Archive for October, 2007
World’s biggest aluminum producer eyes Chinese market

    NANNING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The world’s biggest aluminum producer, Rio Tinto Alcan sees China’s growing aluminum market as an opportunity to expand business.     “Rio Tinto has to some extent ignored the Chinese market before the acquisition of Alcan. But the strong development of aluminum industry has attracted us to look for more business opportunities […]

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UNDP to fund China-Vietnam cross-border economic cooperation zones

    NANNING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will provide fund to promote the construction of two China-Vietnam cross-border economic cooperation zones, a Chinese official said here frameBorder=0 width=604 height=28> IAEA sees important step in solving Iran nuke issue [China] Chang’e-1 lunar probe completes third orbital transfer [World]Most California fires contained, residents […]

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Chinese investment in ASEAN countries increasing rapidly

    NANNING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — More and more Chinese businessmen are launching and expanding their businesses in Southeast Asian countries, counterbalancing previous capital flows in an overwhelmingly single opposite direction, officials and businessmen said at an frameBorder=0 width=604 height=28> IAEA sees important step in solving Iran nuke issue [China] Chang’e-1 lunar probe completes third orbital […]

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Transnational think-tank for Pan Beibu Gulf zone to form soon

    NANNING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is expected to form a transnational think-tank soon to mull strategies for economic development in the Pan Beibu Gulf zone, a Chinese official said here Tuesday.     “The Chinese government has had talks with all the ASEAN countries in the Pan Beibu […]

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ASEAN expect more power development, cooperation program with China

    NANNING, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) — Members of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) expressed here Monday the hope that Chinese power companies could expand cooperation with them in the field of electric power generation.     “Energy Ministers from the ASEAN agreed to establish a transnational power grid. We welcome Chinese companies to participate in bilateral and […]

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China completes tunnel for new west-to-east gas pipeline

    YICHANG, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) — Workers frameBorder=0 width=604 height=28> Exit polls: first  Argentine lady wins    [China]Minister nomination, law bills endorsed    [World]Iraq continues to witness surge of violent attacks     [Science]Discovery: astronauts wrap up 2nd spacewalk [Biz]PetroChina attracts record subscriptions [Popular]Golden Rooster Film Gala concludes

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Int’l contracts with total investment of $3.25 bln inked at China-ASEAN Expo

Chinese Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan (front L) and Bruneian Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah (front R) inaugurates the Brunei exhibiting area in the Nanning International Exhibition Center prior to the opening of the 4th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, capital of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 28, 2008. The 4-day expo started here frameBorder=0 width=604 […]

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Shanghai GDP to hit record US$160b this year

    BEIJING, Oct. 29 — Shanghai’s gross domestic product is expected to reach a record 1.2 trillion yuan (US$160 billion) this year, keeping a double-digit growth for 16 straight years, said Mayor Han Zheng yesterday during a forum.     In the first nine months this year, Shanghai’s economy swelled 13.4 percent, Han said at the 19th International Business […]

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1st bank-invested trust company inaugurated

    WUHAN, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) — China’s first bank-invested trust company is officially set up in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, on Sunday.     The new trust company is held by the Bank of Communications (BOCOM), China’s fifth largest lender, and Hubei provincial finance department, which control 85 percent and 15 percent of the total […]

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China & Philippines sign minutes of meeting on import and export food safety

    NANNING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) — China and the Philippines on Sunday signed the minutes of meeting on import and export food safety in the southern China city of Nanning.     Under the document, signed between China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and the Philippine Department of Health during the first China-ASEAN Ministerial […]

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