Steve Toloken

Title Staff Reporter / Asia Bureau Chief
Phone +86 (20) 3763-2510

Recent Articles

Apr 18   Lumena suspends trading, delays report amid claims of 'misrepresenting' financials

Apr 18   UK firm Colloids to build its first masterbatch facility in China

Apr 14   Chinese plastic pipe production grows 10 percent

Apr 10   US, European investors begin a broader look at Asia beyond China

Apr 10   Vietnam economy shows signs of bouncing back from slowdown

Apr 07   Two Chinese plastic pipe makers eye IPOs, as industry expects consolidation

Apr 03   China's pipe makers adopt voluntary code in face of safety worries

Mar 31   Chinese police, protestors, clash over proposed paraxylene plant

Mar 27   Hong Kong's TK Group to open new molding plant in Suzhou

Mar 27   Engel to open second plant in China

Mar 26   Haitian reports record sales and profit on 'mild' recovery in China

Mar 24   Ineos fears wave of copycat acrylonitrile factories

Mar 21   Evco to build $4 million factory for medical, precision molding

Mar 21   Ineos sues Sinopec for trade secret violations, fears 'major harm' to its acrylonitrile business

Mar 20   Email fraud plagues Ohio company trying to recover $500,000 payment

Mar 18   Pipe maker Lesso benefits from urbanization in China

Mar 13   Amid challenges, Vietnam's TTP says rising incomes push growth

Mar 11   Malaysia's LSS expanding, sees work migrating from China

Mar 06   Korea's Dongshin looks at Vietnam molding machine factory

Mar 03   Helped by Chinese demand, Ngai Hing Hong reports sales gain

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