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  1. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    UN Security Council members mull South Sudan sanctions as attacks continue

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:14pm by Reuters in New York

    ... fire on the base, killing some 58 people and wounding 98, including two Indian peacekeepers, the United Nations said. Thousands of people have been killed and tens of thousands have sought ... Reuters in New York Security Council meets in closed-door session to consider action against warring factions in South Sudan United Nation Security Council members are considering ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US rebukes Israel for ‘biggest West Bank land grab in 30 years’

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters and Agence France-Presse

    ... of 1,000 housing units at the site. Peace Now said the land seizure was the largest announced by Israel in the West Bank since the 1980s and that anyone with ownership claims had 45 days to appeal. ... territory at the weekend. Dozens of Filipino UN peacekeepers escaped overnight on Saturday after rebels rammed their Golan Heights outpost with armed trucks. The UN said its troops "remain ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Standard Chartered nears sale of PrimeCredit consumer unit

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters StanChart consumer unit sale on track Standard Chartered is in advanced talks to sell its Hong Kong consumer finance business to finance firm Pepper Australia in a deal that could ... to Asian consumers does not fit with its current outlook. Pepper and Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises were the top two contenders for the London-based bank's PrimeCredit unit, racing ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tycoons' visit to capital reflects Beijing's desire for united front

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Comprehensive guest list is Beijing's way of bridging political divisions on reform Tycoons' visit shows desire for united front The comprehensive nature of the list of Hong Kong business leaders invited to Beijing underlines the central government's wish to forge a strong united front among the city's elite amid heated ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping's guiding principles are still in play today

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Teddy Ng

    ... peacekeeping missions. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said China had less than 100 peacekeepers in 2000; the UN noted that, as of July, the nation had deployed nearly 2,200 ... wondered if he was breaking with Deng Xiaoping's admonition that China should not attract attention and "lie low", avoiding confrontation in foreign affairs to keep the nation ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - DISPOSALS

    CASH unit’s stake sale talk boosts shares

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 12:38pm by Eric Ng

    ... morning after a memorandum of understanding was signed on a possible sale of a stake in the unit to a potential mainland buyer. But they soon gave up their gains as the firms cautioned that a deal might or might not be sealed. “There is no assurance that any transactions referred to in this joint announcement will materialise or eventually be consummated,” CASH and its unit said ...

  7. Business - China Business - LISTINGS

    Sinopec plans US$1.5b listing for oilfield service unit

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:06am by ERIC NG AND REUTERS

    ... units of China National Offshore Oil Corp- the parent company of listed dominant offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC- when he headed the firm before joining China Petrochemical in 2011. Analysts ... Eric Ng and Reuters eric.mpng@scmp.com Sinopec plans spin-off of oilfield service unit China Petrochemical Corp, the parent firm of listed oil and gas major China Petroleum & Chemical ...

  8. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Fosun’s Portuguese unit top bidder for hospital operator Espirito

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:17am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Fidelidade-Companhia de Seguros, a Portuguese insurer subsidiary of Fosun International, China’s biggest listed privately owned conglomerate, has offered to take over hospital operator Espirito Santo Saude for €451 million (HK$4 ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For now, national action on climate is our best bet for change

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 02:28pm by Andrew Hammond

    ... Andrew Hammond Andrew Hammond says more leaders see a link to domestic interests For now, national action on climate is best bet for change Heads of state across the world are expected ... on the impressive, growing patchwork of national climate legislation and regulation across the world. In stark contrast to the slow pace of UN talks, such domestic action is advancing at an impressive clip. ...

  10. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... native Jordan to face terrorism charges. Reuters   UN peacekeepers freed after Syria capture AMMAN- Twenty-one United Nations peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels and held for three days in a southern Syrian village crossed safely into neighbouring Jordan, rebels and a UN official in Damascus said. The Filipino peacekeepers were seized in the village of Jamla by the Martyrs of Yarmouk ...




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