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  1. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Forget 'Likonomics', it's all about economic stimulus in China again

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... target The government also pledged to renovate more shanty towns as part of efforts to boost housing supply for the poor and migrant workers. Railway construction, particularly in the poorer central and western regions, would be accelerated, supported by a new development fund and railway construction bonds. These efforts are similar to what happened during the two terms of Li's ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China winning the construction race

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu Amy Wu marvels at China's efficient, 24-hour work cycle that gives it brand new buildings in 15 days- and bragging rights next to America Standing tall The race to be No 1 has shifted from the economy to architecture. Last January, a Chinese a ...

  3. Business - China Business - RAILWAYS

    Mainland issues 20b yuan in rail construction bonds

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Fourth such issue this year will help finance 40 construction projects, Ministry of Railways says Beijing issues 20b yuan in rail bonds In a sign ... the debt-ridden ministry special permission to issue a total of 150 billion yuan of rail construction bonds to finance 61 rail projects this year, breaching the government's own maximum bond issuance ...

  4. Sands China gets approval to delay Macau casino construction

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on parcel three to April 17, 2016, from April next year. The government informed the casino operator in a letter that it would be notified of the penalty amount due to the construction delay, ... in 2016. He said construction of a new project would take three to four years. However, Macau's labour situation is challenging because of the number of projects. Cheng said: 'Casino ...

  5. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... on becoming more constructive in how we can help to fix the problems around us. That is my little wish for China, Russia and America, too- keep laughing but please also carry on with the bigger tasks ...

  6. HK listing possible: Jiaolong

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Tongzhou Jiangsu Jiaolong Heavy Industry Group, a marine steel structure producer that will issue about 1.5 billion yuan worth of new shares in Shanghai, has yet to rule out the possibility of listing in Hong Kong. The company, which produ ...

  7. Beijing's glory smothered by construction sites

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Forbidden City, and the harmony of its surroundings. [The] height, size, hue and style of new buildings constructed in the zone should not destroy the characteristic appearance ...

  8. Construction magnate aims to build China's best racing stable

    Posted May 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... spoke to Vivian Wu about how he built his business reputation on rub How did you get your start in construction? I was born into a poor family in a Beijing suburban village 50 years ago and joined a state-owned construction company after finishing technical school. The poverty of my youth gave me a strong personality and a commitment to hard work. I sensed a change in policy in 1979 ...

  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Rail ministry gets 30b yuan lifeline

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Securities Journal, which said: "In the face of rail construction pressure in the fourth quarter, the State Council recently called on various government bodies to support the Ministry of Railways in funding rail construction projects, and the central government will also support rail construction." Guotai Junan analyst Gary Wong noted that the support came at a time when ...

  10. News - World - ESPIONAGE

    Beijing refused US guard's spy offer

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Beijing refused US guard's spy offer A former security guard at a US consulate compound under construction in Guangzhou has pleaded guilty to trying ... greed drove him to exploit his access to America's secrets to line his own pockets," Machen said. From November 2009 to August 2011, he worked as a guard at the construction site ...




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