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  1. African conflicts pressure China's neutrality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... into African nations plagued by instability or violence or threats of civil war, that stance will not remain tenable, says a US researcher on Africa. 'The Chinese have traditionally taken ... and Research Centre at Boston University. 'China engages Africa with the intent of being there for a while. Issues like stability are important to them. How you deal with regimes that oppress ...

  2. War and unrest hit mainland deals in Africa

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A civil war in the Congo and an economic crisis in Nigeria are threatening billions of dollars of investment by Hong Kong-listed mainland state-owned firms in Africa. China ... not benefit east Congo, where he is based,' said an Africa expert. In response to General Nkunda's demand that the contracts between Congo and China be reviewed, Foreign Ministry spokesman ...

  3. TCL bets on 3-D TVs to crack mainland, overseas markets

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... ago. Europe and the US have proven the biggest challenge as the firm tries to take on better known brands in those markets. But it is developing fast in North Africa and the Middle East. 'The turnover in North Africa and the Middle East is triple that of the last year,' Hao said. He believes sponsorship of the Asian Games will help TCL, or The Creative Life, to boost its ...

  4. Sudanese civil war risk has CNPC oilfields over a barrel

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... specialising in Africa. North Sudan is ruled by the Sudanese government while south Sudan is controlled by the Sudan People's Liberation Army. In 2008, five mainland oil workers were shot dead ... it is clear that both cannot be. 'The authorities in the north have not done enough to allay the suspicion by many southerners that they are under-reporting the volume of oil produced to transfer ...

  5. Jason Dasey

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... of the world champions in South Africa. But as Italy's captain Fabio Cannavaro handed over the golden trophy at Johannesburg's Soccer City a week ago, and Spain were crowned as new champions ... Zealand's only other World Cup campaign in Spain in 1982, would look to cash in on attractive financial rewards abroad, with offers from Asia, Africa and Europe. But it has been business as usual ...

  6. Lenovo boosts outsourcing in Flextronics deal targeting Emea

    Posted Jan 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Mainland computer giant Lenovo Group is accelerating efforts to grow in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) region by increasing its outsourced manufacturing ... in Mexico, and Greensboro, North Carolina. The new arrangement also broadens the geographical service area for Lenovo covered by Flextronics, the world's second-largest electronics manufacturing ...

  7. CNPC offers US$14.5b for 75pc of energy firm YPF

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... contributed about 80 per cent of Repsol's output, while North Africa and the Middle East accounted for the rest. ... Corp, mainland energy companies have turned to targets in Africa, Latin America and Central Asia, which have warmer political relations with China. Some of these nations are shunned by western ...

  8. On the Move

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and tax, and setting up internal control systems for China-based operations. Richard Straus Global family office and institutional business, North Asia Citi Private Bank Straus will lead the newly ... for growing RBC's client-facing teams in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America. His career in wholesale and private banking spanned 22 years with ABN Amro Bank. Glendy Chiu ...

  9. Hua Lien to invest in African fuel venture

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng A Hong Kong-listed unit of State Development & Investment Corp is looking to invest in projects in Africa to make a cleaner alternative to petrol for the European market using tropical plants as raw materials. Hua Lien International (Holding) has signed a memorandum of understanding to co-invest with the US$5 billion China-Africa Development Fund and Hua Lien's ...

  10. China in race to secure overseas uranium supply

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

    ... Eric Ng Whether it is in the frigid Athabasca Basin in north Canada, the arid Outback of Australia or the dunes of Namibia in southwest Africa, mainland firms have been eagerly acquiring ... textiles to South Africa and building factories there, last year won the right to explore for uranium in an area of more than 2,000 square kilometres in the African nation. He was quoted by China ...




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