Conflict & Justice

Rio Tinto trial in China worries foreign investors

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The trial in China of four executives of mining giant Rio Tinto has ended, a defense lawyer has said. However no verdict has been announced. The executives � Australian Stern Hu and his three Chinese colleagues � were charged with bribery and secrets theft. The trial has heightened concerns among the foreign business community in China. The World's Mary Kay Magistad is in Beijing.

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