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  1. The arms trade delivers to Lebanon

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... arms trade, and the destabilising impact of weapons that are not effectively controlled by national regulation or international treaties and agreements. Both China and Iran watched ... With the armed wing of Hezbollah threatening to strike ever deeper into Israel, it's worth asking how the C-802 anti-ship cruise missile got into their hands. The supply trail runs from China ...

  2. Beijing attacked over arms exports

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... came under fire from Amnesty. Ms Hughes said Amnesty hoped the findings could lead China to engage in an international discussion and to support an international arms trade treaty that the UN ... Norma Connolly Amnesty International is expected to release a report today criticising China's 'irresponsible' export of arms to regimes notorious for using weapons ...

  3. Beijing urges EU to scrap arms ban

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Issue raised ahead of premier's trip to the Asia-Europe Meeting in Finland Beijing yesterday called on the European Union to lift its 17-year-old arms embargo ... seeking an increase in arms sales. 'The EU's arms embargo on China is a legacy of the cold war,' he said. 'The EU side has many times confirmed that it would make efforts ...

  4. Kerry Group sells 50m shares in property arm for HK$1.4b

    Posted Oct 06th 2006, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... price this year. Kerry, controlled by Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok, is selling the shares at HK$28.10 each, a discount of 4.74 per cent to the last sale before trading was suspended yesterday ... million. They join a long line of listed companies that have placed shares this year, including trading company Li & Fung and Guangzhou R&F Properties. Analysts expect there will be more ...

  5. China Everbright arm plans backdoor listing

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... company, said its mainland brokerage arm is seeking a domestic listing in the A-share market. Under the plan, Everbright Securities, of which China Everbright owns 46.66 per cent, will float its ... in 1996, Everbright Securities was the eighth-largest brokerage by trading turnover last year. The company, which has 47 branch offices in 19 provinces nationwide, accounted for a market share ...

  6. Henderson arm buyout collapses as investors rebel

    Posted Jan 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to 10 per cent when they resume trading on Monday, according to Dao Heng Securities research head Eric Yuen Chi-fung. Shares in Henderson Land were last traded at $39.10 before suspension ...

  7. China Telecommunications to list service arm

    Posted Oct 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and technical service arm, sources said. The unit, China Communications Services Corp, is expected to launch the initial public offering next month. The company is seeking about HK$2 billion by selling new H shares. Goldman Sachs and China International Capital Corp are the joint sponsors for the deal. A listing in Hong Kong will make China Communications the second publicly traded unit ...

  8. Rice appeals to Seoul for checks on arms cargo

    Posted Oct 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Beijing and Seoul, North Korea's two major neighbours, trade partners and aid suppliers, as the critical players with the leverage to pressure Pyongyang. China yesterday sent Tang Jiaxuan, ... the proliferation security initiative. He says if Seoul joins the initiative- which includes the interception of cargo- armed clashes could result. Meanwhile, rumours of a second nuclear test by the North ...

  9. Deals with Tehran in arms, energy block council's unity

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Tait

    ... officials are fond of alluding- and which bears little relation to reality. While the Americans, British and French are united against the threat presented by a nuclear-armed Iran, the Russians ... administration's multilateralism and much-heralded democracy project in the Middle East and elsewhere. China and Russia have become major arms suppliers to Iran. Russian defence manufacturers, sorely ...

  10. Tamar needs careful thinking, not strong-arm political ploys

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be improved, he has decided to strong-arm businesses, professionals, trade unions and political parties into carte-blanche support for new government headquarters at Tamar ('Tsang privately urges ... with politics. These are urban, transport and marine planning issues which need a great deal of bureaucratic strong-arming to resolve. Dramatically reducing the size of any new government facility ...




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