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  1. Business - China Business - APPOINTMENTS

    Huawei hires Serge Abou, former EU ambassador to China, as adviser

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Former top diplomat had to wait 2 years before starting job, report says Huawei hires ex-EU envoy as adviser The European Union's former top diplomat to China has become a consultant for telecommunications company Huawei in Brussels. Huawei confirmed to the South China Morning Post that it had employed Serge Abou, the EU's top ...

  2. News - World

    Nicaragua indigenous groups challenge Hong Kong-built canal

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 11:02am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Nicaraguan civil society groups have challenged plans by a Hong Kong company to build an interoceanic canal through the Central American country, arguing that they have not been sufficiently involved in the decision-making process. On Monday, representati ...

  3. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Starbucks, Dicos withdraw sandwiches as China launches nationwide probe into 'rotten meat' firm

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:11am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chains sourced food from factory in meat scandal Starbucks has become the latest international chain to withdraw products from its shelves in the wake of the rotten meat scandal that has shaken China's fast food industry. The news came as China's food safety agency announced a nationwide investigation into processing factories ...

  4. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    China buys majority stake in grain trader Nidera: reports

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:20am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China’s state-owned grain trader has acquired a majority stake in Dutch trader Nidera, ending weeks of speculation over the deal, Argentinian media reported on Wednesday. China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation paid between US$1 and 2 billion for a 51 per cent stake in Rotterdam-based grain trader, several unidentified industry ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Sinopec to co-operate in Hong Kong graft probe

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:21am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, also known as Sinopec, has said it is co-operating with Hong Kong authorities in an anti-graft probe, media reports said. The state-owned company would not tolerate any illegal or corrupt conduct, it said in a statement made through a public relations agency to Bloomberg News. It added ...

  6. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    China’s second-largest online retailer JD.com announces US IPO listing

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 02:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The online retailer JD.com aims to raise US$1.5 billion (HK$1.9 billion) in an initial public offering in the US, according to a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, making it the largest IPO of a Chinese internet company in the US so far. The company is China’s second-largest online retailer after Alibaba. It has ...

  7. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    Baidu Wallet collects one billion yuan investment within hours

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 05:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Deposits in Baidu Wallet, the wealth management service run by China’s leading search engine and web portal, reached its investment limit of one billion yuan (HK$1.27 billion) in less than five hours after it launched on Monday. “Please stay tuned for future products,” the company said on its Sina Weibo microblog as it announced ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Chinese yuan dominates global bitcoin trade

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 01:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com With the digital currency's value rising sharply, 58 per cent of day's global volume done in yuan as non-professionals wade into new market Mainlanders rush to bitcoin trading boom The yuan accounts for most of the trade in bitcoins as trading of the unregulated digital currency soars in the world's second-largest ...

  9. Business - China Business - SECURITIES

    Chinese securities regulator approves five new listings, ending year-long hiatus

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:02am by George Chen; Patrick Boehler

    ... George Chen and Patrick Boehler Regulator's approval for listings is seen as sign of Beijing's resolve to reform the market China’s national securities regulator has approved the public listing of five small- and mid-sized companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges, ending a year-long freeze on new IPOs. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) approved ...

  10. News - China - BANKING

    PBOC branch put under siege after free loan rumour

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 01:58pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Armed police called in as hundreds react to false report that bank was offering interest-free loans PBOC branch put under siege after free loan rumour The recent cash crunch in the mainland banking system took a new twist when a branch of the People's Bank of China had to suspend operations after it was flooded by more than 1,000 ...




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