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  1. CNPC report shoulders corporate social responsibility

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... works to advance human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption initiatives, China Business Times reported. CNPC links up with Statoil- B4 ... rights abuses in emerging markets. CNPC and China Petrochemical Corp, the parent of listed Sinopec Corp, have been accused by some of indirectly supporting genocide in Sudan. Militia attacks ...

  2. Investment in Africa 'ignoring social standards'

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung in Washington Financiers urged to boost engagement with rights NGOs Human rights activists have urged mainland financial institutions to establish a dialogue with ordinary ... institutions should strengthen their engagement with international and local organisations,' Peter Bosshard, of the US-based environmental and human rights organisation International Rivers ...

  3. Human capital in demand

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... banks having already won regulatory approval to offer limited yuan services to mainland residents. 'There's going to be growing pressure for getting the right human capital to run ... Lenders are in the hunt for experienced hands who speak Putonghua, writes Dan Cody AS CHINA OPENS its doors to foreign banks to fulfil its World Trade Organisation obligations, employment ...

  4. PetroChina shares leap to record despite Buffett reducing holding

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... in PetroChina following criticism from human rights groups about the company's links with civil strife in Sudan. China National Petroleum Corp, PetroChina's state-owned parent, is the largest ... Carol Chan Billionaire investor Warren Buffett appears close to selling all of his holdings in PetroChina, disclosing he had cut his stake to 3.1 per cent of the company's publicly ...

  5. Sinopec faces setback

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... billion from a Canadian company. It was later forced to sell part of the stake to the Kazakh government to gain approval for the deal. Human rights concerns also were raised over CNPC's ... Eric Ng China Petrochemical Corp, the parent of listed China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec), may suffer a setback in its overseas expansion after a court in Kyrgyzstan ruled ...

  6. PetroChina eyes assets after setting record gain

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... areas such as Sudan. When PetroChina was listed in Hong Kong and New York, United States labour and human rights groups urged investors to shun its share offering, partly due to its links ... Eric Ng PetroChina, looking for more growth after recording the largest annual profit from normal operations by a Hong Kong-listed company, will buy into its parent's overseas assets ...

  7. PetroChina A-share sale expected to raise 57b yuan

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Warren Buffett's decision to sell the stock was a reluctant one, probably forced by escalating pressure from human rights activists.' Mr Buffet's listed flagship Berkshire Hathaway ... Eric Ng PetroChina is close to challenging China Construction Bank as the mainland's second-largest share seller after the securities watchdog approved a deal that could raise about ...

  8. Motives may change, but ties with Africa keep growing stronger

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fuelling calls for China to rethink its policy towards the developing world. Ties with repressive regimes such as Sudan and Zimbabwe have drawn the ire of human rights advocates and increased ... Ng Tze-wei On the evening of October 25, 1971, when the People's Republic of China was admitted into the United Nations after 20 failed attempts, Mao Zedong was said to have ...

  9. CNPC overseas output growth slows to 3.27pc

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of CNPC's oil exploration and production assets, except for those in politically sensitive nations such as Sudan. CNPC's projects in Sudan have been criticised by human rights activists, who ... Eric Ng China National Petroleum Corp's (CNPC) overseas production set a record last year, although growth slowed. The parent of listed PetroChina, the country's largest oil ...

  10. Mainland firms learn the cost in guns and death in search for oil

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and human rights abuses in the western Darfur region, and have also been criticised by other governments for being too friendly with shady regimes in order to secure oil supplies. The companies ... employees of China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec) were killed and seven taken hostage when gunmen from the Ogaden National Liberation Front on April 24 attacked an exploration site in eastern ...




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