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Arroyo set to cull the fat cows

They used to be called - with equal measures of fear and loathing - the government-owned or controlled cows: fat cows, milking cows, holy cows.

Wednesday, 13 October, 2004, 12:00am

Arroyo set to cull the fat cows

They used to be called - with equal measures of fear and loathing - the government-owned or controlled cows: fat cows, milking cows, holy cows. But if Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's recent warnings are to be believed, these government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) are headed for the slaughterhouse.

13 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

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picc property mulls fate of assets at hantang

14 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

ICBC gets US$400m boost for expansion

ICBC (Asia), the Hong Kong-listed unit of the mainland's biggest bank, has raised US$400 million to finance its continued aggressive expansion.

13 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

CKI bags British gas network as its largest foreign purchase

Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (CKI) has made its largest overseas acquisition, buying a profitable gas distribution project in north England for GBP1.39 billion (HK$19.45 billion).

1 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

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China life blames format for results report error

31 Aug 2004 - 12:00am