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  1. News - World - ARCHITECTURE

    Argentine president reveals plans for skyscraper in shape of the country

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Buenos Aires 'Argentina-shaped' skyscraper to rise Argentina says it will build the tallest building in Latin America, constructed in the shape of the country, together with a stadium shaped like the Falkland Islands. President Cristina Fernandez says the 355-metre tower was expected to cost around US$300 million and would serve as a centre ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Chinese backing sought for flying car and sky city projects

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... be the world's tallest building within seven months. The Changsha, Hunan province-based firm last July broke ground on a planned 838-metre, 202-storey building that will consist of 2,558 apartments of 60 ... of that of other super skyscrapers, the company said its "Sky-city" project could be built quickly because 90 per cent of its building materials will be pre-fabricated by its 20,000 workers. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology

    London's love for skyscrapers reaches new heights

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:32am by GUARDIAN

    ... Robert Booth London goes over the top London's escalating love affair with giddying views will reach a new height this year. Starting in November, up to 6,000 workers will move their swivel chairs and espresso machines into the highest offices in Britain, in the Leadenhall Building. Workers in the £225 million (HK$2.9 billion), 225-metre skyscraper- nicknamed ...

  4. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Singer who left six lovers to die by erotic asphyxiation executed in Hunan

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 09:32pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com A karaoke singer who killed six of his sex partners by hanging was executed last month, it was revealed this week.  The Xiaoxiang Morning Post  reported Tuesday that Zhou Youping was executed in Changsha, Hunan province on August 29 after the Supreme People's Court approved a death sentence handed down to him by the Changsha ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donald Trump and Chicago mayor clash over naming rights to skyscraper

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:38am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chicago Tycoon and feisty Chicago mayor face off over naming rights to tower Where self-promotion trumps style The six-metre-tall letters spelling out T-R-U-M-P on the billionaire's gleaming Chicago skyscraper have triggered a war of words between Donald Trump and Rahm Emanuel, with the city's mayor looking for a way to undo the "architecturally ...

  6. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    More strain on Beijing water supply; deaf crime boss jailed; Shenzhen metro sued over death

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Staff Reporter

    ...   Hunan To Taipei by bike A 74-year-old man has completed a one-month trip by bike and ship from Changsha to Taipei, news website Hunan.voc.com.cn reports. He left for Taiwan with a second-hand ... market in Changsha had to shut down temporarily after it was deemed a fire risk, the Changsha Evening News reports. The fire alarm and sprinkler system at the site is damaged and needs upgrading. ...

  7. News - China Insider - NARCOTICS

    Hunan police seize 90kg of heroin 'smuggled in from Myanmar'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:18pm by James Griffiths

    ... suspects were arrested, and several vehicles were also seized. Changsha public security bureau narcotics officer Zhang Aiguo told the Xiaoxiang Morning Post that the case involved a network ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    GlaxoSmithKline hit with record 3b yuan fine for bribing Chinese doctors

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:51pm by Keira Lu Huang, Daniel Ren and Agencies

    ... suspended jail sentences ranging from two to three years. Changsha Intermediate People's Court in Hunan province ruled GSK was guilty of "bribing non-government personnel". The fine ...

  9. News - World - GENTRIFICATION

    New York's High Line transforms grimy rail line into hip walkway

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AP

    ... Hudson Yards, a mammoth high-rise development that by 2024 will be home to more than a dozen new skyscrapers. Sections of rusty tracks are still visible in spots, a reminder of the area's ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London London skyscraper goes into receivership, with HK$7b landmark set to attract offers from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia The Gherkin is plunged into a financial pickle The Gherkin, voted London's favourite skyscraper, has been put into receivership 10 years after its completion helped transform the capital's skyline. The 41-storey City ...




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