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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Toronto's skyscrapers 'death trap for birds'

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Toronto

    ... The New York Times in Toronto Up to 9 million die every year in collisions with the gleaming towers, but the city is now leading North America in tackling the problem Toronto's glass wall stake toll on birds In the shadow of the massive black towers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1071845/torontos-skyscrapers-death-trap-birds
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Flushed out: civil servant is author of toilet guide

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... effective ways of getting his ideas across on the censored platform. Last week, when mainland users were mourning the two firefighters who died in a blazing Shanghai skyscraper, he posted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1505282/flushed-out-civil-servant-author-toilet-guide
  3. News - China - ARCHITECTURE

    New Suzhou building mocked for looking like a pair of trousers

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by LOUISE HO

    ... Louise Ho in Shanghai louise.ho@scmp.com Building's trousers look draws ridicule A new skyscraper in the eastern city of Suzhou has been criticised for looking like a pair of trousers, similar to China Central Television's controversial headquarters in Beijing. The Gate of the Orient, in Suzhou's central business district, comprises two towers joined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1029694/new-suzhou-building-mocked-looking-pair-trousers
  4. 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
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Put pedestrians first in Central

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:49am by SIMON NG

    ... pavements. The road is lined with skyscrapers on both sides, trapping vehicle exhaust fumes in the street canyon, and traffic is typically slow the whole day, not only during rush hour. This is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1501505/put-pedestrians-first-central
  6. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    China's booming car market spurs foreign investment

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 01:21am by BLOOM

    ... in Changsha, a city in the south-central province of Hunan. "Many big cities along coasts are not seeing a big increase in cars as many people already have cars," Koji Endo, a car analyst ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1497250/chinas-booming-car-market-spurs-foreign-investment
  7. 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
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Godzilla is back to save the planet

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm

    ... “Buildings have got a lot taller since the original film,” he says. “We made him the same size as Toho’s, and he wasn’t looming over the skyscrapers – they were taller than him. So we had to make him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1511261/godzilla-back-save-planet
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong's lifts fail to make grade in list of world's fastest

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com City fails to make the grade in list of the fastest elevators, despite having the most skyscrapers (but it's still a lot speedier than taking stairs) ... major cities. Hong Kong is home to the most skyscrapers in the world, more than double the number in New York. But surprisingly, it fails to feature in a list of the globe's top five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1151999/hong-kongs-lifts-fail-make-grade-list-worlds-fastest

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