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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. News - World - DISEASE

    Ebola virus that has caused dozens of deaths in Guinea is new strain

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by AP

    ... of Africa. The Democratic Republic of Congo used to be called Zaire. The new research analysed blood samples from 20 patients in the current outbreak and found the strain was unique. "It is not coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo. It has not been imported to Guinea" from that country or from Gabon, where Ebola has also occurred, Gunther said. Researchers think the Guinea ...

  4. Congo case should go to Beijing, court hears

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A lawsuit filed by a US vulture fund against the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chinese state-owned firms should be referred to the National People's Congress because ... Barlow, senior counsel for Congo, said. FG Hemisphere Associates is seeking US$104 million of debt from Congo and the China Railway Group, a state-owned firm listed in Hong Kong and Shanghai, ...

  5. Congo debt case seen as litmus test for judiciary

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Republic of Congo as part of debts first incurred more than 20 years ago. FG is a so-called vulture fund that, according to the March issue of Hong Kong Lawyer, 'specialises in purchasing ... Chris Ip An obscure money dispute between Congo, a US-based investment fund and a mainland state-owned company that starts its hearing in the Court of Final Appeal today may redefine ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Africans take Hong Kong's refugee vetting system to High Court

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 02:58pm by Joyce Man

    ... as their appeals. One man comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and two from the Republic of Congo. The man from the Democratic Republic of Congo is an ethnic Tutsi who says he had been trained ... and tortured, before fleeing to Rwanda, then Uganda, Korea and finally Hong Kong in 2004. One of the claimants from the Republic of Congo claims he had to flee the country after being pursued by a gang. ...

  7. Mainland women opt to stay in Congo vice trap

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo The first overseas operation by Chinese anti-trafficking police rescued 11 women lured from the mainland and forced into prostitution in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... capital, Kinshasa. Yin Guohai, from the Ministry of Public Security's anti-trafficking office, headed a 10-member team sent to Congo in November. He said the women decided to stay because ...

  8. News - China - IVORY TRADE

    Four Chinese men in Kenyan court over ivory smuggling

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 08:34am by AFP

    ... as they did not have an interpreter, the court official said. The four were arrested in Nairobi airport as they transited from Lubumbashi in Democratic Republic of Congo en route to China’s Guangzhou ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Queensland university develops ‘super banana’ for Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... including Rwanda, parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Tanzania. "In West Africa farmers grow plantain bananas and the same technology could easily be transferred ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... was opened in 1974 by Belgian national carrier Sabena (now defunct), which built the first of its African hotels in the 1930s in what is now Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Coincidentally, Kempinski opened the Kempinski Fleuve Congo Hotel in Kinshasa last month, in what was the much-maligned, and Chinese-owned and built, Fleuve Congo Hotel. Anyone looking for five-star ...




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