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  1. Xuzhou seeks HK investment in 185 development projects

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung The city of Xuzhou in Jiangsu province wants Hong Kong businesses to invest in 185 projects worth 201.9 billion yuan (HK$241 billion) to boost its development. 'Hong Kong ... Kong companies to help it develop and the companies also need investment magnets like Xuzhou to expand their businesses.' Xuzhou's mayor Zhang Jinghua said the projects involved ...

  2. Developers offer world to HK buyers

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito A slowdown in domestic demand for homes in the United States and Europe is prompting property developers there to search for buyers in Asia, particularly in Hong Kong ... development Palazzo Tornabuoni in Hong Kong for the first time ever. Mazzei said western European markets formerly targeted wealthy Americans and Europeans buyers. But the buying power of this target ...

  3. 'We are focusing on domestic development... we need a peaceful and safe environment'

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Premier Wen Jiabao warded off mounting accusations of China's growing assertiveness yesterday, saying that its priority was domestic development and international ... on a 'just and fair political and economic new order. We are focusing on domestic development. We need favourable external conditions and a peaceful and safe environment'. But when it came ...

  4. Developer's book celebrates joys of coastal living

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of individuals have started to live life at their own pace and get out of the rat race. To celebrate its new project, Larvotto, property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties has launched a book, Larvotto: ... of major cities. And, seeing the inherent potential of waterfront sites, developers and urban planners have, in recent years, sought to reshape seafronts and reclaim land to provide new areas ...

  5. Developers splash out 16b yuan on nine plots

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu The central government's attempts to cool the property market appears to be failing, with mainland and Hong Kong developers spending 16.33 billion yuan (HK$18.52 billion) on nine sites yesterday. Hot bidding for the sites, located in Beijing, Chongqing and Foshan, signals that developers remain bullish despite recent government measures to discourage excessive ...

  6. Mission to develop rule of law on mainland

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an integral role in the development of the rule of law, not only on the mainland but also in the region. Educationally and functionally, Hong Kong and the mainland are two different jurisdictions: the mainland is, nominally, part of the civil law tradition and Hong Kong has its roots firmly in English common law. 'Our mission is to contribute to the development of the rule of law ...

  7. Stronger China develops signs of a dual character

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... environment in which countries can compete economically without the disruption of military conflict. In line with its pledge of peaceful development, China has become increasingly involved ... where its claims are contested by Japan. Some recent developments suggest that China is becoming more assertive in advancing its land and sea claims as its ability to enforce them increases, ...

  8. Major developments achieved despite political setbacks

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Talent returning from overseas to the mainland has helped develop mainland science and technology, but politics has often hindered progress. Thousands of patriotic Chinese ... produced the nation's first nuclear bomb in 1964 and synthesised insulin in 1965. But the withdrawal of Soviet experts and the Cultural Revolution halted development for nearly a decade. ...

  9. Rush to development demands transparency

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Power generation and industrial development go hand in hand as drivers of China's emergence as an economic superpower. Sadly, they are exacting a rising cost to the livelihoods of the people development is supposed to lift out of poverty. The pollution that has swept the mainland from coal-fired power generation and dirty industry is widely known. Not so are the human ...

  10. Reclamation will intensify central development

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the hearts of the people. He lamented that the government machinery failed to defend the allegation that the purpose of the reclamation was to create land for commercial development. Not only has Mr ... is inconceivable for anyone to suggest that providing millions of square feet of floor space for commercial development will aggravate the traffic problem'. That is precisely the problem. ...




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