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  1. Beijing puts brakes on railways

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A State Council meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday said the speed of new high-speed trains should be reduced 'appropriately' during the early phase of their operation ... authorities would also gradually increase the intervals between trains to reduce risks. More trains would be arranged to ease passenger flow. The State Council said it would suspend approvals of new ...

  2. Global CEO Clubs targets Chinese members

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Global CEO Clubs, the Beijing-based spin-off of the Chief Executive Officers Club of the United States, has recruited as a representative Alan Greenspan, formerly the chairman ... and provincial levels. In 2005, it took 217 overseas CEOs to Beijing to meet senior state and city officials. Last April, 20 US CEOs visited other cities, including Changchun in Jilin province, Nanjing, ...

  3. Beijing tightens scrutiny of FDI to stem hot money inflow

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The mainland has tightened checks on foreign investments, in an escalated effort to stem the inflow of speculative capital. The move marks a second round of efforts in less than three weeks. Condemning speculators who bet on the yuan's r ...

  4. Why fume now at U.S. over air data?

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a 15-minute briefing on the state of China's environment to fuming over America's 'irresponsible behaviour'. Seeking to defend recently upgraded national clean-air standards, which ...

  5. Beijing will increase tax rebates to help exporters

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the economic malaise in the United States. Zhong has yet to reveal details of the planned tax rebates, but exporters- particularly those in the clothing, furniture, shoes and toys businesses- welcomed ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... I am just a housewife, but I need justice Yip Wai-kuen, speaking at the inquest into the suicide death of her son Wong Ling-fung at school The wrongdoing by the US side will inevitably undermine bilateral relations Deputy Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun, to ...

  7. Economy faces testing times, official says

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of the car industry, the fastest-growing in the world. Car sales will likely be around 17 million this year, up 25 per cent from 13.6 million units last year. China overtook the United States last ... that they are filling. Beijing ended a de facto dollar peg in mid-June and has accelerated the pace of yuan appreciation since September amid rising pressure from main trade partners, especially the United ...

  8. Diaspora diaries

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Penny Watson When Na Lan moved from Beijing to a small Australian town with a population of just 1,200, she cried a river of tears. 'My husband thought he should tie a canoe to our house just in case I got washed away,' she says. The three-hour ...

  9. Outlook still dim for power producers on mainland

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... International (HPI), the listed unit of the nation's largest power producer China Huaneng Group, last week posted a 76 per cent year-on-year fall in first-quarter net profit to 226.3 million yuan ... in the year-earlier quarter as fuel cost per unit of output rose 5.1 per cent while power selling prices were frozen. Senior executives at power producers said Beijing had approved a plan to raise prices ...

  10. Beijing's first car number plate lottery clogged with applicants

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo Hu Xiufeng looked confident when she walked out of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport, where the capital's first lottery for new-car registrations was held. Among the hundreds of thousands of car buyers, she was lucky enough to b ...




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