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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Alarm bells sound over local government stimulus plans

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in a string of capital-intensive industries. Elsewhere, Hunan's provincial capital Changsha, which already wants to build the world's tallest skyscraper, said it would invest an additional ...

  2. News - China - CHINADIGEST

    China Digest

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the driver lost control. HUNAN Man killed at nightclub A young man was killed with a knife outside an entertainment venue in Changsha at around 11pm on Monday night, the Xiaoxiang Morning Herald reports. Plan for tallest tower A Changsha real estate developer has vowed to invest 4.2 billion yuan to build the world's tallest skyscraper in the city, the Sanxiang City Express reports. ...

  3. Richard McGregor

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... in Beijing in 1998. Yet after striving for years to get to China's capital, I didn't stay long. I blame Hunan [province's] capital, Changsha, for that. Homesick after eight years away and with the offer of a job at home, I made up my mind to return to Australia during an assignment in a freezing Changsha hotel room on a miserable winter's day. After a two-year stint in Canberra, ...

  4. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ...   HUNAN Textiles firms go belly up A representative of the province's textiles industry complained at a meeting in Changsha on Saturday that manufacturers had been driven to near bankruptcy ... last year because of high costs, and the remaining 458 are struggling. Names must honour city New commercial real estate projects in Changsha are banned from using names that appear to hurt its ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Tianjin industries in line for capital injection over next four years

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 03:15pm

    ... at coping with “downward pressure on the economy” and to promote development of new sectors. Both Tianjin and Chongqing did not say how the spending would be paid for. Changsha, the capital city ...

  6. News - China

    China Digest, September 24, 2012

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... suspected of being a carcinogen has been discovered in chilli paste and red chilli powder in Changsha, according to a local market watchdog, the Shanghai Daily reports. The Changsha Industrial ... local insurance firm registered in Changsha- Jixiang Life Insurance- opened Friday, a big step toward bringing local insurance services to residents, the Xiaoxiang Morning Herald reports. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China winning the construction race

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... Now, China's Broad Group has confirmed that, in a month or so, it will start building the world's tallest building in Changsha and complete it in 90 days. The building is expected ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Devouring Dragon, by Craig Simons

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Francisco five times. By 2030, the mainland will build almost 430 billion square feet of floor space, potentially enabling the construction of up to 50,000 skyscrapers: the equivalent of up to 10 ...

  9. Business - China Business - CIVIL UNREST

    Anti-Japanese protests hurting businesses

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:25am by Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... in Beijing as well as outlets in other cities. Uniqlo also closed several of its flagship shops to avoid any damage caused by angry protesters. Last weekend, protesters in Changsha, Xian, Beijing, ...

  10. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Beijing threatens to clamp down on anti-Japan protests

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... hope 10,000 people will attend a rally in Changsha , Hunan . That has prompted concern from authorities following violent demonstrations over the weekend that saw cars, shops and businesses ...




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