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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Kowloon park design a long way from Central Park

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Budget cut hacks 5,000 trees from arts hub The urban forest rivalling New York's Central Park that was to have graced the West Kowloon Cultural District ... to the budget. "We have to move forward. We need a new mentality to manage the park, where free dancing and singing should be allowed," she said. But a veteran architect involved in one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557316/new-kowloon-park-design-long-way-central-park
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Fionnuala McHugh As a new edition of a book about the Kowloon Walled City is published, Fionnuala McHugh recalls how the 'cuckoo's nest' bounced back every time an attempt was made to knock it down, until it was finally razed in 1992. Chips off the old block They'd tried to clear Kowloon's Walled City many times. The first attempt was, apparently, easy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581649/kowloon-walled-citys-fight-exist
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

    18 developers bid for first commercial site in Kowloon released in 16 years

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:40pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... development. Cheung Kong (Holdings), Sun Hung Kai Properties, Henderson Land Development, New World Development and Wheelock Properties were among the large developers that submitted bids. Sino Land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581691/rare-tsim-sha-tsui-site-attracts-17-developers
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    West Kowloon park needs a life of its own to attract people

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:49pm by CARINE LAI

    ... Carine Lai Carine Lai says we can still create a world-class park at West Kowloon even without trees, but it needs more than bare lawns and empty venues Park life It was probably inevitable that the budget for the West Kowloon Cultural District park would be cut. With projected cost overruns for the arts hub that are expected to be compounded by delays on the MTR's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1578371/west-kowloon-park-needs-life-its-own-attract-people
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Microsoft investors push for Bill Gates to step down

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:51am by Reuters in New York and Seattle

    ... Reuters in New York and Seattle The investors are concerned that Gates’ role as chairman could block new strategies Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft are lobbying the board ... company and is its largest individual shareholder. The three investors are concerned that Gates’ role as chairman effectively blocks the adoption of new strategies and would limit the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322709/microsoft-investors-push-bill-gates-step-down
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng to join conservative US think tank

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 09:28am by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Activist will join the Witherspoon Institute Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident and legal rights activist who accused New York University of forcing him to leave ... at Witherspoon, which is based in Princeton, New Jersey, for the next three years. He will also be affiliated with The Catholic University of America and the more liberal-leaning Lantos Foundation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1322677/chinese-dissident-chen-guangcheng-join-conservative-us-think-tank
  7. News - China - CRIME

    'Let my father defend himself' says son of graft-accused Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 01:49pm by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... The New York Times in Beijing Bo's son breaks silence before trial Bo Guagua, the younger son of former Politburo member Bo Xilai, has made a rare public comment ahead of his ... released to The New York Times on Monday, the younger Bo, who lives in the US, bemoaned his mother's conviction on a murder charge and said he hoped his father would have "the opportunity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1298023/bo-xilais-son-calls-fair-trial-disgraced-chinese-leader
  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    US fashion designers take trunk shows to China

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 09:51am by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York New York fashion houses look to expansion in Chinese market Rag & Bone, Marchesa and Proenza Schouler, among the top in their class of cool, youngish New ... “There was a sense of excitement on both sides about discovery,” she said. “We are always inspired by the juxtaposition between the old and the new,” said Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1292980/us-fashion-designers-take-trunk-shows-china
  9. News - World - Houston-based company admits destroying evidence after US Gulf oil spill

    Halliburton agrees to plead guilty in Gulf oil spill case

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:23pm by Associated Press in New Orleans

    ... Associated Press in New Orleans Halliburton admits destroying crucial evidence Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 ... and criminal charge both arise from a criminal investigation by the Deepwater Horizon Task Force into the spill. US District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans recently presided over a trial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291143/halliburton-agrees-plead-guilty-gulf-oil-spill-case
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    West Kowloon Cultural District will enrich lives of generations to come

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 12:38pm by LAURENCE SCOFIELD

    ... people would agree with his description of the Cultural Centre as a "sterile, barren place". And this is why the new facilities in the West Kowloon Cultural District are so urgently ... generations Impatience over long delays is giving way to doubts that the West Kowloon Cultural District is even needed. "What for? For people to shop in?" a leading book publisher recently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1566852/west-kowloon-cultural-district-willenrich-lives-ofgenerations-come

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