Saturday, 23 July 2011

Canada deports fugitive Lai Changxing back to China

One of China’s most-wanted fugitives has arrived back in Beijing after a Canadian court cleared the way for his deportation.

You are so beautiful - Joe Cocker

Friday, 22 July 2011

72 super rich in China dead before their time since 2003

Since 2003, 72 billionaires on the Chinese mainland have died an unnatural death, the Changchun-based New Culture News reported Friday.

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Government denies mass SME bankruptcy

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology acknowledged Thursday that small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face serious financing difficulties after the government tightened liquidity, but rejected claims of a wave of SME bankruptcies.

China Chamber Warns Beijing of Mass Bankruptcies

The All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, the official chamber for non-state-owned enterprises in China, has urged the central government to take action concerning what it regards as a serious likelihood of major bankruptcies among small to medium-sized businesses in China.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

You're Beautiful - James Blunt

Harder for foreign couriers to deliver the goods in China

China is the world’s third-largest express delivery market and growing, but it has yet to deliver the goods for global giants such as DHL Express.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

California Dreaming - The Mamas & The Papas

Top China newspaper shuts down investigative unit

One of China’s leading newspapers has shut down its respected investigative unit, an editor said Tuesday, an apparent victim of a broad clampdown on political dissent and the media.

Thaksin rules out serving jail term

In his latest interview, former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has ruled out serving jail term, saying he will have to “stand for justice” by not accepting “unfair” legal action against him.

Monday, 18 July 2011

Singapore property crash: When and how serious?

This property-crazed city of five million seems hell-bent on disproving the old theory that what goes up must come down.

Chinese city wises up to sage’s fame

Xiangyang claims to be where legendary strategist Zhuge Liang met warlord Liu Bei

Motivation - Ajahn Brahm

Sunday, 17 July 2011

I Found Someone - Cher

Unhappy endings

Expat divorces are on the rise here, and can get nasty because of cross-border legal issues

China switching on to the power of deep heat

Geothermal power is China’s most plentiful, reliable and environmentally friendly renewable energy, and its most neglected - but that may be about to change