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PUBLISHED : Friday, 25 March, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 25 March, 2005, 12:00am

China insurance quotes tai ping premium income

China Insurance International says its 50.05 per cent owned life insurance arm, Tai Ping Life Insurance, earned accumulated premium income of 874.31 million yuan from January 1 to February 28 this year. Details would be released on the website of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission soon, it said.

huaneng wins approval for shanghai plants

Huaneng Power International has obtained approval from the National Development and Reform Commission on three 300-megawatt combined-cycle gas-turbine generating units in Shanghai, the company said. The investment is estimated to total 3.51 billion yuan.

media 8 entertainment to invest in hollywood films

Media 8 Entertainment, controlled by International Entertainment Corp chaired by Henry Cheng Kar-shun, will invest US$50 million to US$60 million this year to finance three to four Hollywood films. The company would also look into opportunities for mainland co-productions.

us panel probes benq

The United States International Trade Commission says it is investigating several subsidiaries of BenQ, the world's third-largest manufacturer of liquid-crystal displays, for patent infringement.