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  1. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Myanmar urged to copy Hong Kong development model

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih in Yangon hanshih.toh@scmp.com Poor nation should maintain a land bank of public sites to help fund up to US$150 billion of much-needed infrastructure projects, investors say Myanmar urged to copy HK development model To meet the enormous cost of funding Myanmar's infrastructure and property development, the impoverished country should adopt Hong Kong's land ...

  2. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Guangdong warned over infrastructure spending

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, Charlotte So

    ... Toh Han Shih and Charlotte So Analysts say indebted province's plans to invest 1.41 trillion yuan in infrastructure is dangerous Guangdong warned over spending Guangdong's decision to invest 1.41 trillion yuan (HK$1.77 trillion) to beef up its infrastructure over the next three years has been described as dangerous by analysts, since the province is already knee-deep ...

  3. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Shoddy work leaves trail of sinkholes, collapsed bridges across mainland

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Shoddy construction has left a trail of sinkholes and collapsed bridges across the mainland Death lurks along roads to ruin Rushed and irresponsible construction has made many roads death traps, according to experts. They point ...

  4. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Mainland China advisers furious over Hong Kong's high-speed rail link delay

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by He Huifeng

    ... to be identified. Mainland government advisers were much more blunt. Zheng Tianxiang, a provincial policy adviser involved in several infrastructure projects- said the delay would "definitely ... this to happen, all sections of the key infrastructure projects must be completed and connected synchronously. If one part gets delayed, the whole plan will be affected," Zheng said. Zheng said ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Lawmakers blast MTR Corp officials over express rail line's delay

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by ADA LEE AND TANNA CHONG

    ... and review procurement procedures to rein in the soaring cost of public infrastructure projects. The measures were announced as he asked the Legislative Council to pass his budget bill, which ...

  6. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hefei mounts quest for a high-end industrial future

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com The Anhui provincial capital is rolling out the infrastructure mat to become the model of a modern inland manufacturing metropolis Hefei ... and Hitachi Construction Machinery to set up shop, thanks to lower wage and land costs, according to city mayor Zhang Qingjun. Now it plans to build on those gains by rolling out an infrastructure ...

  7. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Cement firms build on growing demand

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Industry players can expect a bumper year as infrastructure and urbanisation projects drive demand at a time of tightening supply Cement firms build ... and airport projects were approved in China. This will drive cement demand," said Pan Yonghong, the chief executive of CR Cement. Government-led investment in infrastructure and urbanisation ...

  8. Business - Companies - INFRASTRUCTURE

    CKI eyes overseas firms as profits rise

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings plans more international acquisitions as its profit rises by 22pc, boosted by British subsidiaries CKI eyes overseas firms as profits rise Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (CKI), the infrastructure firm controlled by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, aims to make further international acquisitions after ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong's lifts fail to make grade in list of world's fastest

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com City fails to make the grade in list of the fastest elevators, despite having the most skyscrapers (but it's still a lot speedier than taking stairs) HK's going up in the world, but lifts aren't that quick Life� ...

  10. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Dam breached in Shanxi leads to flooding and evacuation

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Leaking dam leads to flooding, evacuation Residents near a reservoir in Shanxi province have been evacuated after part of its dam wall collapsed, causing flooding, Xinhua reported yesterday. The top of an irrigation duct at the Quting reser ...




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