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簡體中文: 中資企業在海外投資

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5 October 2019

Laos: Cancellation of Chinese coal co. concession eyed for failure to give villagers compensation for damage caused

Author: Ounkeo Souksavanh & Eugene Whong, Radio Free Asia

"Provincial Official in Laos Wants to Cancel Concession for Chinese Coal Company", 2 October 2019...

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3 October 2019

Lawyers discuss human rights dimensions of Chinese investments in extractive sector in Africa

Author: African Law & Business (UK)

"IBASeoul: Beyond the Belt and Road"...

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30 September 2019

China Huadian Engineering's response to coal plant project in Bali

Author: China Huadian Engineering Co. Ltd.

[The response was originally written in Chinese. This excerpt translation is provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre.]...

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30 September 2019
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Author: 中國華電科工集團有限公司

... 我們對貴司的關注表示感謝。 巴厘島電廠始終嚴格遵守印度尼西亞的相關法律法規和相關國際標準,審批手續完善,經營活動合法合規。目前,巴厘島電廠的各項環保檢測數據表明,實際排放水平均遠低于要求值。 巴厘島電廠自商業運行以來,為巴厘島及周邊地區提供了大量安全、穩定和高質量的電力供應,有力促進了地區經濟的發展。同時,我們積極履行企業的社會責任,并為當地提供了大量的就業機會… ?

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29 September 2019

Indonesia: Locals complain of environmental and livelihood problems from coal plant by subsidiary of China Huadian Engineering in Bali; incl. company response

A coal-fired power plant built on Bali’s north coast has been accused of providing inadequate compensation for land acquisition, causing damage to local livelihoods and health, and harming the environment on land and at sea, according to a report...

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28 September 2019

Kenya: Workers accuse Chinese owned Silzha abattoir of flouting health standards & failure to pay workers; company comments

Author: Bakari Angela, Standard Digital (Kenya)

"Turkana-based Chinese donkey abattoir on spot over unfit meat, animal theft"...

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26 September 2019

Ghana: Analysts argue that banning foreign investment in small-scale gold mining won't mitigate environmental damage

Author: Gabriel Botchwey and Gordon Crawford, The Conversation

"Lifting the lid on Ghana's illegal small-scale mining problem", 25 September 2019....

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23 September 2019

China continues to expand portfolio of green finance and clean energy projects in MENA, according to research

Author: Ossman Elnaggar, The Diplomat

“China’s Growing “Green” Engagement in MENA”, 19 Sep 2019...

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17 September 2019

Local people challenge coal plant expansion in Bali

Author: Tommy Apriando, China Dialogue

… The plant [a coal-fired power plant on 40 hectares of north Bali’s coast] has three units totalling 426 megawatts of capacity, and produces up to two-fifths of Bali’s electricity. The addition of two units would more than double the plant’s capacity...

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17 September 2019
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Author: 中外對話

… 這個電廠(巴厘島北部沿海建起的一座占地40公頃的燃煤發電)共有3個發電機組,裝機容量426兆瓦,占巴厘島發電量的五分之二。新增兩臺發電機組后,電廠的裝機容量將達到1086兆瓦。但是在這個熱門景區登巴薩以北100公里的偏遠地區,電廠并沒有讓當地農民和漁民受益。...

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