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  1. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Have free trade zones become a victim of power struggle in China?

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:23am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Premier's vision for Shanghai to lead the next round of economic reform in the country appears to have fallen foul of power politics Have trade zones become a victim of power struggle? One, two, three … keep going … 12. Now you have reached the magic number the central government has come up with for free-trade zones to support its new round ...

  2. News - China

    Briefs, September 17, 2012

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... firefighters said. The bus had 17 people on board. Xinhua New construction at cross-border zone North Korea and China broke ground on a building to manage the Hwanggumphyong Economic Zone, the official Korean Central News Agency reported yesterday. It was the first official construction activity at the zone since the two sides discussed its development in Beijing last month. Bloomberg Swimmers ...

  3. Korean Peninsula faces uncertain path out of crisis

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... US$1,000, Pyongyang has very little to lose with its patent adventurism. Over 700 South Korean workers in Kaesong industrial zone could be taken hostage at any time. If the capture of a US navy ship ... Whether it is Jang Song-thaek (Kim Jong-il's brother-in-law who is in charge of public security), Kim Kyong-hui (Kim's sister) or leaders of the Korean People's Army, they will have ...

  4. Business - Economy

    China eases forex rules in special economic zones

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:05pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China’s foreign exchange regulator said it will simplify regulation of foreign currency transactions for companies operating in China’s special economic zones, as Beijing moves to liberalise the yuan. Companies working within Chinese special economic zones would be able to take legal profits derived from exports out of the country, said the State ...

  5. News - China

    North Korean envoy delivers letter to China’s president

    Posted May 25th 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A top North Korean envoy has delivered a letter from leader Kim Jong Un to Chinese President Xi Jinping and told him Pyongyang would take steps to rejoin stalled nuclear disarmament talks, in an apparent victory for Beijing’s efforts to coax its unruly ally into lowering tensions. North Korean Vice Marshal Choe Ryong Hae’s three-day visit was seen ...

  6. News - China

    Top North Korean military leader visits China

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 10:32am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Pyongyang and its allies in Beijing, state media reported. Choe Ryong-hae, the director of the Korean People’s Army politburo flew to China on Wednesday, the Korean Central News Agency said, without detailing the agenda or length of his visit. Choe is believed to be the highest ranking North Korean official to visit China since late leader Kim Jong-Il in August 2011. Kim Jong-Un has never ...

  7. News - China

    Beijing losing patience with wayward neighbour N Korea

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... trigger instability in the Korean Peninsula. China wants to show that it is not only verbally supporting sanctions, but taking concrete actions But last month it supported sanctions imposed by a UN resolution. Cai Jian, a professor of Korean studies at Fudan University, said he expected Beijing would co-operate with the US, and might cut its aid to North Korea. "China wants ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China and Japan to hold talks over North Korean nuclear test

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... special representative for Korean Peninsula affairs, on Tuesday, with both sides vowing to step up co-operation to ensure the removal of nuclear weapons from the peninsula, Kyodo News reported. Wu ... they were fabricated by Tokyo to spread the "China threat" theory. But both countries condemned Pyongyang's nuclear test, with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi summoning North Korean ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

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

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

    ... and Taiwan, it divides the region into two distinct economic zones. To the north, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - three places that long ago achieved developed-country wealth levels. More recently, ... and shutting out competitors with tariff barriers. Imports were restricted to raw materials and capital goods necessary for boosting productivity, with controls only relaxed once Korean industry ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Greek PM hopes China trip will boost his country’s ailing economy

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:05pm by AFP

    ... Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras hopes his four-day trip to China this week will help his country’s ailing economy by attracting investment and promoting the export of Greek products. Upon the invitation of the head of the Chinese government Li Keq ...




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