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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Guangdong eyes SOE reform

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by Enoch Yiu, Sophie Yu

    ... vaults the province to front-runner status on reform of a sector that has been declared a key priority by Beijing. While other provinces have issued similar blueprints, the Guangdong document ... economically," he said, referring to the reform architect's focus on narrowing the development gap with Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea. In addition to Guangdong's target for 70 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Beijing, not Occupy, threatens the rule of law, says Canadian think tank

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Kong's rule of law in the face of Beijing's growing influence could harm the city's competitiveness and impinge on its status as the world's freest economy, a prestigious Canadian ... that the ranking was at risk if citizens failed to accept the government's stance on political reform. However, Fred McMahon, a resident fellow at the institute, said encroachment from Beijing would ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China has the fiscal means to fight slowdown, says ADB president

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:19am by Victoria Ruan

    ... said in Beijing yesterday, while also calling for a "sustainable solution" to protests in Hong Kong. Nakao played down any immediate threat to the city's status as a financial ... regions like the Middle East, Africa, Europe or Russia, Asia has been more stable geopolitically and politically," Nakao said and should "try hard" to stay so. Asked whether ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's GDP growth outlook revised down to 2.2pc

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:02am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Hong Kong still lagging behind the mainland, Macau and Taiwan. In a report released yesterday, HKU researchers said the economy was expected to grow at a more modest rate due to the low ... quarter. It was the worst showing compared with the consumer confidence index for the mainland at 98.5 points, Macau at 85.1, and Taiwan at 84.2. Those polled were least confident about housing, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Political tensions could undermine Hong Kong as China's top financial centre: Joseph Yam

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:36pm by Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu

    ... Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu Amid tensions over electoral reform, former Monetary Authority chief warns of threat to Hong Kong as China's top financial centre Political uncertainty 'could undermine city' Hong Kong's former central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong has warned that the city could lose its status as China's top financial centre if political ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Military coup raises fears over Thailand's sick economy

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by AFP

    ... The regime was also unable to move ahead with significant reforms because of its caretaker status, he added. After the 2006 coup, markets were particularly frightened by drastic foreign capital ... Tanit Sorat, vice-chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries. Thai consumers appear relieved that the military takeover has, for now at least, brought a halt to the bloody political unrest. ...

  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Asia forum to focus on reform and growth

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:40am by Adrian Wan, Li Jing

    ... on China's reform programme. Observers will be watching to see if Li meets Vincent Siew Wan-chang, a former vice-president of Taiwan who leads a delegation from the island. If Li did hold talks with Siew, the two were likely to discuss "in principle" the cross-strait services trade pact that has prompted student-led protests in Taiwan, but they probably would not go into details, ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Taiwan unveils economic plan as Ma's popularity slumps

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Taipei Government to revise capital-gains tax rules and let insurers invest in infrastructure projects Taiwan unveils measures to boost growth Taiwan will let insurers invest ... 2008, joins policymakers from Australia to South Korea in moving to aid their economies as the global recovery falters. Taiwan's statistics bureau last week cut its forecast for gross ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Beijing and Taipei set to agree on service trade pact

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Agreement will mark the culmination of 10 meetings since February 2011, officials say Beijing and Taipei to sign new trade pact Taiwan ... will discuss, in a preparatory meeting in Taipei on Friday, details concerning the 9th cross-strait talks," a spokesman for Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation said. The 9th round talks would ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    State-owned enterprise reform likely to be modest, researcher suggests

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 11:33pm by Cary Huang

    ... reform 'to be modest' A leading central government researcher has called for the overhaul of state-owned enterprises but avoided saying whether their special status should be scrapped ... Research Centre, suggested the central government abandon its practice of making political hires for top executive positions, saying it hindered efforts to attract globally competitive talent. He ...




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