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  1. Record trade surplus raises ire of foreign partners

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... by developing countries including India, Turkey, South Africa and Colombia. In remarks quoted by the Xinhua news agency at the weekend, he also noted that anti-dumping suits launched by the European ...

  2. The grandmother branded a terrorist

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... that the riot was organised, instigated and masterminded by the WUC led by Kadeer,' Xinhua news agency said on July 8. In the 60 years since the People's Liberation Army took over Xinjiang, ... to masterminding secessionist activities in the name of human rights and democracy,' Xinhua has said. 'After her release from prison in China in 2005, Kadeer arrived in the United States ...

  3. A hunger for the truth

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... His identity as a veteran reporter for the country's top news agency gave him access to people, reports, statistics and historical documents that would have been denied to ordinary ... from the elite Tsinghua University and joined Xinhua, where he worked for 35 years before his retirement in 2001. He now works as a deputy editor of a Beijing magazine. The book was published ...

  4. Kangsai executives jailed and assets confiscated

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Businessman Tong Shijian, whose arrest led to the downfall of former textile minister Wu Wenying, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for embezzlement, Xinhua reported. Tong, former ... in the stock market and to offer bribes totalling 375,000 yuan. Also sentenced was the group's vice-chairman Zhang Jianping. Xinhua said Zhang was sentenced to 10 years in prison and confiscation ...

  5. Behind the headlines

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... it is published before the Propaganda Bureau bans it, you are all right. But once the ban comes down, that's it. The bureau acts rapidly. They watch Bloomberg and foreign news agencies, and know ... by companies to ensure publication of the news they want. This is prevalent in the property sector, whose companies depend on the media to sell their projects. Their 'red envelopes' can ...

  6. Battered mainland brokerages cling to hope of bank-loan lifeline

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into Galaxy. These announcements sparked hopes in the rest of the industry that more government help is on its way, speculation which the authorities are trying to stop. At a rare news conference ... illegal bond trading, and managers jailed. 2003: Dalian Securities, Jiamusi Securities and Xinhua Securities closed by regulators. January 2004: Southern Securities taken over by regulators after ...

  7. Increasingly daring mainland press challenges China's Enrons

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... commercially, even under the watchful eye of the Communist Party. It is bad news that sells. The latest issue of Caijing covers the hot stories of the day- a controversial management buyout of a state ... to report about the Hong Kong property market but few people are interested in it. Reporting of the campaign for universal suffrage in Hong Kong is banned. We can use reports only from Xinhua ...

  8. The rise and fall of a career cadre

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... property tycoons being questioned as part of the case. Shares of BCL on the Shanghai stock market were suspended on Wednesday and fell 2.23 per cent when they resumed trading on Thursday. The news ... is in the capital, giving it the title of 'Beijing's Land King'. Officially, not much has been said about the reasons for the vice-mayor's arrest. In a brief statement on June 11, Xinhua ...

  9. Car firm cleared to make 3.6b yuan push despite glut

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... (SAIC) in its efforts to produce its own brands independent of its two joint-venture partners, General Motors Corp and Volkswagen. In a statement in the Shanghai Securities News, the company said ... will rise to nine million cars by 2010 from 5.76 million last year, while production capacity will soar to 20 million. Last month, the agency revoked 124 vehicle licences held by 23 manufacturers ...

  10. Reserve bureau bans staff trading

    Posted Jan 25th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai State agency acts to prevent repeat of copper and oil futures losses with new body set to take over trade China's State Reserve Bureau has banned its ... yuan on imports of cotton it had bought at high prices. Since the news of Mr Liu's positions broke in October, the bureau has been seeking to push down world copper prices and waging ...




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