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  1. Same cloth maketh friends as rivals iron out jingoistic wrinkles

    Posted Nov 04th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to China last month, backing Beijing's engagement policy with the US. Ironically, North Korea- the US's rogue state migraine- may be at the heart of the increasingly cosy relationship. ... Toh Han Shih FINALLY, IT SEEMS, the United States and China are beginning to like the cut of each other's cloth. After months of bitter exchanges in the textile war, it appears ...

  2. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    ATM maker Diebold to pay US$50m in fines over bribery allegations

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 03:46am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Korea. Liu Meng-lin, a former compliance officer at Siemens' China health-care unit, alleged the German firm "routinely made inflated bids to sell medical imaging equipment to public hospitals in North Korea and China", and intermediaries remitted a portion to hospital officials, a record of the judgment in the Southern District Court of New York said. Liu, who left Siemens ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CORRUPTION

    World Bank blacklist over graft soars

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and the United States, while China accounted for a much smaller share of the guilty companies. "We can expect the bank's activity in the use of debarments and other sanctions to increase ... major multinationals, smaller firms and individuals- for bribery, bid-rigging, fraud and other wrongdoing related to projects that it funds, the multilateral lender said. The figure is four ...

  4. Higher rates or bust for shipping lines

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... major state-owned container shipping firm). Starting today, AADA members will increase rates on all outward shipments from the mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea to Australia by US$250 ... the Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement (TSA), recommended minimum freight rates from Asia to the United States. TSA's members include Cosco Container Lines and OOCL. Maersk Line would have raised ...

  5. China shows mettle in trade tiff

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... anti-dumping duties on optical fibre from the United States, Japan and South Korea. The punitive tariffs range from 7 per cent to 46 per cent for five years. 'This was a major trade dispute ... in the US, Japan and Korea were not so lucky. The lenient treatment of Corning prompted suggestions that the central government was 'selling out' to US interests. However, Mr Sim said ...

  6. Talk builds of SAIC exit or fund injection for Ssangyong

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih SAIC Motor Corp, the largest mainland listed carmaker, may inject substantial funds into its South Korean unit Ssangyong Motor. However, other media reports said the carmaker ... aid for the troubled carmaker, a Ssangyong public relations executive told Dow Jones. But Reuters reported two Ssangyong spokesmen had confirmed that its chief executive Choi Hyung-tak had ...

  7. Movers shaken by supply chain woes

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    .... Mr Chow said while exports to the United States and Europe had dropped substantially, those to the Middle East, Africa and South America were faring better. But even in those markets, ... demand. H&T, a medium-sized freight forwarder that employs 800 people, is surviving but suffering delayed payments. While many of H&T's clients are large state-owned enterprises ...

  8. International pulp friction fuels fears for forests

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the United States as the world's biggest paper maker. It already accounts for most of the growth in global paper production, a dubious status that is fed by an insatiable appetite for imported ... of the world's five largest paper producers while the US was No1. North America, however, was not adding capacity but shutting down machines and, in the next few decades, 'China will overtake the US ...



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