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  1. Buildings will block ocean view, claims councillor

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A Kowloon City district councillor yesterday claimed that the sea view from the Hunghom Peninsula would be obstructed by high-rise commercial buildings to be built on two plots ... residential project. Mr Chan said the refuse associated with tearing down the development would be transported to the mainland, which could endanger the health of workers there. Kowloon City district ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/481417/buildings-will-block-ocean-view-claims-councillor
  2. French giant buys control of city's trams

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Celine Sun

    ... rail services serving 40 large cities in more than two dozen countries. It sees its acquisition of a stake in Hongkong Tramways as part of its long-term China strategy. The company operates bus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676162/french-giant-buys-control-citys-trams
  3. Retail colossus to give city extra market boost

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... biggest retail project has given an extra boost to the British city's flourishing residential market, property experts say. Bullring's opening in Birmingham city centre in September represents the latest stage in the rebuilding of Britain's second city. Designed by architects Benoy, Bullring is a GBP500 million (about $6.58 billion) complex of 130 shops, cafes, restaurants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435947/retail-colossus-give-city-extra-market-boost
  4. Fuelling the region's economy

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... languages. 'Hong Kong is a fantastic base for our operations due to a number of different factors. 'Geographically, the city is at the heart of the Asia-Pacific region, and its proximity ... development and prosperity for the region's people,' he says. Al-Ajmi says the city is also a great place in which to live and work. 'We also benefit from the dynamism and the fast pace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725354/fuelling-regions-economy
  5. Octopus asks tribunal to strike out claim

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Paggie Leung

    ... would be donated to the city's Community Chest for charity. Octopus chief executive Prudence Chan Bik-wah resigned last month as a consequence of the row. Meanwhile, Benjamin Hung Pi-cheng, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723780/octopus-asks-tribunal-strike-out-claim
  6. Groupon bargain site launched on mainland

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will get free daily e-mails alerting them to the deals. The service will initially cover Beijing and Shanghai, with plans to extend to other mainland cities. 'We are excited to be in China, ... in cities worldwide. On the mainland, GaoPeng.com combines Groupon's global group-buying experience with Tencent's in-depth knowledge of Chinese online communities. Tencent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739541/groupon-bargain-site-launched-mainland
  7. Glow for it

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... shopping complexes have already switched on their seasonal displays, with Harbour City and Times Square the first to do so. This year, Harbour City only strung lights along the boulevard leading to the mall entrance and around the door. Andy Tong Siu-wing, the designer behind the display, says the Harbour City entrance features 200,000 LED bulbs mixed with other types of lights and mechanical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698806/glow-it
  8. Patient predator stalking HK's largest local lender

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... the city's largest local lender, Bank of East Asia (BEA), and Guoco Group, the empire of Malaysian tycoon Quek Leng Chan. Ever since the bank's share price was hit by the financial crisis ... triceps. Bring in the interests of Beijing and the tricky question of whether the city's largest local bank should go to a non-resident, and the battle can only get better. The result ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697613/patient-predator-stalking-hks-largest-local-lender
  9. Citi China posts 99pc jump in profit

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... alliance. The proposed tie-up might lead to Chinatrust buying stakes in mainland banks held by HSBC and Citi, the report said. HSBC owns stakes in Bank of Communications and Bank of Shanghai, while ... growth in deposits and lending. Net profit at the mainland-incorporated unit reached 665 million yuan, but no comparative figures were given. A spokesman at Citi said the figures excluded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636559/citi-china-posts-99pc-jump-profit
  10. Millions of Indians embrace the latest youth trend - voting

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... to vote: 'If you aren't voting, that means you are sleeping.' Rock concerts in such cities as Bangalore have also promoted voting among the young crowds. Even fast-food chain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678000/millions-indians-embrace-latest-youth-trend-voting

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