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Boris accused over “secret” £500m Chinese takeaway

London Mayor Boris Johnson entered into a secret agreement with a Chinese billionaire six months before a £500 million scheme to build a replica Crystal Palace was announced publicly, a group of local residents allege in a letter sent to their … Continue reading

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Chinese government has role in £500m Crystal Palace scheme

The major financial backer behind the ZhongRohn Group, which wants to build a £500million replica of the Victorian Crystal Palace as a hotel and entertainment complex on public open space at the top of Sydenham Hill, is the Chinese government. … Continue reading

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East Surrey water company sold to Japanese for £165m

The Japanese have beaten China in a business battle for ownership of a significant south London utility, with trading powerhouse Sumitomo Corporation acquiring 100 per cent of East Surrey Holdings, the parent company of Sutton and East Surrey Water, for … Continue reading

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