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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    London’s skyline to be transformed by building of up to 250 skyscrapers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:18pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London High land prices and need to house a million more people force British capital to think vertically, prompting call for better planning 250 skyscrapers to transform look of London London's relatively clear skyline, once dominated by St Paul's Cathedral and, later, by Canary Wharf, the Gherkin and the Shard, is likely to get an awful lot more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447939/londons-skyline-be-transformed-building-250-skyscrapers
  2. News - World - PROPERTY

    London's Shard skyscraper almost empty one year after opening

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by The Guardian

    ... 'Vertical city' Soaring 310 metres and with 72 storeys, everything about the Shard is dramatic. The London Bridge skyscraper- the capital's newest landmark, with views stretching 70 ... together with the Place, a 17-storey "baby Shard" next door, it cost its Qatari backers £1.5 billion (HK$19 billion). The skyscraper's observation deck can be hired out for corporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1414259/londons-shard-skyscraper-almost-empty-one-year-after-opening
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Skyscraper sprinkler system seen as way to reduce China's air pollution

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com When it comes to air pollution, just spray for relief The idea came to Yu Shaocai while he was watching a garden being watered: to curb air pollution, why not spray water into the atmosphere from sprinklers atop skyscrapers and towers? Yu, a former research physical scientist with the US Environmental Protection Agency, says his system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1407705/skyscraper-sprinkler-system-seen-way-reduce-chinas-air-pollution
  4. Business - China Business

    Still no sighting of Wangcheng's 838m 'tallest tower'

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Still no sighting of Wangcheng's 838m 'tallest tower' Wangcheng, a small district outside the centre of Changsha in south-central China, has ... in Changsha, said the main structure would be completed in three months with the help of prefabricated steel-and-concrete blocks that can be hoisted into position. Subject to government approval, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1272705/still-no-sighting-wangchengs-838m-tallest-tower
  5. News - China - SECURITY

    More than 1,000 armed police start patrols in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 08:51pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Changsha in Hunan province, Urumqi in Xinjiang and Lhasa in Tibet. Xinhua reported last month that police would increase armed patrols, especially in busy areas like stations, airports, schools, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1491809/more-1000-armed-police-start-patrols-shanghai
  6. News - World - QATAR

    Amnesty International slams Qatar for failing to protect domestic helpers

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 09:25pm by AP

    ... working in a booming construction industry raising plush villas and cutting-edge skyscrapers from the sand. Domestic workers are not covered under Qatar's standard labour law. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495268/amnesty-international-slams-qatar-failing-protect-domestic-helpers
  7. Business - China Business - COMMERCIAL LEASING

    Shanghai office glut grows with new skyscraper

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:13am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Rents may fall 17 per cent in the next three years as the record-breaking tower adds to supply Shanghai office glut grows with new skyscraper When completed in 2015, the Shanghai Tower will be the mainland's tallest building. The 632-metre skyscraper will also deepen a glut of office space in the city, putting pressure on rents. The project, in the Lujiazui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1384592/shanghai-office-glut-grows-new-skyscraper
  8. News - World - IRAN

    Sale of seized Iranian tower in New York to fund terror payouts to families

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Seized Iranian tower's sale funds payout US prosecutors have outlined plans to sell an Iranian-owned skyscraper in the largest terror-related seizure ever, and distribute proceeds to families affected by attacks linked to Tehran. The settlement approved by a judge with 19 plaintiffs is the latest development in a long-running case over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487503/sale-seized-iranian-tower-new-york-fund-terror-payouts-families
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Solar chimneys' may help solve China's energy woes

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Convection devices the size of skyscrapers generate electricity by heating air inside 'Solar chimneys' may help solve energy woes Scientists ... be constructed inside new skyscrapers. The technology involves covering an area of several square kilometres to create a greenhouse around a high chimney. The hot air produced in the greenhouse rises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1487659/solar-chimneys-may-help-solve-chinas-energy-woes

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