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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    Small plane kills man during crash landing on Florida beach

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:41pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sarasota, United States Plane's crash landing kills man on US beach A father was killed and his nine-year-old daughter seriously injured while walking along ... not hurt on Sunday when the Piper aircraft lost power and touched down next to the water's edge. "A man and one of his children who were walking on the beach were apparently injured ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Steel piling plan could allow work to restart on Sha Tin-Central rail link

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com MTR will today begin sinking huge steel pilings to protect ancient relics following five-month delay to work on the Sha Tin-Central rail link Rail link work may resume in weeks The MTR Corporation will today begin erecting a wall of steel pilings to protect relics found on the construction site for the future To Kwa Wan station- meaning work on the Sha ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Belgian man stateless in Hong Kong after losing citizenship when renewing passport

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com When is a Belgian not a Belgian? When he doesn't ask to remain one- as Hong Kong-born Sze Chung Cheung found to his cost, a decision that's effectively left banker stateless When is a Belgian no longer a Belgian? A 29-year-old man is stateless in Hong Kong after he was stripped of his Belgian nationality. Sze Chung Cheung, who has lived ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Rocking allure of heavy metal

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:29am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... allure of heavy metal The epithet "man of steel" is often ascribed to superhuman characters made of the hard stuff. For Tom Kundig, however, it alludes to his love and use of metal, ... Institute of Architects' housing awards. The rugged patina and raw materiality of the steel-clad cabin was the architect's response to its wilderness setting, but when Kundig steps ...

  5. News - China - TRADE

    Export growth plunges to 1pc as impact of crackdown on fraud has effect

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Plunge to 1pc increase from 14.7 per cent in April suggests crackdown on fake invoices that overstate mainland sales overseas is working Export growth dips as fraud clamp bites Growth in Chinese exports fell sharply last month, but that's not all bad news, according to analysts. They said the government's crackdown ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    China executes Japanese man for smuggling amphetamines

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... territorial disputes Chinese authorities on Friday executed a Japanese man who had been sentenced to death in connection with smuggling a stimulant drug, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said. ... interest in the death penalty handed down to Japanese nationals.” China informed Japan of the execution on Friday morning, Kishida said.  The man was sentenced to death in December 2012 ...

  7. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Developers 'under no pressure' over IPOs

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Property firms have other channels for fund raising, such as bond sales, say analysts Developers 'under no pressure' over IPOs Mainland property developers have no immediate capital pressures despite their withdrawal from initial public offerings in the A-share market, analysts said yesterday. They said ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - LISTINGS

    Huishang Bank targets US$1b IPO in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com As A-share listings market remains closed, mainland lender turns to Hong Kong Huishang Bank targets US$1b IPO in HK Huishang Bank has joined the queue of companies seeking an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong while the gate for listing in the A-share market remains closed. The Hefei, Anhui province-based bank has invited ...

  9. Business - China Business

    China's cooling measures not working

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Prices of new homes climb for the 12th consecutive month on ample market liquidity Mainland cooling measures not working The mainland's cooling measures have failed to curb home prices, which rose last month for the 12th consecutive month on the back of ample liquidity in the market. The price of new homes in 100 cities rose 0.81 ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Frantically seeking Gaza ceasefire, John Kerry mans the phones

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... Reuters in Gaza Kerry in frantic phone bid to secure Gaza ceasefire US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire yesterday as the civilian death toll rose along with the threat of Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed sp ...




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