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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    13 Cambodians jailed in 'concocted' political treason case

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh 13 jailed over 'concocted' claims of political treason A Cambodian court jailed 13 people for up to nine years yesterday on treason charges ... members of the group, who are not well known in Cambodia, had used anti-government leaflets and planned to explode bombs at state institutions. The defendants who appeared in court denied ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    What price political risk?

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:43am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... of risk is only beginning to become apparent as the United States Federal Reserve starts to wind down, or "taper", its programme of quantitative easing- the main pillar of support ... Nicholas Spiro While investors are paying more attention to the implications from sovereign crises, they still care much more about making money Price of political risk Do investors really ...

  3. Business - Money - REFORM

    After Citic, who’s next among Chinese state firms to take their mega deals to Hong Kong?

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:34pm by George Chen, Sandy Li

    ... George Chen and Sandy Li Investors await second state firm to follow in footsteps of Citic's asset shuffle but conflict of interests between city officials may stall reform Market on lookout for next S.O.E. deal Investors are keenly watching for the next state-owned enterprise to follow in the wake of Citic’s ground-breaking restructuring, in which Citic Pacific will mount ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Analysis: Lieutenant General Cai Yingting's United States visit signals promotion

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... It is the second high-ranking visit to the United States by PLA top brass in recent months, following a visit by Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie , a member of the Central Military Commission (CMC), ...

  5. News - World - ENERGY

    Russia-China pipeline gas deal more likely after Ukraine political crisis

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... increased the importance of Russia's relationship with China, its largest trade partner outside the European Union and the only country in the United Nations Security Council not to censure its ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't waste this chance for real dialogue on political reform in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:07pm by DENNIS KWOK

    ... Dennis Kwok Dennis Kwok says democratic lawmakers heading to Shanghai must ensure that, unlike in 2005, they don't waste the opportunity to begin genuine dialogue on political reform ... people, is a wasted opportunity and does nobody any good. During this upcoming Shanghai visit, we must avoid wasting any time on sightseeing or mere political gestures. Whether it's the best ...

  7. News - World - WEATHER

    Arctic blast set to plunge parts of United States into deep freeze again

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Arctic blast set to send temperatures plunging again in Midwest, northeast and parts of south US braced for another blast of freezing cold air Much of the United States is about to get cold again. A huge dome of arctic air will send temperatures plummeting across parts of the Midwest and northeast early this week in a deep freeze reminiscent of early ...

  8. Business - Money

    Scepticism clouds asset injections by state firms

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by Ray Chan

    ... state-owned enterprises could swiftly recapture investors' interest in complex corporate holdings after Citic Group's proposed plan to pump assets into its listed subsidiary in Hong Kong. ... of state-owned enterprises, including Sinopec, raised money from the sale of profitable assets. This is part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious agenda to reform the large bureaucratic ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why China is enslaving itself to the United States

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... most powerful economy. Just 40 per cent named the US. SCMP, October 24 The United States is the home of astonishing poll results, of course. A large number of Americans are likely to agree ...

  10. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Malaysia's political mess needs far more than PR fix

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:01am by BLOOM

    ... the United Malays National Organisation's long hold on power. It's a full-time job: for years populist handouts, gerrymandered districts, and political arrests secured the party comfortable ... William Pesek With nation's deepest flaws laid bare by plane crisis, a radical overhaul of system is required Malaysia's political mess needs far more than PR fix US President ...




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