The logo of CNPC (China National Petroleum Corporation) is pictured at the 26th World Gas Conference in Paris, France, June 2, 2015. Photo: Reuters

China’s oil behemoth gets a marquee address at The Center

A company called C.H.M.T Peaceful Development Asia Property yesterday agreed to pay Hong Kong’s tycoon Li Ka-shing a record HK$40.2 billion (US$5.15 billion) for the city’s fifth-tallest tower, in what agents say is the world’s most expensive transaction for a single building.