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  1. Students scale new heights

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu CLIMBING a skyscraper is certainly a challenging way to get in shape. Every year, hundreds of people aspire to scale new heights by walking up the steps of the 102-storey Empire ... Tower, which offers an unsurpassed view of the city and surroundings on a clear day, is another hiker-friendly skyscraper. Earlier this month, the fourth Macau Tower Hiking Challenge attracted ...


    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. 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- ...

  4. SLICK cities

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... itself from the backwater capital of Malaysia to a modern, bustling city of skyscrapers and top-notch facilities, all in just about 15 years. In the article on Kuala Lumpur, we take a look ...

  5. Anti-Japanese protesters assail Beijing's gas pact

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... coastguard ship. A Sino-Japanese deal over oil and gas rights in the East China Sea also angered protesters in the capital and in Changsha, Hunan province, where more than 500 people demonstrated ... What the deal is about, we don't know; whether it hurts the nation's interest, we don't know.' In Changsha, activists handed out more than 5,000 leaflets opposing ...

  6. Yunnan, the new gateway

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Council has called for the completion of a railway linking Kunming, Yunnan's capital, Changsha, and Hangzhou as well as a line between Dali in Yunnan and Ruili on the China-Myanmar border. ...

  7. Peter Simpson

    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, ...

  8. New World China to expand in mainland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in the mainland, including Chengdu, Guiyang, Changsha and Haikou. Mr Chiu said the acquisitions boosted the company's land bank to about 15 million square metres in term of gross floor area which ...

  9. Flight delays affect hundreds; cold snap hits food supplies

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... flights from Hong Kong- Nanjing in Jiangsu province, Changsha in Hunan, Hefei in Anhui, Wuhan in Hubei, Zhengzhou in Henan and Guiyang in Guizhou- remained closed last night. At least 19 flights ...

  10. Weather delays travel, drives up pork prices

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... routes pass through the affected region- Nanjing, Wuhan, Wuxi, Nanchang and Changsha. Fourteen of the 20 flights on those routes were cancelled yesterday, while six were delayed. MTR Corporation, ...




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