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  1. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Jiangnan to fund production line expansion with HK$620m placement

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:32am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Jiangnan Group, a manufacturer of wires and cables used for power transmission, distribution systems and electrical equipment, announced Friday it would raise HK$620 million in a share placement to expand production lines. Chairman Rui Fubin, his son Rui Yiping and his son-in-law Chu Hui currently control 60.34 per cent of the group. In a filing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1590700/jiangnan-fund-production-line-expansion-hk620m-placement
  2. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: County poverty lists to be scrapped, Putin to visit Beijing in May

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 07:53am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Trending topics on weibo CCTV Spring Festival Gala line-up Movie iPartment 4 Tennis player Li Na China Mobile's 4G service Visa exemptions   Politics Caixin New anti-poverty policies include setting up a mechanism that would eventually remove counties from an official poverty list, allowing subsidies to benefit people who really need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1416382/china-news-round-county-poverty-lists-be-scrapped-putin-visit
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL SERVICES

    Carrie Lam defends HK$3 billion poverty allowance after criticism

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... when determining eligibility, which is set at income that falls below the poverty line of 50 per cent of median household income (HK$22,500). But Lam responded: “We better wait for [the] labour ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com New scheme will slow down or stop Hongkongers from slipping into social welfare net, chief secretary says The new poverty alleviation initiative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407516/carrie-lam-defends-hk3-billion-poverty-allowance-after-criticism
  4. Sport - Rugby

    Aaron Cruden back in starting line-up for All Blacks

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:24am

    ... onto the bench. Wellington winger Cory Jane has also come into the replacements’ bench in place of rookie centre Malakai Fekitoa to provide cover for the outside backs. New Zealand line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1590005/aaron-cruden-back-starting-line-all-blacks
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan extends its sea territory by 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Sovereign rights taken over two areas totalling 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling, opening way to exploitation of fisheries and minerals Japan extends its sea territory Tokyo has acted on a decision by a United Nations commission to approve a 177,000 sq km extension of its sovereignty claims to its continental shelf. The newly claimed areas are identified ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589572/japan-extends-its-sea-territory-177000-sq-km-line-un-ruling
  6. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Three global shipping lines form alliance serving Asia, Europe and US

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com The Ocean Three pact of the world's three largest container shipping lines is expected to reshape the battleground for market shares Leading carriers in major alliance Three of the world's largest container shipping lines are forming an alliance that will cover major trade lanes between Asia, Europe and the United States in another move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1589011/three-global-shipping-lines-form-alliance-serving-asia-europe-and
  7. News - China - GOVERNMENT

    For some rural officials, being deemed a poverty-stricken county is a cause for celebration

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:53am by Zhang Hong

    ... to farmers who fall below the official national poverty line of earning 2,300 yuan (HK$2,925) a year or less. But making the list can mean receiving millions of yuan in handouts. "Counties ... officials ride the poverty gravy train To get rich is glorious, late leader Deng Xiaoping said, but to some county officials, staying poor has advantages. As part of its efforts to alleviate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404197/some-rural-officials-being-deemed-poverty-stricken-county-cause
  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... or toeing the line? In the week since Beijing set down strict restrictions on electoral reform in Hong Kong, one man's stern defence of the central government's ruling has made him ... on the right path. Do not commit yourself to the street." On pan-democrats' threat to veto reform, he said: "As long as they give up their biases, the universal suffrage plan in line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587378/li-fei-speaking-his-mind-or-toeing-line
  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Government plans united approach to beat poverty

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Tammy Tam

    ... triggers new controversies on who should be helped and in what way? Leung earlier decided, for the first time in Hong Kong's history, to draw an official poverty line to identify who ... Tammy Tam Bless Hong Kong campaign brings community and business together to help those in need Government plans united approach to beat poverty In two days, Chief Executive Leung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404045/government-plans-united-approach-beat-poverty
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    All sectors in Hong Kong must join in fighting poverty

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:18am by STAFF

    ... This was despite the introduction of the minimum wage. To the credit of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, his young administration has introduced a poverty line for Hong Kong. Experts may debate its ... SCMP Editorial All must join in poverty fight For far too long, poverty and the widening wealth gap have been neglected in our dominant political discourse. But since the global financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1380102/all-sectors-hong-kong-must-join-fighting-poverty

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