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  1. Subsidies boost sales in Changsha

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Subsidies provided by the Changsha government gave a big boost to sales of houses in the city last month. Data from property consultant DTZ shows that sales of private homes ... but on a smaller scale and now extended to the whole city and without previous limitations, agents said. The northeastern Yuhua district in Changsha is one of the latest joining the scheme. The city ...

  2. Changsha signs 35 investment accords

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, has signed 35 investment contracts worth 12.65 billion yuan (HK$14.36 billion) during a week of promotions in Hong Kong, Macau, ... logistics, outsourcing and property sectors with overseas investors from Hong Kong, Taiwan, France, Switzerland, Austria and the United States. To promote the projects, Changsha mayor Zhang Jianfei ...

  3. Rising stars' high hopes for Changsha

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Students Games in Changsha, Hunan province next month. This will be the fourth time that Hong Kong has sent a squad to the mainland event, which is held every three years. After preparations lasting more than six months, a squad of 101 athletes and 40 staff have been chosen to represent the city in Changsha. The competition will be held from August 16 to 21. Hong Kong will take part ...

  4. Shanghai project builds on the past

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Rampant urban renewal in Shanghai has come at the cost of destroying much of the city's architectural heritage, but the local government is now trying to preserve the iconic sites and districts that have survived. 'Urban redevelopment ...

  5. Invest in rainforests now

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tropical rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Scientists fear they will vanish within 40 years if nothing is done. We are doing very little to stop this destruction. Let's take a look at our everyday lives. On what are your exercises pri ...

  6. Hunan limits patient's details

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in New York and took a flight to Beijing on May 21 and to Changsha the day after. The hospital where he is being treated turned down all media requests to interview him. But other patients have ...

  7. Vertical city

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... group that has been monitoring the effects of tall buildings on the environment, for example, argues that skyscrapers not only worsen air quality but can even make the city landscape look worse in certain contexts. According to Green Sense project manager Gabrielle Ho Ka-po, in districts such as Tsim Sha Tsui, where most of the architecture is of medium height, skyscrapers ...

  8. Star athletes ready to parade skills

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... inter-school competitions. A total of 101 Hong Kong secondary students competed with their mainland counterparts at the 12-day event in Changsha. Local swimmers and the boys' volleyball team did ... to be at her best when faced with tough opponents. 'I'm very happy. I set a new personal best in Changsha and hope to improve my time this year.' Both medallists said they were confident ...

  9. Armed robber in fatal bank shooting linked to four other murders

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam An unidentified armed robber who shot dead a customer coming out of a bank in Changsha, Hunan province, has been linked to four previous murders. Changsha police launched ... Police say he is a serial killer who also shot dead a 56-year-old farmer at a Changsha park on October 14, and killed three people in two shootings in Chongqing- about 1,000 kilometres away- ...

  10. BYD to make green-energy buses as part of 6b yuan expansion plan

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Manufacturing, which has licences to produce buses and coaches, for 60 million yuan. At the same time, the Hong Kong-listed firm said it planned to build a plant in Changsha in Hunan province and another in Xian in Shaanxi province, both capable of producing 400,000 vehicles a year, as well as components. BYD has an existing plant in Xian. The company said the Changsha plant would be involved ...




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