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  1. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Beijing investment forum to set new record

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Cultural and real estate projects continue to lure funding despite recent mainland economic woes Beijing retains strong interestof HK investors The slowing mainland economy has failed to dent the enthusiasm of Hong Kong businesspeople for investment in Beijing. Contracts expected to be signed at the Beijing-Hong Kong Economic Co-operation ...

  2. When China and the US trade barbs, the rest of the world is the worse for it

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... problem came immediately after the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum when Obama flew to Australia. He announced the US was going to deploy a contingent of marines, eventually 2,500 ... and the US have cooled so much that it should be a matter of grave concern not only to Chinese and Americans, but to the whole world. Just three years ago, as Obama entered the White House, all ...

  3. Consumers must spend, not save, forum is told

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... instead of focusing on saving for the future, the nation's top economic planner said yesterday. Ma Kai, head of the National Development and Reform Commission, told the China Development Forum in Beijing the central government must switch from relying on investment and exports to drive the economy, and focus more on stimulating domestic consumption. According to the China News ...

  4. Forum demands heritage be saved from wreckers

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the damage caused during the Cultural Revolution. At an international forum on urban culture and planning, which opened in Beijing on Saturday, the mainland's second annual National Heritage ... 'It's like tearing up an antique painting and replacing it with a cheap water-colour copy,' Deputy Minister of Construction Qiu Baoxing said yesterday at the three-day forum. The forum ...

  5. Copyright forum hears of advances and failures

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Foreigners praise Beijing's trademark protection in word, but call for more deeds The mainland has made marked progress in setting up a world-class legal framework in protecting intellectual property, but poor enforcement and local protectionism have hindered Beijing's campaign to significantly reduce piracy, an international forum has been ...

  6. The economics of leadership

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Veteran economist Wu Jinglian, highly revered as an adviser to the top leaders in the 1980s, openly criticised Beijing at an economic forum for appearing to backtrack on economic reform in favour ... 'It's become like a new science,' said Huang Haizhou, a Beijing-based investment banker. 'Call it China's 'succession economics'. It will be hot every 10 ...

  7. China's economic growth may fall to 7.5pc

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com A major government think tank expects the mainland's economic growth to slow this quarter. The State Information Centre predicted ... demand. The think tank's downbeat estimate echoed those of economists with global banks who lowered their forecasts for China's economy. 'All signs are showing that the world ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... cities such as Beijing and Shanghai will keep rising despite a slowdown in the mainland's economic growth. While home price inflation has eased to multi-month lows, it remains high ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Second rush on diplomatic vehicle this month raises questions

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 09:03am by John Kennedy

    ... ASEAN maritime forum in Manila to tune into common interest? The Economic Observer--  Chinese Crabs in Europe Xinhua--  Details of the trials of Wang Lijun  --  18 detained in Guangzhou ... farce," urges Japan to stop  --  Zimbabwe media seminar hails China- Africa relations  --  Asia becomes major market for UNECE forest products  --  Greece, China hold forum to enhance economic ...

  10. Tibet issue to take back seat as EU-Beijing economic talks focus on old concerns

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... however, would be beyond China's World Trade Organisation commitments, the source said. Shi Shiwei , a researcher on Sino-EU economic relations at the University of International Business ... Jane Cai The Tibet issue is not expected to garner most of the attention at the first China-EU high-level economic talks in Beijing today because the two sides have more crucial topics ...




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