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  1. New World China favours medium-sized homes

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak in Beijing Strong housing demand from China's growing white-collar and middle-class families has prompted New World China Land to build more mid-sized residential projects. ... Kong-listed mainland property arm of New World Development. As the housing market booms, New World China aims to build more 30-50 square metre houses to tap into the white-collar market and speed up ...

  2. 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

    ... land price is reached. The city plans to supply 50,000 self-use commercial homes this year, compared with total new home sales of almost 120,000 last year. Apart from the self-use commercial ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    World waits for timetable on Beijing's leadership transition

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei In absence of any indication of dates for all-important transition, rumours abound World is waiting for Beijing timetable As Beijing makes the final preparations for its ... product soar to US$5,432 from US$1,135 in 2002, and the size of the mainland economy grow to second-largest in the world, behind only the United States. There is no doubt that the mainland has ...

  4. When China and the US trade barbs, the rest of the world is the worse for it

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the US have cooled so much that it should be a matter of grave concern not only to Chinese and Americans, but to the whole world. Just three years ago, as Obama entered the White House, all the talk was of a potential G2, a Sino-US leadership of the world. That would have been bad enough for everyone else- when the elephants dance, the mice are liable to get hurt. But today's ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Real ale, prohibition cocktails among wealth of new Beijing drinking options

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham foodandwine@scmp.com Beijing has a variety of new food and drink options, writes Mark Graham A galaxy of bars A back-alley bar that serves real ale, a Prohibition-era- speakeasy themed lounge, a trendy lounge in the arts district and a gourmet restaurant with fabulous views of the Forbidden City are among Beijing's new drinking and dining options. The grim ...

  6. Beijing, Shenzhen have world's angriest drivers

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Beijing and Shenzhen have the world's angriest drivers, according to an annual survey that studies the correlation between traffic congestion and human ... a variety of measures to improve the situation. The capital has limited purchases of cars since January and is now considering charging congestion fees in central areas. In its new plan ...

  7. 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 ... has more than double the number of workplaces within a 10- and 20-minute radius, according to World Bank research. And New York City has 1.74 million work locations within a 20-minute walk ...

  8. Lucas Lai

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the best bar in the world. You had to write 250 words about a bar. I spent 30 minutes writing about my favourite bar in New York, called Please Don't Tell. It's hidden in a hotdog ... Shirley Lau PHOTO START I was born in Taipei and moved to New York with my family when I was six. As a kid I did a lot of drawings and paintings. When I was about 15, a family friend who ...

  9. Police turn up heat on online gambling as World Cup looms

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... cracked since early this year and, with the World Cup looming, police were planning a new crackdown. However, an officer in the Beijing Public Security Bureau's news office said yesterday ... Ivan Zhai Mainland police are set to crack down further on soccer gambling with the World Cup finals kicking off in South Africa on Friday. Police in Beijing's Xuanwu district said ...

  10. Beijing takes aim at pollution in quest to become 'world city'

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Beijing aims to build itself into a 'world city' on a par with Hong Kong, upgrading its status from an 'international city', its mayor says. 'Currently the national capital has entered into a new historic stage of building an all-round modernised international metropolis, Guo Jinlong said yesterday in a keynote speech to the city's ...




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