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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    South Africa mulls legal trade in rhino horns in bid to defeat poaching

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... supposed medicinal properties. On the ground in South Africa, the impact is devastating, none more so than on the rangers and owners who find the rhinos' bloodied bodies with their horns ... and there's a whole lot of people that simply believe it's not going to work." Kotze is one of them. A businessman from the luxury-goods industry, he keeps an eye firmly on the rising prices ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China

    China's Wanda to build US$900m five-star complex in Chicago

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:56am by AFP

    ... tallest residential towers. Construction on the Chicago property project is expected to start this year and it is scheduled to open in 2018, Wanda said. Wang, formerly a senior member ... residential units and commercial space, and heralds greater expansion into the US, according to the statement posted on Tuesday. "The Chicago project is just the first step of Wanda's ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    In trouble again: former Nepalese crown prince held on drug charges in Bangkok

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... was detained again later the same year for smashing property at a luxury apartment in Bangkok. In February 2013 Shah was admitted to intensive care in Thailand after suffering a heart attack. Shah ...

  4. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore new-home sales dive 65pc last month

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... sold last month, down from 2,016 units in January, according to data from the city-state's Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). "In line with expectations, private residential market ... the red-hot property market, Singpore's government in January made it costlier for foreigners to buy property by raising stamp duties, and sharply increased minimum cash down payments ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - Drones

    Everyday drones will soon take to the skies for alls sorts of reasons

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... specialised courses on UAV newsgathering. Aerial photography with drones has also captured the imagination of real estate agents eager to pitch luxury properties in places like Los Angeles or Toronto- ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepalis angry at Maoists' taste for luxury ahead of national elections

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Nepal's ruling party under fire for its leader's lavish lifestyle ahead of elections Anger at Maoists' taste for luxury When Nepal ousted ... the party's leadership has swapped its revolutionary ideals for corruption-fuelled luxury, with the strongest criticism reserved for chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, better known by the nom de guerre ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENTS

    Body in France crash site surprises police searching for Chinese billionaire Kok Lam

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 05:45pm by AFP

    ... and property magnate Kok Lam, his interpreter and financial adviser, Peng Wang; as well as pilot and French entrepreneur James Gregoire are still ongoing after the helicopter fell into the river. Only ... of the flight,” said Philippe Mole of France’s air transport investigation department. Kok and his wife head a Hong Kong company, Brilliant Group, which handled upmarket teas, luxury hotels, ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police blast way into Zamboanga home of Nur Misuari

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... residential compound belonging to Nur Misuari on the outskirts of Zamboanga city. "The Philippine National Police were forced to deploy an access charge. No one was arrested," said Huesca, the police spokesman for the southern region, adding that Misuari was not at the property. Police have asked prosecutors to bring charges against Misuari and his followers, who fought street battles ...

  9. News - World - CUBA

    Cuban government lifts 50-year ban on unrestricted car imports

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Havana Havana ends rationing of new cars, another step in loosening control over purchases of property Vintage cars head for junk yard as imports freed up Cuba ... Soviet-style system, and less government control over the sale and purchase of personal property such as homes and cars. "It took me months to get a famous letter of authorisation to buy a car ...

  10. News - China

    Pudong authorities deny petitioner beaten to death

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 03:09pm by AFP

    ... occupied a residential unit in the district and the owner filed multiple complaints to local police, according to the Pudong authorities. Shen experienced a “sudden discomfort” when property ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Local authorities in Shanghai have denied that a petitioner was beaten to death by local police over a property dispute. The response came after dozens ...




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