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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    New retail districts a welcome trend but challenges remain

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:55am by Nick Bradstreet

    ... Nick Bradstreet property.post@scmp.com Soaring rents in core commercial precincts have transformed fringe areas, with artisanal shops and eateries moving in New retail districts help shore up diversity in HK Hong Kong has long had its well-established retail districts serving different catchments and budgets, each one offering a slightly different balance of retailers ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Planned rail line will improve transport system in Kwun Tong

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by LETTERS

    ... strategy has been welcomed by the public as this line is crucial to ensure the sustainable development of Kwun Tong District, which has a population of more than 700,000. Given the housing projects in the pipeline, it is estimated this will increase by 200,000. Transportation has been a deep-rooted problem within the district as more than 300,000 people live in the hilly northern area of Kwun Tong. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong's stark choice: gradual integration or slow decay

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by DAN STEINBOCK

    ... activities. As China's economic reforms expand and Shanghai evolves into the mainland's global hub for trade and finance, Hong Kong's role as a "gateway" is diminishing. Hong ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... In many urban districts, canyons of tall buildings line streets, restricting the dispersal of emissions from vehicle exhausts. These are perfect conditions to find out the impact of pollutants ... of information. Improving technology has allowed experts to focus on particular pollutants that have the greatest direct impact on health. But while there are monitoring stations in our busiest districts ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planners need to end the occupation of our streets- by vehicles

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:10pm by LOONG TSZ WAI

    ... changes to its transport policy. People around the occupied areas have begun to rethink their spatial perceptions. For instance, a commuter running from home in Western district could get to work ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by LETTERS

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is nearing completion. These developments mean that more than ever, Lantau will become one of Hong Kong's gateways to the world and to Guangdong province. We now need to look ... will be enhanced through Lantau's development into a multi-function hub. The Kai Tak and West Kowloon Cultural District projects have moved at a snail's pace. This should not happen on Lantau. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Austria banks on spirit of innovation to forge deeper ties with Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by CLAUDIA REINPRECHT

    ... In the context of the West Kowloon Cultural District development, we see great potential for substantive dialogue with Hong Kong on the role of culture in enhancing the quality of life in cities ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Why influencing Occupy movement is not in America's best interest

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:07pm by JUNFEI WU

    ... Beijing's authority, and paralysing Hong Kong's central business and governmental district. It seems as if this may enhance US soft power, showing to the world that the Americans rule Hong Kong ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protest has made its mark by lifting Hong Kong out of its apathy

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:34am by MATHIAS CHEUNG

    ... The road to democracy is long and the gateway narrow. Occupy has made the first step. We must now finish the race. To prevail, we need persistence, patience and, most of all, composure. Everyone ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    More than ever, Hong Kong needs a leader who can communicate and heal the social divide

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:06pm by Franklin Koo

    ... to the People: Extending the Jury to the Hong Kong District Court ...




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