Reuters’ Ben Blanchard reports new rules on the handling of state secrets in China. The...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 19, 2010
The latest cyber attack reportedly originating in China was waged against several mining companies as four employees of Rio Tinto were being arrested in China. From Bloomberg: Rio Tinto Group faced cyber attacks from China at...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2010
The Financial Times has a report on Rio Tinto in the wake of the conviction of four of its employees in China: At its annual general meeting on Thursday, Rio came closer than before to acknowledging scepticism over the grounds...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 8, 2010
Australian Stern Hu will not appeal his guilty verdict for bribery in the Rio Tinto, but at least two of his colleagues will, Bloomberg reports: Stern Hu, the former Rio Tinto Group official given 10 years in prison in China for...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 29, 2010
The four Rio Tinto employees on trial in China for bribery and stealing commercial secrets have been found guilty and sentenced to prison. From the New York Times: They were given sentences of 7 years to 14 years in prison, and...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 25, 2010
A verdict in the trial of four Rio Tinto employees on bribery charges is expected Monday. From Business Week: Rio has been advised of the verdict date, the London-based company said in an e-mailed statement today. Australian...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 22, 2010
AP reports on the trial of four Rio TInto executives who are on trial in Shanghai for bribery: The admissions of bribe taking — although no details of the allegations have been released — are a blow for Rio Tinto at a time when...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 21, 2010
The trial of Stern Hu and the three other Rio Tinto employees charged with espionage and bribery has opened in Shanghai. From Reuters: Four police vans swept into the court in Shanghai, China’s financial hub, while foreign...
by cschultz | Feb 10, 2010
From the LA Times: China has indicted four employees of the British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto for alleged bribery and theft of commercial secrets, a move that paves the way for a trial in a case that has already elicited...
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