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  1. Huayou float to fund Congo venture

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... US$350 million investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The privately owned firm, which hired Guang Fa Securities as sponsor, was changing its shareholder structure ahead of the listing, Ted Liu Shuwen, assistant to the company's president, said yesterday in Beijing. The company also would borrow from the mainland's policy lenders to help finance the Congo project, ...

  2. Arrests deepen mystery of Congo's missing nuclear fuel

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... of Africa's oldest nuclear reactor. Reports recently from the Democratic Republic of the Congo said he had been arrested for selling uranium to Iran. International news agencies, relaying reports ... to the reactors just down the corridor from his office. The Democratic Republic of Congo may have lurched from one crisis to another for the past 47 years, enduring looting, mutinies, insurrection ...

  3. HK woman dies after fall into African volcano

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2pm on Friday. She had climbed the 3,500-metre volcano in the remote Virunga National Park accompanied by park guards and was taking photographs of the crater when she fell, a spokesman for the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo said. Kemal Saiki, media relations director for the UN mission, said members of a rescue team reached her ...

  4. Body of HK woman who died in volcano to be flown home

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Chester Yung and Liz Heron The body of a Hong Kong woman who plunged to her death in an active volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be flown home. Cecilia Cheng Siu-yan ... passport. Other belongings had been found in her hotel room in Goma. Cheng's passport revealed she had travelled from Ethiopia, obtained her visa for the Democratic Republic of Congo in Uganda ...

  5. Cremation taboo may see volcano victim buried in Africa

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The body of a Hong Kong woman who plunged to her death in an active volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have to be buried in the country if Kinshasa forbids ... 'The terrain is very difficult. To fetch the body back to Hong Kong we must cremate it first, but as far as I understand, some places in Congo do not allow cremation,' embassy counsellor ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Body of Hong Kong woman recovered after volcano fall The body of Cecilia Cheng Siu-yan, the Hong Kong woman who fell to her death in an active volcano in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend, has been retrieved. Yu Qiuchong, a counsellor at the Chinese embassy in Kinshasa, said the body was recovered from Mount Nyiragongo on Sunday afternoon and was sent ...

  7. Trial over New World swindle

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... permit under the name Wen Ruiping. Wen was born in Guangdong but lived for long periods in Hong Kong and the Democratic Republic of Congo. She has claimed to be the god-daughter of a PLA general. ...

  8. Visa controls hit Bangladesh trade

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... restriction had not been imposed.' Despite the introduction of visas for visitors from Nepal in June 2005, Congo in January 2006, and the Democratic Republic of Congo in July 2005, trade ...

  9. Change of strategy needed on Myanmar

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in war-torn African nations such as Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone is life worse for women and children. Rates of HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis in Myanmar are soaring. ...

  10. HK duo through to quarters

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... convincingly in group D with three straight wins, beating Japan's Ai Fukuhara, Liu Jia of Austria and Yang Fen of Congo-Brazzaville to stay top of the group. In group C, Jiang lost to favourite Guo Yue of China, but overcame Wang Chen of the United States and Wu Xue of Dominican Republic to finish second in her group. World number one Zhang Yining of China, number two Guo and number ...




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