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  1. Wen vows swift economic reforms

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to accelerate reform of the mainland's economic structure by focusing on raising household earnings and breaking ... the development of private businesses while moving to break up state monopolies in certain strategic business sectors. Beijing would promote private investment in areas such as railways, public utilities, ...

  2. Beefing up the middle-class meat in the economic sandwich

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... class constitutes a social stratum is not an issue officials want to discuss now. They prefer to treat it as an economic issue, as does Li. He calls for officials to be more aware of the importance of consumption- whether to help tide China over its present difficulties or to boost its long-term economic health. For too long, Li argues, China's economic growth has been ...

  3. Confronting China's demons- The stifling pyramid of the economic boom

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... unequal than any developed country. Part of the reason for this is that state monopolies or semi-monopolies in strategic sectors like railways, telecoms and finance deliver high incomes ... into streamlined, profit-making businesses. That required massive layoffs in many cases. Yet company managers profited handsomely. Yang believes such imbalances make the mainland's economic model ...

  4. Dialogue with disabled shows glaring flaws

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no better way to appreciate the challenges faced by people with disabilities than to be put in their shoes. The social enterprise company Dialogue in the Dark does this to great ... responsible could be as easy as putting them in a wheelchair or having them sign up to a Dialogue in the Dark event. Giving them first-hand experience of what their oversight is subjecting some ...

  5. Activists say they no longer expect much help from abroad

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Ma Yalian was released from detention only a week before the China-United States human rights dialogue took place in Washington this month. Like many petitioners who have tried ... the site. 'I can't see any impact [of the dialogue] at all,' said Ma, who was twice subjected to detention for 're-education through labour' and once locked up in a mental ...

  6. A wealth of suggestions

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Government/advisory bodies on mainland economic links: Commission on Strategic Development An advisory body made up of non-official members that advises the chief executive on HK's long-term development needs and goals. One of its committees is dedicated to economic development and co-operation with the mainland Economic Analysis and Business Facilitation Unit A government ...

  7. 10b yuan helps PICC pave way for dual IPO

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Social Security Fund is the first strategic investor in the insurer. The parent company of Hong Kong-listed PICC Property and Casualty has been preparing for a dual listing since it completed a shareholding reform in 2009. 'They started to look for strategic investors last year,' Guotai Junan Securities analyst Luo Lei said. 'This is a common practice among companies seeking ...

  8. SWD provides first response to human need

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and complaints. The social security officer also assists in the formulation of strategic plans for the development of the service in response to social and economic developments in the community. ...

  9. Economic and social woes may spur suicides

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the number of young people taking their lives is already increasing, despite a drop in the overall suicide rate in recent years. Yip fears that a combination of the economic slowdown and tensions ... believe 2012 could be a year of uncertainty,' said Yip. 'From our experience, when we had economic problems in 1997 our suicide rate went up from 12.6 to 18.6 [per 100,000 people] within ...

  10. Tang entices with economic carrots

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung, Colleen Lee and Tanna Chong Henry Tang Ying-yen, known for his close ties with big business, sought to entice middle- and lower-income Hongkongers with economic carrots ... their rise up the economic ladder, Tang said. He also pledged to increase education spending from the current 3.5 per cent of gross domestic product to 4 per cent if he is elected chief executive, ...




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