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  1. Business - China Business - DISTRIBUTION

    Fine wine merchant may not sell you all the cases you want

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:14am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com From cinemas to luxury watches and fine wine, distribution firm has seen much in its 95 years Mainland's middle class on Omtis' wine list Even ... … Many orders were not fulfilled. There are some sad stories of people in Bordeaux who took orders for €10 million and the wine was never delivered." A growing upper middle class ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1427670/fine-wine-merchant-may-not-sell-you-all-cases-you-want
  2. Business - Economy

    India’s rupee crisis crimps middle class lifestyles

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:15pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... at record lows of nearly 69 rupees to the US dollar and seen heading south, the estimated 300-million-strong middle-class are being forced to rethink many of their plans. Holidays abroad are being ... of the Indian Association of Tour Operators, forecasts up to a 20 per cent drop in Indian tourists going abroad this year and calls the situation “grim”. “It’s the middle class which is worst impacted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1300311/indias-rupee-crisis-crimps-middle-class-lifestyles
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Macau casinos bet on China’s rising middle class

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters The game is changing for casinos in Macau as fun-seeking middle-class Chinese visitors follow high-roller VIP gamblers in ever greater numbers to try their luck in the only place ... in the second quarter thanks in part to strong growth in visits from members of China’s rising middle class. One of six licensed casino operators in Macau, Melco has two resorts there and is opening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295255/macau-casinos-bet-chinas-rising-middle-class
  4. Business - Companies

    Recession, technology kill middle-class jobs

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 02:56pm

    ... Five years after the start of the Great Recession, the toll is terrifyingly clear: Millions of middle-class jobs have been lost in developed countries the world over. And the situation ... during the Great Recession paid middle-class wages, ranging from US$38,000 to US$68,000. But only 2 per cent of the 3.5 million jobs gained since the recession ended in June 2009 are midpay. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1135153/recession-technology-kill-middle-class-jobs
  5. Business - News

    Democrats say Ryan is an enemy of the middle class

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 07:58am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... they contend favors the wealthy over the middle class. The Obama campaign charged that Ryan, as architect of the GOP House budget plan, has advocated additional tax cuts for millionaires and deep cuts ... Ryan as hostile to the middle class began earlier this summer, and the president's backers have repeatedly noted Romney's embrace of Ryan's budget. Last month, Jon Soltz, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1011089/democrats-say-ryan-enemy-middle-class
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKT takes telecoms regulator to court over Apple's sim-locking

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... have more for those wishing to continue the great debate triggered by our Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah as to what it means to be middle class. Class and its ramifications have long ... see people wrestling with questions like, "Can I have no money or job and still be middle class?" Then there is this: "I've been lost in South America, and 'found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1208059/hkt-takes-telecoms-regulator-court-over-apples-sim-locking
  7. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    KKR buys stake in China's biggest chicken producer

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by BLOOM

    ... an executive at New York-based KKR, said in the statement. Demand for protein is booming in China as its middle class expands. The country accounts for 15 per cent of global demand for chicken, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581316/kkr-buys-stake-chinas-biggest-chicken-producer
  8. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Net income triples at Alibaba as revenue jumps 46pc

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 01:53pm by Reuters

    ... in China, where rising internet usage and an expanding middle class helped the company generate gross merchandise volume of US$296 billion in the 12 months to June. With people increasingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581422/net-income-triples-alibaba-revenue-jumps-46pc
  9. Business - Economy - AGRICULTURE

    Punting on Australian food bowl

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by Glen Norris

    ... into farmland. The bounty from the land, according to the government, could produce a range of food for Asia's growing middle classes and help double Australia's agricultural output. While ... demand from China's middle classes for clean food. One company, Shanghai Zhongfu Group, plans a major sugar cane plantation in the next stage of the Ord Irrigation Scheme in Australia's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1580412/punting-australian-food-bowl
  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    'Good news' shock may dampen bullish mood in equity market

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:06am by Reuters

    ... bull market. While a midsummer wobble in global markets was blamed variously on anything from peripheral European bank woes to regional conflicts from Ukraine to the Middle East, ... markets follow the bond. Sinking bond rates leave equity yields continuously attractive for investors navigating between the two asset classes, and that is captured by the still hefty equity risk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1579491/good-news-shock-may-dampen-bullish-mood-equity

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