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  1. No smoke, no fire- just hot air about Qatari bid

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Commonwealth Games as the worst selection decisions of the past two decades. Despite all the grand plans of air-conditioned stadiums, Qatar will simply be too hot for players, officials and fans alike, ...

  2. Green university set to rise from desert sands

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... projects are expected to have a strong focus on solar power. Despite summer temperatures that soar to 50 degrees, the university will have minimal air conditioning, instead using an ancient Arabic city design mixed with the latest heat minimisation strategies to keep students and staff cool. Designers of the city hope the university will drive its push to become the 'Silicon Valley ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Singapore's new air quality standards much tougher than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Island state raises the bar for public health, and battle for competitiveness Singapore outflanks HK on air quality Hong Kong is set to lose more of its competitive edge to regional rival Singapore after the island state pledged to introduce new air quality standards which are much tougher than those proposed for the city. The National Environment ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Higher purpose

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... latticework openings designed as ventilating veils, but here they become meaningless applique. “If we are imitating, why can’t we imitate the best?” asks Angawi, in a tone of desperation. “Why are we ... the Grand Mosque now sells for up to US$18,000, mayor Osama al- Bar said last year. By comparison, the latest housing development to heat the Hong Kong market, Causeway Bay’s Park Haven, is selling ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Move fast when overheating hits, IMF warns Asia

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Financial imbalances and rising asset prices, fuelled by strong credit growth and easy financing conditions, are building in several Asian economies "Financial imbalances and rising asset prices, fuelled by strong credit growth and easy financing conditions, are building in several Asian economies," the IMF said. "Policymakers … face a delicate balancing act in the near ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Japanese companies must adapt to a changed Asia

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... China first opened, when deals were pushed quickly from the top down, whether corrupt or clean. India was never like that, and nor is today's Indonesia. Land grabs, poor conditions ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Asian exports to fuel orders for big container ships

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... carriers, they are expected to find trading conditions difficult, the experts added. Rajiv Biswas, chief Asia economist for forecasting company IHS Global Insight, said: "Emerging Asia ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    McDonald’s sales fall again amid weakness in Asia

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 07:36pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... out the volatility of newly opened and closed locations. After years of outperforming rivals, McDonald’s has been struggling amid intensifying competition and challenging economic conditions ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rattled cages

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... crooked features and stocky build, Zebedee ambles around his grassy enclosure with the swagger of a retired prize fighter- sniffing insouciantly at the air, casually sizing up his fellow moon ... in central Vietnam, where, from infancy, he had been crammed into a tiny cage and milked for his bile. "The conditions we found him in were completely shocking," says Animals Asia ...

  10. Uygurs arrested after hijack attempt

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a seat dispute between Uygurs and Hans triggered an in-air brawl, Associated Press reported. Xinjiang government spokeswoman Hou Hanmin told the South China Morning Post that three ... seven crew members and passengers were injured in the incident, but none were in critical condition. Some of the hijackers were also injured. Xinhua cited police as saying that two sky marshals ...




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