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  1. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Politics priced into China markets

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:29am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Chart of the day: Politics priced into China markets Political turning points always matter for markets, none more so than those on the mainland. Analysts broadly concur that the launch of an investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang signals a consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping, boding well for the political unity needed to drive economic reform. Strategists at Swiss ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1567828/chart-day-politics-priced-china-markets
  2. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Handle with care- the politics of naming places

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:29am by AP

    ... Ken Moritsugu Politics of place names can be a sensitive subject Is it the Persian Gulf or the Arabian Gulf? Mount McKinley or Denali? Mumbai or Bombay? Some geographic names don't just tell us where we live or where we're going. They are also a political statement, or in the eyes of some, a politically incorrect one. They may not spark a war of the worlds, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1567915/handle-care-politics-naming-places
  3. Business - Economy

    BRICS eye political capital with US$150b deal on new reserve fund and bank

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Brasilia Five largest emerging markets hope US$150b deal at Brazil summit will boost growth and cohesion, but analysts say measures are not enough BRICS eye political capital ... a Russian presidential aide on foreign policy, said the group's growth rate was still above that of the global average and that its economic and political weight was increasing. The BRICS have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554337/brics-eye-political-capital-us150b-deal-new-reserve-fund-and-bank
  4. Business - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong's political future looks bleak

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:05am by Howard Winn

    ... that leave us? It means that from now on, constitutional reform is going to be even more of a dominant factor in Hong Kong politics than it has been already. Positions are hardening on both sides, ... However, should the more extreme political groups show signs of getting out of hand or if civil disorder is instigated in some way, it is not hard to imagine the central government imposing a state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1545158/hong-kongs-political-future-looks-bleak
  5. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Which one fits: Hongkonger or Chinese?

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Follow your heart, not political ideology, when facing a question about where you come from Which one fits: Hongkonger or Chinese? Have you ever found ... the identity of Hong Kong residents and whether they considered themselves Chinese or Hongkongers? Beijing hated the poll so much because it was considered politically sensitive and a challenge to full ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580411/which-one-fits-hongkonger-or-chinese
  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... with sales of cosmetics and medicine picking up 14.3 per cent year on year. Retail Management Association chairwoman Caroline Mak Sui-king said political uncertainty would rock the boat from now ... The association maintains an optimistic forecast of 3 per cent sales growth for the full year. The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners also noted the political factor, saying bookings this month had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  7. Business - Comment - ANALYSIS

    A proposal that could end political polarisation

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:05am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong As debate rages on nominating chief executive candidates, a new proposal enters the mix A proposal that could end HK's political polarisation Political opinion on how ... competitiveness is a reflection of a poor political governance This would be disastrous, as the current electoral process no longer meets the aspirations of the people, having failed so far to offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1529135/proposal-could-end-political-polarisation
  8. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Chinese firms on foreign acquisition trail learn to ease local fears

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by Toh Han Shih

    ... headquarters in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, to inspect the company. After looking at Geely's operations, the opposing lawmakers changed their minds. "In the face of political opposition, ... said. Chinese companies' attempts to acquire overseas firms had caused political tension around the world, Blanchard said. He cited state-owned oil major CNOOC, which withdrew its US$18.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1581848/chinese-firms-foreign-acquisition-trail-learn-ease-local
  9. Business - Economy

    Political crackdown has accompanied China's slowing growth

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:54am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe Xi's crackdown has been so widespread that it risks paralysing both government and business Political purge coincides with economic slowdown The 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square tragedy got a surprising amount of global coverage, in sharp contrast to the enforced silence on the subject on the mainland. It is a reminder of another contrast between political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1528404/political-crackdown-has-accompanied-chinas-slowing-growth
  10. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Spoilt child or not, Hong Kong merits attention

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com The territory is more than a financial centre but insight about its political challenges is limited Spoilt child or not, HK merits attention Li Ka-shing ... are seen either as spoilt children or idealists fighting hard for a deserving cause. Although I've been a business journalist for more than a decade, I do care about politics- in Hong Kong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1575695/spoilt-child-or-not-hong-kong-merits-attention

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