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  1. The Planner

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Central's skyscrapers juxtaposed with old districts. Today-tomorrow, 9am-9pm, HK Cultural Centre, Foyer, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 9347 7304. Ends tomorrow Mastery Glass sculptures and glass ...

  2. Storm troopers

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... get winds gusting up to 140 miles [225km] per hour. Big risks would be lots of flying glass from the skyscrapers.' Reynolds says his storm-chasing mission is partly prompted by the lack ...

  3. George W. Bush: Why my legacy in Asia is secure

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into another world. It was- there were a lot of cars, a lot of skyscrapers. Q: And you didn't bicycle [laughter]. Mr Bush: I did bicycle. I mountain biked with the Chinese mountain biking team, ...

  4. Seoul

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Hidden amid the skyscrapers of the South Korean capital is a wealth of history and vibrant nightlife, writes Andrew Salmon 1 Royal palaces In 1392, King Yi Taejo overthrew the Koryo (hence, the modern name Korea) dynasty to establish his own Yi dynasty. The capital he founded, Seoul, was built within a cradle of mountains around a series of palaces. Of five extant palaces, ...

  5. Relics of a revolution

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Keith Mundy

    ... unmistakable scheme was the string of neo-Gothic skyscrapers raised at key points encircling the inner city and dubbed the Seven Sisters. The eighth and biggest, planned for the city centre, was never ...

  6. What's in a decade?

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of futuristic skyscrapers, roads and other infrastructure has been breathtaking. Yet it still lags far behind Hong Kong in terms of 'software infrastructure'- clean government, the rule ... there will be zero.' While Hong Kong is not immune to global warming, half of its air-quality problems can be attributed to urbanisation, such as the proliferation of skyscrapers. In the face of growing ...

  7. TV Tutor

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Japanese gardens in Kyoto and Tokyo. In Kyoto, the tradition has survived, while in Tokyo, the gardens of the future are created on the roofs of skyscrapers. Thursday, June 1, 8-9pm Biography: ...

  8. Rural wrongs retold

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into life in rural Anhui province in 2001. Focusing on the depressed Huai River region, where Chen grew up, the result is a China far removed from the glitzy lights and skyscrapers of Shanghai ...

  9. Taking easy way out in property crisis

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... million and US$200 million by multinationals in Beijing and Shanghai office buildings and skyscrapers to thousands of transactions involving five million yuan to 10 million yuan by Taiwan, Hong ...

  10. Please be seated

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... A show in Bangkok invites visitors to test drive chairs that have become design classics, writes Jason Gagliardi A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect THERE'S GOOD NEWS and bad news for Thailand's connoisseurs of classic chairs. The good news is the new Thailand ...




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