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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong urged to boost competitiveness as Shanghai Free-trade Zone looms

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong and Gary Cheung

    ... Tanna Chong and Gary Cheung Hong Kong urged to enhance competitiveness and work harder to prepare for the challenge of the looming free-trade zone in Shanghai Another call for unity by Beijing The head of the nation's top consultative body has advised Hong Kong people to stay united and work harder to prepare for challenges from the free-trade zone in Shanghai. The remarks ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - POLITICS

    Li at crossroads in the fight for economic changes

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32am by George Chen

    ... free-trade zone in Shanghai, he faced strong opposition from conservative officials who were worried that opening up the financial services sectors to foreign investors would put national financial ... to foreign players, although he eventually compromised after months of negotiations. Li's determination to launch the free-trade zone in Shanghai, which opened for business officially at the end ...

  3. Business - Money - POLITICS

    China stocks fall after party issues vague communiqué following plenum

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 04:33am by Victoria Ruan

    ... said Tao Jingzhou, managing partner at law firm Dechert China. Tao welcomed some plans in the communiqué, such as expanding the development of free- trade zones, but said they did not go far enough. "It wouldn't make much sense simply to build more free trade zones," he said. "The key is to reduce barriers for investors to enter the market." While ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    City 'can't prosper' without newcomers

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:17am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Yesterday's seminar was on the possible challenges faced by Hong Kong from the establishment of free-trade zones in Guangdong and Shanghai. Some 600 people attended.   ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping tipped to promote Communist Party allies to strengthen powerbase

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 04:57am by Reuters

    ... of the city's free-trade zone. "Jiang is hoping that Han Zheng can stay on to look after the interests of his family and allies," a third source said. Meanwhile, Cai Qi, a Fujian native who ... in March, the sources said. Li Zhanshu, 63, one of Xi's closest allies, is the front-runner to replace Han Zheng, 59, as Shanghai's party boss, the sources said. The party boss outranks ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Expectations mixed as China's third plenum meeting begins

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:48am by Angela Meng

    ... Xiaoping kick-started the open-door reforms, and 1993, when then-premier Zhu Rongji endorsed the "socialist market economy". The optimism seems to stem from the launch of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone and the release of a proposal, dubbed "383", by the Development Research Centre of the State Council. The blueprint, written by President Xi Jinping's ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Liu Yunshan re-emerges, suggesting Beidaihe policy talks winding down

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... consensus has been reached, without any major changes. The central government planned to unveil details about the Shanghai free trade zone late last month, but policymakers sent lawyers to tighten ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Top party meeting called as Bo Xilai trial ends

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... - regardless of rank - would be targeted. The meeting also approved a document on the reform of local governments and was briefed on preparations for a pilot free-trade zone in Shanghai. Former ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Party to flesh out reform promises by releasing full version of third plenum communiqué

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by JANE CAI

    ... as this year, Guo said. "The capital account will be the last financial area to be reformed, as many officials regard it as highly risky. Even though the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone may open up ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Adapt to a changing order, says CY Leung in National Day speech

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:35pm by Tony Cheung

    ... predecessors Tung Chee-hwa and Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who was absent a year ago. The speech came amid debate over whether Shanghai's new free-trade zone will threaten Hong Kong's position ...




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