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  1. News - China - BRITAIN

    British critic questions role of Chinese nuclear power companies

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 01:41pm by The Guardian

    ... operating in the major emerging economies of Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa. In a survey of 75 companies by Transparency International, Chinese firms were the least likely to publish ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Ahead of Russia and Africa visit, Xi pledges support for development

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... in an interview with major media outlets from the BRICS nations, which include Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. China will shoulder bigger international responsibilities and obligations ... by a tour of three African nations: Tanzania, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He will also attend the BRICS summit in Durban, South Africa, from March 26 to 27. ...

  3. Property - International - SOUTH AFRICA

    Building fuels office glut in South Africa's financial hub

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... is also set to displace Johannesburg's city centre to become South Africa's largest commercial hub. The stock market and other companies moved their operations to the suburb starting ... including the new headquarters of Discovery, South Africa's largest medical insurance provider, over the next three years. A 25 per cent unemployment rate, electricity shortages and strikes ...

  4. Suu Kyi's release: a 'Mandela moment'?

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... political realism that enabled Mandela to lead the transition to democracy in South Africa, but her situation is very different. South Africa was utterly isolated politically, and its economy ... difference: when South Africa's president F. W. de Klerk freed Mandela in 1990, he already knew that the apartheid regime was doomed. He wanted to negotiate a transition to a democratic system ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Price-cost pinch dulls last lustre of South Africa’s gold

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 02:12pm by Reuters

    ... for Africa’s largest economy but has been slowly dying for decades as ore grades decline and shafts reach depths of 4 kms (2.5 miles), the world’s deepest. Unrest is also flaring as restive miners ... for domestic gold producers, has given them a temporary life-line of sorts but not enough to halt the terminal decline. According to Roger Baxter, chief economist at South Africa’s Chamber of Mines, ...

  6. News - China

    Xi says Russia trip ‘far exceeds expectations’

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... soaring influence on the continent, first visiting Tanzania and then South Africa and Congo-Brazzaville. Russia and China are members of the BRICS grouping of emerging economies, which also includes Brazil, India and South Africa and which will hold a summit in South Africa next week attended by both Putin and Xi.   ...

  7. BRICS will become a force to be reckoned with, say researchers

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... Ed Zhang and Ng Tze-wei in Beijing Government researchers say the BRICS countries- a grouping that represents the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa- will grow ... Libya. (South Africa voted for the resolution.) Zheng Xinli, vice-chairman of the China Centre for International Economic Exchange, said at a separate forum on Wednesday that, in the next five ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - EXCHANGE RATES

    Malaysia, S Korea currencies lead as Asia dodges emerging markets slump

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:38am by BLOOM

    ... Asian countries are being favoured because of their generally superior trade balances, particularly now that China's economy is showing signs of stabilising. South Korean and Indian bond markets attracted a combined US$5 billion last month from international investors, while Turkey and South Africa saw outflows of US$2 billion, data shows. Asia stands out as a safe haven, far away ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Hu visits Delhi for fourth BRICS summit President Hu Jintao (pictured yesterday with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul) visits New Delhi for the fourth BRICS summit, which groups the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The bloc, ...

  10. News - World - AFRICA: ANALYSIS

    Foreign aid for development projects is cut as African economies grow

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... offset by booming economy Over the decades rich nations have poured trillions of dollars into African development projects, but the global economic meltdown and Africa's booming growth ... of sovereign bonds. Britain's recent announcement of the end of direct aid to South Africa typified the trend. To be sure, long-held doubts about aid effectiveness and corruption informed ...




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