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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For an upside of Sino-Japanese rivalry, look to developing Africa

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:20pm by KAI XUE

    ... years ago is nearing fruition. New roads have been built, and those in bad condition repaired, across Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. When the final two projects are complete- one in the far north of Kenya, the other in central Tanzania- the pan-African highway will be a reality. This continuous paved road stretching from Cape Town to Cairo was first envisioned by the British ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's influence in Africa will only grow

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... in Tanzania's largest city, Dar es Salaam, and what strikes you? The fact that the overwhelming number of players are Chinese. If the Chinese are not quite everywhere in Africa, their numbers, investments and trade have mushroomed over the past 10 years. If one compares Chinese and US investment in Tanzania, there is no contest. China has been in Africa before. The first time was also ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Wildlife enriches the planet and those living on it

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by BRADNEE CHAMBERS, JOHN SCANLON

    ... The battle to save the elephant does not only have to be fought in the national parks of Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. It must also be fought in the hearts and minds of consumers in Hong Kong, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Unfair to paint China as a colonialist in Africa

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:31pm by He Yafei

    ... of a long-lasting friendship based on mutual benefit and support. Friendly relations go back several decades. China's signature aid project, the Tanzania-Zambia railroad, is a symbol of that strong ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi's African balancing act

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... That will require ties based on co-operation and mutual benefit. Xi set the right tone in a speech in Tanzania, the first of three African stops. He said there was a need to "respect Africa's ... and hire more local workers. Xi has reflected concerns well during his stops in Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo. He has unveiled training and scholarship programmes, pledged aid ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - IVORY TRADE

    Hong Kong takes the world closer to ending ivory's bloody trade

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:23am by PATRICK BERGIN

    ... as elephant tusks concealed in hidden compartments or underneath other products in shipping containers flow to Hong Kong's shores from Nigeria, Togo, Tanzania and other countries. In spite ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Educate public about lethal nature of ivory trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Kenya just seized by customs officers was the third in three months, following a similar shipment in November from Tanzania and a 3.8 tonne haul worth HK$27 million in two shipments from Kenya and Tanzania in October. This time the tusks were concealed in a shipment of architectural stones of similar shape. Officials deny that Hong Kong is becoming a regional hub for the illegal trade ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Dr Doom Marc Faber spells out the end game at CLSA Forum

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... are hosting a reception to raise awareness for a school based in Tanzania that fights poverty through education. The School of St Jude was founded in 2002 with the goal of educating children from ... from the school, and the effects are expected to ripple across Tanzania and beyond. Importantly the marketing for the school is primarily through independently organised events and word ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    The US mulls cyber-espionage crackdown and China targets drug traffickers

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 05:45am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Security Financial Times The US seeks a crackdown on cyber-espionage. Beijing Times* China announces a two-month anti-drug campaign in the Mekong region as opium production is booming. Xinhua A Ministry of Defence spokesman tries to quell speculation that a Chinese port project in Tanzania has military ties.   Politics China National Radio* Central Party School President ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Drug mules must find no welcome in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... in 14.5kg of methamphetamine, and two others were caught trying to import heroin from Tanzania, also recently. The failed attempts to smuggle illicit substances into Southeast Asia appear ...




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