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  1. Middle-class homeowners stand up for their rights

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Scuffles with developers have flared in well-heeled districts of the capital At first glance, Fangzhouyuan, in Beijing's Wangjing area, is just like any sprawling middle-class ... to resolve them. Most property disputes take place in mid-range residential complexes such as Fangzhouyuan where most residents are middle-class. Unlike protesters from rural areas, ...

  2. In search of the middle-class yuan

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the illustrator has entrusted Beijing-based China Animation Corp (CAC) with the electronic project... a sure sign that the rising middle class is looking beyond life's essentials and spending ... to today's offerings including beauty, health and fitness plus language and art and craft classes for children and adults. In the latest development, these is even a developing 'pet ...

  3. Rise of 'the mortgage class' tests Beijing

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a new phenomenon with major implications for the mainland: the rising tide of protest among the urban middle-class, the core of the government's support. Analysts say the authorities may need to seek accommodation with this increasingly vocal, highly educated segment of society. With rapid economic growth set to continue, the middle class has a large and growing financial stake ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... the municipality announced in October to check housing inflation and ease social discontent, at a time when most of the capital's middle-class families have been priced out of the market. What ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Poorly parked BMW in Beijing spray-painted with insults

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:22pm by Amy Li

    ... Chinese cities, where a growing number of middle-class residents are buying cars and driving to work.  ...

  6. Mixed blessing

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... as something that only pro-democracy supporters and the middle class participated in, the Federation of Trade Unions lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing effectively castrated a huge chunk of the population, extending a class struggle aimed at marginalising the middle class. That kind of crazy talk will result in political costs beyond Wong's reach. That is a tectonic shift in the 'them vs ...

  7. Beijing vows to beat looming problems to be a top-class city

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to become a liveable world-class metropolis in the next decade would largely hinge on the government's ability to break constraints on energy and conservation. Despite the much-touted success ...

  8. Beijing transport well off world-class mark

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih in Shenzhen Beijing still has a long way to go to match world-class cities like New York, London and Hong Kong for public transport, according to a World Bank transport specialist. Addressing a transport conference in Shenzhen, World Bank senior transport specialist Shomik Mehndiratta said that for example, the Guomao subway station in Beijing's central business ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Will the dealmakers go to Shanghai's financial centre?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com International financial executives will need good reasons to travel to Shanghai, with Beijing already a more important destination for them Will the dealmakers go to Shanghai's financial centre? How can Shanghai get ready to be a financial centre by 2020? We've talked about world-class infrastructure, freedom of capital flows, ...

  10. Sport - China - RIGHT FIELD

    If Beijing want to win friends in Hong Kong, they could clean up the air

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... took to the streets over the past few weeks to protest, it could not have been a shock. Honestly, why not just roll the tanks through the middle of town because it would probably be less ... Kowloon and stick it smack dab in the middle of the city. Tokyo and New York can find a way to run a race through the heart of the city but we can't? Get over yourselves for one Sunday ...




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