Liu Mingkang

Hong Kong blinkers skew Pearl delta outlook, says Michael Enright

Liu Mingkang

Good to see that Michael Enright hasn't lost his competitive edge and remains one of the more interesting thinkers on China. Speaking at the American Chamber of Commerce's annual conference on China, the professor observed that the Pearl River Delta region is under-reported and misreported

Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 4:13am 2 comments

Bankers bracing for challenging times ahead

Bankers and regulators yesterday painted a challenging picture for the global economy but stressed that many aspects would have a resounding impact in the next few decades if properly handled.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I'm still quite optimistic about the European situation ... In fact Europeans can rescue themselves

Former bank regulator chief Liu Mingkang said the euro-zone debt crisis should be solved by Europeans

It is a miracle that the building is now standing proud

12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Key resignations signal reshuffle of top regulators

Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) chairman Xiang Junbo and China Construction Bank chairman Guo Shuqing resigned yesterday in a move many believe will kick off a long anticipated reshuffle of financial regulators at a time when the banking system is under pressure from economic uncertainties.

29 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

Everyone knows that what he did was daft, but it was a rush of blood to the head and no one was hurt.

A Cathay pilot, expressing sympathy for fellow pilot Ian Wilkinson, who was sacked for swooping over a runway at just 8.5 metres in a new Boeing 777 while the airline's chairman sat on the flight deck

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Mainland non-performing loans uncomfortably high

'The bad debt ratio of leading mainland banks could fall to 5 per cent this year from 6.2 per cent last year, China Banking Regulatory Commission chairman Liu Mingkang said in Hong Kong yesterday.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Regulator tips 50pc cut in banks' NPL levels

The bad debt ratio of leading mainland banks could fall to 5 per cent this year from 6.2 per cent last year, China Banking Regulatory Commission chairman Liu Mingkang said in Hong Kong yesterday.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

how hard it is to find an independent director just like caesar's wife

Listed companies are always complaining about how hard it is to find independent directors. Each publicly traded company in Hong Kong is required to have at least three.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Business digest

sfc penalises halsburg, director for misconduct

The Securities and Futures Commission has reprimanded Halsburg Asset Management and suspended its major shareholder and managing director, Eddie Hui Chiu-kit, for three years for serious misconduct.

16 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Say goodbye to financial reform

This year's round of Communist Party meetings, which ended yesterday, were mostly bad news for economic policy on the mainland. A key pair of personnel changes, according to reports in the Chinese press and this newspaper, are the replacement of the heads of two key financial regulatory bodies.

20 Sep 2004 - 12:00am


The South China Morning Post has an unrivalled team of reporters and photographers covering

the NPC.

In today's paper

Liu Mingkang, chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, outlines the priorities for banking reforms ahead of the listing of the top two state banks

12 Mar 2004 - 12:00am


Schedule of key events


News conference by Minister of Labour and Social Security Zheng Silin


National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo gives his work report, followed by those of:

Xiao Yang, president of the Supreme People's Court, and;

Chief prosecutor Jia Chunwang


8 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Lai See


The press conference by banking regulator Liu Mingkang in Beijing yesterday was remarkable for more than its pronouncements about banking policy.

2 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Monetary lineup is reshuffled

The mainland's central bank yesterday announced it had reshuffled its monetary policy committee following the government restructuring in March.

The committee, which meets regularly to discuss China's interest rates and foreign exchange rates, will be headed by Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China.

17 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

First entrepreneur joins ranks of ruling elite

Several members of the mainland's business elite have been elected to the Communist Party's policy-setting Central Committee - including the first private sector entrepreneur.

15 Nov 2002 - 12:00am