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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    Regulation delay puts foreign banks in a spot in Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 08:51am by Jeanny Yu; George Chen

    ... like capital account convertibility, carries no definite time line for implementation. "The vast majority of new companies are set up by domestic investors, with only a handful by foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1405201/regulation-delay-puts-foreign-banks-spot-shanghai-free
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Pay trends point to greener pastures across the border

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:49am by George Chen

    ... shows salaries on the mainland are predicted to rise 8.5 per cent next year, compared with an estimated 4.5 per cent for employees in Hong Kong. This is in line with an estimate by the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1346720/pay-trends-point-greener-pastures-across-border
  3. In Brief

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a day, with 28 tonnes coming from its dining outlets. Staff Reporter Poverty-stricken Funing county rapped for copycat China pavilion A poverty-stricken county in Jiangsu has come under attack ... or upstairs, the Shanghai Daily reports. Pirated DVD stores have switched their line of business in the run-up to the expo but point customers to the second floor or back rooms when approached about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713035/brief
  4. In Brief

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a day, with 28 tonnes coming from its dining outlets. Staff Reporter Poverty-stricken Funing county rapped for copycat China pavilion A poverty-stricken county in Jiangsu has come under attack ... or upstairs, the Shanghai Daily reports. Pirated DVD stores have switched their line of business in the run-up to the expo but point customers to the second floor or back rooms when approached about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713080/brief
  5. Delays plague rail crash line

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com Massive delays due to 'temporary maintenance' are plaguing high-speed services along the Zhejiang rail line, on which at least 40 people died in a crash last month. The delays follow the decision by rail officials to reopen the line less than 36 hours after the disaster. Over the past two days, most trains passing in both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975200/delays-plague-rail-crash-line
  6. Third breakdown in four days hits high-speed line

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hours to departures. Many passengers lined up for refunds and some headed to the airport. On Sunday, the power supply to a train on the high-speed line was cut in Shandong province, trapping ... delay. Thousands of passengers were held up in train stations along the line without water, food or explanation. Li Hongbing, director of the People Daily's East China Bureau, wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973407/third-breakdown-four-days-hits-high-speed-line
  7. Affordability beats luxury on high-speed line

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the rapid expansion of high-speed lines. The rate at which new track is being laid has caused some commentators to question whether lower-grade building materials are being used for those in short ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965689/affordability-beats-luxury-high-speed-line
  8. Shanghai's success story needs to be spread wide

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is no doubt that millions- indeed, hundreds of millions- have been lifted out of poverty, and also that a certain elite class in China is prospering hugely from the developing economy, it is also ... these are merely the results of a survey of Shanghai, and therefore the concern of a wealth gap being defined along urban-rural lines remains. Having students in Shanghai excelling in reading, maths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733195/shanghais-success-story-needs-be-spread-wide
  9. Nation must ensure it is on the right lines

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... speeds and times involved mean that when distances approach 1,000 kilometres, travel by plane can be more sensible. And then there is the just-launched Shanghai to Nanjing line. Officials have ... of yuan of questionable spending on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway. Hong Kong's express line has a low risk of corruption due to greater transparency and the MTR being a listed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719136/nation-must-ensure-it-right-lines
  10. Tens of thousands stranded after trains collide on subway line

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... compromised in the rush to upgrade the network for next year's World Expo. Tens of thousands of passengers were left stranded when Line 1- the backbone of the network- was closed for nearly six ... It was the system's second breakdown in two days. On Monday, a power outage brought Line 2 to a standstill for 10 minutes. A subway spokesman said the affected line resumed operation at about lunchtime, after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701993/tens-thousands-stranded-after-trains-collide-subway-line

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