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  1. News - Asia

    Thai surrogate mother for Japanese mystery man recalls day she met him

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:36pm by AP

    ... is not the city of skyscrapers and spas that most visitors see. The petite, softly spoken 32-year-old with little education has spent her life in a slum, scraping by selling traditional Thai sweets from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584031/thai-surrogate-mother-japanese-mystery-man-recalls-day-she-met-him
  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. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Former Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke hits the decks

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... and reticent. In one interview with Skyscraper in 2005, Okereke said: "Why is it important to know what I had for breakfast? Or who I went to bed with? Or what sneakers I am wearing? If it's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1581053/former-bloc-party-frontman-kele-okereke-hits-decks
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - Public safety

    Elite rescuers go underground as MTR construction ramps up

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 03:06am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... training includes both. But it has never been called on to carry out a belowground rescue before. WATCH: How do you get rescued from one of Hong Kong's skyscrapers? "When you're up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578554/elite-rescuers-go-underground-mtr-construction-ramps
  6. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Sany to list second unit in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:35am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Coal-mining machinery maker Sany Heavy Equipment International, another subsidiary of Changsha, Hunan province-based Sany Group, is already listed in Hong Kong. “To develop its excavation machinery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1567505/sany-list-second-unit-hong-kong
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Shangri-la, the Shard, London

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... occupies the mid-levels of this 87-floor skyscraper with a jagged peak, followed suit this May. The hotel chain says it waited a decade to find a special London location before signing ... to the capital's first high-rise hotel. Hotel with a view? Pah, Hong Kong has plenty … Yes, but London does not- at least, not views like this. Every wall in this skyscraper hotel is floor-to-ceiling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567573/hot-spots-shangri-la-shard-london
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Bracing for worse to come: city's typhoon defences need to evolve, experts say

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:24am by Jeremy Blum and Olivia Rosenman

    ... in Hong Kong, winds slam into skyscrapers with such force that buildings sway. Tidal surges turn Victoria Harbour into a cauldron of foaming waves. The roads of Central and Mong Kok become rivers ... or steel pilings. While building high offered protection from waves and water, deadly winds posed more challenges. To ensure the safety of the city's ever-higher skyscrapers, the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573086/bracing-worse-come-citys-typhoon-defences-need-evolve-experts-say
  9. 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
  10. News - China - SECURITY

    Bomb threats disrupt Changsha flights

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 06:29pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com False calls to airport feed security fears in wake of suspected terror attack in Tiananmen Square Bomb threats disrupt Changsha flights Police have detained a man suspected of making false bomb threats that affected four flights from or bound for Changsha in central Hunan province yesterday afternoon. China Central Television reported that Changsha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1344603/bomb-threats-disrupt-changsha-flights

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