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Taiwan groups see red flag in Hong Kong ruling

By Dow Jones But despite growing collaboration, Leung Man-to, a political-science professor at Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University, said, "It remains to be seen how the Taiwanese people would really react once Beijing steps...

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Hong Kong's poisoned political stalemate

By Peter Cai Twenty-seven pan-democracy legislators promised to vote down the promised electoral reform at a press conference after Beijing released its blueprint. “After having lied to Hong Kong people for so many years,...

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ANZ banks on a big opportunity in China

By Peter Cai It is becoming an increasingly important player in intra-regional trade and investment flows, which includes helping Chinese companies invest or trade with Indonesians, or Singaporeans businesses doing deals in Jakarta. "Over...

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China's SMEs struggle to jump the credit hurdle

By Peter Cai Though the People’s Bank of China’s base interest rate is 6 per cent, which is already one of the highest amongst large economies, small and medium-sized enterprises would be lucky to...

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Fonterra seeks tie-up with Chinese baby foods maker

By Dow Jones newswires The deal would also give Fonterra a strong local partner, as Beijing continues to tighten regulatory oversight of the baby-formula market in response to growing public concern over food safety in the...

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Beijing to expand ETS

By John Conroy According to the news service, public transport – including airports – data centres, banking and universities will be among the new sectors, with the companies to be given free permits in...

A reality check will ground China's sky-high ambitions

By John Lee To do so, COMAC has pursued the same strategy followed by China’s state-owned high-speed rail firms: engage in domestic manufacturing of passenger aircraft using foreign designs from joint ventures; develop Chinese...