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  1. Business - China Business - CIVIL UNREST

    Anti-Japanese protests hurting businesses

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:25am by Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... The protest that swept more than 50 mainland cities descended into violence over the weekend, dealing a blow to all kinds of Japanese-related businesses, ranging from department stores, carmakers, ...

  2. Business - Money - SMART MONEY

    Smart Money: oddball investments

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Guy

    ... and economic policy. investinginafrica.net Extreme investors look at anything regardless of the reputation. If past headlines of violence in Rwanda or mayhem in Nigeria don't scare you, ...

  3. A wake-up call for Macau to diversify

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Macau needs law and order in its gaming industry, and not just because a recent outbreak of murderous violence has made it jittery, as we report today. The city's people depend ... security. So the authorities should be concerned about an outbreak of violence evoking memories of the assassinations, car bombings and knifings of the late 1990s as gangs battled for control ...

  4. Rate cut reflects economic task ahead

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... discontent and worrying that job losses will turn into street protests. This week, for instance, violence erupted in Shifang, Sichuan, not over jobs, but over environmental and health concerns about ...

  5. Channel hop

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mexico, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti and, finally, London, to track down, meet and challenge criminals who spread violence and death through drug dealing, terrorism, murder and rape. ...

  6. Women make worst customers: survey

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they were more likely to resort to violence, the survey found. The consultancy - part of the Christian Family Service Centre - found that some male customers would suggest that frontline female workers have a one-night stand with them. Workers also complained they had been subject to verbal abuse and even physical violence. Abuse included customers making unreasonable demands, urinating ...

  7. Police vow curbs on debt-fleeing traders

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the market's size. The police said 80 people were under investigation for involvement in violence while collecting debts and that 27 underground bankers involved in illegal fund-raising had been ... to prevent the disappearance of more business owners and underground bankers. Police said they would crack down on illegal fund-raising, attempts to collect debts by use of violence, delays in wage ...

  8. Wen proposes a lifeline of credit for small businesses

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... warning loan sharks against using violence to collect debts and ordering tighter controls on debtors trying to flee. The government also ordered banks to meet a target of issuing 100 billion yuan ...

  9. Next Media surges on news channel approval

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 7 The number of assurances Jimmy Lai Chee-ying gave the NCC that the channel's news content will not feature sensationalism, sex and violence ...

  10. Listed banks low on 'green credit'

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... environmental groups wrote to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange accusing Zijin Mining of failing to disclose pollution, as well as violence including killings, at its Peruvian copper mines. Bank ...




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