China National Petroleum Corp has pulled out of a deal to develop Iran’s South Pars field. Photo: AP

Chinese state oil firm withdraws from US$5 billion deal to develop Iranian natural gas field, Tehran says

  • South Pars field agreement, struck after Iran’s 2015 nuclear pact, appears to be latest business casualty of US pressure campaign on Tehran
  • French oil company Total SA pulled out of project earlier due to US sanctions on Iran
Topic |   China economy

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China National Petroleum Corp has pulled out of a deal to develop Iran’s South Pars field. Photo: AP
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Hunter Biden is listed as a director of BHR Equity Investment Fund Management Company. Photo: AP

Joe Biden’s son listed as director at China-backed equity firm, government filings show

  • Former US vice-president Joe Biden’s son is listed as a director of a state-backed equity fund in China, official government filings show
  • Pictures of Hunter Biden have been removed from the website of BHR Equity Investment Fund Management Company, but role is unchanged
Topic |   Donald Trump

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Hunter Biden is listed as a director of BHR Equity Investment Fund Management Company. Photo: AP
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