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  1. Business - China Business - RESOURCES

    Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters Mongolia-focused miner says local opposition making Chinese giant's US$926 million bid impossible Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover SouthGobi Resources said yesterday ... of SouthGobi's majority shareholder, Turquoise Hill Resources, formerly known as Ivanhoe Mines, but it faced political opposition almost immediately in Mongolia, which is becoming wary about the growing ...

  2. Boom for contractors despite quality concerns

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... companies is widely perceived to be inferior, according to a paper by Lucy Corkin, Christopher Burke and Martyn Davies from the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University, South Africa ... professor. Chinese construction firms are highly competitive in Africa's civil works sector but not in equipment supply or construction consultancy, said the Institute of Developing Economies ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Standard Bank launches online trading of gold

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Standard Bank Group, South Africa's largest bank, said it had established an online trading platform for real-time trading of physical gold. The new platform is the first ... stake to ICBC in October last year in an attempt to access the lucrative finance revenues from surging Sino-African trade. Chinese banks' affinity towards Africa is driven by China's ...

  5. China South Locomotive raises HK$4.16b in mid-priced IPO

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jonathan Yang China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corp raised HK$4.16 billion from its initial public offering after pricing its shares at the middle of an indicative range. ... offer] at the higher end, as it had recorded an overwhelming subscription to its A-share offering earlier in Shanghai,' said a fund manager. China South Locomotive has said it had drawn 2.27 ...

  6. Property-curb comments prove Tsang's lost the plot

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland John Tsang Chun-wah is trying to talk up Hong Kong's property market. In an interview in South Africa this week, the financial secretary said Hong Kong's government ... its risk controls now, as Tsang is suggesting, just as that very risk is materialising. You may be wondering what on earth the financial secretary is doing in South Africa anyway, when he ...

  7. Good-governance guide needed in HK, Oxfam says

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... people's livelihoods and food security depend on.' South Africa, Brazil and Malaysia have made ESG reporting mandatory, according to Li. In Hong Kong, the stock exchange says it has no plans ...

  8. City's e-economy valued at HK$100b- 5.9pc of GDP

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam The government has been criticised for failing to nurture a significant part of Hong Kong's wealth after a study found the internet-based economy is worth almost HK$100 ... billion in 2009, a figure that is likely to be higher now. Its report, 'The Connected Harbour: how the internet is transforming Hong Kong's economy', included input from more than ...

  9. HK among top places for doing business

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... friction and unstable financial markets would add uncertainty to the development of Asia's emerging economies, as well as those in other countries such as Brazil and South Africa. It forecast ... Forum's top five are, in order, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea; mainland China came in at No 10, up from 11th last year, among the 37 economies evaluated. Hong Kong was ranked ...

  10. HKEx eyes emerging Europe for IPOs

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There are another 87 applications pending approval. HKEx and six bourses- from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa- formed alliances in October to cross-sell each other's benchmark index ... and international investors,'' Arculli told the South China Morning Post yesterday. He said these firms had learnt from the experiences of hundreds of Chinese state-owned firms that are now listed ...




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