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  1. Unicom denies link to takeover of Nigeria's state telecoms group

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... involved in the proposed privatisation.' Unicom added that parent firm China United Network Communications Group has also informed the Hong Kong-listed company that 'it has ... contradicting a public announcement made by the Nigerian government. Officials from the West African state had earlier declared the winning bidder, New Generation Telecommunications, comprised Unicom, ...

  2. Sinotrans units rise on news of state cash aid

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... with Changjiang Shipping Corp, a model for Beijing's effort to reduce the number of major state-owned firms. Shares in Sinotrans Shipping rose 7.98 per cent to HK$4.06 yesterday. Sinotrans Ltd closed ... yesterday, quoting an unnamed source. The merger of the two state-owned firms received the approval of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission in December last year, although ...

  3. State backing fuels spending spree

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in their respective bids for two leading US companies, Unocal Corp and Maytag. Both made higher bids than US rivals but lost owing to skilful political lobbying and hostile media campaigns ... week, Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing would use these reserves to support overseas acquisitions. Chinese companies, especially the government-owned, enjoy strong support from state banks, which ...

  4. Shanghai Media plans to spin off units despite uncertainty

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... regulatory conditions, it planned to spin off some units engaged in programme production, advertising and other non-news businesses 'in one or two years'. He did not disclose where the listings would take place. The central government was weighing a scheme to liberalise the country's culture industry, a ranking official at the Central Publicity Department told state media ...

  5. Hermit state open for business

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... of the biggest obstacles originate abroad. The main issue cited is the political conflict between Washington and Pyongyang, with the United States prohibiting exports of 'dual use' technologies ... One of the last frontiers of private enterprise is North Korea. Business is budding, but politics and paranoia get in the way, Andrew Salmon reports Some markets are only ...

  6. China to sell fighter jets to Pakistan in critical deal for regional politics

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... which is still under development, or the United States' F-22- the most advanced jet fighter in the world. It is expected to feature full stealth capabilities, a supersonic cruising speed ... first domestically made multi-role, all-weather fighter aircraft equipped with state-of-the-art technology. It is said to be comparable to American F-16C/D fighters in capability. The jet ...

  7. Mancunian candidates shun politics

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... precarious. The United States' attitude to inbound Chinese investment contrasts starkly with British encouragement of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp's bid to buy Rover. Chinese ... every Chinese gentleman would add an inch to their shirttails. Today even the Manchester United football shirts are made in China and the city's leaders follow their football team ...

  8. Judge grants New World pair review of Legco powers

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... City University political analyst James Sung Lap-kung said the judicial review 'will no doubt cause a big headache for Legco', but it would be beneficial to have an authoritative ...

  9. Lenovo unit to focus on smartphones and tablets

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... United States campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since Hong Kong-listed Lenovo acquired the personal computer business of IBM in 2005, it has maintained two corporate headquarters in Beijing ... Bien Perez Mainland computer giant Lenovo Group plans to sharpen its focus on smartphones and media tablets through a new business unit that will be responsible for mobile internet ...

  10. US fines PPG unit for export to Pakistan

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The United States government has imposed US$3.75 million in fines against a mainland subsidiary of PPG Industries, a global supplier of paints and coatings, for illegally ... of nuclear power plants. PPG Paints Trading was found to have falsely stated in its purchase orders for the shipments in question that its coatings were to be used at a nuclear power plant in China, ...




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