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  1. News - China - CHINA

    China plays down Indian politician’s claim to disputed border region

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters

    ... on their shared border. Last May, the two armies were locked in a three-week standoff in the western Himalayas after Chinese troops set up a camp at least 10 kilometres inside territory claimed by India, ...

  2. 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

    ... people think and behave, they write. A good example is industry: "Management-labour relations in China are among the most hostile in the world." Chinese companies should follow ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Silent Army, by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Louise Rosario

    ... four camps of the China National Petroleum Company in the middle of the desert that is home to 1,000 people, most of them Chinese. The camps have air conditioning, satellite internet ... by this extraordinary expansion- environmental degradation, labour conditions for Chinese and local workers, and who benefits. They conclude that Chinese companies have reproduced abroad the same work patterns ...

  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World relies on Xi Jinping's economic moves

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... large the historical gains from shifting workers from agriculture to manufacturing have been. In 1978, agriculture accounted for 69 per cent of employment. And because average labour ... than at exporting ones. What's more, the Tsinghua University researchers say, the nation is "already experiencing labour shortages". They point to survey data from the Ministry ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China trade outlook worsens as exports tumble in June

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 10:11am by Victoria Ruan

    ... trade performance on weakness in external demand, rising yuan and labour costs and slowing domestic industrial production, as well as the recent crackdown on hot money inflows through inflated ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Stumbling Giant, by Timothy Beardson

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... disparity, remorseless ageing, a falling population and a declining labour force, all of which will affect stability and make high economic growth unsustainable … Between 2010 and 2030, the trebling ...

  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Growth slows for China's manufacturers, PMI shows

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... destocking pressures built up. "Looming deflationary pressures also suggest softer overall demand conditions. All this is likely to weigh on the labour market, inviting more policy responses ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Fall in China PMI fuels pessimism

    Posted May 01st 2013, 10:11am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... said the share market would fluctuate slightly because of the weak PMI data when it opens today after the Labour Day holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.97 per cent to close at 2,177 ...

  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China loses shine for foreign money

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:08pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Offshore direct investment in the mainland falls as economic slowdown and labour costs prompt multinationals to look elsewhere in the region China's attractiveness to foreign investors waned last year for the first time since the global financial turmoil as the world's economy slumped and labour costs rose. Foreign direct ...

  10. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Beijing urged to boost productivity to encourage economic growth

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... warned at the weekend. Cai Fang, the director of the Institute of Population and Labour Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, also said the country's current real rate ... the 12th five-year plan to 2015 as the labour surplus in the nation vanished. But real annual gross domestic product growth would still be higher at an estimated 7.7 per cent. He was talking ...




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