- Climage Change: Crucial Decisions in 2009
On top of post-Kyoto emissions targets, a UN conference to be held at the end of the year will decide, or fail to decide, how the global community responds to climate change.
- Steel: Undergoing Reshuffle
2008 saw an industry myriad small companies began consolidating into several giants. But the outcome of the reshuffle is still unclear.
- News PM January 23
SHK Repurchase Lehman's Minibonds at Original Value, Yili Forecasts 21 Mln loss, Hainan Airlines Expects Loss in 2008, Foot-and-Mouth Appears in China, Taiwan's Population Growth Hits New Low
- Part Three: Surplus Labor Solutions
The migrant worker paradox is closely tied to farming in China. But farmers are threatened by structural reforms, innovation and new technology.
- Part One: In Search of a Livelihood
Dongguan was a quiet fishing village in Guangdong Province before the local economy boomed. Now it’s a city and world manufacturing hub.
- News AM January 23
Sixty-five Chinese Companies Change to Local Auditors in 2008, China's SMEs Ease Losses in 4Q, Suntech Lays off 10% of Staff, Taiwan Sees Highest Unemployment Rate
- News PM January 22
China's GDP Growth 9% in 2008, Housing Price Growth Slumped 1.1 Percent in Major Cities, Helongjiang Trade with Russia Worth US$ 11 Bln, Banking Regulators Push Forward Syndicate Loans
- Death Sentence in Milk Trial
Sentences were handed down January 22 in the trial of those accused of criminal involvement in China's milk scandal. Former Sanlu chairwoman received life in jail.
- News AM January 22
Securities Firms Slowed in IPOs, CIRC Receives Criticism of Flight Insurance, Shanghai Stock Exchange Ready for Stock and Margin Lending, HKEx and SSE Enter Closer Cooperation
- News PM January 21
Trust Companies Given More Room to Lend, VC Fell 65% in 2nd Half 2008, Citic Securities'Net Profits Fell 41%, New Vice Minister in Ministry of Environment, Guangdong Subsidizes Industrial Upgrading