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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - China

    Changsha crash sees cats escape cooking pot

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 08:33pm by AFP

    ... crash, a volunteer said on Thursday. Volunteers hauled the felines from the lorry on Monday after the accident in the central city of Changsha, said Xu Chenxin of the Changsha Small Animal ... adoption, Xu said. “We’ve already had inquiries from families across Changsha.” The cat rescue is not the first of its kind in China. A convoy of trucks carrying some 500 dogs to be sold as meat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1130368/changsha-crash-sees-cats-escape-cooking-pot
  5. News - China - ACCIDENT

    Overloading blamed as Hunan school minivan falls into pond killing 11, including 8 children

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:11am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Eight kindergarten pupils and three adults died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond, state media reported on Friday. The bus was returning the children home from school on Thursday in a mountainous village near Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province when it fell into a pond, Xinhua said. The minivan was pulled out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551743/hunan-kindergarten-van-falls-pond-killing-8-children-3-adults
  6. News - China

    Wuhan showcases plans for Phoenix Towers, world’s tallest building

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:00pm

    ... Phoenix Towers, a showpiece twin-skyscraper project planned for construction in China’s Wuhan, will be the tallest pair of buildings in the world when completed in 2018. Designed by London-based Chetwoods Architects, the one-kilometre tall Phoenix Towers will cost about 12.75 billion yuan to build and will consist of two buildings representing the male and female dualistic aspects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549700/wuhan-showcases-plans-worlds-tallest-skyscrapers
  7. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Superskyscrapers once more the height of fashion

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

    ... Talal, who owns the Savoy hotel in London, reportedly plans to build a 1,600-metre skyscraper, and one of the cities he is looking at is Shanghai, together with London, Moscow and New York. ... the Hunan-based developer Broad Group, known for making giant air-conditioning systems, has drawn up plans to build a 838-metre building, Sky City, in Changsha, capital of Hunan province. Though Sky City ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1272708/superskyscrapers-once-more-height-fashion
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    How Hong Kong could be a better city

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:46am by Richard Wong

    ... opening up city spaces and resettling the displaced in either "skyscrapers in a park" or "garden cities" that were self-contained communities surrounded by a greenbelt. Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576707/diversity-what-makes-city-great
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Street life: Hong Kong in the 1950s as seen through a teenage photographer's lens

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... by the Antiquities Advisory Board. Decades ago, the district, now full of skyscrapers, offices and high-end restaurants, was home to many poor Chinese. "The flats were small, so everyone went out onto ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570201/photographer-ho-fans-pictures-old-hong-kong-go-display-new-hotel
  10. Business - China Business - CARS

    Volkswagen plans 10 billion-yuan factory in Changsha, Hunan

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Provincial authorities seek feedback on plant to lift Volkswagen's China output by 10 per cent VW plans 10b yuan factory in Changsha Volkswagen, Europe's biggest ... The Hunan Research Academy of Environmental Sciences was seeking public feedback on the plant, which would be located in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, and have a capacity to build 300,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1068223/volkswagen-plans-10-billion-yuan-factory-changsha-hunan

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