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  1. African conflicts pressure China's neutrality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... into African nations plagued by instability or violence or threats of civil war, that stance will not remain tenable, says a US researcher on Africa. 'The Chinese have traditionally taken ... but the threat of violence continues to overhang the country. In March last year, clashes broke out in its capital, Freetown, between supporters of the opposition party, the Sierra Leone People's ...

  2. Over 20 groups join boycott against Cafe de Coral in wage dispute

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... 'We're worried that other industries will follow this wage structure by using legal loopholes. It's time to stand up against these tycoons. Hongkongers are angry.' He questioned ...

  3. Firms to appeal against charter ruling

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Jinhui Shipping and Transportation, Goldbeam Shipping and ship-broking outfit Clarksons Asia are likely to appeal against a decision yesterday by Admiralty Court judge Anselmo ... and Clarksons have already won an arbitration in London against Parakou Shipping. But the Singapore company has disputed the arbitration decision which was not legally binding. Charles Sussex, acting ...

  4. Complex demographics, historical errors make co-existence delicate

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... per cent of the population of Xinjiang's capital Han and only 24 per cent Uygur, Beijing will find it hard to cope with the aftermath of the violence that erupted this week. 'In ... were willing to co-operate. Beijing-based anti-terrorism expert Li Wei suggested the central government step up the propaganda offensive against Rebiya Kadeer, the chairwoman of the exiled ...

  5. Rio Tinto duo appeal against bribery and theft convictions

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Two of the four Rio Tinto employees jailed by a Shanghai court last week after a closed-door trial are appealing against their convictions for accepting bribes and theft of commercial secrets. Lawyers representing mainland citizens Wang Yong, who received a 14-year prison sentence, and Liu Caikui, who was jailed for seven years, said both men were filing appeals, Agence ...

  6. US court rules against Taishan Gypsum over drywall defects

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A United States judge has ruled against Taishan Gypsum in a default judgment over its export of an allegedly defective building material called drywall, because the mainland ... a motion asking the court to rule against Taishan Gypsum because the company had not responded to the lawsuit. Documents indicated Taishan Gypsum received notice of the suit in May. A default ...

  7. SFC files criminal lawsuit against Vongroup chief

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Securities and Futures Commission continued its crackdown on market malpractices yesterday, with its first criminal case against a chief executive of a listed company for giving misleading information to the market. The SFC started proceedings against David Vong Tat-ieong, the chief executive and major shareholder of Vongroup, which operates a smart card finance ...

  8. Business sector unites against longer blackout

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Pressure is building on the Hong Kong stock exchange after a collection of listed companies, industry associations and top corporate executives published an open letter in all local newspapers today protesting against an amendment that extends the stock trading 'blackout period'. Under the amendment, which is scheduled to be implemented next month, directors ...

  9. CRCC, Tongling buy Corriente for C$679m

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to be in response to protests against mining operations. There have been reports alleging acts of violence towards anti-Corriente protesters. In 2007, for example, Ecuadorian congressman Salvador Quishpe ... and has faced violent protests against its mining operations in the Latin American nation in recent years. 'The board of Corriente has unanimously determined that the offer is in the best ...

  10. Korean staff protest against E-Land listing

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man South Korean workers performed a 'three steps, one bow' protest yesterday against the Hong Kong stock market listing of fashion retailer E-Land World's mainland arm. Two dozen people, including 11 from South Korea, shouted 'Against E-Land' while kneeling and bowing- wearing gloves and knee braces- their way up the Bank of China Tower's ...




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