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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. 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 ...

  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

    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan PM Abe looks to put economy back on track with Deng-style SEZs

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... comprises SEZs, along with sweeping structural reforms in the private sector, better health care for the nation's ageing population and increasing the number of women in the workforce. SEZs ... experiments Abe looks to SEZ s to put Japan on track Guess what a successful Japanese economy would look like? Probably a lot like China's. Anti-China rhetoric helped Shinzo Abe gain power, yet ...

  9. News - World - ECONOMY

    China welcomes US debt agreement, but Xinhua pours scorn on politicians

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:06pm by AGENCIES

    ... a direct assault on his health care law by House Republicans and forced them to allow an increase in the US debt ceiling without conditions. "There is a lot of work ahead of us, including our ... in America China welcomes U.S. debt accord China yesterday welcomed the resolution of the US debt ceiling deadlock, saying it will contribute to global economic stability, but Xinhua poured scorn ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China PMI edges up to 50.3

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:36am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing, Washington and London Mainland manufacturing contracts in March Manufacturing gauges pointed to weakness in China that could prompt Beijing to roll out additional ... surging debt, default dangers and pollution that threatens to stoke public discontent. Li said the nation had policies to support growth after the State Council said it would accelerate ...




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