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  1. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Democracy alone may not solve Hong Kong's ailments

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:05am by Richard Wong

    ... will not be attained through peaceful means. Violence certainly will not bring democracy; it can only bring tyranny. Richard Wong Yue-chim is Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Harmony Gold mulls job cuts as gold price slumps

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 06:08am by Reuters

    ... for several weeks at the start of last year because of labour violence rooted in union rivalry. "Kusasalethu's production has continued to be problematic and management is working ...

  3. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    The lord of human nature

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 06:27am by Richard Wong

    ... hunt and perform ritualistic tribal dances. These activities symbolise violence and evil, and eventually they bring Jack and Ralph- and the forces of savagery and civilisation ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Report warned of confrontation over constitutional reform

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Howard Winn

    ... they were also the ones most concerned about violence and damage to the economy. So despite appearances to the contrary, the government cannot say it wasn't warned. The report can be found ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Hong Kong to pay for politics of tear gas and anarchy

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Shirley Yam

    ... "counter-revolutionary" as Beijing did 25 years ago before sending in the tanks. Next, why let the city's five busiest districts descend into anarchy? The violence that erupted last night perhaps provides ...

  6. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Umbrella Revolution won't dump heavy rain on Hong Kong economy

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:22am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... to shake an economy to the core is to hear the bellow of a police sound cannon and badly sung songs from Les Miserables. The cessation of violence certainly helped the index. In 1967, when children ...

  7. Business - China Business - HEALTH CARE

    Doctor consultation app seeks to disrupt China's health care market

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by James Griffiths

    ... to drum up sales. Bribery is often cited as a factor to the other great ill of Chinese health care: violence. A survey by the China Hospital Management Association found that between 2002 and 2012, violence against medical personnel rose on average 23 per cent every year. Doctor consultation mobile application Chunyu Yisheng offers a potential way forward, driving innovation from ...

  8. Business - Commodities

    Hedge funds cut gold bullish bets as bullion recovery stalls

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:38am by BLOOM

    ... products slumped for the fourth time in five months as violence from Ukraine to the Middle East was not enough to revive buying. "In an environment of sustainable growth, gold is not very ...

  9. Business - Economy - SOVEREIGN DEBT

    Economic and security woes dim 'Africa rising' story

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:50am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... have had their credit ratings downgraded this year. Others are facing an upsurge in terrorism and ethnic violence, which is undermining political stability and threatening investment ... last month, foreign investors have not been put off by the violence and still believe in the country's growth story. Are they being too complacent? Probably. But even the most developed ...

  10. Business - Commodities - PRECIOUS METALS

    Gold price rally defies bearish forecasts

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... earlier this month it will keep interest rates near record lows and violence spread in Iraq and Ukraine. The bulls are being rewarded. The value of gold funds rose US$4.9 billion this year ...




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