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  1. Shanghai builds infrastructure after scandal

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lilian Zhang Shanghai is moving forward with a number of infrastructure projects that had been mired in a corruption scandal, giving rise to speculation the commercial hub is back ... billion) investment to improve transport infrastructure on the Bund. Shanghai will divert most motor vehicles on Zhongshan East Road to a 3.3km tunnel to ease congestion. The city will narrow ...

  2. Company profile- Shanghai Industrial

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The principal activities at Shanghai Industrial Holdings include developing infrastructure facilities, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and distributing consumer products, and providing information technology. ...

  3. Shanghai in new spending spree

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Shanghai plans to spend more than 100 billion yuan (HK$122.9 billion) in the next few years on infrastructure projects ranging from roads and bridges to affordable housing. And the municipal government's main infrastructure firm, Shanghai Chengtou Corporation, says it will partly fund the projects by issuing 2.5 billion yuan of one-year bonds. ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    China Development Bank loans point to stealthy economic stimulus

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, JANE CAI

    ... three provinces funding boost China Development Bank (CDB) has agreed to fund massive infrastructure borrowing by three mainland provincial governments in the latest sign of an effort by Beijing ... the bank would lend Jiangsu money for improvements to its urban infrastructure and upgrade the regional transport network. Remote and underdeveloped Qinghai in the northwest would get cash ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Will the dealmakers go to Shanghai's financial centre?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com International financial executives will need good reasons to travel to Shanghai, with Beijing already a more important destination for them Will the dealmakers go to Shanghai's financial centre? How can Shanghai get ready to be a financial centre by 2020? We've talked about world-class infrastructure, freedom of capital flows, ...

  6. News - China - FOCUS

    Shanghai's Disney park major beneficiary of HK$314b Agbank loan

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, JANE CAI

    ... as most of the money went to state-owned enterprises and big national infrastructure projects rather than helping private small and medium-sized companies, which often struggle to secure funding. ... infrastructure. Agbank would support "the construction of key international tourism and resort projects in Shanghai, in particular the Disneyland project" and it would also "play an active ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong is falling behind the innovation curve

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... they need to innovate. And for innovation to happen, we need governments to build the right infrastructure, and individuals who strive to improve themselves and their environment. If we look at how ...

  8. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai mulls growth plan for 'last virgin territory' Chongming Island

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... on the mainland since 2008 because its economic growth has been hit by weak external demand. The city that hosted the extravagant World Expo in 2010 is also feeling the pinch of slowing infrastructure construction. The city government shelled out some US$95 billion on infrastructure before the World Expo. Shanghai's then mayor, Han Zheng, told a government conference last year that the city ...

  9. BIGGER and better

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... infrastructure was also not ready to support any large MICE events. Today, it is a completely different story. Beijing and Shanghai now have full infrastructure in place to support events of any size. Second-tier cities, such as Chengdu, Lijiang, Sanya and Xian, are also getting popular as destinations for MICE events. In recent years, these cities' infrastructure and accessibility have also ...

  10. Shanghai halts plans for new subway line

    Posted Jul 15th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to slow down investment in infrastructure. The delay might help cool the economy, but could hamper the city's ability to deal with worsening traffic, an official involved in the project said ... is not the first city to delay an infrastructure project because of government attempts to slow the economy. The eastern cities of Suzhou and Hangzhou have shelved subway projects, though Guangzhou ...




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