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  1. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Shuanghui Intl's Smithfield purchase may raise US hackles

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... something together until today.” Brian Bradshaw, a pig producer with operations in Illinois and Indiana who has sold hogs to Smithfield and its competitors, said the combination would boost US pork ... over the past decade, fueled in part by a series of embarrassing food safety scandals, from rat meat passed off as pork to thousands of pig carcasses floating on a river. Public anxiety over ...

  2. Renovation turns abattoir into hip entertainment hub 1933 Shanghai

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... for a better apartment on receiving the year-end bonus. The 40-year-old Hongkonger has since graduated to breathing life into dead slaughterhouses. Among the new breed of developers who revive old ... At its gory peak, some 1,200 cattle, pigs and sheep would be killed every day at the abattoir, which supplied the city with 130 tonnes of meat daily. Designed by an English architect, ...

  3. Jilin steel chief sacked after deadly workers' riot

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... entering the building to rescue him. He was beaten unconscious and later confirmed dead. Authorities tried to calm the demonstrators with a television announcement that the deal would be shelved ...

  4. Big three racing to a dead end

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... Industry experts are sceptical that lay-offs will help carmakers get back on track, writes Markus Gaertner When General Motors chief executive Rick Wagoner announced 25,000 lay-offs at the company's North American factories last week, the depressed s ...

  5. Conglomerate New Hope sows seeds of an agricultural giant

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mainland. It now covers the whole business chain from providing stud pigs, feed and poultry to pig slaughtering, meat processing and sales. The group also owns chemical, property, banking ... households planting crops and vegetables and raising poultry and pigs on blocks of land usually smaller than one hectare. But as urbanisation sets in, farmers are flooding the cities as migrant ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Hefty price puts ANZ plan to buy HK bank on hold

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen, Lulu Chen

    ... Bank, also considered acquiring a Hong Kong bank, but no deal was struck. "The merger and acquisition theme is dead as potential buyers need to conserve capital given the regulatory ...

  7. Tao Heung plans upstream expansion into livestock breeding

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... upstream in the supply chain and into the livestock breeding business. Chief executive Eric Leung Yiu-chun said the company planned to set up joint ventures with mainland pig or poultry farms ... to streamline supply chains. Last month, China Yurun Food Group, one of the mainland's biggest pork-product makers, said it planned to move into pig breeding in order to secure its supply. US ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... day that Rusal, Lazarus-like, closes above HK$10.80 since listing- fingers poised round the champagne corks. If pigs could fly Good to see that Britain is getting in on the act and sending ... hi-tech Britain be hoping to sell to China? The largest deal announced so far is a contract to export breeding pigs, worth GBP45 million over five years. Who's got the power now? Hu Jintao ...

  9. Goldman Sachs pays US$300m for poultry farms

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and is in negotiations to invest in a farm rearing 150,000 pigs in Shanghai with a target investment of US$60 million for a 30 per cent stake. Deutsche Bank was eyeing Tianjin Baodi Agri and Tech, according to the mainland report. 'International private equity companies are able to control the prices of commodities such as corn and soybeans, which are ingredients of pig feed,' said Gu Qinhua, ...

  10. Hepalink debut propels pair to top of rich list

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heparin is made from purified pig intestines. It is used in vaccines as a blood thinner to prevent blood clots, especially for patients with heart conditions. Hepalink buys heparin from mainland ...




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