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  1. High hopes

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government says the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge will bring HK$48 billion to the city, with increased trade and time and money saved. Do you agree or feel the bridge will be a white elephant? Write to us. ...

  2. Officials could learn a thing or two from superior road surfaces in India

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is prepared to spend on posturing, grandiose, white elephant infrastructure projects, the problem cannot be lack of budget. No, it is either a lack of willpower to spend money on basic infrastructure, ...

  3. Fixated on fixed assets

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... its four trillion yuan stimulus package to battle the global financial crisis in 2008 left the nation with some flashy new infrastructure, luxury office buildings and other white elephants ...

  4. Expert questions bridge's benefits

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... could end up becoming a white elephant. An agreement was reached on Thursday among the governments of Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau on the financing arrangements for the bridge. ...

  5. Modern buildings drive Guangdong's rebirth

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For instance, it was difficult to get good workmanship and skilled labour for building projects in China. 'Definitely, there are lots of white elephants in China,' Grimshaw said. 'A lot ...

  6. Macau won't let in HK, mainland cars using delta bridge

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Kong-mainland boundary. Some Hong Kong lawmakers have said the quota system may limit use of the bridge and make it a white elephant. A spokesman for Hong Kong's Transport and Housing Bureau said ...

  7. Poor find they're better off calling slums home

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... began appearing in the walls within months of them moving in. The brother of ousted mayor, Xu Zongheng, was linked with the development. 'They are just white-elephant projects,' Luo ...

  8. Big on style, but little substance

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Macau have all shunned the authority's overtures. Questions remain over the way in which the deal to bail out Zhuhai's airport, one of China's biggest white elephants ...

  9. Aviation dream prepares for takeoff

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuhai is hoping to turn a fledgling aeronautics industry into a core part of its economy, reports Leu Siew Ying Unfazed by white elephant projects such as an airport that is far ahead of its time, Zhuhai is ambitiously reaching out to anchor its development in the aeronautics industry- despite concerns about whether it has enough manpower or capital to do the job. 'The ...

  10. Eat your way around China

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Joshua Samuel Brown

    ... out moments later with a bowl of real borsht that was perfect in every way. Other dishes (like the Chicken Kiev) were just fine from the get-go. King Elephant Restaurant Inside Shenzhen Commercial City shopping centre in Luohu, 4th floor (86-755) 8232-5650, 8232-5652 Strikingly adorned with a big golden elephant, the restaurant takes up a corner of the fourth floor of the massive ...




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