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  1. NPC to consider tighter national security rules

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Draft revisions to national security laws are set to demand that all companies and government departments dealing with classified information first pass government security tests. The tougher rules are expected to be passed during the annual meeting of the National People's Congress next week, along with extensive changes to national secrets laws. A new ...

  2. New World retail unit in 1b yuan expansion

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... in the first quarter of next year. The firm had no updated sales data for its stores during the National Day Golden Week, as the holiday had not yet ended, Cheng said. The holiday ends tomorrow. ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - EXPANSION

    CIMB puts China at heart of growth push

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... Betty Zhao, the head of CIMB's China investment banking unit, told the South China Morning Post. "We want to be part of the growth story and help bilateral trade grow further," ... of Southeast Asian Nations, which includes most of the major economic powers in the region, such as Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Zhao, a television producer-turned banker who led a number ...

  4. Yoga boss in position to take on nation

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... 'I set out deliberately not to have the local style of teaching- they don't know how to teach with passion or love,' he says. 'Teachers from the United States are much better ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MR. SHANGKONG

    Old Shanghai legacy guardian to be remembered for her writing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 05:18pm by George Chen

    ... mother Pan Zuojun, translated Life and Death in Shanghai, an autobiography first written and published in English in November 1987 by Nien Cheng, a Chinese national in exile in the United States. ... when she applied for a visa to visit her relatives in the United States. She never returned to China and remains in the US. Cheng Naishan’s fight against leukaemia, apparently a well-kept ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    China's cities narrow gap with West in global survey

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Lam

    ... and opinion, identifying where power is held and influence exercised. Our ranking includes the number of headquarters for national political organisations and international NGOs, together ... each city transmits this knowledge, reviewing the number of national and international media organisations and news bureaus, and the international market share of locally based media. Returning ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Pressure on Beijing amid claims of Kim Jong-un's stashed millions

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... excluded for unidentified reasons from financial sanctions under a United Nations Security Council resolution adopted last Thursday. The latest sanctions were imposed in response ... and foreign lenders' Shanghai operations. "It is up to the central bank's anti-money-laundering unit to investigate suspicious capital flows and deals," said a banker close ...

  8. Expo scraps 'final' deadline as doubts shroud US funds

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai The organisers of Shanghai World Expo 2010 have ditched a 'final' deadline for work on national pavilions to begin by the end of the month, the deputy ... 1 next year, when all national pavilions will need to be able to open,' she said. Ms Zhong's position represented a U-turn on tough statements she made last month, when she said ...

  9. News - China - PROPERTY

    News of home sale tax prompts rise in weekend transactions

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 11:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... The National Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday it would boost the supply of medium, small-sized homes this year and keep differentiated curbs, home mortgage and tax policies. ... Meanwhile, the number of units listed for sale at one Beijing estate agency surged by nearly 40 per cent one day after the announcement, the Economic Information Daily newspaper said on Monday. Lu ...

  10. Big-city home prices feel effect of curbs

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... released by the National Bureau of Statistics show that prices fell in March in 46 of the 70 cities reviewed, up from 45 in February. Prices were stable in 16 cities and rose less than 0.2 per cent ... from February, while in Shanghai they dropped 0.2 per cent. In Wenzhou, prices were down 1.1 per cent month on month. 'Now the nation is entering a critical stage in the implementation ...




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