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  1. Chinese trains may soon run on British rails

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... purchases of Chinese rolling stock in western Europe and the first time that Chinese trains run on railways in the UK, which introduced the world's first passenger trains in the early 19th century. 'We're in final negotiations for some projects. Fingers crossed, we'll see Chinese rolling stock enter the [western] European market in 2012,' said David Shipley, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736125/chinese-trains-may-soon-run-british-rails
  2. Chinese lenders in tentative US moves

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... as newcomers,' said Li Wei, the general manager of China Construction Bank Corp's New York branch, a tranquil office overlooking Bryant Park. CCB is one of the three large Chinese state-controlled ... tough to get money,' Darryl Nakamoto, Hoku's chief financial officer, said. 'So to have Tianwei as a supporter and having access to Chinese banks gives us access to capital we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724302/chinese-lenders-tentative-us-moves
  3. Chinese-language site under constant strain

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Google's Chinese-language operations have been fraught with controversy and clashes with the authorities since almost the beginning. Licensing issues, blocks ... information from our search results'. Google had already come under fire in 2005 over the Chinese-language version of its main site as its news service automatically filtered out stories from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703579/chinese-language-site-under-constant-strain
  4. Chinese railway firms seek overseas deals

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and Europe to supply the trains, to be delivered over 18 to 24 months. But Aminuddin indicated KTM does not appear eager to buy the Chinese maglev. He told the Malaysian newspaper Star: 'I would ... to foreign projects undertaken by Chinese firms. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702922/chinese-railway-firms-seek-overseas-deals
  5. US stops further imports of Chinese-made plasterboard

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The United States government is blocking further imports of Chinese plasterboard, after a preliminary investigation found abnormally high levels of sulphur in the building ... a building material used in walls. Some residents living in homes with Chinese plasterboard complained of itchy eyes and skin, breathing difficulties, coughing, bloody noses and asthma, as well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696946/us-stops-further-imports-chinese-made-plasterboard
  6. Chinese firms in full cry for Argentina oil

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... with that of the Chinese, who have recently laid bare their aggressiveness in the acquisition game. The pursuit of YPF comes hot on the heels of mainland firms bagging multibillion-dollar assets and projects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687003/chinese-firms-full-cry-argentina-oil
  7. HK$1.42b gift completes Mengniu founder's share bequests

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... He will manage the donation through Hengxin, a charitable trust that he recently set up. Niu was one of 50 Chinese business leaders and philanthropists who attended a meeting hosted by billionaire philanthropists Gates and Buffett in Beijing in September. 'Fulfilling my promise to donate my equity interests as part of giving back to society has been my wish over many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734354/hk142b-gift-completes-mengniu-founders-share-bequests
  8. Copyright group seeks book payout from Google

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Works Copyright Society said that since September, hundreds of books by Chinese authors had been available to view for free from Google's digital library in the United States. The authors include eminent writers, academics and government officials. The society is a body tasked by the central government with collecting information on copyright involving written material on behalf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698872/copyright-group-seeks-book-payout-google
  9. Vietnam protests over Chinese 'invasion plans'

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to detail the complete military occupation of the country by China. Hanoi has twice summoned senior Chinese diplomats to voice its concerns over the material which, while unsourced and apparently ... of Vietnamese command and communications centres is mentioned, along with the blocking of sea lanes in the South China Sea. 'Vietnam... is a major threat to the safety of Chinese territories, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651437/vietnam-protests-over-chinese-invasion-plans
  10. Cathay appoints first Chinese chief

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Philip Chen Nan-lok will become the first Chinese chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways at the end of the year, in the latest management reshuffle at Hong Kong's No1 carrier and its parent John Swire & Sons (Hong Kong). Mr Chen, 49, will step into David Turnbull's shoes when Mr Turnbull succeeds James Hughes-Hallett as chairman of Cathay Pacific. Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454699/cathay-appoints-first-chinese-chief

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