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  1. IFA resort project taps tourism to South Africa

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren More than a thousand residential building plots are up for sale in one of South Africa's top holiday locations, the Zimbali Coastal Resort in KwaZulu-Natal. The sale comes on the back of an enormous surge in tourism to South Africa. South African developer Moreland and Kuwaiti-based IFA Hotels and Resorts, will jointly build 1,200 holiday homes to individual ...

  2. Larvotto to set luxury price benchmark in Island South

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Sun Hung Kai Properties is to set a benchmark for a major luxury housing estate in Island South by releasing a project in Ap Lei Chau at an average price of HK$17,288 per square ... Fu Lam, which is the most expensive large housing estate in Island South. Louie believes the 715-unit Larvotto project would appeal to mainland buyers, who account for sales of more than 20 ...

  3. Capacity on Africa route to rise 20pc

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Capacity on the Asia/South Africa/South America east coast trade is to increase by about 20 per cent following the breakup of the Super Good Hope Express service. No other Asian trade lane ... will launch their own service called the New Good Hope Express (NGX) and deploy 11 2,500-teu vessels. Earlier, CSAV and CMA-CGM said they would launch a launch a service known as the Asia/South ...

  4. Chinese loans go a long way in Africa

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

    ... being finalised Angola: Provides China with 10,000 barrels of oil a day South Africa: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China bought 20% of Standard Bank for US$5.6 billion. Zijin Mining Group ... 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- ...

  5. Not the greatest show on TV

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer The only thing it proves is that white South Africans have telephones. That was the view of Max du Preez, a South African journalist I once made a film about. He always did have a talent for understatement. The South African Broadcasting Corporation had bought the Greatest Britons TV format from the BBC, and invited the viewers of SABC 3, an English-language ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Are China's Big Four banks primed for an offshore plunge?

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Aochao, an analyst with UOB Kay Hian, agreed. "ICBC is experienced in overseas acquisitions," he said. For example, ICBC bought a 20 per cent stake in South Africa's Standard Bank ... outside the country is that the Chinese economy is showing signs of a slowdown and the lenders want to diversify their profit streams and grab a bigger market share. Among the Big Four, BOC, ...

  7. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    Citic Resources says no to aluminium smelter purchases

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... for A$181 million. The joint venture has aluminium smelters, alumina refineries and bauxite mines in Australia, Jamaica, Guinea in West Africa, as well as Brazil and Surinam in South America. ...

  8. No change on Africa strategy, minister says

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

    ... Matt Ho in Beijing Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi vows to increase co-operation with Africa despite the wave of uprisings in the north of the continent and criticism of China's ... Africa was generally peaceful and stable. Yang said China had very good co-operation with African countries and the African Union (AU). He said work on the China-funded 51,887-square-metre AU ...

  9. Jinchuan eyes Africa and beyond

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... said Yang Zhiqiang, president of Jinchuan Group. The parent company owns 61.1 per cent of the new entity. Jinchuan Group also set up a joint-venture with the China-Africa Development Fund to step up exploration of mining resources in Africa. The fund is backed by the China Development Bank. 'The investment environment in Africa has been very good in recent years,' said ...

  10. Asia still key market for ICBC's overseas growth

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the acquisition of about 80 per cent of Seng Heng Bank, Macau in 2008, and acquired 20 per cent of South Africa's Standard Bank in the same year. It agreed to buy 70 per cent of Bank of East ... mainland banks could also work with foreign banks locally to facilitate their business development. In the home market, Yi said the government's stimulus measures were effective as the economy ...




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