Archive for the ‘Samoa’ Category

Chinese Investors and Samoan High Chief Plot A Cryptocurrency Hub In Paradise

Via Eurasia Review, a look at a curious Chinese-led cryptocurrency vision for Samoa: At a slickly choreographed event in Hong Kong on April 26, the island nation of Samoa was introduced to a vision of its future: cryptocurrency and stock trading epicenter of the South Pacific. Chinese officials and businessmen made speeches – their resumes […]

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Samoa Signs China Bilateral Agreement During Pacific Push By Beijing

Via The Guardian, a report that Samoa signed a bilateral agreement with China during Beijing’s recent Pacific push: Samoa signed a bilateral agreement with China on Saturday, promising “greater collaboration”, as Beijing’s foreign minister continues a tour of the Pacific that has sparked concern among western allies. The deal’s details are unclear, and come midway through a […]

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Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.