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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Keeping the taxman on the other side of the mountains

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... on the other side of the mountains "As the next step, the taxation administration will rigorously investigate major cases of tax fraud," the [State Administration of Taxation] said. SCMP, January 25 I am much taken by an old Chinese aphorism on relations between government and citizen- san go wong dai yuen: the mountains are high and the emperor is far away. For a concrete example ...

  2. Business - Commodities

    LME aluminium stock financiers tested by tightening spreads

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by Reuters

    ... LME prices and physical premiums from the mountain of legacy stocks overhanging the aluminium market. So far there is no evidence of a broader unwinding of such financing deals. The latest ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Japan panel warns of dangers of debt mountain

    Posted May 21st 2013, 01:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo A Japanese government panel warns there is “absolutely no guarantee” that domestic investors will keep financing the country’s massive public debt, citing the risk of a spike in bond yields that could crimp long-term growth prospects, dra ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Swiss ski slopes bid welcome to Chinese tourists

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 01:49pm by AFP

    ... – many of whom prefer to take photographs and enjoy the fresh Alpine air than to don skis – to stay a few more days in the mountains. A confident Bosshart said: “These people may not come just ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    The Luziyao pickled fish express is about to depart

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... and Mountains Zhangjiakou". The move to offer naming rights was prompted by the need to generate revenue, since the railway operators are now responsible for their own profits and losses.   Hong ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MACROSCOPE

    Fed faces tall order to switch policy with economic gradualism

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:35am by DAVID BROWN

    ... of monetary policy from munificence to meanness poses substantial risks for US businesses, international investors and the global economy. The problem is how to deconstruct a US$4.3 trillion mountain ...

  7. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    Copper stockpiles could wash back into market amid probe fallout

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by Reuters

    ... Andy Home Copper stockpiles of about 700,000 tonnes could wash back into market amid probe fallout If Qingdao is troubling, think of Shanghai's metal mountain Credit is what makes ... collapsed in fear that the mountains of metal sitting in China's bonded warehouse zones, locked up as collateral in financing deals, will flood back on to the market. Those fears are probably ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    China Forestry joins debt default queue

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:24pm by Doug Young

    ... are struggling under mountains of unreported non-performing loans.  I'll return to that part of the discussion shortly, but first let's look at the latest news that says China Forestry ...

  9. Business - Companies - COMPETITION

    Hong Kong's competition regulator faces challenges in supermarket sector

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... an importer who undercut the local price for the popular Blue Mountain coffee beans from Jamaica. Rather than compete on price, his Hong Kong competitors pressured Coke's supplier to stop selling ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Fast links to mainland speed growth of central Taiwan's hub city

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Ralph Jennings

    ... into the terminal. A favourite travel spot, Sun Moon Lake, is in the mountains above Taichung. Local resident Hans Tsai, 36, flies once every two months to Guangzhou to manage the family shoe factory. His ... for sea freight means Taichung is close enough to get fruit grown high in the mountains to mainland markets within a day. The rebasing of Taiwanese investors, the transit links and the city's ...




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