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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Ageing mainland faces challenges

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... last year from 9.3 per cent in 2011. It was the slowest rate since 1999. Deutsche Bank greater China chief economist Ma Jun said "pension and health-care costs will be the biggest ... people aged above 40 are required to set aside a portion of their income each month as a fund for health-care and nursing costs after they turned 65, he said. "China's long-term ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Abe's economic reforms seen as falling short in Japan growth push

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... programme; boost productivity through a "robotic revolution"; and target the health care sector for growth. Early bold proposals on agriculture reform look to have been watered down due ... the 2 per cent growth level the government says is needed to reduce its mammoth public debt. Among the steps outlined so far is a future cut in Japan's effective corporate tax rate- among ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China takes aim at fiscal system in reform

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 04:50am by Victoria Ruan

    ... hidden risks rather than just focusing on solving short-term problems. In the medium to long term, the pension fund gap, health-care costs, debt owed by local governments and the railway sector ... public spending on health care, social security and environmental protection while slashing expenditures on banquets, cars and overseas trips. They said the central government should raise its ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Outsized conglomerates weigh on Korea's growth

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by William Pesek

    ... to spur sectors like finance, education, health care and tourism. But I worry she's putting the cart before the proverbial horse. The real problem is the chaebol. With tentacles deep into any ... vital, publicly traded company from father to son to grandson doesn't reflect well on Korea's global brand. Why don't shareholders speak out about against the blatant nepotism ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland financial reform needs new approach, says IMF's Zhu Min

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... of the manufacturing industry. He also urged greater participation in the bond market. Zhu said financial institutions should promote investments in public transport, health care and education as hundreds ... on the mainland must be linked to the real economy, including the manufacturing sector, public services associated with urbanisation, as well as the rapidly developing service industries. Zhu said ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Government to finally reveal plans for Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei integration

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:58pm by Zhang Hong

    ... of the service sectors from Beijing, such as conference, education, health care and some residential and commercial functions,” Li Guoping, dean of Beijing University’s Capital Development Research ... was quoted by China Economic Weekly today. Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei – or “Jing-Jin-Ji” in Chinese shorthand – are often regarded as a single region due to their proximity, but a joint development ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Debts weigh down new vision for urban push

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... taxation system to support public services, make local government debt more transparent, overhaul resource prices, and introduce private funds into education, health care, and low-cost housing ... risks. Funding, and the way local officials evaluate expansion projects, is at the core of the current debate. China is being urged to revamp the local fiscal system, broaden channels for local ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Local government plans signal robust investment

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... reports, provincial leaders have extensively addressed the issues of income, health care and urbanisation. But the message on fast growth remains strong, given that there has been no fundamental ... plans are from the local governments in western China. Guizhou, for example, is eyeing a pace of 14 to 16 per cent and fixed-asset investment growth of 30 to 40 per cent. Gansu and Xinjiang hope ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

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

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

    ... IMF says The International Monetary Fund has urged Beijing to lower its growth target next year but forecasts China is likely to meet its annual target of "around 7.5 per cent" this year. The IMF, as well as Fitch Ratings, yesterday warned China about the risks of relying on credit and investment expansion to defend a targeted growth rate at the cost of creating prolonged ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Migrant workers left out in urban cold

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... social insurance for health care. Also banned from mortgage loans, the family of three lives in a 15-square-metre shanty-town unit with a shared bathroom that comes for 1,000 yuan (HK$1,255) ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Chinese leaders' urbanisation push may favour creation of small cities to ensure balanced distribution of public resources Migrant ...




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