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  1. No change on Africa strategy, minister says

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Matt Ho

    ... on competition... but in pursuit of a country's own interests, one should take into account other parties' interests.' Yang described the current atmosphere in Sino-US relations as good, ... and mine-hunting ships. The relations resumed slowly towards the end of the year, but Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said early this year that Taipei still hoped to acquire F16 C/D fighter jets from ...

  2. State fund urges Washington to ease curbs

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Investment Corp has urged Washington to relax scrutiny of mainland government entities investing in the United States to speed up deals that will help create jobs for Americans. Lou Jiwei, the chairman of the mainland's sovereign fund w ...

  3. China Strategic stock plunges as bid fails

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Shares of China Strategic Holdings plunged 40 per cent yesterday after its US$2.15 billion bid with partner Primus Financial to buy Nan Shan Life Insurance from American International Group was rejected by Taiwan's regulators last week. Th ...

  4. Japanese wary of assets falling into Chinese hands

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... relations at Fukui Prefectural University, believes they are tapping into a growing national sentiment. Predictions last month that China had surpassed Japan as the world's second-largest ... mining rights in waters between the two countries appears to be blowing up again, with Tokyo threatening to complain to the UN if China goes ahead to drill in the disputed zones. Sharp diplomatic ...

  5. Zijin offers A$545m for miner Indophil in latest resource bid

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn In the latest move by a mainland company to acquire overseas resources, Zijin Mining Group has agreed to pay A$545 million (HK$3.89 billion) for Indophil Resources, which owns a stake in the biggest gold and copper mine in Southeast Asia. Ziji ...

  6. The double-edged sword of 'Greater Tibet'

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma A major sticking point in the talks between the Dalai Lama and Beijing has been the exiles' demand for a 'Greater Tibet' - an attempt to unite all Tibetan-populated areas into one single political entity comprising up to a quar ...

  7. Merger values tumble to below US$96b

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Tighter credit markets and lenders' reluctance to fund big deals drove merger and acquisition values below US$96 billion last month, the first sub-US$100 billion monthly outcome in 15 years, data from Thomson Reuters shows. Worldwide merger ...

  8. Chinese loans go a long way in Africa

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Like the Christian missionaries of the past, China is striding through parts of impoverished Africa dispensing favours and gifts. But the mainland is not after souls- it is after the mineral wealth that lies beneath poverty-stricken nations l ...

  9. Too many twists to ignore in detention of airline boss

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam Like most of you, I had never heard of Lan Shili until recently. The owner of China's fourth private airline, East Star Airlines, made headlines two weeks ago when mainland police detained him. Police put people in custody every day. ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Minority shareholders get a stern talking to High Court Justice Susan Kwan Shuk-hing (above) is not a woman to be trifled with. Presiding over the hearing into whether vote rigging was involved in the shareholders' decision to go along w ...




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