TAIPEI – Taiwan must adopt more aggressive measures to address a decline in domestic investment in recent years, according to Premier Lin Chuan, outlining plans to attract additional private capital for public works projects and State-run enterprises.
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BEIJING - China’s private health insurance market will grow fivefold to RMB1.1 trillion (US$167 billion) by 2020, a report by Boston Consulting Group and Munich Re suggests, as the nation’s emerging middle class supplies it with fast-growing demand.
MELBOURNE - A recent case heard by the Federal Court of Australia could have major trademark implications for foreign companies selling into Australia, according to Trademark law expert Ben Hamilton, a partner with Hall & Wilcox Lawyers.
The case, Playgro vs Playgo saw an Australian company take successful action for trademark infringements against a Chinese manufacturer.
SHANGHAI - Lingang New City, a port area in Shanghai, is to become an advanced industries hub and bustling coastal area by 2020 with sponsorship of more than RMB18 billion (US$2.7 billion), the City Government announced yesterday. The Government is setting up several industry funds to support development of key industries, aiming to pump RMB10 billion into the integrated circuit equipment industry, RMB5 billion into intelligent manufacturing, RMB2 billion to back up the marine industry, and RMB1 billion in start-ups, the Shanghai Daily reported.
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THE fifth National Business Awards of the Hong Kong-Australia Business Association, together with Cathay Pacific, will be presented in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Sydney on September 23.
Keynote speaker at the Awards presentation will be Raymond Tam, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs (Minister equivalent) of the HKSAR. For inquiries and bookings, call Teresa Lee on (61 2) 9267-3158 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Bookings close on September 2.
The 16th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) will be hosted for the first time in Sri Lanka. The theme is Trade for Success: Connect, Complete and Change. The forum is expected provide a platform for B2B matchmaking opportunities between Sri Lankan companies and foreign companies in support of trade-led development.