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  1. Hutchison tight-lipped on reports of property project in Changsha

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Hutchison Whampoa Properties refused to confirm yesterday that it planned a large-scale property investment in the central Chinese city of Changsha, despite mainland ... in the provincial capital. 'I'm just here to learn more about Changsha,' said Mr Chow. 'The mainland property market offers some very good opportunities now.' Hong Kong developers ...

  2. Swinging amid skyscrapers

    Posted Nov 27th 2005, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... belt, referred to by course re-designer Neil Haworth as a 'lung' for the city of 10 million people. 'The backdrop is spectacular,' tour rookie Fisher said of the skyscrapers ... surroundings. 'It's amazing with all these skyscrapers,' he said. 'I can't really picture any other courses with so many tall buildings. It's a great course. I'm ...

  3. Skyscrapers are the limit for Hong Kong conservationist

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... to a construction site through the window of a coffee shop on Hollywood Road, he says: 'What will go up will probably be another skyscraper with a glassy appearance and six floors of restaurants ...

  4. Giant Mao sculpture mooted to lure tourists

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan A youthful Mao Zedong will tower over the Hunan capital Changsha if a local leader's plan to build the world's tallest statue is realised. The proposal to build ... Changsha committee, the Changsha Evening News reported. Mr Chen suggested the statue be erected on Juzizhou, an island in the Xiang River which passes through Changsha. He says its height ...


    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aura: Photography of William Lim The architect and experimental photographer's images of skyscrapers and modern buildings taken with a blurred effect, suggesting the passage of time. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F, 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Sat ...

  6. Orphanage 'a cover for trafficking in babies'

    Posted Nov 25th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... was operating the 'business' for a few years and that the babies were sold to Changsha, Guangxi, Guangzhou, Chenzhou and Zhuzhou. One of the institute's regular customers was a social welfare institute in Changsha that allegedly paid 60,000 yuan for five babies and gave two vehicles as gifts. An officer from the Qidong county police bureau yesterday said the suspects were still ...

  7. Translation of criminal verdict against journalist Shi Tao

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... office in Hunan; address: 2F, Building 88, Jianxiang New Village, Kaifu District, Changsha.' Source: Reporters Without Borders (www.rsf.org) ...

  8. Talks open up more flights to mainland

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... said the cities included Nanjing , Changsha and Hangzhou . The government also wanted expanded rights from India and the US, the source said. Mr Fung said that negotiations last year achieved ...

  9. Secretive mindset does little to help

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... flu can only be described as disappointing and worrying. He Yin and her 10-year-old brother He Junlong were rushed from their home in Wantang village to a hospital in Changsha after falling ... still trying to deny the girl had died. One official told reporters from Hong Kong and Beijing there was no family living in Wantang surnamed He. The Children's Hospital in Changsha, where ...

  10. Editor gets 10 years for 'secrets' leak

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting A newspaper editor was yesterday sentenced by a court in Hunan province to 10 years in prison on charges of leaking state secrets to overseas media. The Intermediate People's Court in Changsha, the capital of Hunan, yesterday convicted Shi Tao, 37, who worked as a news editor for Contemporary Business News between February and April last year, Xinhua said. ...




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