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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. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Luxury shoe brand Rene Caovilla set to sparkle in China

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:54am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Rejuvenated Italian footwear brand set to sparkle in China It's quite a treat to discover brands in interesting places. Author Truman Capote once said ... to capture emerging markets like China. "Our styles are popular in Hong Kong and China already," says Eduardo as we visit their jewel box Venice boutique near Saint Mark's Square. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1486996/luxury-shoe-brand-rene-caovilla-set-sparkle-china
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Architects from University of Hong Kong establish a foundation with the goal of transforming China's poor rural areas through innovative design ... of China, two assistant professors from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) are demonstrating that it can. Through projects spanning the gamut of vital public infrastructure- schools, health centres, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1469471/villages-given-urban-look-through-design
  4. Lifestyle - Books

    The complications and contradictions of China in a time of great change

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by Kit Gillet

    ... Kit Gillet Complex contradictions in China's time of great change Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker, recently left China after eight years covering the country, but not before writing a book on China's Age of Ambition, due to be released in early May. He spoke to Kit Gillet.   What are the main characteristics of the age of ambition in China? It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1486849/complications-and-contradictions-china-time-great-change
  5. News - China

    Broadband browsing at 32,000 feet: Air China introduces new fast internet service

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com The system allows internet access at a promised speed of 20-30 megabytes per second Air China has upgraded its in-flight wi-fi system to allow travellers ... the stability of the wireless system. Even if devices were lucky enough to detect wireless signals, nine times out of ten connections could not be smoothly made.  Air China's new and improved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486189/web-browsing-32000-feet-air-china-upgrades-flight-wi-fi-system
  6. News - World - FILM

    Norway gives China 87-year-old Monkey King film thought to be long lost

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oslo Norway will hand to China a copy of “ The Cave of the Silken Web ”, a classic Chinese film that had long been believed lost, the National Library of Norway ... existing copy. The film, inspired by a classic Chinese novel by Wu Cheng’en called Journey to the West, was restored before being sent to the China Film Archive. In the film, Tang Sanzang, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482795/norway-gives-china-87-year-old-monkey-king-film-thought-be-long-lost
  7. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific by Robert Kaplan Random House 4 stars Mark O'Neill In Asia's Cauldron, Robert Kaplan asks if there will be a war between China and the United States over the South China Sea. The American journalist and political commentator, who has written 15 books on foreign affairs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1476061/book-review-asias-cauldron-south-china-sea-and-end-stable-pacific
  8. News - China - PRESTIGE MOTORING

    What austerity drive? Wealthy Chinese undeterred as they flock to lavish auto show

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 06:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse China’s desire for luxury cars remains undimmed by an economic slowdown and political austerity drive as the country’s growing band of wealthy motorists set ... requests, a reflection of the expensive tastes of the country’s elite. Mainland China is already Rolls-Royce’s biggest market in terms of sales, representing 28 per cent of the company’s revenue. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1491644/what-austerity-drive-wealthy-chinese-undeterred-they-flock-lavish-auto
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Shenzhen is a starting point for bands trying to make it on the mainland

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Fiona Tam

    ... from our performance." There is a feeling of freshness and excitement when playing in China Professor takuro mizuta  Brown Sugar Jar or Hong Tang Guan is one of several pubs and live music ... lot of the young generation in southern China may not be in the habit of going to live shows like those living in Beijing or Shanghai, but the internet has helped to cultivate bigger audiences ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1493644/shenzhen-starting-point-bands-trying-make-it-mainland
  10. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Unbalanced- the Codependency of America and China, by Stephen Roach

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China by Stephen Roach Yale University Press 4 stars David Bartram The United States and China have become the world's ... kept together only by a shared fear of being alone. Roach is well qualified to discuss the issue, having witnessed first-hand China's economic miracle and the Asian financial crisis while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1464718/book-review-unbalanced-codependency-america-and-china-stephen-roach

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