“GZE wants a fair chance?”

Oil Refinery

In the local Dutch newspaper Antilliaans Dagblad (A.D.) of last weekend, Saturday, December 16, 2017, in the main article there is a curious headline, saying: “GZE wants a fair chance”. Too crazy for words that Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) still wants a fair chance after GZE itself has worked in the most unfair way with providing incorrect information More...

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