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  1. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Beijing seen as lifeline to Latin American economies

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 07:13am by Toh Han Shih

    ... governments tried hard to push this project to showcase their relationship, but did not improve dialogue with political parties, the public sector, private organisations and academics. As a result of an insufficiently prepared rush, the project was cancelled," said Enrique Dussel Peters, a professor at the Graduate School of Economics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Some Mexican ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    The solution to Occupy protests? Turn country park land into housing, say business leaders

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:32pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... issue. If we have more land supply, property prices won’t rise the way it has done. “Singapore has visionary leaders. We should learn from Singapore in providing public housing,” Lo said. “The ... In China, there is an economic miracle. The young people are very happy and their lives are getting better,” Zeman said. After 2017, the electoral system should be reformed to allow a broader range ...

  3. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    China's demand for meat to change the face of global trade in feed grains

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in China's meat imports was forecast by the Australian government's agricultural research arm, the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resources Economics and Sciences. "The shift from ... a tsunami overseas," he said. A report by the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service tracked the explosive growth in China's demand for meat. China produces nearly ...

  4. Chigo aims low for third attempt at listing

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... air-conditioner production lines from nine to 11 in 2011, while 30 per cent will be spent on branding and marketing. Chigo is going public amid the global economic crisis, plunging profits, slowing ... Mr Hu said. However, he warned that Chigo's exports would be negatively affected this year by the economic crisis, which has hurt the country's air-conditioner exports to the United ...

  5. Business - China Business - MERGERS

    China outbound investment deals from Hong Kong rise 66.6 per cent

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

    ... and industrial technology continued to be attractive for Chinese players, Wang said. "We see this as a good opportunity for [Chinese] companies to make overseas deals since the global economic ... public offerings] have been suspended since October last year," Wang said. "We have seen an extensive backlog of companies, and private equity investors are looking to other ...

  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China to push Australia on 'fairer' FTA terms

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 09:42am by Toh Han Shih

    ... At the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting in Bali in October, President Xi Jinping reignited Australia's interest in a trade deal during his talks with the new Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, Xinhua ... executive of CPA Australia, an accounting body, said: "The Australian government has made it clear in private and public that it is open for business." Yet in July last year, when Abbott ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - INVESTIGATION

    Donald Tsang 'promised audience with Pope if he sat on Berlusconi fraud evidence'

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler, Lana Lam, Toh Han Shih

    ... associate of disgraced Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. But in return, Tsang's administration was asked to help stop the transfer of evidence seized in Hong Kong to Italian public ... "The Brussels Economic and Trade Office was involved in an attempt to arrange an audience for the former CE [Tsang] with the former Pope [Benedict XVI] ahead of a possible visit to Rome, ...

  8. Kelon may terminate Hisense deal as rift grows

    Posted Mar 16th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... year to acquire a controlling 26.43 per cent stake in Kelon from former chairman Gu Chujun. But Mr Gu, who is under arrest by Guangdong police for alleged economic crimes against Kelon, has ... for public auction. 'The board is unable to and has not held any meeting discussing and voting on the transfer of shares in the company,' Mr Liu said. Yesterday's announcement said ...

  9. Knuckleman shows how HK can box clever no matter the odds

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and resentment among mainland provinces not granted the political autonomy and preferential economic support enjoyed by the special administrative region. A gutless performance indeed. When President Hu ... to an embarrassing public tongue-lashing, Mr Hu made a beeline for Guangdong- Hong Kong, it seemed, was not worth his time. When Mr Lee warned Hong Kong this week that 'the same tap that was open can ...

  10. Growth target at stake as Beijing redirects 300b yuan to welfare

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the central government's priority and increased spending in social welfare as the livelihood of a growing number of ordinary people suffers in the worst economic downturn in decades. The stimulus ... the negative economic effects, mainland policymakers had also set their sights on boosting consumption, said Jing Ulrich, the chairman of China equities at JP Morgan. By spending more to improve ...




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