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  1. Business - Money

    Hong Kong shares end up 0.1pc, China Merchants Holdings jumps

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 02:55pm by Reuters

    ... China Merchants climbed 4.4 per cent after the official Xinhua news agency reported that the Shanghai free trade zone is due to be launched on Sunday, confirming a report from Securities Times. ...

  2. News - China

    China to loan group of Portuguese-speaking countries 1.8b yuan

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 08:58pm by Reuters

    ... Xinhua news agency said. The report said that funding priority would go towards supporting infrastructure facilities and “production projects”. Wang said China will share its experience with Portuguese-speaking countries in the development of special economic zones and development zones, Xinhua added. Countries attending the forum include Brazil, Portugal, East Timor and Guinea-Bissau. ...


    China to audit military officials in move to fight graft

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 08:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Chinese military officials will have to undergo an audit before they can retire or be promoted, state media reported on Tuesday, in the latest measure in the leadership’s campaign against corruption. The audit will encompass officials’ “real estate property, their use of power, official cars and service personnel”, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    Chinese official sacked after clerk gives him piggyback to stop shoes from being ruined

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:37pm by Reuters

    ... anger online. A post published with the image said the official was being carried because he was wearing a pair of high-end shoes, according to China's state-run news agency Xinhua ... sparking outrage. The photo showed the official from Guixi in Jiangxi province being carried on another man’s back through ankle-deep water, keeping his leather shoes dry, the official Xinhua news ...

  5. News - China

    China to loan Pacific island nations US$1b

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... the announcement at a forum with Pacific island nations in the southern city of Guangzhou, the official Xinhua news agency reported. It provided no other details on the loan. China will also build medical ... Guinea, Vanuatu, the Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue and Fiji, the news agency added. The Pacific has traditionally been a site of competition for diplomatic recognition between China and Taiwan, ...

  6. News - China - GUANGDONG

    'Naked official' in Guangdong first from group to get sacked in new anti-graft campaign

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 06:08pm by Reuters

    ... deputy chief of the Guangzhou city Party Committee, will be taking early retirement, the official Xinhua news agency reported the Organisation Department of Guangdong’s Communist Party committee ... Xinhua. It said a “slew of investigations” had been launched against other officials in Guangdong. President Xi Jinping last year launched a crackdown on pervasive corruption over concern about ...

  7. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing to boost police gun training amid increase in security threats

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 07:04pm by Reuters

    ... checkpoints along Beijing’s main thoroughfare, Chang’an Avenue, on Saturday. Police must be ready to “deal a deadly blow to enemies at the critical time”, the official Xinhua news agency cited Fu ...

  8. News - China

    PLA roots out ‘illicit’ vehicles, apartments in graft fight

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:22pm by Reuters

    ... vehicles kept illicitly by its personnel”, the official Xinhua news agency reported. There was, however, no mention of punishment. “Various PLA units have promised to return illegal housing and eliminate secretaries that were not allowed; they have also vowed to strictly regulate the use of military vehicles,” Xinhua said. “PLA units have held criticism and self-criticism meetings ...

  9. Business - Economy

    China plans to overhaul GDP accounting system

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 10:12am by Reuters

    ... with the 2008 United Nations system of national accounts. The country's current version dates back to 1993, NBS vice-head Xu Xianchun told the official Xinhua news agency on Monday. The new system, ...

  10. News - China - HOUSING

    China to boost availability of affordable homes, says Xi Jinping

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 06:46pm by Reuters

    ... various problems in the housing market,” the official Xinhua news agency quoted Xi as saying in a politburo meeting on Tuesday. “We should make every effort to increase housing supply while ...




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