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  1. News - China

    China's formula to reduce poverty could help developing nations

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... countries China's formula to reduce global poverty China has earned a reputation as the world's factory, exporting everything from cheap toys to high-end electronics. But it can now offer an even more valuable export- its formula for reducing poverty. World Bank figures show that some 600 million Chinese have been taken out of poverty in the past 30 years. UN World Food Programme ...

  2. Rural poverty drops after 10-year drive

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com Nearly 27 million people remained below the poverty line in rural China at the end of last year after a decade of efforts to alleviate ... water. The official poverty line used for the statistics was set at an annual income of 1,274 yuan last year, up from 865 yuan in 2000, an average annual increase of just under 4 per cent. ...

  3. Reality check that helps nation's poor

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... though, the poverty line has not been adjusted often enough to keep pace with economic growth, depriving needy people of the help they would have received had it been set at a more realistic ... The superlatives over the years from the UN, World Bank and economists to describe China's poverty-fighting successes have been gushing. Among them have been 'enviable', ...

  4. Is a large population a burden to a country?

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Phoenix Lee, Wong Hei

    ... to China's current economic success. Another question is whether a large proportion of the population in China benefit from economic growth. Many people there live below the poverty line. Foreign ... School Not really. A large population has always been regarded as a root cause of poverty and most of the poorest countries in the world have huge populations. But is it a burden? I don't ...

  5. News - China

    Vietnam president: We oppose China's nine-dash line claim

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 09:17am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia

    ... bid to take the row to a UN tribunal. On a visit to Washington, President Truong Tan Sang rejected China’s so-called “nine-dash line” through which it claims virtually all of the strategic sea ... the nine-dash line plan by China,” Sang told the Center for Strategic and International Studies. But Sang declined comment when asked if Vietnam would join the Philippines which in January said ...

  6. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Forget 'Likonomics', it's all about economic stimulus in China again

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... mini-stimulus are permanent solutions for addressing the country's complicated structural problems. It reminds me of a line from the Hong Kong movie Infernal Affairs about good cops and bad cops, ...

  7. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    A lot on the line

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... on the line Urban railway operator MTR Corp wants to export the successful property-plus-rail model it operates in Hong Kong to the mainland, but faces obstacles in laws relating to the sale of land. ... (HK$6.6 billion) of equity investments on the mainland, Leong said. It operates four metro lines in Beijing, Shenzhen and Hangzhou. "The integrated rail and property model must be the option ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi needs to keep the pressure on North Korea

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am

    ... China's backing of the US-sponsored resolution was in line with the push to improve relations. But it also sends a strong message to Pyongyang that Beijing's patience is wearing thin. State ... numbers of refugees fleeing poverty, hunger and oppression and a persistent threat to the region's peace and stability, could easily defeat that goal. China has to be more assertive ...

  9. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    China Unicom to buy parent's fixed-line network for 12 billion yuan

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Unicom to take over fixed-line assets China Unicom (Hong Kong), which operates the country's second-largest wireless network, has agreed to pay 12.17 billion yuan (HK$15 billion) in cash to buy its parent company's fixed-line infrastructure on the mainland. The proposed deal covers 100 per cent equity interest in Unicom New Horizon ...

  10. News - China

    Lines around islands suggest more conflict

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 01:59pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing One of the hottest items in bookstores across China is a map for a place that is closed to visitors, home only to animals such as goats and crabs, and the reason China’s relations with Japan are at their lowest point in years. ...




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