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  1. China wants slice of services

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai China's ascendance into a manufacturing colossus has disrupted the global order. Now it plans to do the same in services. Commerce Minister Bo Xilai yesterday said that China last year accounted for only 2.8 per cent of global trade in services, a fraction of the 75 per cent held by developed countries, with the United States, Britain ...

  2. China censors weave sophisticated Web to trap dissenters

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Council Order 292, promulgated in September 2000, says that content providers are responsible for the legality of their services, and sets out nine categories of information that cannot ... state-of-the-art equipment and an army of tens of thousands of people, including secret police, uniformed police, officials at universities and the Cultural Department, staff at service providers ...

  3. CNP-postal bureau life venture fails to take off

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... nationwide, 32,000 offer banking services. In many rural areas there are no banks, leaving the post office as the sole legal choice to deposit and withdraw money. It is the conduit for millions ...

  4. The mainland public defenders who want to reform the system

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... found guilty of intentional assault but released because of her mental state. The two Xias, and a local legal team subsequently hired to represent her in court, helped to save Deng's life. ... dissident movement and other opponents of the communist government in that they accept the existing system and work within the law. They believe the system can be reformed by improving the legal ...

  5. Barbarians deliver coals to Newcastle

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Can Chery meet stringent US safety and emission standards, provide good after-sales service and convince American consumers to buy a Chinese car? How can it compete with Toyota, Nissan ...

  6. Central bank forming credit database

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and early last year simply stopped making payments after car prices plunged over the past 18 months. An incomplete registration system, lack of personal credit records and inadequate legal ... in mid-2000, allows 15 of the city's banks to pool information on bad loans into a common data base. An official of Shanghai Credit Information Services, the only credit agency in China approved ...

  7. Lenders open doors to mortgage hunters

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... cannot exchange legally and a liability in foreign currency. Estate agents said that, in reality, the yuan could be exchanged for a small fee through brokers. In some cases, the vendor wants ... the document we signed. If something goes wrong, we can use the document to take legal action,' Ms Leung said. Steve Campbell, a British marketing consultant who obtained a mortgage last year from ...

  8. Futures market heads for difficult year

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of the markets and legal and regulatory framework before China can take the risk of opening the door. Domestic players are unhappy too. Although last year's performance improved the balance sheets ... of financial services. In the absence of a futures law and incomplete regulations, disputes are frequent. They want the CSRC to ease the restrictions on the kind of services they can offer and allow ...

  9. China ends 56-year monopoly on jet fuel

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... suppliers of aviation fuel,' said Yuan Yaohui, head of the policy and legal department of CAAC. 'But this does not mean that the aviation fuel market is completely liberalised. ... and China National Petroleum, are likely to take stakes in a restructured CAO. The directive also allows private capital into cargo services, construction of airports, aircraft maintenance, aviation ...

  10. C-share reform sparks investor fear in China

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... shares'. C shares refer to legal-person shares of listed companies that are not publicly tradable but are nonetheless legitimate equity instruments worth billions of yuan. The shares can be bought ... such a service and is demanding a minimum investment of US$500,000. Belgravia said it had identified 15 potential firms in a broad range of sectors, including power generation, food and beverages, ...




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