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  1. Investment in Africa 'ignoring social standards'

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

    ... Network, told a Washington forum on the role of the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim) in Africa on Thursday. 'This will help the Chinese develop investment standards based on common and acknowledged practices,' he said. There has been growing international concern about the environmental and social impact of China's rapidly increasing investment in Africa. The World Bank ...

  2. PetroChina invests in Qatar natural gas project

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... billion for all of Canada's Nexen, which develops conventional oil and gas in Europe and Africa, as well as oil sands and shale oil and gas in North America. China Petrochemical, parent ... to Qatar's North Gas Field, which, according to the state-backed Qatar Petroleum, is the world's single largest natural gas reservoir, excluding gas that coexists with petroleum. PetroChina ...

  3. North Point Estate site for tender

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com The government will invite bids next month to develop the former North Point Estate site, but will require the winning bidder for the harbourfront ... if the group won the site, it would build luxury low-rise villas or flats which could be sold for around HK$15,000 per square foot at current market prices. He said the former North Point Estate site ...

  4. Boom for contractors despite quality concerns

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China is developing an industrial area called Jin Fei to the north of the capital, Port Louis. China is also lobbying the Mauritian prime minister about a light-rail system on the island. ... by Chinese firms was US$642 billion, according to the association. In Africa, the value of Chinese construction projects jumped more than tenfold from US$1.81 billion in 2002 to US$19.75 billion ...

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

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

    ... exclaimed: 'It is our African brothers who carried us back!' The nation's close ties with Africa have not changed. Hu Jintao has visited the continent four times since becoming president six years ago. But while China remains Africa's staunchest economic and political supporter, the basis for that support has shifted from ideology to pragmatism. Accusations ...

  6. Machinery giant aims for Hong Kong listing

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 120 countries and regions in Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Latin America. But it is best known for its extensive footprint in the developing world, ...

  7. North Point site sells for HK$6.27b, below estimates

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com A prime commercial-residential site in North Point's Oil Street sold for HK$6.27 billion, below market expectations, sparking concerns about ... a longer time for returns.' The former Government Supplies Department headquarters in North Point has a total gross floor area of 755,633 sq ft and sold for HK$8,293 per buildable sq ft. ...

  8. On the move

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for North America. Gupte has also previously held numerous positions in Citi Transaction Services, including posts as head of cash management for North America; and head of payments for Europe, ... as the international claims co-ordinator for Africa, Asia and Australia. He has been with Munich Re for 20 years, specialising in claims and underwriting. Before transferring to Hong Kong, he worked ...

  9. BEA and ICBC reach deal on swapping stakes

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the past few years through acquisitions, but mainly in emerging markets such as South Africa and Indonesia. 'They may want to see if it is viable to expand in North America by making a small ... and network across North America,' Mr Jiang said. Ivan Li, an analyst at Kim Eng Securities, said the move indicated BEA was likely to focus on its mainland business rather than put too many ...

  10. Green move at North Point Estate

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Yvonne Liu

    ... Olga Wong and Yvonne Liu Development of the former North Point Estate site - the biggest site available on Hong Kong Island - has been slashed almost 70 per cent as the government responds ... for a mix of commercial and residential properties. That is less than half that allowed for the nearby Oil Street site, which will be 20 metres taller than the North Point Estate. The developer ...




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