• Thursday
  • August 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:04pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 6443 for political status of taiwan

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Enter the dragon- cautiously

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer With anaemic forecasts and uncertainties continuing to afflict much of the world economy, attention is focused more than ever on what Asia- and specifically, China- can do to drive trade and offer markets for potential growth. This, inevitably ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... points. In the poll of the 'Top 10 political figures of mainland China and Taiwan', the defeated presidential candidate Frank Hsieh Chang-ting, of the Democratic Progressive party, ... Ma's popularity in HK soars after winning presidency Hong Kong people's support for the Kuomintang's Ma Ying-jeou has jumped by 16.7 points after his victory in the Taiwan ...

  3. Transparency on military spending would ease fears

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... military spending and its pledge to use force against Taiwan should the island declare formal independence. To allay foreign concerns about the country's military buildup, the central ... and Taiwan is being closely watched. That is especially because the pro-independence administration of Chen Shui-bian in Taipei is expected to make more daring attempts to provoke Beijing before he ...

  4. Demystify arms buys, China urged

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent in Singapore US defence chief suggests culture of secrecy on military budget could affect foreign investment US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld yesterday urged China to 'demystify' its increased military ...

  5. No change in FTSE status for Taiwan, Korea

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson There will be no reclassification of Taiwan and South Korea as developed markets in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series until March 2006 at the earliest as neither meets all ... by then, they will be upgraded from their advanced emerging market status six months later. The China A-share market is on the watch list for possible inclusion in the FTSE Global Equity Index ...

  6. Beijing delays fees decision

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling The central government has delayed its decision on the legality of terminal handling charges on the mainland, finding it needs more time to study the increasingly thorny issue which has pitted exporters against shipping lines. The Ministry ...

  7. Taipei still has ways of pursuing bid

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of Justice; Promote the UN bid abroad, rallying support from political heavyweights in the EU, Japan and elsewhere, also using the argument that Taiwan is not a part of China. ... and that the People's Republic was one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council. Options for Taiwan to gain support for its UN membership bid: Seek arbitration from the International Court ...

  8. Taiwan's gain need not be Hong Kong's loss

    Posted Feb 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... component makers and assemblers may switch contracts to Taiwan if the advantages are great enough. Tax-free status in Kaohsiung may be enough to tip the balance. For Hong Kong- which handles much ... Cross-strait trade between Taiwan and the mainland is already significant- an estimated US$53 billion last year. Much of that business is in high-technology goods, with components and raw ...

  9. The pitfalls of being flagged a political risk

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Craig Stephen Hong Kong is a city where making money matters more than idealistic notions of political principle. That oft-repeated refrain by proponents of the status quo has begun to look outdated in an era of heightened political consciousness, yet financial markets have barely registered a flicker of fear. Over the years, investors have learned to discount political ...

  10. Mixed views on status of new finance council

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... platform for collaboration of the public and private sectors to advance Hong Kong's status as an international financial centre for the country and 'promote Hong Kong's financial ...




SCMP.com Account