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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... of the middle class. A large stable middle class was important for building a prosperous, healthy and stable society, says McAfee. But what happens when the middle class comes under pressure? "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1595538/rapid-pace-technology-hollowing-out-middle-class
  2. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    Banyan Tree: home of middle-class luxe

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by TIFFANY AP

    ... of middle-class luxe Ho Kwon Ping is best known for creating the five-star hotel chain Banyan Tree and the luxurious Angsana spas but as his company celebrates its 20th anniversary, he has his eyes set ... Brisbane, New York and Tokyo are also on the way. The goal? To tap into a new and growing middle class audience in Asia. "It used to be when developing holiday homes only the super rich would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581918/banyan-tree-home-middle-class-luxe
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MACROSCOPE

    Economic rut in middle of tight Brazil presidential contest

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 01:35pm by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... Nicholas Spiro Socialist party candidate Marina Silva has turned race into the closest fought election in recent times with her 'third way' solution There is no silver bullet for Brazil's deep-seated problems Brazil's football team may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1607639/economic-rut-middle-tight-brazil-presidential-contest
  10. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    China's economic metamorphosis is incomplete

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 09:24am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... achievement in history lifting 500 million people from poverty to the aspiring middle class in 30 years. Slowing growth from here is only natural. For those worried about a future hard landing, please ... side effects; one is limiting action and the other demand. The aspiring, educated middle class are concerned about air, water, soil and food safety. These, together with the hukou (or hometown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1628048/chinas-economic-metamorphosis-incomplete

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