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19 February 2006

China's investment, clout in Africa cause concern

Author: Laurie Goering, Chicago Tribune

All told, Chinese investment on the long-neglected continent has mushroomed from $10 billion in 2000 to $18 billion in 2003...China's willingness to deal with rogue regimes, to overlook public corruption and to push ahead with projects regardless of...

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1 December 2005

The China model

Author: Ben Schiller, Open Democracy

[China's] model of international development is of increasing concern to NGOs, international financial institutions and Western companies trying to improve transparency and human rights, and develop “capacity” in poor countries. The worry is that...

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18 October 2005

Burma’s Missing Timber Millions: Destination China

Author: Global Witness

A new report, launched today by Global Witness...“A Choice for China – Ending the destruction of Burma’s northern frontier forests”, details shocking new evidence of the massive illicit plunder of Burma’s forests by Chinese logging companies...[Jon...

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26 August 2002

Malaysia names builders for controversial mega-dam

Author: Reuters

Malaysia appointed builders last week for its long-delayed $2.4 billion Bakun dam, awarding the deal to a consortium led by a unit of local conglomerate Sime Darby, together with a Chinese infrastructure firm. The hydro-electric power project in...

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