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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    US accuses Russia of ‘coercion’ after Putin warns over gas supplies to Europe

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:22am by Reuters in Washington and Moscow

    ... Reuters in Washington and Moscow Obama and Merkel underscore need for West to be ready to apply further sanctions as Putin threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if they pass through Ukraine President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a US accusation that he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1475644/us-accuses-russia-coercion-after-putin-issues-warning-gas-supplies-europe
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... elders, as he looked at the queue, some boys as young as eight waiting their turn, yokes at their side. "It used to be only paddy fields. Only a few houses. There was enough water for all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  3. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Water supply across Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung to be suspended for 'urgent' repair work

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 07:52pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Supply system fault blamed for disruption in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung Water cut off overnight at 14 housing estates The water was cut off at 14 housing estates and other buildings in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung last night, with residents given just four hours' notice. The Water Supplies Department said it expected service to resume after seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433748/water-supply-across-tsuen-wan-and-kwai-chung-be-suspended-urgent
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public housing to account for 60pc of new flat supply

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to account for 60pc of new flat supply Public housing will take up 60 per cent of new residential supply in the next decade, from the current 50-50 share with private flats. The marked change ... take a more active role and do more in providing public housing." Cheung said the ratio of public to private housing in new supply in the next 10 years would be 60 per cent to 40 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1290786/public-housing-account-60pc-new-flat-supply
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Land application list scrapped in bid to control supply

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE LIU AND JOYCE NG

    ... Yvonne Liu and Joyce Ng Government takes over full control of city's land supply from developers by ditching the application system operated since 1999 Land application list scrapped The government has taken over total control of land supply from developers by scrapping the application list system. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po announced the end of the system, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163971/government-scraps-land-application-list-take-control-land-supply
  6. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Abe visits Anne Frank House before US, Korea meeting

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Amsterdam Abe visits Anne Frank House before crucial meeting Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has paid a visit to the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam, ... an official in Japan had said last week. Last week, Tokyo police arrested the 36-year-old man without supplying a motive for the crime or identifying the suspect, whom they said has admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1455842/abe-visits-anne-frank-house-us-korea-meeting
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tepid market suggests target for private housing won't be met

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 06:12pm by Albert Cheng

    ... problems. But, since taking over, he has done little to ease housing-supply pressure, especially the supply of public and subsidised housing. His excuse is to blame the acute shortage of land, which ... plunging popularity. In this year's policy address, he accepted a proposal from the Long-term Housing Strategy Steering Committee to supply 470,000 flats in the next 10 years, of which 60 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1441904/tepid-market-suggests-target-private-housing-wont-be-met
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China seeks solution to providing clean drinking water supplies

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 05:06pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Officials and scientists investigating how to dealing with infected drinking water supplies, with wholesale pipe replacement and adding chemicals to deal ... times higher than national limits. An investigation continues, but lax supervision, the proximity of petrochemical facilities and corroded supply pipes have all been identified as possible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486936/china-seeks-solution-providing-clean-drinking-water-supplies
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Lanzhou to build second water supply after benzene scare

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:55am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the government said supply had returned to normal but warned of possible interruptions in the future. The contamination was initially believed to have come from a leaking pipeline belonging to Lanzhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483703/lanzhou-build-second-water-supply-after-benzene-scare
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    MTR Corp not pulling its weight on housing needs, says Paul Chan

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Yvonne Liu Government should not be only one trying to boost housing supply, says development chief, pushing plan for public flats on light-rail site MTR not pulling its weight: Paul Chan The development chief yesterday accused the MTR of not doing enough to help solve the city's housing shortage. "The MTR Corp has not launched a single project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436680/mtr-corp-not-pulling-its-weight-housing-needs-says-paul-chan

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