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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Outsized conglomerates weigh on Korea's growth

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

    ... exercised by most chaebol. What about President Park Geun-hye, who rarely misses a chance to talk about the need for the country to evolve? The transition from Lee to Lee illustrates why South Korea ... Japan's living standards. None looms larger than the country's domineering chaebol. Making the rounds in South Korea last week, I heard over and over how small and mid-size enterprises ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan and South Korea hit by weak world demand

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo and Seoul Countries' industrial output below expectations in March amid signs of a cooling global economy Japan and South Korea hit by weak world demand Japanese ... the trade ministry said yesterday. That was less than the median 0.4 per cent forecast in a survey of 27 economists. Korea's output fell 2.6 per cent, a separate report showed. Yesterday's ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Xi Jinping has departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States. Xi left Beijing early yesterday with a delegation which includes State Councillor Yang Jiechi, the most senior foreign affairs official, Xinhua reported. During the trip, Xi will pay formal state ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    August industrial output drops in Japan and South Korea

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... and South Korea Japanese and South Korean industrial production fell more than economists estimated last month as slowdowns in China and Europe weighed on exports, building the case for more ... from a year earlier, matching the steepest decline in 16 months, another report showed. The country's jobless rate slid 0.1 percentage point to 4.2 per cent as more people stopped seeking ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Beijing to consult Hong Kong on its 13th five-year plan

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Denise Tsang

    ... should base discussions about the 13th five-year plan on the previous bilateral discussion arrangement," Xinhua reported. Some analysts welcomed the move, but warned that the central ... "Under the 'one-country, two- systems' principle, the HKSAR government has commenced the groundwork to complement the drafting of the national 13th five-year plan," she said. ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australian growth outlook uncertain, says central bank

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:18am by BLOOM

    ... of more expensive fixed-rate and discount variable-rate loans," the RBA said. Private reports last week also showed business and consumer confidence improved to the highest since the budget ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Forecasts for Hong Kong growth downbeat

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Arthur Chan

    ... "But a technical recession is unlikely," he added. Many analysts also trimmed their forecasts as a result of the disappointing second-quarter economic report, which saw GDP up by 1.8 per ... mainlanders can visit Hong Kong without joining a tour. Citi said such a curb on visits would "deal a further blow to retail sales and exports of services". ANZ's report says "the ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong economy slows as stocks climb, property booms

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... The euro zone was flat after a year of weak growth as Germany reported a shock GDP dip of 0.2 per cent.   ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    African lions hope to emulate economies of Asian tigers

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Bloomberg

    ... to 58 in 2011, from 37 in 1950 and primary school enrolment climbed to 77 per cent in 2011, from 52 per cent in 1990. Governance improved in 46 of 52 African countries in the 13 years through ... 2030, McKinsey said in a recent report. That would make it one of the world's top 20 economies, with a consumer base exceeding the populations of France and Germany. Africa's share ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    John Tsang Chun-wah warns of 'perfect storm' from protests

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... to reaching a consensus, I am afraid." The government is expected to release the second-quarter economic report on Friday. Tsang previously forecast that the economy would grow by three to four ...




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