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  1. 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 ...


    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is a buzzing 'world city' and global financial centre, but it also has an interesting cultural heritage tucked away between the skyscrapers. Here are some venues offering an insight into its past. ...

  3. Guangzhou's quest for reinvention

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Imagine it is a beautiful clear day in Guangzhou and the year is 2015. Businessmen are embarking on high-speed trains to Wuhan, Changsha, or as far ... said. 'All factors point to the demise of labour-intensive and primitive industries,' said Lau, whose factory in Dalang town in Dongguan produces curtain walls for skyscrapers. Stanley ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Dongguan's manufacturing reputation fades but sex industry thrives

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... 90 times a day at high-speed railway stations in Guangzhou, Wuhan, Changsha and Beijing for more than two weeks in February. Produced by Discovery Channel in September, the clip featured ...

  6. Bridge on agenda

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong in Changsha Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen met Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua last night, and held brief discussions over the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. Before entering into the half-hour talk on the sidelines of an economic forum in Changsha, Hunan province, Mr Tsang said he would follow up with Mr Huang on the project, which he said was 'a very ...

  7. Heat's on as Hong Kong heads for a wall of trouble

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... controversy, there is a debate raging in Hong Kong over whether tall buildings are having a negative environmental impact. Opinion is divided, with green groups insisting that skyscrapers trap heat and raise temperatures by several degrees in cities such as Hong Kong. Environmentalists claim skyscrapers block the movement of air through the 'wall effect', thereby stopping the natural ...

  8. HK still China's most competitive city

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... region. The top ten 1 Hong Kong 2 Taipei 3 Beijing 4 Shanghai 5 Shenzhen 6 Guangzhou 7 Tianjin 8 Hangzhou 9 Qingdao 10 Changsha Source: Blue Book on Urban Competitiveness of the Chinese Academy ...

  9. Sany puts HK share sale on ice again

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk and Toh Han Shih Sany Heavy Industry, China's biggest construction machinery maker, has shelved its Hong Kong IPO yet again. At the company's headquarters in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, Sany senior vice-president Zhao Xiangzhang said now was not a good time for Sany to list in Hong Kong, given the capital market volatility and the European ...

  10. Great city, but only with a pinch of salt

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be taken with a pinch of salt. Nevertheless, it is encouraging to see that another side to the city has not been forgotten. Beyond its densely packed skyscrapers and urban slums, ...




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