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  1. Hunan bridge was doomed to collapse, villagers say

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Residents blame shoddy materials and bad engineering The stone bridge that collapsed in Hunan's Fenghuang county was doomed to fall, villagers said yesterday, accusing ... they decided not go back again,' Mr Tang said. 'The villagers didn't place high hopes on the bridge anyway. We thought it was going to collapse sooner or later, by the way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604409/hunan-bridge-was-doomed-collapse-villagers-say
  2. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Collapse of Civilisation, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:15pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Collapse of Western Civilisation by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway Columbia University Press 4 stars David Wilson Cast your mind forward to the year 2393. From that vantage ... result is a kind of apocalypse: the Great Collapse of 2093. Post-collapse, the nation that retains most clout and control is authoritarian, centralised China. As the sea surges, China builds new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1546503/book-review-collapse-civilisation-naomi-oreskes-and-erik-conway
  3. Nine still missing after collapse of Foshan bridge

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Guangzhou Rescue work continued yesterday as at least nine people and four vehicles were confirmed as still missing following Friday's collapse of a bridge in Foshan, Guangdong province, officials said. A sand barge on the West River, or Xijiang, struck a Jiujiang Bridge support pillar at 5.15am on Friday, Foshan vice-mayor Deng Weigen said. 'There were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597175/nine-still-missing-after-collapse-foshan-bridge
  4. News - China - COMMEMORATION

    Xi Jinping blasts Japan at 77th anniversary ceremony of Marco Polo Bridge Incident

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 12:38pm by Andrea Chen, Lawrence Chung

    ... more 1,000 people at a ceremony in Beijing to mark the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident which sparked the war. Besides stepping up its campaign against Japan's lifting ... Japan's wartime atrocities. Watch: Archive newsreel about the Marco Polo Bridge incident  "No one can revise history and truth," Xi said during the ceremony. "Chinese people who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548632/xi-jinping-blasts-japan-77th-anniversary-ceremony-marco-polo-bridge
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who can build a bridge to Hong Kong's discontented youth?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Mike Rowse says officials must find a way to reconnect with young people Who can build a bridge to our discontented youth? The gulf between our young people and the administration now yawns like a chasm the size of the Grand Canyon. Almost 800,000 people voting in the referendum, perhaps half a million marching in blazing heat and pouring rain. It's probably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546650/who-can-build-bridge-hong-kongs-discontented-youth
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    More survivors found in India building collapse rubble as death toll rises to 26

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 01:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi More than a dozen people still believed to be trapped in the debris Emergency workers pulled out three more survivors from the rubble of a collapsed ... survivors were rescued overnight as hundreds of rescue workers toiled round the clock. Watch: Dozens killed and trapped after building collapsed in southern India “Three people have been pulled out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544208/more-survivors-found-india-building-collapse-rubble-death-toll-rises-26
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian construction firm bosses held after fatal housing project collapse

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 06:55pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi At least 22 dead, at least dozen missing after two blocks of flats crumble in monsoon downpours Construction firm bosses held after fatal collapse Police in southern India have detained two construction company directors as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for workers buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543060/least-9-killed-dozens-trapped-after-building-collapse-south-india
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young and old must work to bridge generation gap

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Recruitment experts say older bosses need to learn how to get most out of recruits Young and old must work to bridge generation gap One day last year, a manager of a financial company sat patiently in his office waiting for a second interview with a fresh university graduate. An interviewee showed up, but there was one problem: he wasn't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546005/young-and-old-must-work-bridge-generation-gap
  9. Business - China Business - DEBT

    Bankruptcies rock loan guarantors in China

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Daniel Ren

    ... loan-shark schemes in Wenzhou resulted in the collapse of the city's economy, with dozens of underground banking operators and investors either committing suicide or fleeing the country. The government felt loan guarantors could bridge the gap between cash-hungry businesses and financial institutions. Borrowers without enough collateral could use loan guarantee services to access ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1548282/bankruptcies-rock-loan-guarantors-china
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Experts see lengthy downturn, but no collapse for China's property sector

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com While home prices will consolidate, government to ease cooling measures to avert a hard landing Experts see lengthy downturn, but no collapse Be prepared for the downturn in mainland property to last for several years, but fears of a market collapse are overblown, industry consultants say. While it is inevitable that home prices will consolidate, they say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1539687/experts-see-lengthy-downturn-no-collapse-chinas-property

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