• Sunday
  • September 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:52pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 724 for canada

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Canada looks to China for ore deals

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Resource-rich Canada is looking East- particularly to China- for buyers for about 60 minerals and metals that it produces, as demand from its traditional markets ... of Canada's iron ore reserves are mined, China is Canada's biggest export market. Spot market iron ore prices surged to an average US$164 per tonne so far this year, from US$64 in 2006, bolstered ...

  2. Canada No 1 destination for maids

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the best of the best because, compared to Canada, it's nothing,' said Eni Lestari, a spokeswoman for the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body. Singapore- economically developed and wealthy ... of abode after a set number of years. At the other extreme is Canada. Its 35,000 live-in caregivers get paid the same minimum wage as Canadian citizens and can apply for permanent residency after ...

  3. Esprit to leave US, Canada?

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Esprit Holdings, the Hong Kong listed clothing retailer, may be rethinking its businesses in North America and Asia, analysts said yesterday. The company is considering the possible sale of its operations in the US and Canada, according to Bloomberg, which cited three people familiar with the matter. Patrick Lau, Esprit's senior vice-president ...

  4. Lawmakers begin study tour to US, Canada

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter The subcommittee on harbourfront planning began a nine-day visit to the United States and Canada yesterday, to study waterfront development and regeneration strategies. It will visit Boston, New York and Vancouver, exchanging views with organisations responsible for planning and managing waterfront areas- including the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management ...

  5. PetroChina quits deal for Canada gas firm stake

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com PetroChina has walked away from a C$5.4 billion (HK$43 billion) stake acquisition in a natural gas project in Canada after it failed to reach agreement ... PetroChina said it had agreed to pay C$5.4 billion for a 50 per cent stake in Encana's Cutbank Ridge unconventional gas development project in western Canada. It was subject to due diligence ...

  6. Canada look Olympic front-runners

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Andrew Mullen

    ... Andrew Mullen Canada are more well known for their success at the Winter Olympics compared to the summer equivalent, but the country's women's sevens team are out to change that after winning the Cable & Wireless Worldwide Hong Kong Women's Sevens with a dominant 28-14 victory over France last night. Canada won three gold medals at the last summer Olympic Games ...

  7. Offer of prison access for Canada to win fugitive's extradition

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Beijing has made a rare offer in hopes of convincing Canada to extradite Lai Changxing, China's most high-profile fugitive. The central government promised ... country access to one of its prisons.' Lai, a former Fujian businessman, is accused of running a large-scale criminal ring under the cover of his Yuanhua Group. He fled to Canada in 1999, ...

  8. Canada harness anger to brush aside Japan

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous Who says it's not healthy to dwell on misfortune? Canada, harbouring a glowing sense of injustice after a harsh refereeing decision in pool F cost them a potential Cup place, fed off that anger to scrap their way to their second consecutive Bowl title. Crowd favourites Japan bore the brunt of Canada's frustration, going down 33-12 in a match in which ...

  9. Canada deports fugitive on China's '10 most wanted' list

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A millionaire on the mainland's 10-most-wanted fugitives list for financial fraud has been extradited to Beijing from Toronto after living in exile in Canada for 10 years. Zeng Hanlin, 65, arrived at Beijing's international airport on Thursday afternoon under escort by Canada immigration officials and was handed over to mainland police as soon ...

  10. PetroChina set for big gas deal in Canada

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng PetroChina is poised to make a huge natural gas deal in Canada, agreeing to pay C$5.4 billion (HK$42.27 billion) in what could be the largest acquisition in the so-called ... and gas producer, China National Petroleum Corp, said in a statement it had signed an agreement with Encana, Canada's largest natural gas producer, to buy a 50 per cent interest ...




SCMP.com Account