Monthly Archives: February 2015

India wants to bring businesses back from China

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants the country’s companies to embrace their homeland as a manufacturing base. It’s a hard sell for businesspeople like Himanshu Baid. Baid can still make more money in China even though he pays his workers … Continue reading

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US experts upbeat on sustained China-US cooperation

As the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Goat was ushered in on Thursday, experts in the United States cautiously predicted a year of sustained dialogue and substantial cooperation between China and the US in 2015. Optimism about a more … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s central bank cuts rate to spur growth

Indonesia’s central bank unexpectedly cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points on Tuesday (Feb 17) to spur growth as inflation slowed in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. It was the first time in three years that the bank had … Continue reading

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Energy ties with Russia ‘important for China’

The nation should maintain close cooperation with Russia in the energy sector and accelerate a new natural gas pipeline project, said Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli on Friday in Beijing during his meeting with Alexei Miller, president of Russia’s state-owned natural gas … Continue reading

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UAE ready to be gateway to better ties of China, Arab world

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) would like to serve as the gateway to better ties between China and the countries in the Gulf region and the Arab world, a senior UAE official said on Saturday. UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed … Continue reading

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More investment from China likely : Thailand

¬† AS THAILAND and China started the second round of talks on a joint railway project yesterday, the Chinese ambassador to Thailand reiterated his optimism that the project would spur more investment and allow Thailand to be the centre of … Continue reading

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China eyes high-speed rail deals with 28 nations

CNR Corp is in talks with 28 countries, including the US, Russia and Brazil, about high-speed rail projects, said executive of the¬†Chinese trainmaker on Wednesday. Yu Weiping, vice president of CNR, said the merger of the country’s top two trainmakers … Continue reading

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