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  1. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    London’s less central areas will be next hot spots

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Selina McFall

    ... Selina McFall property.post@scmp.com Domestic buyers buoyed by mortgage schemes are driving demand outside prime central areas London's regeneration areas will be next property hot ... for the next area Also important are increasing confidence in the stability of lower-price, non-central areas, and the long-held tradition of British homeownership. All this adds up to swathes ...

  2. Law may be needed to stop historic Central area being overdeveloped

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... not be acceptable. Katty Law Ngar-ning, who leads a concern group that keeps an eye on development in Central and Western, said it was not only Government Hill but the wider historic area of Central ... Joyce Ng A heritage study of Government Hill calls for a legislative change to create a 'special protection area' to safeguard the historic zone from inappropriate development. ...

  3. Drought in south and central areas to continue

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The severe drought that has ravaged many southern and central provinces, leaving millions short of drinking water, will not ease soon, the top weather bureau says. Dry spells look set to continue and more areas are expected to be in the grip of drought, which has affected at least six provinces, central and local government officials warn. The China ...

  4. Imagine a central area with a rich street culture and trees

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Why can't Hong Kong have a downtown area- an area for people to enjoy while absorbing the unique vibes of this modern, cosmopolitan city? Unlike most great cities, Hong Kong lacks ... to save or renovate what is left of Hong Kong's central cultural urban treasures. There are some great proposals dealing with the street markets; the former Central Police Station; ...

  5. Central areas losing economic ground, report says

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi China's central region has the most sluggish economy in the country, not only lagging far behind prosperous coastal areas but also losing ground to western provinces, ... by the academy which showed the income gap between poorer, remote areas and more affluent coastal ones could reach as high as 18 times. Highlighting the scale of the task before the central and regional ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a no-go area in class, Eddie Ng warns

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:59am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Teachers' turn to get some plain speaking, from their top boss Eddie Ng, about the risks of egging on pupils or taking part in action Occupy Central sent to back of the class The education minister yesterday urged schools not to encourage their pupils to take part in Occupy Central- which he deems "unlawful"- in a reversal ...

  7. Study points to importance of Central's low-rise areas

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... groups of post-war buildings in Tai Ping Shan Street and Graham Street are the last two low-rise areas to be found in Central,' said Woo Pui-leng, an associate professor ... by high-rises in renewal projects. The development approach to areas above Hollywood Road was critical because these areas, including the former Central School site, linked the two low-rise districts. ...

  8. CapitaMalls bullish on mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... floor area of 88.6 million square feet and include 42 operating malls on the mainland and 15 in the pipeline. Ho said notwithstanding slowing economic growth, there would still be an uptrend ...

  9. Singapore

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... such entity. Its recently opened central-Singapore branch- it's fourth in the city- raises the bar in the short-term commercial space arena. Housed on the 30th floor of the centrally located ... the Central Business District, with Orchard Road, Chinatown, Clarke Quay and Boat Quay all within spitting distance. ...

  10. News - China

    Hazardous smog coats Beijing, as plan emerges for ‘wind tunnels’ to combat the problem

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 01:14pm by Angela Meng

    ... this morning following a code yellow warning on Thursday. City planners are hoping to create six passages to channel wind through four major areas – Beichen Road and Gulou Street, the Central Business ... levels in Beijing and neighbouring Hebei. In the Dongsi area of central Beijing, PM2.5 levels reached as high as 475 before falling to 254 at 10am. Even the lower reading is classified as “very ...




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