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  1. Meltdown threatens stability, says top banker

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The financial turmoil could spark political crises in Hong Kong and Macau, the mainland's central bank chief said in a rare warning. Zhou Xiaochuan, governor ... of the bodies' annual meetings in March. Briefing delegates on the country's economic situation, Mr Zhou explained the risks the financial crisis could pose to the two special administrative ...

  2. Tsang sings praises of economy

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China. The chief executive suggested that direct foreign investment by foreign businesses on the mainland and overseas direct investment by mainland-based enterprises be settled in yuan on a pilot basis. Zhou promised his support for Hong Kong to further develop yuan business and expand the role of the yuan in cross-border trade ...

  3. Currency-swap deal in the offing

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Details of a mechanism that allows settlement of cross-border trade with Hong Kong in yuan would soon be finalised, the mainland's central banker said at the National People's Congress yesterday. Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, also said the 200 billion yuan (HK$227 billion) currency-swap agreement reached last month was ready. ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in inflation. Yesterday, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said China would tolerate some inflation as the country pressed ahead with its transition from a centrally planned economy. Top US military ...

  5. Beijing praise for HK as Tsang starts his visit

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and pregnant [mainland] women giving birth in Hong Kong.' Other issues relating to Hong Kong and the mainland would also be discussed. Mr Tsang will meet Zhou Xiaochuan, governor ...

  6. Welcome endorsement of HK's financial role

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The announcement by central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan that Beijing will make every effort to ensure Hong Kong maintains its standing among the world's financial capitals is a welcome vote of confidence for our system. With the 10th anniversary of the handover looming, it is a gift to be savoured. Mr Zhou's comments also would seem to lay to rest any concerns Hong ...

  7. Answers needed about Zhou Yongjun

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The case of exiled mainland dissident Zhou Yongjun is becoming an embarrassment for the government and a challenge to the principle of 'one country, two systems'. More than ... kept for two days by local immigration officials, he was taken to Shenzhen and is now being held in Sichuan on fraud charges. Zhou is a former student leader in the Tiananmen Square protests ...

  8. Drop in ranking a wake-up call for HK

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to its inadequately educated workforce. The president of the People's Bank of China, Zhou Xiaochuan, warned in an address to Hong Kong's banking community last week that the city risked ...

  9. Migrant worker becomes latest 'hero of our era'

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to counter a perceived lack of Good Samaritans on the mainland. Zhou Chong, 23, has been showered with rewards, offered jobs by state-run enterprises and repeatedly asked to recount how he rescued ... He was sent to Beijing to meet Politburo members, including propaganda chief Liu Yunshan, who dubbed him 'a hero of our era'. Zhou joined a line-up of everyday heroes being built ...

  10. Tell us why dissident was handed over

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A mainland court's nine-year jail sentence for exiled dissident Zhou Yongjun does not close the file as far as this city is concerned. Zhou was tried in Sichuan on what appears to be a purely Hong Kong matter, highly unusual in itself. That he was handed over by Hong Kong officials calls for an explanation. Yet how Zhou- a former student leader of the Tiananmen Square protests ...




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