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  1. Business - Money - FINANCING

    Property trusts curb support for Chinese developers as debt mounts

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Default fears grow as real estate trusts pull support Property trusts are funnelling the least amount of money into mainland developers in almost five years as maturing debt balloons, escalating default concerns. Issuance of trusts f ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1594771/property-trusts-curb-support-chinese-developers
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sacred Mount Fuji risks turning into trash mountain

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:51pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Famed slopes being defaced by rubbish, graffiti and faeces, putting world heritage status at risk Sacred Mount Fuji risks becoming trash mountain The slopes of Japan's Mount Fuji are increasingly being defaced by rubbish and graffiti, despite an overall decline in the number of people scaling the peak. Officials in the prefectures of Shizuoka ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594823/japans-sacred-mount-fuji-risks-turning-trash-mountain
  3. Sport - Soccer - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

    Aston Villa defeat casts doubt over Liverpool's ability to mount title challenge

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:16pm

    ... Reuters Does Brendan Rodgers have the strength in depth to mount a challenge on dual fronts? Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat by Aston Villa on Saturday was more than an early season setback – it raised the question of whether they have the strength in depth to cope with the dual challenge ahead of them this term. For the first time in four years Liverpool are back in the Champions League ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1592353/aston-villa-defeat-casts-doubt-over-liverpools-ability-mount-title
  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir at slow pace of flood rescue efforts

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Srinagar With 200,000 still stranded, Kashmiris vent fury at Indian authorities Anger mounts at pace of flood rescue Residents of revolt-torn Indian Kashmir turned their wrath on state administrators for failing to provide them with succour after the worst flooding in over a century, angrily dumping food parcels into gutters. More than 200,000 people remained stranded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591874/anger-mounts-indian-kashmir-slow-pace-flood-rescue-efforts
  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Pressure mounts on NFL chief Roger Goodell over Ray Rice video

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:04am

    ... Agence France-Presse American lawmakers and women's rights group criticise commissioner amid claims league had seen explosive footage Pressure mounted on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as the league investigated when a video of suspended star Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee was first seen by NFL officials. As US lawmakers requested details on Goodell’s actions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1589996/pressure-mounts-nfl-chief-roger-goodell-over-ray-rice-video
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Shui On Land backs away from urban renewal projects as debt mounts

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:03am by Sandy Li

    ... "The mounting debts are mainly due to the involvement in time-consuming site assembling," said Alfred Lau, an analyst at Bocom International, referring to the process of buying out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1587474/shui-land-backs-away-urban-renewal-projects-debt-mounts
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Uncovering the secrets of Mount Paektu on the China, North Korea border

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major volcanoes around the world, the remote and politically sensitive Mount Paektu remains almost a complete mystery to foreign scientists who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584579/uncovering-secrets-mount-paektu-china-north-korea-border
  8. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    China’s Huawei shows off advanced smartphone technology

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 02:29pm by Reuters

    ... release a limited edition of its high-end Ascend P7 phone with a sapphire glass display – the costly but durable material that has been the subject of industry chatter following reports this year that Apple would begin mass producing devices with sapphire. Huawei also said at an electronics trade show in Berlin that its Ascend Matenew Ascend P7 phone7 “phablet” would become the first Android ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1585825/chinas-huawei-shows-advanced-smartphone-technology
  9. Sport - Rugby

    Pressure mounts as busy Asian sevens season looms

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 12:33pm

    ... Staff reporter Hong Kong’s men’s and women’s sevens teams are gearing up for a busy and challenging few months with the three-leg ARFU Asian Sevens Series opening next weekend and the Asian Games looming large on the schedule. On the surface Hong Kong’s p ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1574829/pressure-mounts-packed-asian-sevens-season-looms
  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple ushers in age of the scratch-proof screen with launch of iPhone 6

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:19pm by GDN

    ... model next month, are to go into large-scale production this month. To create industrial quantities of man-made sapphire, the material already used to cover the fingerprint-sensing home button ... scratches from concrete. Its thin sapphire layers are flexible, potentially improving resistance to knocks and falls. Apple is said to be preparing two new iPhone models, both with larger screens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576243/apple-ushers-age-scratch-proof-screen-launch-iphone-6

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