Breaking its silence over the detention of four employees, Rio Tinto (RTP) says allegations they...

|About: Rio Tinto plc (RIO)|By:, SA News Editor

Breaking its silence over the detention of four employees, Rio Tinto (RTP) says allegations they bribed Chinese officials are "wholly without foundation." On Thursday, a Chinese spokesman attacked criticism of its actions, calling it 'noise' and warning interventions would harm the interests of the detainees, and those of Australia.