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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Weibo: Smartisan hammered, Qihoo hints of shakeup

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 02:43pm by Doug Young

    ... as I know that Chinese entrepreneurs often react very negatively to criticism of any type, especially when they think it is coming from someone of lower status than themselves. That said, many tech ... layoffs and other restructurings in their companies in the months ahead as each tries to put itself on a solid long-term footing in the competitive Chinese Internet market. If that's ...

  2. News - China - SCHOOL ATTACK

    'Disgruntled dad' stabs three pupils and teacher to death in Chinese school

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 02:31pm by AFP, Kathy Gao

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing and Kathy Gao Attacker said to be disgruntled father of girl denied place at school, leaps to death from roof Three pupils killed, five others and teacher injured A knifeman stabbed three children and a teacher to death and ...

  3. News - China - SMUGGLING

    Suspected 'snakeheads' face prosecution in Guangdong

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Nearly 500 people paid at least US$17,000 each to be smuggled off the mainland for either Brazil or Panama, police in Jiangmen say Thirteen suspects who smuggled nearly 500 Chinese nationals out of the country would be prosecuted soon, state media quoted police in southern Guangdong province as saying. The suspects, based in Guangdong and Fujian ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Benefits of building a barrier-free city will outweigh the costs

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 01:21pm by MABEL CHAN

    ... It is not news that the price for space in Hong Kong is among the highest in the world's most developed cities; as the Chinese analogy describes: "every inch of space is gold". Certainly, ... it will have huge implications for society. In the longer term, the city will cease to function for a large section of society. Cities like London and Tokyo realised this years ago, and acted out ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for Hong Kong to face the reality of one country, one system

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 01:11pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... to be not in keeping with the Basic Law, the NPC Standing Committee could return it to the legislature. The Chinese constitution had the highest legal status and all citizens, Hongkongers included, had ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Police pepper spray Hong Kong activists at electoral reform talk as students plan rally

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 12:29pm by Phila Siu and Timmy Sung

    ... over the Chinese characters for “communism” amid a heavy police presence. A group of Beijing loyalists stood nearby waving China’s flag. Alex Chow, the head of the Federation of Students, ... part. Elsewhere, the student union of Chinese University said it would start mobilising students to boycott classes at the end of the month. Members of the union distributed leaflets and yellow ...

  7. MBA Challenge gives teams the chance to shine

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 12:23pm

    ... their business sense and creativity to help address some of the issues facing society today.” Business school teams can include from three to six members, at least two of whom should be current MBA ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Peng Shuai reaches first grand slam quarter-final

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:04am

    ... seven unforced errors, giving Safarova no opening whatsoever. She was astonished to see so many Chinese fans in the stands of the 1,032-seat Court Five. “My fitness coach, he’s from France, and he said ’I thought you were  playing in China,’” said Peng, who is carrying Chinese hopes with Australian Open and former French Open champion Li Na sidelined by injury. The 28-year-old world ...

  9. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China factory PMI slips for first time in 6 months

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Beijing Slowdown in growth of Chinese manufacturing activity last month raises prospect that Beijing may introduce new economic stimulus measures Factory output dip a setback for economy Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, an official survey showed yesterday, losing momentum for the first time in six months after having hit its highest level in more ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Asian designers shine at fashion trade show

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... at The Greenhouse, an area set aside for up-and-coming local designers along with bigger Asian names like Chinese designer Vega Zaishi Wang and Hong Kong designer Six Lee. Dana Maulana, founder of Indonesian ... is in the bizarre position of introducing Asian brands to their own markets. Take Nannan Kong. The Chinese designer has based her Lou de Nannan brand of funky, brightly coloured knitwear in Beijing, ...




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