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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keep politics out of business A Chinese company buying an American hotel should not raise eyebrows. But the hotel being bought by the Anbang Insurance Group is New York's famed Waldorf Astoria, a landmark that is the home to the US ambassador to the United Nations and hosts the president and senior officials when they visit the city. Such patronage has ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The patron saint of regulators

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial The patron saint of regulators Nightclubs hold regular nights for ladies. Some newspapers and most online news services are free. Everyone uses Google and Facebook without paying a cent. One of the many enduring insights of French economist Jean Tirole, who won this year's Nobel prize for economics, is to discern the common feature of these phenomena as a type ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Purchase of foreign properties by Chinese is investment, not invasion

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from the West. The Anbang Insurance Group's purchase of Manhattan's Waldorf Astoria Hotel for US$1.95 billion has made waves as much for the cost as the iconic stature ... have prompted a global surge by investors over the past two years. Insurance companies are conservative by nature and while US Treasury bonds are a safe investment, they offer low returns ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family ties can only take a leader so far

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with the type of political system, level of economic development or culture and ethnic composition of a population. Dictatorships and democracies alike the world over have made public office a family ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foreign health funding can help to raise standards on mainland China

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... five or six years to bring the cost of medical care within the means of the poor and even some of the middle class, and wider insurance coverage. A targeted increase in health spending ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    India takes a sensible first step towards economic reform

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Ending disliked retrospective taxes for overseas investors and raising the caps on foreign investment in the defence and insurance industries, coupled with a new goods-and-services tax, makes ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Take shackles off legal gambling

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... more horse races and football matches, plus many other sports, a bigger array of different types of bets and they offer credit. "It's a no-brainer for the customer," he said. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Labour rights still a work in progress

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... began in Dongguan over the non-payment of social insurance, following the discovery of years of missing pension contributions that should have been administered by the local government. Similar ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Promoting private insurance still key to health reforms

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Health insurance still the answer When the previous government opted for voluntary insurance- to be known as the Health Protection Scheme- as a central element ... as important in promoting insurance to the public- and complement the standardisation of coverage provided by insurers. It was never going to be easy to sell the idea to a free market in which doctors ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    United States should end its debt-ceiling hostage crisis

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:09am by STAFF

    ... which, this time, was over the size of the deficit and Obamacare, the near-universal health insurance law? Cynics have said elected politicians will always reach a deal despite their posturing. But they underestimate the extremism of the "tea party" types and the influence they have over the Republican Party. The party elders agreed to an 11th-hour compromise only because poll after poll ...




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