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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Exhibitions

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... discusses: 'On top of a Skyscraper in an Earthquake Zone: The Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, its position, policy and funding.' In English. Today, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Goethe-Institut, 2 Harbour Rd, ...

  4. Mainland hedge fund blazes path into future

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... towers of the Pudong central business district. Somewhere among the futuristic jumble of skyscrapers a new financial futures exchange will be opened early next year, providing Chinese investors ...

  5. Frenchman sees Asia as driving seat of business

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of the Centre, he surveys a landscape of gleaming skyscrapers set among pre-war homes with trees and gardens in the former French concession. 'In Akron, the management team was 80 per cent Caucasian ...

  6. Man on a Mission

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... as the Vatican in a stunning scene in the movie. Then there are dramatic shots in Shanghai- from the city's skyscrapers to Xitang, a 1,000-year-old fishing village in Zhejiang province. Much ...

  7. Party markets heroics, faith and lofty ideals to the people

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

    ... that is spun-off into various kinds of patriotic media efforts. But the TV on bus 117 only vaguely catches the attention of afternoon riders as they wind past the Second Ring Road skyscrapers, past ...

  8. Catholic flocks dwindle as scandal, cutbacks stretch faith

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... of skyscrapers but in the ornate churches found on every other block. Built between 50 and 150 years ago to serve the population of the time, the numbers today are dramatically reduced. According ...

  9. Heritage versus concrete

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... was designated for tourism-related restoration and development one month before the commission awarded the former marine police headquarters to Cheung Kong. Heritage advocates helped change skyscrapers ...

  10. That sinking feeling

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... skyscrapers. The next battleground will be the remaining sites for reclamation on Hong Kong Island, in Central and Wan Chai, and vacant sites in North Point and Kennedy Town.' The most complicated ...




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