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  1. Talking points

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... free-trade deal with the United States about five years after the two countries struck the accord, with it scheduled to take effect at midnight last night. The deal is America's biggest ... of Social Sciences will hold a news conference as it releases a green paper on the attempt to build ecological mainland cities. The nation is gradually shifting from solely emphasising economic ...

  2. China National seeks to list new energy unit

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China National Offshore Oil Corp, the mainland's third-largest oil and gas producer and parent of listed CNOOC, plans to list its back-office support and new energy unit ... geographically, China National's website said. The unit had total assets of 15.8 billion yuan at the end of last year or 6.3 per cent of the group's total assets of 250.7 billion yuan, ...

  3. China National Offshore absorbs distribution unit

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China National Offshore Oil Corp, parent of dominant offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC, has absorbed distribution outfit China National Chemical Supply & Sales as part of the government's strategy to reduce the number of state-owned enterprises and bolster competitiveness. The combination will strengthen China National Offshore's capability in chemicals distribution, ...

  4. 'United nations' of buyers hungry for products

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the United States. The event has become Asia's fastest-growing electronics and components show. 'We filled all eight halls last year,' said Sarah Benecke, executive director of Global Sources. 'Its location at the AsiaWorld-Expo was a sensation. We had a 'united nations' of buyers from all over the world. We had the largest group of Chinese electronics exhibitors, ...

  5. News - World - PHILANTHROPY

    11 more billionaires join Warren Buffett and Bill Gates' Giving Pledge

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York 11 more super rich pledge to donate half their wealth, but none are from HK or China Billionaires heed Buffett and Gates charity call Eleven billionaires have added their names to the effort by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet ...

  6. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Cofco asset boost for Hong Kong unit seen moving slowly

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Food trader says property company injections into Parkview will be subject to strict scrutiny Cofco asset boost for HK unit seen moving slowly ... and Hong Kong regulators. China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp (Cofco) will inject mainland commercial, office, and hotel properties into the Hong Kong-listed company it acquired ...

  7. Business - Money - CHART OF THE WEEK

    Emerging nation stocks fall most since 2007

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Michael Patterson Emerging nation stocks fall most since 2007 Five years after global equities peaked, valuations in developing countries have tumbled the most even as their economies ... in developing nations, according to the International Monetary Fund. The decline in valuations has caught the attention of Jack Ablin, chief investment officer of BMO Private Bank, who said ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why China is enslaving itself to the United States

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... most powerful economy. Just 40 per cent named the US. SCMP, October 24 The United States is the home of astonishing poll results, of course. A large number of Americans are likely to agree at any time that the moon is made of blue cheese. They'll bomb it if you call it a question of national defence. However, the common belief China now has the larger economy, which Tom ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

    Owner Michael Glazer tried to hide finances before Man United IPO

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... on his ownership of United and the American National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. United fans burned an effigy of him outside Old Trafford when his stake reached 75 per cent ... Bloomberg Letters between executives and US regulator reveal how Michael Glazer tried to hide finances of club before initial public offering United owner resisted S.E.C on disclosing ...

  10. A fair chance at a decent job: is it too much to ask?

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Juan Somavia Discontent is reaching dangerous levels. In three-quarters of the 82 countries with information, most individuals are getting increasingly pessimistic about their future quality of life and standard of living. This all points in one direction ...




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