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  1. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Mining on the moon? That's sheer lunacy

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Tom Holland

    ... into space on the cheap by employing technologies originally developed by the US and the Soviet Union, and even though a dollar spent in China buys a lot more than a dollar spent internationally, ... alone, with a further US$9 billion invested in technological development and scientific research. But even if China is indeed going into space at the bargain basement prices officials claim, ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Chinese investors should avoid Britain's rotten egg rail project

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:55am by Tom Holland

    ... passengers are entirely unproductive while travelling. The assumption was nonsense. With modern technology, working on a train is easy- provided of course it is not so crowded you can't get out ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    It pays China to block global deals on climate and trade

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:19am by Tom Holland

    ... quite a technological challenge. To generate energy, a helium-3 fusion reactor would have to be 10 times as hot- 60 times the temperature of the sun's core. Ouyang is howling at the moon. ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    British model of governance is nothing for Hong Kong to boast about

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of £20 billion is often cited. Altogether, King and Crewe calculate that in little more than 20 years the amount of public money wasted on failed information technology projects "cannot have ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To boost business, WTO must ditch 'all or nothing' approach

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:12am by Tom Holland

    ... to be negotiated multilaterally among all members. But the economic rewards from pursuing plurilateral deals on, for example, trade in services or in green technologies, would be enormous. And that way we ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Alibaba's loss won't damage the Hong Kong stock market

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and as a proportion of regional equity market turnover (see the first chart). Successfully attracting a high-profile listing from a big technology company would be just the thing to boost Hong Kong's trading volumes and revitalise the local market, Alibaba claimed. But to win the deal, the firm argued, the Hong Kong stock exchange would have to accept that innovative technology companies like ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Asia is steaming towards a debt crisis all of its own

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 02:59am by Tom Holland

    ... debt ratio increase by more than 30 percentage points in the space of a decade has subsequently avoided a banking crisis," he warns. That's an ominous pattern. According ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    Hong Kong should scrap its stamp duty on share trading

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Tom Holland

    ... was in severe decline. A high-profile initial public offering from a big technology company, insisted Alibaba executives, was just what the Hong Kong stock exchange needed to revitalise its flagging ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Officials have always hated Hong Kong's country parks

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Kong's country parks Hong Kong government officials have long suffered from a malignant combination of agoraphobia and chlorophobia - a terror of open spaces coupled with an irrational fear ... suffer from a deep-seated fear and loathing of undeveloped public spaces. tom.holland@scmp.com ...

  10. Business - Property - MONITOR

    Contradictory figures fuelling China property bubble debate

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... figures don't settle the debate. The National Bureau of Statistics publishes three data series for completed residential floor space. The most widely followed is for residential ...




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