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  1. Thirst for oil leads mainland to US strategic backyard

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... conglomerates have reached the United States' strategic backyard. Twice in the past six days Chinese oil majors struck deals for shares in Canada's booming oil sands business. On Tuesday, ... to Asia. PetroChina may sign up for as much as half the line's planned capacity. The timeframe for the Gateway Pipeline reveals how eager Chinese conglomerates are to get a strategic foothold ...

  2. China Strategic stock plunges as bid fails

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Shares of China Strategic Holdings plunged 40 per cent yesterday after its US$2.15 billion bid with partner Primus Financial to buy Nan Shan Life Insurance from American ... cent before closing at 31 HK cents. China Strategic, a loss-making battery products trader and manufacturer, had hoped to branch into the insurance business by acquiring Nan Shan, ...

  3. Tensions grow over strategic minerals

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Tension between China and its trading partners over access to key strategic minerals look set to increase after controversial calls last week from a mainland mining executive ... tighter restrictions on exports, and the accumulation of strategic reserves of metals and minerals that were important to the nation's defence industry. 'Disordered competition among ...

  4. China Strategic did not check partner's funding

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee, Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick and Amanda Lee China Strategic Holdings, which is facing opposition in Taipei to its US$2.15 billion buyout of Taiwan's largest life insurer, admitted it had ... denied the claim. At a press conference, China Strategic director Raymond Or Ching-fai, a former chief of Hang Seng Bank, said his company did not have mainland shareholders. 'There ...

  5. Regulator questions China Strategic bid

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Taiwan's financial regulator said yesterday it was not convinced China Strategic Holdings had a long-term interest in running Nan Shan Life after the Hong Kong-listed firm said on Tuesday Taiwanese credit-card issuer Chinatrust Financial Holding would acquire 30 per cent of the insurer for US$660 million. China Strategic would get a 9.95 per cent stake ...

  6. Beijing to press US for market access

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... by Vice-Premier Wang Qishan and the US team led by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson will meet for the fourth round of the China-US Strategic Economic Dialogue today and tomorrow at the US Naval Academy ... The SED [strategic economic dialogue] may raise expectations for mergers and acquisitions in the US,' Ms Ulrich said. Some US companies were in distress as a result of the credit crisis, ...

  7. Economic forces drive expansion

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Corporate policy-making in the financial world can involve all kinds of complexities, but in the end it comes down to one simple rule: follow the money. So, with every economic ... private bankers with 15 to 20 years' experience. Having been through one, if not more, full economic cycles, they have likely seen it all, so they are ideally placed to offer clients ...

  8. Key sectors limiting economic growth potential

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... economic growth, a new study says. Die-hard central planners, inefficient bureaucracy and unrealistic price controls are hampering investment in crucial sectors, says a 200-page report, The Dragon ... of the economy, creating shortages and bottlenecks that threaten to slow economic growth. In contrast, China's ports, first opened to private investment and management 20 years ago, are a model ...

  9. US think tank urges bilateral investment pact

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... restarted in the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue last year, but yielded little substance other than emphasising greater economic co-operation. Renewed calls for an equal-footing investment ... economy, but expects negotiations will be 'long and tortuous'. In a report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, it said ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo considers buying BlackBerry maker as an option

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... is assessing potential acquisition targets and strategic alliances, including a deal with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, as the second-largest producer of personal computers tries to bolster its mobile-device business. "We are looking at all opportunities- RIM and many others," chief financial officer Wong Wai Ming said in an interview at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting ...




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