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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Guangdong eyes SOE reform

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by Enoch Yiu, Sophie Yu

    ... is a tradition. When Deng Xiaoping in 1992 encouraged Guangdong to catch up with the 'four dragons', Guangdong has taken it as its historical responsibility to develop fast and well ... are willing to introduce management reform or advanced technology to the SOE, the government as the major shareholder may not immediately respond due to considerations such as social and political ...

  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Premier Li Keqiang points to six barriers to rural progress

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:16am by MANDY ZUO

    ... summary in response to concerns raised by farmers in an Inner Mongolian village. Li visited the remote village of Taipingzhuang in Chifeng in March, and in a letter published in the Inner Mongolia ... by 2020. The Communist Party outlined the goal at its 18th congress two years ago. Li Guoxiang, a specialist in rural issues at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said many local authorities ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro endgame

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by DAVID BROWN

    ... the euro zone's economic and social divide Last week, ECB president Mario Draghi intimated that the rise of eurosceptic parties at the European elections would have a bearing on future policy responses. This "political" message is unlikely to go down well with monetary hardliners in Germany's central bank. Bundesbank hawks remain highly hostile to quantitative easing. ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping takes charge of China's economic reforms

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com President takes charge of the mainland's economic reforms, a task that had been the responsibility of the premier Xi spearheads ... Government researchers told the South China Morning Post they were not surprised by the development, given that Xi already heads a newly created panel with the final say on overall social ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing’s rumoured plan to reduce investments ‘could damage Hong Kong’

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:41pm by Sandy Li and Peggy Sito

    ... government think tank. Hong Kong still ranked as the most competitive Chinese city last year, according to the annual "blue paper" by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). ... the harassment of mainland tourists and declining competitiveness vis-à-vis neighbouring markets. In response to the CASS report, Cheung Kong said Li, its chairman, had emphasised on several occasions ...

  6. News - World - ECONOMY

    Leftist protests in Paris and Rome target policies of socialist leaders

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... the government's plans are hurting growth and are not helping bring down unemployment, which is above 10 per cent. Hollande announced a "responsibility pact" earlier this year, which aims to boost the profitability of companies by cutting what they pay in social charges by €30 billion (HK$321 billion). Polls suggest that the ruling Socialist party will finish third in next ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China takes aim at fiscal system in reform

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

    ... structure Mainland takes aim at fiscal system in reform The mainland's top leadership has decided to make fiscal reform the centrepiece economic and social reforms that Beijing aims to launch ... fuelled social conflicts," said Li Zuojun, a senior researcher with the State Council's Development Research Centre. The restraints on their fiscal resources have prompted local ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Abe takes bold tax step towards cutting debt

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 01:31pm by Reuters

    ... Abe also announced an economic stimulus package worth five trillion yen. "It is my government's responsibility to have Japan's economy regain hope, vigour and confidence for growth, while at the same time maintaining trust in the country, as well as securely passing on the social security system to the next generation," Abe said in a nationally televised news ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    The hopes and challenges on reform path

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32am by Victoria Ruan

    ... by President Xi Jinping will also need to tackle a widening wealth gap, a source of social turbulence, largely caused by state monopolies' distortion of resource distribution. Analysts believe that achieving all that requires reforms so fundamental- from land ownership rights to tax policy, the power of local governments and social security spending- that at best the third plenum will only ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland Chinese tighten purse strings amid gloomy times

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Their response may cut the contribution of household spending to economic growth and see the country's already high household savings rate rise further this year. "Chinese consumers are holding ... But there was still a lot the government could do. "Increasing incomes, especially in rural areas, improving the social welfare system and providing consumers with safe and good-quality products ...




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