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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    World Bank to help tackle China's urbanisation

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... to help Beijing come to terms with the migration of millions into the mainland's fast-developing cities. The new joint study was suggested by premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang when the pair met ... about 14 million more people will flow into cities every year. Kim said at a media briefing to conclude his visit that China was a country "that has made a remarkable achievement in lifting ...

  2. Business - China Business

    European nations and China seek to curb pay for executives and bankers

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by VICTORIA RUEN, George Chen, Enoch Yiu, AFP

    ... Victoria Ruan, George Chen and Daniel Ren in Beijing European countries looking to curb the pay of executives and bankers may have an ally in China which is seeking to ease social ... of a plebiscite] to which they are certainly not immune." The clampdowns in Switzerland and the EU will have implications as far away as Hong Kong, with the banks' operations in the city covered ...

  3. Business - Property - TAX REFORM

    Wen Jiabao says property tax reform needs serious study

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Wen comment suggests delay to property tax Premier Wen Jiabao said yesterday that property tax reform should be studied "in the medium to long run", suggesting a plan to expand a tax trial might be delayed. It's the first time Wen has given a slightly clearer timetable for expanding a property tax trial imposed in Shanghai ...

  4. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Optimism in China recovery but West still a worry

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan, JANE CAI

    ... New investment projects have helped China recover from the global slowdown but the spill-over effects of external policies are unclear Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan was cautiously optimistic about the mainland's economic prospects yesterday but w ...


    Police stop anti-Japan protests in bigger Guangdong cities

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Joyce Ng

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou and Joyce Ng Riot officers block demonstrators in the bigger Guangdong cities, but protesters in second-tier towns have their way Protesters meet police resistance Anti-Japan demonstrations took an unusual turn in Guangdong yesterday, with protests in key cities met by a strong police presence while those in smaller cities were allowed to run their course. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: here be Hong Kong dragons

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 4 and 5, I was shocked to discover the sport was so popular outside my home city. It was such a diverse and multicultural event, showing off not only dragon boating but also Chinese culture to a city already so rich with diversity, that I felt a strong sense of pride. I'm also proud to say I once paddled a dragon boat- but that was when I was in my 20s and we didn't make ...

  7. Events

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: Canadian Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'How to communicate more effectively in your daily business correspondence'. Duke of Windsor Building. Tomorrow: French Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'China's contribution to the post-crisis world order'. China Club. Australian Chamber of Commerce luncheon with John Brumby, premier of Victoria. Conrad Hong ...

  8. Carnivals light up the city

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A number of lantern carnivals are being held across Hong Kong to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival. Besides creative lantern displays, the programmes include music and dance performances, and fortune-telling. Among the offerings: Hong Kong Island Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival Sunday, Victoria Park Chinese music and dance, modern dance, fire dragon dance, Chinese traditional stage arts, Chinese ...

  9. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na 'most influential player of the decade', says former great Chris Evert

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:50pm by Reuters

    ... could add a third or fourth grand slam before the year is out. "This year she is still up for grand slams, along with Serena [Williams], Maria [Sharapova], Victoria [Azarenka]. She is right ...

  10. As Free As a Bird

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Twenty-five years of sketches, paintings and installations by Ye Yongqing, one of the participants in the New Wave Art Movement in 1980s China. Features his illustration Growing Up (left). Today-Sat, 10am-8pm, Pao Galleries, 4/F-5/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harb ...




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