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  1. Quiet, please

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in a villa off the road, while Xinhua chose to build its main city office there. A pre-war Protestant church, its walls covered in ivy, continues to hold services, mainly for expatriates. The street ...

  2. Eyeing Ireland

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... schools. Estimates of the number range from 30,000 to 60,000- the largest group of expatriates in Ireland- and they enjoy a reputation for hard work and staying out of trouble. Last month, 100,000 ...

  3. Carrefour reveals official ties a bind

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of whom 79 are expatriates. Mr Lo said that the company began to turn a profit in the fourth quarter of 2000 and had been profitable since then. He declined to give figures. The liberalisation ...

  4. Shanghai home prices continue to decline

    Posted Nov 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... outside the main ring road were worst hit, with prices falling up to 30 per cent. More central areas held firm, thanks to limited supply and strong demand, particularly from expatriates ...

  5. Expats opt to buy in a city they see as home

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... For foreigners who plan to stay, buying makes more market sense than renting Is it a good time to buy a property in Shanghai? What are the pitfalls to watch out for? A young British expatriate offers some useful tips: beware when buying off a plan, check that the toilet is connected to the water system, and expect to pay more fees than a Chinese buyer. Steve Campbell arrived ...

  6. Delta face-off

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and United States manufacturers after them. This turned the Yangtze delta into the biggest production base in the world for electronics products. This flood of expatriates led to a property boom, ...

  7. Property boom curbs fail in Shanghai

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... permits in the city last year, up 40 per cent from 2003, with expatriates from Japan, the United States and South Korea topping the list. The foreign presence helps fuel demand for upmarket ...

  8. Shanghai fire sale belies developers' long game

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... areas have remained firm, in part because of strong demand from expatriates moving into Shanghai. The question everyone is asking is whether prices peaked in the first quarter of this year ...



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