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Taiwan details ‘one country, two systems’ response measures

March 12, 2019

TAIPEI - Measures aimed at countering China's "one country, two systems" formula for unifying Taiwan with China have been unveiled by Taiwan's National Security Counci (NSC)l. Taiwan's President, Tsai Ing-wen, who chaired the NSC meeting, said the response reflected the Taiwan consensus. China's effortswere rejected by the people, represented a unilateral change to the cross-strait status quo, and undermined the sovereignty of the ROC (Taiwan), she said.

China’s economy: What new National People’s Congress policies mean

March 8, 2019

HONG KONG - Global credit insurer Coface, describes as "a  bittersweet set of contradictory measures" measures announced out of China's current National People's Congress. The measures aim to selectively open some sectors to attract more foreign investment while simultaneously controlling macro headwinds and tightening State control over strategic sectors.

Hong Kong developers poised to spend their built-up war chests?

March 1, 2019

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong developers could be tempted to dip into the financial buffers supporting their credit ratings in order to replenish land reserves, according to S&P Global Ratings. "The developers have healthy war chests due to swift sales, rising prices, and good pipelines in recent years," says S&P Global Ratings credit analyst , Esther Liu.