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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft postpones release of Xbox One in mainland China

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:29am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the best [gaming] experiences possible for our fans in China." No specific reason was given for the decision to postpone console sales on the mainland, the world's second-biggest games ... to launching in China by the end of this year." Microsoft said it would go ahead with a scheduled event tomorrow for Xbox fans and its partners at the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai. It promised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1597107/microsoft-postpones-release-xbox-one-mainland-china
  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Danish architects take space and light approach

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Henning Larsen Architects' projects in China aim to be human-scale rather than monumental to foster a sense of community and well-being Danish architects take space and light approach With a population of less than 6 million, Denmark is smaller than many Chinese cities. Yet the rapidly urbanising China needs what the Nordic nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1581030/danish-architects-take-space-and-light-approach
  4. News - World - NATURE

    Mexican axolotl salamander dubbed the 'water monster' faces extinction

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... But nowadays it is becoming harder to find because the water it thrives in is contaminated by urbanisation, pesticides and refuse left behind by legions of visitors lounging in the canal's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590395/mexican-axolotl-salamander-dubbed-water-monster-faces-extinction
  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft’s man in China defects to search powerhouse Baidu

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by BIEN PEREZ, SUE SU XINQI

    ... Bien Perez and Sue Su Xinqi Blow to US tech giant as Zhang Yaqin moves to online search powerhouse Microsoft's man in China joins Baidu Zhang Yaqin, the man who helped build ... in senior management at the company's Greater China operations, which includes Hong Kong and Taiwan. A coup for Baidu Zhang Yaqin has long been identified with Microsoft on the mainland. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1587457/zhang-yaqin-microsofts-man-china-joins-search-powerhouse-baidu
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Japanese curator warns Hong Kong: don't turn into a 'cultural Galapagos'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and inward-looking, the city will be just another part of China. "Historical reasons, taxation, infrastructure … and the use of English … made Hong Kong an international city and the centre of a network ... debate and fear of mainland China's growing influence. "You must give them chances to go abroad and connect with the international circuit of the art world," he said. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597560/japanese-curator-warns-hong-kong-dont-turn-cultural-galapagos
  7. Business - Companies - FASHION

    Electronic gadgets are the new stars in luxury market

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:41am by TIFFANY AP

    ... to £3,037, depending on the iPhone 6 model. The company, which says greater China makes up approximately 20 per cent of its global sales, also sells rose gold and platinum editions. "What we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1598361/electronic-gadgets-are-new-stars-luxury-market
  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    3.1 Phillip Lim will not rush its expansion into the mainland

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:36am by Jing Zhang

    ... Mother-of-two Zhou was born in a village in Ningbo, China, and migrated to New York with her family in 1985 when she was 12. "I started out on a typical journey of being a first-generation Chinese ... are in China," Zhou says. "Because of that, I'm more protective of that region. There is huge growth potential there, but I'm trying to slow down a bit because I want to do it right." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1596131/31-phillip-lim-will-not-rush-its-expansion-mainland
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Rockers Evocation do city proud in German battle of bands

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:39pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... minted sound. To compete in the festival, the band first had to beat 300 other contestants in the regional heats in China. After winning at home, Evocation went on to represent both Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1597991/rockers-evocation-do-city-proud-german-battle-bands
  10. Lifestyle - Books - TRENDS

    Book review: The Future Declassified, by Mathew Burrows

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Julian Ryall

    ... The Middle East, Russia and China feature prominently- although given that Ebola, the Ukraine crisis, and the rampage of the Islamic State across Syria and Iraq only started after the book went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1595975/book-review-future-declassified-mathew-burrows

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