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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Xi Jinping wraps up Africa tour and Guangdong admits to pension fund debt

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 07:09am by Patrick Boehler

    ... to establishing a permanent representative office in Beijing. Foreign relations Reuters Xi Jinping wrapped up his Africa trip in Brazzaville. South African Press Association "Let him bring ... Patrick Boehler Economy Caijing Guangdong says its pension fund is riddled with massive hidden debt. Financial Times Chengdu picks Dubai as partner to develop gambling-free horse racing. ...

  2. News - China

    China looks to Russia, Africa after transition

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 07:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... diplomacy after a protracted leadership transition. Chinese Foreign minister Yang Jiechi said the visit would take place “soon” and that Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo would ... wraps up on March 17 and a summit of BRICS nations-- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa-- that the president will attend in South Africa starts March 26. The choice for the new ...

  3. The bigger picture on Africa

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... booming economy- which doesn't fit Beijing's mantra that the nation's economic rise will not pose problems for others. Even some African leaders, including South African President ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com In an attempt to counter allegations that it is exploiting Africa for its natural resources, China has pledged to help boost development ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Oiling the wheels of China-Africa trade

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for African businesses that can consider expanding to other parts of the world from our city," a group spokesperson said. This month, InvestHK will launch a project in South Africa ... Joanna Chiu and Lilly Zhang joanna.chiu@scmp.com Hong Kong will be a crucial cog in China-Africa ties- but it has to work on bridging the culture gap trade With China and Africa forging ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China frees Tibetan activist and jails Guangdong cult member

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 05:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Economy Bloomberg China is set to surpass the US as the world’s top crude importer next year. Financial Times Unsurprisngly, the real money in Chinese sport ... April Fools?  Baidu is reportedly working on Google Glass-like ‘Baidu Eye.’ Beijing News* Tencent promises not to charge ordinary WeChat users. Debate on Chinese aid to Africa Business Daily ...

  6. China wins right to explore seabed off Africa

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for resources to feed its fast-growing economy. The International Seabed Authority (ISA), an organisation under the United Nations, has approved China's plan to look for polymetallic sulphide ... a government-sponsored expedition team found clues which led to the discovery of an enormous belt of polymetallic sulphides in a deep-sea rift south of Madagascar. Chinese scientists were thrilled as no other ...

  7. Broader approach to Africa welcome

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Africa generally has not had happy post-colonial economic relationships with its former masters. This was echoed in comments by South African Prime Minister Jacob Zuma about the dominance of infrastructure and raw materials projects in the burgeoning trade links between China and the continent. He told the China-Africa forum in Beijing this pattern was unsustainable in the long term ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To get rich, poor states must ignore the Washington rule book

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... industries and promising export sectors. Growth took off. According to Studwell, it's a model governments in newly developing economies in Africa and elsewhere would do well to study. Throw ... and Taiwan, it divides the region into two distinct economic zones. To the north, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - three places that long ago achieved developed-country wealth levels. More recently, ...

  9. News - China - BUSINESS

    African companies in fear of China's corporate invasion

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... feelings when he sees the increased presence of Chinese companies in Africa. On one hand, the managing director of a construction company in South Africa believes companies such as his can learn ... Xi Jinping vowed that China would respect Africa's interests. Simon Shi, who moved to South Africa from Shanghai in 1992, said that the surge in Chinese investment in Africa highlights ...

  10. Clooney's a convert, but China must still raise game in Africa

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... After Libya and South Sudan, they should have learnt that it will work to their advantage to adopt higher standards when they invest in Africa. If they do, they will win over many more converts ... in assisting South Sudan towards independence in July. 'China has actually been really helpful,' he said. Clooney has clearly been won over. And on the surface it appears that the new ...




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