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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why no travel alert for mainland China with this grim toll?

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:42am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Travelling in mainland China is becoming more risky. In yesterday’s South China Morning Post, we read that six people were wounded in a knife attack at Guangzhou railway station. This is the third attack on a mainland railway station in the past two months. Last week, there was an explosion in Urumqi  that resulted in the deaths of two attackers and one civilian,  ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Prada to open 80 more stores worldwide in next 12 months

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:58pm by Denise Tsang

    ... such as Urumqi in Xinjiang, where there was a growing population of big spenders and an appetite for luxury handbags. Analysts expect the mainland's economic growth to taper off to 7 per cent ...

  3. News - China

    Economy suffers as racial tensions simmer in troubled Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... in the provincial capital Urumqi on July 5. Instead it is Uygurs who tout raw precious stones to the few passers-by while Lao, an experienced stone carver in his late 40s, wonders what he will do next. ... of Saimachang, or Racecourse, in Urumqi before one of them was fatally shot and the other suffered serious injuries. Meanwhile, protests inside and outside Hotan that same week left an unknown number ...

  4. Business - Economy - DEVELOPMENT

    China's economic planner approves 170b yuan of building projects

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Rail and electricity plans have been approved in cities like Fuzhou, Beijing and Urumqi NDRC approves 170b yuan of building projects The National ... on the funds available," said Masterlink Securities analyst James Chung. On Monday, NDRC approved a 31.2 billion yuan project to build seven metro rail lines totalling 212 kilometres in Urumqi ...

  5. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Heavily indebted China Railway Corp expected to raise freight rates

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:35am by Celine Sun

    ... to Urumqi in Xinjiang by train is about 500 yuan, compared with 700 yuan by highway. Despite the price gap, it would take as long as 10 days to ship the goods by train, considering the application ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Briefs, November 28, 2012

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, AGENCIES

    ... City subway projects receive green light The National Development and Reform Commission has approved construction of two city subway projects worth 49 billion yuan (HK$61 billion). Shanghai Securities News reported the agency had approved construction of a second subway line in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province, and the first two subway lines in Urumqi, the capital ...

  7. Business - Property

    Half mainland city home prices go up

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... "steadfastly" enforce property controls, Housing Minister Jiang Weixin said at a press conference in Beijing last week. The northwestern city of Urumqi led the gains in October, with a 0.5 per cent ...

  8. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    China's port operators to increase rail links to inland cities

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... in the year to June 30. Terminals in 10 more cities, include Shenzhen, Tianjin and Urumqi. Yim said container volumes have risen by about 10 per cent a year since rail container services to Shekou ...



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