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  1. Talks, payments used to free piracy victims

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... per cent of which comes from the Middle East and Africa. China's commercial interests in Africa and the Middle East are also increasing rapidly, with its fishing trawlers roaming ...

  2. We won't fall like USSR, Beijing vows

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... transformation. The article bluntly pointed the finger at the Western powers, blaming their meddling for the prolonged political upheavals in North Africa and the Middle East. 'Development issues ...

  3. Working out new steps in dance with Russia

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Matthew Hulbert and Christian Brutsch China's upstream energy forays have become the stuff of folklore- carving out tracts of Central Asia, Africa and the Gulf in the desperate quest ... doorstep- Canadian tar sands, Latin American presalt and the outer continental shelf- suggest the furthest Washington will go in future is directly over the pond to West Africa. The downside ...

  4. Licence to mislead

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... taken for fools, and concluded it was an April Fool's joke. An internet search uncovered a report in 2006, during the time of the China-Africa co-operation forum, in which the authorities ...

  5. BBMG bullish on prices in the north

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cement business is concentrated in Hebei, Beijing and Tianjin in the north. The Hong Kong-listed firm plans to increase annual cement production capacity to 50 million tonnes by the end ... capacity last year has tightened cement prices in the north, but cement prices will bottom out, said Ethane Cheng, an analyst with Guosen Securities. 'I'm bullish on northern China ...


    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are changed forever. According to The New York Times, US travel professionals call this 'tourism of doom'. High on the list of threatened hotspots are a trip to Africa's Mount ... debris looking for items to salvage after a fire in a slum in Malabon, north of Manila, the Philippines, in April. The blaze destroyed 200 houses, leaving more than 5,000 people homeless. From ...

  7. Officials set to do without cars

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is not the first time the city has taken such aggressive measures to reduce traffic. Similar car restrictions took place during the China-Africa summit in 2006 and this year during the Good Luck Beijing ...

  8. Beijing North expects price bottom in 2010

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Beijing North Star chairman He Jiangchun expects the mainland property market to remain depressed until the second half of 2010 as the global financial crisis has yet to bottom ... contracted sales of 380,000 sq m in the last few years and have not booked it,' he said. Beijing North Star has generated 550 million yuan from sales at three residential projects so far ...

  9. Lifestyle - Travel - REVIEW FOUR SEASONS BEIJING

    Four Seasons Beijing opens doors

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... Tessa Chan tessa.chan@scmp.com Going up to the 'palace in the sky' The Four Seasons Beijing officially opened its doors to the public yesterday in the city's slick and sprawling Chaoyang district. General manager Sanjiv Hulugalle says it� ...

  10. Business - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Claims for China's household wealth just don't add up

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Claims for China's household wealth just don't add up Researchers in China have been coming up with some truly eye-popping numbers lately. In May the Chengdu-based Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and the People's Bank of Ch ...




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