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  1. News - China - RAILWAYS

    All aboard the 'condom express'? Chinese railways start selling train-naming rights to sponsors

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... and turned over its commercial functions to a new company, the China Railway Corporation (CRC). A one-year sponsorship of a bullet train could cost 12 million yuan (HK$15 million), the Oriental ... bullet trains to commercial sponsors, state media reported yesterday, as it increasingly commercialises its state-controlled railway sector. Passengers on a train in southern China recently found ...

  2. News - China - FLOODS

    Video: Thousands flee as ancient Chinese town hit by neck-deep floods

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... Railway  Corporation. “Torrential downpours have led to [the] Fenghuang old town becoming a water town,” said a posting on a discussion page on the topic set up on Weibo. Central and southern China ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Thousands flee and power is cut off as would-be Unesco heritage site is deluged Tens of thousands of people evacuated from one of China’s renowned ancient ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico's first lady to sell mansion after controversy over China rail tender

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 05:30am by AFP

    ... headed by China Railway Construction that won the US$3.7 billion bullet train contract. Three days before Aristegui's report came out, Pena Nieto abruptly cancelled the train deal. The government said it wanted to avoid any questions about transparency after the opposition raised questions about why only the group led by China Railway Construction had bid for the contract. ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Beijing denies blocking G20 graft initiative on shell companies and hidden assets

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:55am by AFP

    ... yesterday denied corruption activists' accusations that it is blocking an agreement on corporate transparency at the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane, which President Xi Jinping will attend. ... to the Berlin-based group Transparency International, China has rejected draft principles on "beneficial ownership" that Australia had hoped to unveil at this weekend's summit. The term means ...

  5. News - World - POLITICS

    US Senate narrowly rejects Canada tar sands oil pipeline plan again

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... it to look like what it looks like in China." After the vote she said opponents "stood up for what is right, protecting the health of families and the health of the planet". Congressional Republicans have long pushed the Obama administration to lift its hold on the corporate-funded project, which remains under extended review six years after permit requests were submitted. ...


    As premier vows billions to Britain, China's VP inks US$64m deals with Zambia

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:15am by AFP

    ... workers who died during the construction of the Tanzania Zambia Railways (Tazara) between 1970 and 1975. The 1,860-kilometre railway line – one of China’s most ambitious projects in Africa – runs ... railways and other infrastructure.. But trips by Chinese leaders to Africa are often marked by big natural resource deals, triggering criticism from some quarters that China is only interested ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    German chancellor Angela Merkel aims to expand trade ties on visit to China

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:07pm by AFP

    ... but said corporate chieftains hoped to sign deals in Beijing's Great Hall of the People that could further cement bilateral business ties. China is the second biggest market for German exports ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin China is key market for EU powerhouse while mainland's rising class eager to buy German Merkel to stress export ties during visit German Chancellor Dr ...

  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... visits to Brazil, oil-supplier Venezuela, long-time political ally Cuba and Argentina- a key source of soybeans for China. The visit- Xi's second to Latin America since taking office as head of state last year- comes as China's trade with the region has surged along with its own economic boom, and as Beijing remains on the lookout for resources to power its growth. China ...

  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan temporarily halts aid to Vietnam over bribery case

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:53am by AFP

    ... yesterday, dealing a possible blow to Tokyo's efforts to shore up its relationship with Hanoi. New loans and funding for an ongoing urban railway project have been halted after six Vietnamese railway officials were detained over allegations of corrupt payments, the foreign ministry said. The scandal emerged in March when Japanese media reported that the national tax agency had flagged ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan's business lobby head wants to foster ties with China, South Korea

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo New head of influential lobby group sees improving relations with China and South Korea as the top items on its agenda Japanese business wants to foster ties The newly appointed head of Japan's top business lobby said yesterday that he wanted to play a greater role in helping the country improve its badly frayed relations with China. Sadayuki ...




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