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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New rail projects will keep public transport system right on track

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:02pm by Anthony Cheung

    ... railways the backbone of Hong Kong's public transport system Right on track The government's new railway development strategy provides a blueprint for planning the expansion of Hong Kong's network up to 2031. It is based on a consultancy review of the 2000 development strategy, taking into account views collected in two rounds of public engagement in 2012 and last year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1596128/new-rail-projects-will-keep-public-transport-system-right-track
  2. News - China - CRIME

    Businessman caught in Colombia is China's first economic fugitive extradited from Latin America

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:32pm by Jing Li jing.li@scmp.com

    ... repatriated since the Ministry of Public Security launched a campaign to return fugitives in July, the report said. The ministry said last month that more than 150 mainlanders suspected of economic ... is the first time the mainland has extradited an economic fugitive from a Latin American country, China News Service reported. The 35-year-old suspect, whose surname was given as Wu, was arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1584393/businessman-caught-colombia-chinas-first-economic-fugitive-extradited
  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Economic Journal founder sells all his shares to tycoon

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Buyer maintains acquisition will have no impact on editorial direction of newspaper Economic Journal founder sells last shares to tycoon The founder of the Hong Kong Economic Journal, Lam Shan-muk, has sold all his remaining shares at a time when the publication's editorial independence is under question. In a news update ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583953/economic-journal-founder-sells-all-his-shares-tycoon
  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Europe’s rapidly unravelling economic reform agenda

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... unsustainably high level of public expenditure (the second-highest in the euro zone after Finland as a share of GDP) and helping lower its government debt burden, which is veering towards 100 per cent of GDP. Italy, which accounts for 17 per cent of euro-zone output and has the second-largest public debt-GDP ratio in the bloc after Greece, is in an even worse predicament. While France’s economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581392/europes-rapidly-unravelling-economic-reform-agenda
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... the recommendation said. Projections show that the pension pool would collect less money than it pays out beginning in 2026, under the proposal drawn up by the government-commissioned team. But a public ... schemes, including Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, were slashed by 13 per cent. And the public accepted it." On criticism of why the proposal encompassed the city's rich, Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Let's not be duped by fake economic argument for no limits on mainland visitors

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:29pm by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Michael Chugani says the facts don't support vested interests' warning of an economic collapse if we try to curb mainland visitor numbers Fear and fiction ... these fearmongers is that they focus only on the economic aspect without giving a damn that the flood has affected the quality of life of ordinary Hongkongers. They use the fake argument that no place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1579105/lets-not-be-duped-fake-economic-argument-no-limits-mainland-visitors
  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Top Communist Party official's inclusion on task force reflects China's economic concerns

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:02am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Top party official's new appointment suggests Xi is prioritising reform and development Liu's inclusion on task force reflects economic concerns The inclusion of top party official Liu Yunshan in an influential macroeconomy task force suggests the new leadership under President Xi Jinping has attached greater importance to economic work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577934/top-communist-party-officials-inclusion-task-force-reflects-chinas
  8. Business - Comment

    How freeing up public housing would help Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:17am by Richard Wong

    ... will be the economic gain to society from the privatising of public rental housing and waiving or substantially lowering of unpaid land premiums on all government-subsidised housing units? The value of private ... Richard Wong Privatising and deregulating public housing could free HK$3.36 trillion for the government to finance health care and old-age welfare payments Home for more capital The value ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583989/how-freeing-public-housing-would-help-hong-kong
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing's economic growth targets are too high, IMF says

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:26am by Victoria Ruan

    ... creating a level playing field for the private and public sectors and revamping the fiscal and social security systems. Growth is forecast to gradually ease to 6.3 per cent by 2019, the bank said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1563293/imf-recommends-lower-2015-gdp-growth-target-china
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Battle over state-owned enterprises an issue of fair trade versus economic reality

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fair trade versus economic reality The status of state-owned enterprises- a long-standing source of trade disputes- has been one of the most contentious issues facing ... from China and India. The ruling, which can be appealed, rejects Washington's claim that the enterprises that produced them were "public bodies" and that they enjoyed state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556749/battle-over-state-owned-enterprises-issue-fair-trade-versus

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