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  1. News - China - MAINLAND PROPERTY

    Shanghai property transactions hit 3-year high new despite curbs

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:39pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Total value of transactions in the city last month hit 1.54 million square metres – a 180pc quarterly increase and the highest level since December 2009 The volume of Shanghai flat transactions hit a 40-month high in March, as speculators raced to get ahe ...

  2. News - China - Shanghai

    Migrant worker's family savings rain down on Shanghai pedestrians

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 03:33pm by Ernest Kao

    ... It took more than a year for the 83-year-old father of migrant worker Yu to save up nearly 18,000 yuan (HK$22,400) of hard-earned wages, which the family planned to use to celebrate the Lunar New Year. It took less than a minute, however, for all their pl ...

  3. News - China - Shanghai

    Shanghai boy infected with H7N9 flu 'basically recovered'

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:43pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Authorities have confirmed that a four-year-old boy with the H7N9 infection had “basically recovered” from the virus in a Shanghai hospital. Wu Fan, director of Shanghai's Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, announced on Sunday on the city's weibo account that the boy was in “good condition" in what is the first reported recovery from ...

  4. News - China - Shanghai

    At least five dead in Shanghai market blaze, several injured

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 09:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao A fire at a wholesale market in Shanghai’s Pudong district has left at least five people dead and scores injured, according to the Xinhua news agency. The fire broke out at about 8.30pm on Sunday at the Shanghai Agricultural Products Wholesale Market along Shanghai South Highway No 2000 in Pudong New Area, the city’s main commercial district. Firefighters struggled ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    One more H7N9 virus death in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 06:22pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao and Agencies Three new cases of H7N9 avian influenza were reported in eastern China, one of them fatal, state media reported late on Monday afternoon, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to seven. Shanghai authorities confirmed that a 64-year-old retiree was killed by the H7N9 virus, bringing the total number of infection-related deaths in the city to five.  ...

  6. News - China - Shanghai

    Shanghai licence plates 'precious as gold,' says vice mayor

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 03:05pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao If scoring a licence plate for your car in Shanghai means winning an auction, getting one for your car in the future will be akin to winning the lottery – with gold as the prize.  Shanghai's vice-mayor Shen Jun said that as the government ramped up efforts to curb traffic congestion, the price of a licence plate in the city could soon become as valuable ...

  7. News - China - PROPERTY

    News of home sale tax prompts rise in weekend transactions

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 11:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao New measures announced last week to cool China’s residential property market triggered a surge in transactions in major cities over the weekend, the  Shanghai Securities News reported on Monday. On Friday, the State Council, China’s cabinet, announced a steep 20 per cent capital gains tax on home sale profits - a move which sent mainland property developers’ shares ...

  8. News - China - Shanghai

    Conman scams Shanghai student desperate to find hit-and-run driver

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 01:16pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao University student in Shanghai is conned HK$6,800 during search for driver of a hit-and-run accident that left her mother hospitalised and unable to pay for treatment Liang Xu tried everything to collect clues to a hit-and-run traffic accident that left her mother hospitalised and unable to pay for treatment. She kneeled in the snow to request help from passersby ...

  9. State firm eyes office sector

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Shanghai Urban Construction starts grade-A project as city rents increase Rising Shanghai rents have convinced state-owned developer Shanghai Urban Construction to pile into grade-A office development, a market segment that has been dominated by foreign developers. A government clampdown on new residential projects is pushing developers towards the office sector, ...

  10. Hong Kong's CBD is the fourth most expensive

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Hong Kong's central business district (CBD) is the fourth most expensive business district in China after Pudong in Shanghai and two in Beijing, according to a CB Richard Ellis report. Slower growth in Hong Kong's office rental market was seen in the first quarter after a surge in activity towards the end of last year. The property consultant said total ...




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