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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank trims growth forecasts for developing East Asia and China

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 01:59pm by Reuters

    ... this year and 7.5 per cent next year and in 2016. "Measures to contain local government debt, curb shadow banking, and tackle excess capacity, high energy demand, and high pollution will reduce ...

  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Premier Li Keqiang points to six barriers to rural progress

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:16am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the premier said the villagers told him during his March visit that they needed better roads, water supplies, electricity networks, and hospitals. Pollution and a lack of training for labourers were ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    'Beautiful China' tourism pitch gets lost in the smog

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing 'Beautiful China' tourism message lost in the smog Forget all the headlines about eye-watering pollution in Beijing and Shanghai- the Middle ... trends. "Beauty can be looked at in many different ways, but when you have all the stories about the pollution, and the air pollution in particular, people are not going to buy the fact ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Government to finally reveal plans for Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei integration

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:58pm by Zhang Hong

    ... and burden-sharing. Beijing is set to move major polluters and labour-intensive businesses to the neighbouring areas. In the next three years, another 1,200 polluting factories will be relocated. Experts ...

  5. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    Beijing warns about slow progress on green growth

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:19am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Top leadership is confident of achieving expansion targets but rapid factory development is hampering efforts to curb pollution Beijing warns about slow progress on green growth The central government has expressed confidence in achieving a sound rate of economic expansion but warned about slow progress in curbing pollution ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China PMI edges up to 50.3

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:36am by Bloomberg

    ... surging debt, default dangers and pollution that threatens to stoke public discontent. Li said the nation had policies to support growth after the State Council said it would accelerate ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing's mini-stimulus fails to excite market

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by Victoria Ruan

    ... distortions in resource allocation, reducing state dominance and cutting pollution. But party leaders have also expressed concern in the past weeks about the downside risks of growth, fuelling ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's 'black box' economy deserves Group of Seven peer scrutiny

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Bloomberg

    ... about the shadow banking industry. Will those now voicing scepticism about Chinese data on everything from exports to bad loans to pollution be muzzled by top executives? It is a huge problem ... reserves (US$3.8 trillion), the No 1 polluter and a fast-rising geopolitical power. Yet there is no regular or manageable forum in which peers can sit across from Chinese officials to glean ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Why a recession would be good for China

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:51am by JOE ZHANG

    ... have lagged far behind inflation, and this has led to huge amounts of waste, pollution and depletion of resources. Despite condemnation by the government and the public, most of the heavy polluters continue to operate because they extract “environmental dividends” from the planet without paying an adequate price. If, as I hope, many big polluters were shut down, that would ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China takes aim at fiscal system in reform

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 04:50am by Victoria Ruan

    ... the deep-rooted structural imbalances in the economy that have led to inefficient investment, property bubbles, a widening wealth gap and serious pollution. "We have long believed that fiscal reform ...




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