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A snub to the party

A snub to the party

Legislators veto China’s plans for political change   POLITICAL bodies in China rarely defy the will of the Communist Party. On June 18th, however, the legislature in Hong Kong (known as Legco) vetoed the party’s plans for what had been touted as momentous political reform in the former colony. Twenty-eight of the body’s 70 members voted against the proposal, calling it a sham. But that leaves Hong Kong no closer to achieving democracy. And as noisy demonstrations by rival groups outside the debating chamber suggested, public opinion is deeply divided. The outcome of the vote was no surprise: ...

US investor Elliott takes aim at Asia’s family-run firms

US investor Elliott takes aim at Asia’s family-run firms

US billionaire Paul Singer appears to have paved the way for activist investors to fight for shareholders’ rights where few hedge funds have ventured: Asia’s biggest family-run firms. In the past few months, Singer’s US$26 billion firm Elliott Management has taken on South Korea’s Lee family, founders of the Samsung Group, as well as the Li family, which founded Hong Kong’s third-largest lender Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA). While Asian firms including Japan’s Sony Corp an ...

Ministry unveils blueprint to boost manufacturing

Ministry unveils blueprint to boost manufacturing

China announced an ambitious plan on Tuesday to encourage innovation and boost the competitiveness of its manufacturing sector. The plan, “Made in China 2025″, will have a far-reaching influence on the nation’ ...

China to further streamline administration for market vitality

China to further streamline administration for market vitality

BEIJING - China's State Council, or Cabinet, has pledged to further streamline government administration in a fresh move to reduce government controls and unleash market vitality. In a plan signed by Premier Li Keqiang, the State Council said it would further slash ite ...

Spolupráce s Čínou rozkvétá, na sever Moravy míří nemocné děti i peníze

Spolupráce s Čínou rozkvétá, na sever Moravy míří nemocné děti i peníze

V roce 2013 s tím začal Moravskoslezský kraj, letos se přidala Ostrava i univerzity - uzavřely partnerství s čínskými protějšky. A rozhodně ne formální. Do regionu už míří nemocné děti, studenti i první investice z Číny. Lázně v Karlově Studánce s nejčistším ovzduším ve střední Evropě se v červnu stanou přechodným domovem pro 80 čínských dětí s nemocemi dýchacích cest. I to je výsledek rozjíždějící se spolupráce mezi Českem a Čínou. „Vyčleníme pro ně jednu budovu. Polovina dětí přiletí ze Šanghaje a stráví u nás tři týdny. Další skupina z Tianjin tu bude dva týdny,“ říká ředitel lázní ...

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