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  1. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Industry profits shrink for fifth straight month on mainland

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Mainland steel smelting and petrochemicals lead declines, raising pressure for official support Industry profits shrink for fifth straight month Earnings ... eight months, total profit of the firms, from 41 sectors, was 3.06 trillion yuan, 3.1 per cent lower than in the year-earlier period. The declines were led by the steel smelting and processing ...

  2. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Steelmakers cut output in face of falling prices

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... However, the cuts look too little and too late to support steel prices, which are at their lowest level in more than nine months. With a glut in supply persisting, an extended period of weak steel prices on the mainland, the world's largest consumer and producer of steel, is likely to put more pressure on iron ore. Prices for ore have fallen by a third this year and are set to dip ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRADE

    EU to lodge case against Chinese steel tube duties

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brussels Europe joins Japan in complaint to WTO over duties seen as retaliatory action in trade dispute EU to lodge case against Chinese steel tube duties The European Union plans to lodge a case with the World Trade Organisation against Chinese duties on specialised steel tubes, EU sources said yesterday. The move, which will open another front in a rapidly ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    A calamity made by man

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... writesMark O'Neill A calamity made by man "To distribute resources evenly will only ruin the Great Leap Forward. When there is not enough to eat, people starve to death. It is better to let ... professor of history at the University of Hong Kong. It is one of two excellent books that give readers new insights into one of the greatest man-made calamities of the 20th century, which killed ...

  5. Business - Commodities - STEEL

    China's steel makers set for two more years of poor profits

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Standard & Poor's says mainland producers face another two years of poor profits Steel makers likely to feel more pain Profitability of mainland steel ... agency Standard & Poor's. Poor discipline in shutting excess production capacity was to blame for major losses in the mainland steel sector, said S&P's head of Asia Pacific ...

  6. Results diary

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Interim: B.A.L. Holdings 3rd Qtrly/Interim: China Medical Science Final: Timeless Software, Wheelock and Co, AGM: Maanshan Iron & SteelTomorrow Interim: Water Oasis Group Final: iMerchants, Norstar Founders Group, Ultra Group Holdings, Vaso Digital International Holdings June 16 Final: Galileo Capital Group AGM: China Life Insurance June 17 Final: AMS Public Transport ...

  7. Saude!

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... other bars. You will find Blue Bar, another long-standing tenant in the area, at the back of Vista Magnifica Court (on Rua de Cidade Brage). The exterior is all blue neon and steel; inside, ...

  8. News - China

    Chinese man pleads guilty over bid to export US weapons-grade carbon fibre

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:27pm by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York A Chinese man pleaded guilty to trying to export weapons-grade carbon fibre to China from the United States, after getting caught in a cyber-sting and packing the material in a plain brown box that prosecutors said was labelled “clothing. Lisong Ma, 34, entered his plea on Thursday before US Magistrate Judge Vera Scanlon in Brooklyn, New York. He faces ...

  9. News - China

    Guangdong manhunt ends with arrest of man suspected of chopping schoolchildren

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 07:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Follow @SCMP_News Police in a Guangdong city said early on Wednesday that they had arrested a man accused of injuring six children and one woman with a butcher knife, ending a manhunt that gripped the province the evening before.  Maoming police shared dramatic photos of the arrest on its Sina Weibo microblog. The man, 32, surnamed Liao, has been described ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    China's richest man 'snubs Queen Elizabeth, David Cameron'

    Posted May 06th 2013, 09:46am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler China's richest man, Zong Qinghou, may be known for his frugality, but he bailed on two free dinners in February, snubbing invitations from Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister David Cameron. "The queen invited [me] for February 6; the prime minister invited [me] for the 12th. Lunar New Year was on the 9th," the founder ...




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