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  1. Criteria deal can help shore up BEA defences

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Bank of East Asia is expected to benefit from further co-operation with Spain's Criteria Caixa Corp, its largest shareholder, but the share price is unlikely to surge significantly in the near term barring a merger or acquisition, analysts ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nexen deal shows how Chinese firms can do business in US

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... significance of the acquisition target and the consequences of foreign control. For example, critical infrastructure, defence suppliers and those possessing sensitive technology are usually off-limits as acquisition targets. Access to military technology or secrets and control over critical defence resources such as energy or transport are bound to be rejected. However, in a democracy ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    CNOOC may give up control of rigs near military base for Nexen deal

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... representation. "If the defence department is worried that you're too close, that's very hard to fix," he said. "They might require a divestiture just of those platforms." ...

  4. Military personnel sent to Ukraine to further aircraft carrier ambitions

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... chief to the Ukrainian Navy Aviation Force training centre in Odessa and Sevastopol, the Kanwa Asian Defence Monthly reported yesterday, citing an industrial source from Ukraine. Chinese ... General Qian Lihua, director of the Defence Ministry's foreign affairs office, said the world should not be surprised if China built an aircraft carrier. In October, a Russian industry source ...

  5. China bid to sell US 'copters just spin?

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... Irene Jay Liu China wants to bid for the contract to build the next US presidential helicopter, and build a brand for its defence industry in the process. State-run aviation giant the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), is teaming up with a small, struggling American defence contractor to prepare bids for two US military contracts, including one to replace the ageing ...

  6. Security law will scare investors, lawyers say

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... law firm. 'It is better that China's law is now more in line with international practice.' The national security review law covers the defence sector including mainland firms that supply the country's defence industry, as well as non-defence sectors involving companies and technologies that have a bearing on national security. In the non-defence sector, companies ...

  7. Businessman 'playing games' to avoid court

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... on Thursday, Fok denied Sun's application for defence against a default judgment, saying: 'I recognise that striking out the defence deprives the defendants (Sun and Top One) of having ...

  8. Rudd rocked by week of Chinese whispers

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... a defence facility; and, Australia's defence minister is in hot water over his relationship with a Chinese businesswoman. This is no plot from a 1950s anti-communist propaganda film, ... at the G20 meeting in London, to push for a greater role for China in the International Monetary Fund. Then, a few days later, it was revealed that Defence Minister Joel Fitzgibbon had been subjected ...

  9. Aircraft carrier project taking shape: expert

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... The lack of technology meant the carrier would have to follow a Russian model. Earlier last month, a Russian industry source told Jane's Defence Weekly the People's Liberation Army Navy ... office of the Defence Ministry, said the world should not be surprised if China built an aircraft carrier. 'Even if one day we have an aircraft carrier, unlike another country, we ...

  10. CAO opens itself up to judgment for $223m

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Michael Dwyer

    ... is in danger of being hit with a S$47 million ($223.24 million) default judgment after missing a crucial deadline by which to file a defence against a claim by a group of Indonesian businessmen. Hong ... total losses as a result of the collapse of the SPC deal could exceed S$85 million. Under Singapore's legal code, CAO should have filed its legal defence against Satya Capital's claim ...




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