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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY DIGEST

    Property Digest, February 27, 2013

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... 15 sites in Beijing sell for 12.7b yuan Land sales in Beijing amounted to 12.7 billion yuan from the sales of 15 development sites so far this month as developers turned aggressive in their land replenishment, according to a data from Centaline China. Tak ...

  2. News - China

    Briefs, January 30, 2013

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... New Tibet chief stresses reform Reform and opening up are essential to Tibet's prosperity, the new chairman of the autonomous region said yesterday. Losang Gyaltsen, a former mayor of Lhasa, once taught Marxist theory, according to his official biogr ...

  3. News - China

    Beijing to offer three-day visa-free stay in 2013 to boost tourism

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:18pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Starting next month, overseas air travellers visiting Beijing may stay 72 hours without a visa, Xinhua reports. The increased visa-waiver period is a day longer than the one given in Shanghai and Guangzhou. Authorities in the capital said t ...

  4. Spring Showcase

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... American National Flag, left) include prints and sculptures and have been exhibited in Asia, the US and Europe. Also on show in Spring Showcase, which opens tomorrow, are works by Liao Zhenwu, Wang ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Revellers in face masks setting off fireworks sparks rethink of ritual

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Sight of revellers in face masks firing off crackers prompts questioning of need for ancient tradition The spectacle of Beijingers wearing face masks as they set off firecrackers in smog-choked streets at the start of the Lunar New Year led many to ask th ...

  6. News - China

    Beijing has 'relatively poor air quality' says environmental chief as air pollutants soar 30pc

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:37pm by Chris Luo

    ... that both nitrogen dioxide and the inhalable particulate matter, PM10, rose by nearly 30 per cent in first three month of 2013 compared with same time last year, The Beijing News reported ... it was frequently shrouded in thick smog earlier this year. In a document dubbed “Cleaning Air Operation Plan 2013” made public last month, Beijing authorities vowed to lower major air pollutants by 2 per ...

  7. Triple security ring set up around Beijing springs into action

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Armed police activated three rings of checkpoints around Beijing yesterday as part of the government's drive to ensure a safe Olympics next month. As the capital makes final preparations for the event, which is being held betwee ...

  8. News - China - Beijing

    Beijing air pollution soars off index as dust storm brews in west

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 10:20am by Ernest Kao

    ... 02-28-2013 10:00; PM2.5; 510.0; 506; Beyond Index — BeijingAir (@BeijingAir) February 28, 2013 Several “side-by-side” photo comparisons of Beijing smog surfaced on social media on Wednesday including ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Official apologizes for providing wrong data, Beijing land sales surge

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 06:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Economy Bloomberg A Chinese customs spokesman apologized for providing “incorrect” data sourced from the Internet, underscoring concern at the credibility of official numbers. Caixin In Beijing, investors bought almost as much land for residential use in the first quarter of 2013 as they did all of last year. Beijing News* Unemployment rate of university ...

  10. News - China

    Fires kill 36 in China over new year festival

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 02:14pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... (HK$72.11million). It cited a statement from the fire department of the Ministry of Public Security. It didn’t say what caused the fires. The Lunar New Year celebration also known as Spring Festival ...




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