestingly, there is no warning to avoid the US after the Boston bombing. Despite the dire threats of thermonuclear war from North Korea's Kim Jong-un, our government has not offered any advice. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1216308/hong-kong-travel-philippines-surges-despite-governments-black-alert
  5. News - Asia

    North Korean economy surrenders to Chinese and US currency invasion

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 03:41pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... of the country’s own money, a stark illustration of the extent to which the leadership under Kim Jong-un has lost control over the economy. The use of dollars and Chinese yuan, or renminbi, has accelerated ... North Korea. North Korea is one of the most closed countries in the world, so it is difficult to determine what impact this could ultimately have on Kim’s regime. But experts said the growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1252543/north-korean-economy-surrenders-chinese-and-us-currency-invasion
  6. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Chinese businessmen seek profitable opportunities in North Korea

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... as China has shown apparent frustration with the nuclear ambitions of supreme leader Kim Jong-un. The increase in North Korea's wealth from the investments could also shift the country's ... inherited power in 2011, supreme leader Kim has pledged to revive the country's economy. In October, Pyongyang announced a plan to establish 14 special economic zones to attract more foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1358724/chinese-businessmen-seek-profitable-opportunities-north-korea
  7. Business - Economy

    Caught in the yen current

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... and carried out a nuclear weapons test in February in defiance of tightened United Nations sanctions. Kim Jong-un's regime has threatened pre-emptive nuclear strikes against its enemies and last ... governor Kim Choong-soo at 3.8 per cent, after last year's 2 per cent expansion that was the weakest since 2009. In the fourth quarter of last year, the economy grew 0.3 per cent from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1218706/caught-yen-current
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Ikea at last cracks China market, but success has meant adapting to local ways

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... Kim Wall in Beijing kim.wall@scmp.com Furniture giant has bent over backwards to accommodate Chinese keener on sleeping than shopping, and is now seeing rapid sales growth Not taking success lying down On a recent Saturday afternoon, Ikea's flagship mainland store - one of the world's largest - is abuzz with people. Walkways guiding visitors from one showroom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300942/ikea-last-cracks-china-market-success-has-meant-adapting-local-ways
  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    Korean bank head signals rate hike

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... change, something hard to expect hearing from his predecessor, Kim Choong-soo, who was criticised for causing confusion among investors regarding central bank policy direction. "His remarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1474704/korean-bank-head-signals-rate-hike
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Top finance officials confident world has turned corner

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by AP

    ... by finance ministers and central bank presidents of the Group of 20 nations. At a news conference following a meeting of the World Bank's policy-setting panel, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1481108/top-finance-officials-confident-world-has-turned-corner

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