Industry insider says almost all jade mining companies had a “hidden” Chinese investor, who would provide capital, funding and sometimes the necessary skills. Photo: AP
Industry insider says almost all jade mining companies had a “hidden” Chinese investor, who would provide capital, funding and sometimes the necessary skills. Photo: AP

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Industry insider says almost all jade mining companies had a “hidden” Chinese investor, who would provide capital, funding and sometimes the necessary skills. Photo: AP
Industry insider says almost all jade mining companies had a “hidden” Chinese investor, who would provide capital, funding and sometimes the necessary skills. Photo: AP
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