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China Southern Airlines misses target date for Beijing-Paris route

China Southern Airlines missed a target date for introducing Airbus SAS A380s on international flights from Beijing, prolonging a more than a year-long struggle to gain access to slots in the nation's capital.

Saturday, 3 November, 2012, 3:22am

Chinese oil exports in offing as refiners ramp up output

China's oil refiners are expanding so fast that the International Energy Agency says they might boost exports to find new buyers amid the slowest growth in domestic demand since the peak of the financial crisis.

20 Oct 2012 - 2:35am

Brazil's rising housing market in line with strong economic performance

Soccer-loving Brazil is also kicking goals in the property stakes, with values rising by a world-beating 18.4 per cent year-on-year.

12 Oct 2012 - 6:40pm

World Bank cuts growth forecast for Asia-Pacific, China GDP to gain 7.7%

The World Bank cut some of its growth forecasts for Asia yesterday on the back of weakening economic growth prospects in China and uncertainties brought about by turmoil in Europe.

9 Oct 2012 - 3:01am