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  1. State backing fuels spending spree

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... week, Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing would use these reserves to support overseas acquisitions. Chinese companies, especially the government-owned, enjoy strong support from state banks, which ...

  2. Shanghai elbows small-time speculators out of the game

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Shanghai government policies to cool the city's booming property market will hurt small-time speculators, but it is too soon to tell how they will affect the overall sector on which the city relies so heavily for growth and tax revenue. Since Premier Wen Jiabao's annual work report on March 3 to the National People's Congress, the central ...

  3. China balances GDP data on economic need and political reality

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and abroad. Last month, in his annual report to the National People's Congress, Premier Wen Jiabao announced that growth this year would be 8 per cent. Since then, economists and observers have been trying to read the message hidden in these tea leaves. Mr Wen did not pluck the lucky eight out of the air. The target represents a complex calculation that balances the need for new jobs ...

  4. Shanghai property prices fall as crackdown begins to bite

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... attitude. The differences between them have become very sharp.' Since March 5, when Prime Minister Wen Jiabao called for an end to soaring property prices, the issue has become a political ... Wen's statement, both the central and city governments have gone into crisis mode, mandating higher interest rates on home loans, an increase in the minimum initial deposit from 20 to 30 per ...

  5. China weighs dollars and sense of revaluation

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... behind the attack on the US by Premier Wen Jiabao in Vientiane on Sunday, a rare, perhaps unprecedented, public criticism of US monetary policy. 'The US dollar is depreciating ...

  6. Property bubble beginning to deflate

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... change.' Since March 5, when Premier Wen Jiabao called for an end to 'excessive' growth in property prices, the issue has become a political campaign. The jobs of Shanghai party secretary ... yuan in new mortgages in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 55 per cent over the same period last year. Since Mr Wen's statement, the central and city governments have gone ...

  7. Fading hope of home

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and Wen Jiabao asking if we could go back. Through intermediaries, we know that they received them. There was no response: it was like dropping a stone in the ocean.' In anguish, Mr Liu said ...

  8. In from the cold

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to the members of the party Politburo and also to political leaders in Taiwan. He received a remarkable response- President Hu Jintao sent a message of thanks, Premier Wen Jiabao sent him a letter and Mr ...

  9. Outsiders targeted in move to cool property market

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in earnest on March 5 when Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said in his annual work report the government's priority was to slow the excessive rise in property prices. Everyone in the audience knew he ...

  10. Thoroughly modern man

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... other top officials, he cares about the public. While Premier Wen Jiabao, another leader who came into the national spotlight, projects himself as a warm, concerned leader, Mr Han by contrast ...



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