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China, Russia to broaden energy co-operation following high-level talks

September 27, 2017

BEIJING - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with Alexei Miller, CEO of Russia’s natural gas company Gazprom, on Monday, agreeing to broaden co-operation in the energy sector, China’s State newsagency, Xinhua, reported, quoting Zhang as saying that, promoted by leaders of the two countries, Sino-Russian energy co-operation had achieved remarkable results.

ASEAN's corporate credit quality stabilising, but don't be lulled: S&P

September 26, 2017

SINGAPORE - For the first time since the end of the global financial crisis, the credit quality of the largest listed companies in Southeast Asia seems to be stabilising, according to two reports S&P Global Ratings released today. It says corporate credit health in the region has been boosted by an earnings recovery rather than debt reduction.

China’s Communist Party to amend constitution “for a stronger future”

September 19, 2017

BEIJING - The Communist Party of China is to amend its Constitution at the upcoming National Congress (on October 18), Xinhua, the State newsagency, reported. It said the Political Bureau of the Party’s Central Committee on Monday deliberated a draft amendment at a meeting presided over by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Party’s Central Committee.