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  Capital Markets China
China has been in a high growth mode since it started economic reforms in the late 70s.
The dispute between China's largest drinks company and Danone worsened yesterday when the French foods group was accused of resorting to the courts to force a cheap tak...
China's stock market closed modestly higher Wednesday as calm returned after one of the biggest slides in its modern history.
www.capitalmarketschina.com   (504 words)

  Historical capitals of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chengdu (WG: Ch'eng-tu) was the capital of the Shu Kingdom during the period of the Three Kingdoms.
Chongqing (PSP: Chungking) was the provisional capital of the government of Chiang Kai-shek during World War II (Second Chinese-Japanese War), and was briefly the seat of Chiang's ROC government during the Chinese civil war with the Communist Party of China.
Republic of China: it was the seat of the National Government before the Northern Expedition, and was briefly the seat of Chiang's ROC government during the Chinese civil war with the Communist Party of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Historical_capital_of_China   (817 words)

 Capital punishment in the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Capital punishment is applied flexibly to a wide range of crimes, some of which are punishable by death in no other judicial system in the world.
Capital punishment is also imposed on inchoate crimes, that is, attempted crimes which are not actually fully carried out, including repeat offenses such as attempted theft or attempted fraud.
Capital punishment in China can be imposed on crimes against symbols and treasures of the state, such as theft of cultural relics and the killing of pandas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capital_punishment_in_the_People's_Republic_of_China   (1575 words)

 Capital cities of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
It then became the capital of the Kingdom of Wei in the Warring Sates Period (475-331 B.C.), the Liang, Han and Zhou dynasties of the five Dynasties (907-960).
Founded in 1200 bc, it was China's capital for 10 dynasties until the Northern Song Dynasty (10-th century A.D.)
Capital of Chou, Qin, Han, Sui and Tang Dynasty
www.chinapage.com /map/capital.html   (79 words)

 China's Venture Capital Industry Regains Confidence
China is expecting an improvement in its venture capital environment with the end of the SARS epidemic, and the recent signing of the Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between Hong Kong and China.
China's understanding of venture capital has increased in recent years, but the country's venture capital industry remains insignificant, and lacks the strength to contribute prominently to the growth of its technology sector.
Venture capital gained momentum in China in the mid-1990s, and China instituted several policies to foster the development of its small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), including the creation of government controlled venture capital funds at the national, provincial and local levels.* Still, several factor have stifled the growth of China's venture capital industry.
www.larta.org /lavox/articlelinks/2004/040322_china.asp   (814 words)

 The New Economy and Venture Capital in China
Venture capital financing has given rise to a dynamic system of modern financial products and services by introducing a series of innovations that include professional investment, participation in management, long term shareholding and optimal risk sharing, and the institution of venture capital financing has become indispensable in modern technological industrialization.
Venture capital firms should not be confined to such arbitrary limits, especially when the exceptional growth prospects of a company may require the venture capital to exceed such a limit.
Second, although China currently lacks enough qualified professionals to support venture capital investments, foreign venture capital companies, eager for access to the Chinese market, can be encouraged to invest in education and training for Chinese venture capital firms to meet their long-term interests and gain access to the Chinese venture capital market.
www.oycf.org /Perspectives/18_093002/Economy_Venture_China.htm   (2759 words)

 China - Law on Foreign Capital Enterprises, 1986
Enterprises with foreign capital shall be established in such a manner as to help the development of China's national economy; they shall use advanced technology and equipment or market all or most of their products outside China.
The application to establish an enterprise with foreign capital shall be submitted for examination and approval to the department under the State Council which is in charge of foreign economic relations and trade, to another agency authorized by the State Council.
Enterprises with foreign capital shall conduct their operations and management in accordance with the approved articles of association, and shall be free from any interference.
www.jus.uio.no /lm/china.foreign.capital.enterprises.law.1996/doc.html   (1383 words)

 Putting China’s Capital to Work -- May 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
China’s regulators are understandably anxious that a shift in funding toward more productive borrowers could accelerate layoffs from the less productive state-owned enterprises (SOEs), and lead to more social unrest.
That said, poor capital allocation by banks and the comparatively high cost of financial intermediation in China mean that returns on bank deposits are also dismal.
Equally detrimental to China’s financial system, however, are inefficient operations in a banking sector that towers over the system, and the underdeveloped state of the debt and equity markets.
www.feer.com /articles1/2006/0605/free/p005.html   (2510 words)

 Capital of China, Beijing, Regent Tour China
Beijing, an autonomous city with the status of a province, is not only the political centre of the country, it also plays an outstanding part in the nation's cultural, economic, scientific and academic life.
From the point of view of the tourist, Beijing is China's most interesting city.
Among the city's historical and cultural monuments are the Imperial Palace, the Beihai park, the Coal Hill Park and Heavenly Temple.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/pek/bj-welcome.htm   (417 words)

 Asia Society: Publications - Investing in China's Capital Markets
China may soon permit qualified institutional investors from the mainland to invest in the Hong Kong market and allow Hong Kong to be the first place to permit offshore trading in certain RMB-denominated financial instruments.
There are only 16 licensed fund managers in China, with a total of just RMB 2.2 billion in registered capital, and their investment choices are limited, for the most part, to A-share equities, government bonds and the few corporate bonds that have been issued.
China’s rating is relatively low for a country with such a strong external position, primarily because of the huge amounts of government debt buried in the banking system.
www.asiasociety.org /publications/capitalmarkets02.html   (10086 words)

 Asia Times Online :: China Business News - China chases foreign capital
In the absence of a freely convertible currency, China began to introduce the QFII rules in early 2002, to allow foreign capital to flow in under control for investment in the yuan-denominated A shares on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
China's yuan-denominated A-share markets, which have witnessed a 50% increase since late last year, have become more attractive to overseas investors.
Early this year, China also officially kicked off the so-called qualified domestic institutional investors (QDII) program, which allows Chinese banks, insurers and other institutions to invest in overseas securities while the yuan remains not fully convertible.
www.atimes.com /atimes/China_Business/HH29Cb01.html   (722 words)

 ArtWorld CHINA - Capital Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The founders of the last dynasty, the Qing, were Manchus from beyond the Great Wall, and they continued to maintain a secondary capital in their tribal homelands at Shenyang, in modern Liaoning province.
As the centre of state affairs, the capital supported large numbers of educated and privileged members of society, their extensive households, and the vast numbers of advisers, clerks, servants, guards, tradesmen, religious, and entertainers on whom they relied.
Capital cities were also great commercial centres, thronged with merchants from all over China and many other parts of the world.
artworld.uea.ac.uk /teaching_modules/china/spatial/capital_cities/welcome.html   (673 words)

 China Venture Capital MarketPlace
The listings are not intended to constitute investment advice, and the Venture Capital Marketplace takes no responsibility for any representations made by the listing companies regarding investment opportunities.
Parties making contact with the listed companies should rely solely on their own investigations in regard to the representations made by the companies and advice should be sought before investing.
The parties should make their own investigations regarding the existence of and compliance with any relevant regulations governing capital raising in the appropriate jurisdiction.
www.v-capital.com.au /99listingcf/99lst.cfm?p=3china   (214 words)

 Human capital and China's rising advertising and media industries
While China is building an economy that will be bigger than Japan by 2020, the Chinese advertising and media industries should become the second largest in the world within 10 years.
It is well known that China manufactures 70% of all the toys sold in the world, 60% of the world’s bicycles and 50% of the world’s microwave ovens.
China’s media industry is still in its infancy, while marketers such as Cartier, L’Oréal and Nike have established a solid presence to ensure their brands do not miss out on the China opportunity.
www.danwei.org /media_and_advertising/human_capital_and_chinas_risin.php   (1096 words)

 Where's the Capital of China?
For most of the past two decades, the bulk of that capital has been reinvested in east Asia, where returns on investment have historically been higher than in the United States.
The past few years have brought growing governmental instability in the region--the aftershocks of China's takeover of Hong Kong and its occasionally threatening posture toward Taiwan--which has badly damaged return rates, the potential for long-term economic growth, and currency security.
Capital is easier to get than ever, and there are brand-new places to find it.
www.inc.com /magazine/19980201/868.html   (1298 words)

 Beijing Municipality China - China tourist & travel guide for Beijing Municipality, China
Beijing City of China is the birthplace of Chinese Civilization and one of the six ancient capital cities in China.
Beijing, a municipality directly under the Central Government is the capital of the People's Republic of China and the country's political, economic, cultural and transportation center as well as a famous historic city.
It is a hub of communications, with good railroad and air links with all parts of China, as well as with major cities of the world, thus facilitating the rapid development of tourism as an important industry in Beijing.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/beijing.htm   (459 words)

 Beijing, capital of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
It became the capital city of China for the first time in the 10th century.
At the back, there are copies of the most famous bridges in southern China and the Marco Polo Bridge with its 540 sculptured lions on the handrails.
China's Great Wall is a unique monument in the world.
www.chinaviva.com /eng/travel/beijing.htm   (841 words)

 Capital of Shanxi Province, Xian, Regent Tour China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Xi'an, the ancient capital of China, is situated in the central part of the country, between the Weihe River in the north and the Qinling Mountains in the south.
Xi'an is one of northwest China's chief textile centers, where cotton grown in the artificially irrigated paddy fields in the neighboring countryside is treated and processed.
Today's city is smaller than Beijing, the present capital of China, and moves at a slower pace.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/sia/xia-glance.htm   (296 words)

 Boston Capital & Technolgy China Projects
Responsibilities have included the organization and execution of a national transportation conference in China, the preparation of a feasibility study, and negotiations with some of the most prominent government and corporate officials in the U.S. and China.
China Advisor to export council under the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Advanced Senator in China for all Minister level meetings, coordinated and acted as liaison to: The U.S. State Department, The U.S. Embassy in Beijing, The Department of Commerce, and all relevant Chinese authorities.
gogov.com /bctchinaprojects10.htm   (571 words)

 ChinaSite.com: Venture Capital -- The Complete Reference to the Web Sites of China/Chinese Related Venture Capital ...
Citicorp Capital Asia (Taiwan) Ltd. ("Citicorp Capital") is the private equity investment arm of Citicorp in Taiwan.
LF Venture Capital provides equity capital and consumer product sourcing expertise to companies in the United States and Europe, and its strategy is to partner with consumer product companies that are well positioned for growth and can benefit from the global sourcing network of Li and Fung Limited.
With a registered capital of 200 million RMB invested by Tsinghua Enterprises Group and Capital Steel Co., Ltd. and other financial institutions, investment funds, listing companies, large enterprise groups, and private capitals, Tsinghua Venture Capital Co., Ltd.(THVC) is a limited liability company mainly engaged in venturing investment and management for high-tech projects or enterprises.
www.chinasite.com /Business/VentureCapital.html   (2831 words)

 RAND | RGS Dissertations | Venture Capital Investments in China
This dissertation examines the history of venture capital in China in the 1990s by means of two unique data sets collected by the author.
China’s venture capital industry is dominated by international venture capitalists primarily because of the restrictions on fund-raising in China.
The NASDAQ “technology bubble” in the 1990s encouraged venture capital investments in high-tech and early-stage firms, drove up the valuation of venture capital-backed firms, and reduced the equity stake held by venture capitalists.
www.rand.org /pubs/rgs_dissertations/RGSD180   (498 words)

 Investment banking and venture capital in China
Capital Markets was the largest sector in the investment banking market in China in 2003 that grew by 24.5%, with 53.6% of total value transactions, or RMB277,167 million (US$33,433.8 million).
China International Capital Corp (CICC) was the largest investment bank in China in 2003 with a market share of 32%.
The investment banking market in China is expected to grow by 61.4% over the forecast period to RMB834,000 million (US$100,603 million) by 2008.
www.euromonitor.com /Investment_banking_and_venture_capital_in_China_(mmp)   (450 words)

 SiliconBeat: Sequoia to invest in China?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Sequoia Capital, the well-known Silicon Valley venture capital that backed Cisco, Yahoo, Google and others, has reportedly raised a $200 million China fund -- a significant development for the firm that has long focused mainly on the U.S. and whose former leader has publicly dismissed China as being in the midst of a huge bubble.
The former head of Sequoia publically dismissed China as being in the midst of a huge bubble.
Excerpt: According to the Shanghai Daily, Venture capital firms have increased the pace of their investment in China's high-growth sectors, including the Internet, semiconductors and new applications for mobile phones and televisions, industry officials said i...
www.siliconbeat.com /entries/2005/09/18/sequoia_to_invest_in_china.html   (1064 words)

 Project Page | Five Capital Executions in China - Essay
While the subject is gruesome to say the least, Lin's social realist depictions with paint and screenprints are excruciatingly detailed, further emphasizing the seriousness with which he views his content, the vile theater of human violence.
For Lin, who was born in China in 1959 and lived there through the decade-long Cultural Revolution, it was never a question of accommodating his style to international tastes.
century in China, from overlaying screenprinting, [a process] relating to postmodernism, to framing and presenting the painting, [in a manner] rooted in the Buddhist prayer paintings.
www.channel.creative-capital.org /project_314.html   (923 words)

 China Venture News - Main page - China Investment News - Venture Capital, China, VC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Part of the force driving the success of dating websites in China is statistical; Magic Statistics pointed out earlier this year that about 30 million Chinese men will probably never find wives because the the gender disparity created by China's One Child policy and the preference Chinese culture has for sons over daughters.
In December of 2005, China Sunergy (also called Suntech and listed as STP) became the first US-listed solar energy company out of China and for over a year was the only such company listed on an American exchange.
While their China Desk is not always this busy, their searchable archive makes NPR a great starting place from China research and analysis.
www.chinaventurenews.com   (3815 words)

 Venture Capital Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
While venture capital is still a small part of this trend-under $2 billion last year-you'd be hard put to find a venture firm today that isn't at least considering investing in the largest nation in the Far East.
Veteran after veteran told VCJ that investors new to China need to grasp that the fundamental nature of business in China is grounded in a complex set of social, familial and business relationships.
China may be an inevitable destination for venture capital firms.
www.venturecapitaljournal.net /cgi-bin/Dsearch.pl?id=1070549962227&keywords=royalty&dir=vcj   (4968 words)

 The Ancient Capital-Beijing of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
eijing, the capital of the people's Republic of China, is the political, economic, scientific and cultural centre of the countory.
eijing was the Capital as early as 1122 B.C. in the Domain of Yan and the secondary capital of Liao Dynasty.
Beijing as about one thousand years old ancient capital of China, is a history museum with precious historical relics and scenic sports.
www.chinapages.com /beijing/beijing.html   (133 words)

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