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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Make Tianjin a Shenzhen of the north

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:28pm by WINSTON MOK

    ... Winston Mok Winston Mok says its potential could be tapped with a free trade area Tianjin can power the Greater Beijing engine of growth For decades, China's economic growth has been ... alleviate population and environmental pressures on the capital, and hopefully make Beijing more liveable. China's national competiveness will be shaped by its top economic regions. Compared ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Evacuation ordered as bomb is unearthed by North Point ferry pier

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com 36kg Japanese explosive destroyed by a controlled blast in North Point Evacuation order as wartime bomb unearthed Bomb disposal officers yesterday defused a 46cm armour-piercing bomb, left by the Japanese army after the second world war and discovered by workers at a construction site next to the North Point Ferry Pier. A section of the Island ...

  3. A bitter taste at Olive Garden

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... a figurative shock and surprise announcement of Beijing and China's rapid rise. The prospect from Chui's kitchen is equally inspiring. To the east are the historical Fragrant Hills and to the north, the protective Taihang and Yanshan mountain ranges. Beijing stands before you, looking impossibly tranquil from this multimillion-yuan room with a view. It is of little wonder Hui made his ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    North Korea and Japan find common cause for cooperation: China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 12:36pm by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk Donald Kirk considers the unexpected talks between two unlikely allies North Korea and Japan find a common threat in China's rise The adage "the enemy of my enemy ... to the North Koreans? The answer is China. Neither North Korea nor Japan can stand for China's staking out positions that present a clear danger to their territorial integrity. Both are upset ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Bank of China leasing unit to expand fleet with 82 Boeings

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... a year, company spokeswoman Claire Leow told the South China Morning Post. Demand will mainly be driven by customers in Asia-Pacific and North America. Industry analysts said the speed at which ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com BOC leasing unit to expand fleet with 82 Boeings Bank of China's aircraft leasing subsidiary, BOC Aviation, yesterday announced an order for a total ...

  6. Mainland may hit brakes on rail network

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... economic prospects are low,' Weng said. 'Rail lines to western China will find it hard to get bank loans.' Despite being the centrepiece of Beijing's four trillion yuan (HK$4.55 ... network to 90,000 kilometres by the end of this year, the ministry said. China has the world's second most extensive rail network behind the US. 'The government is tightening liquidity ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- August 20, 2014

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:29am

    ... In China, myths of social cohesion |Source: New York Times China’s Communist Party has devoted enormous resources to composing historical narratives that seek to legitimize its rule and obfuscate its failures. China chides US over Ferguson violence, American racism |Source: McClatchy This week, Chinese state media has stepped up coverage of the Ferguson violence and protests. China ...

  8. Witnesses to knife attacks contradict police reports

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Three groups of witnesses who were discussing the incident at the scene on Thursday night told the South China Morning Post they saw two suspects running away, while the third was knocked down ... said Li Wei, director of the Centre for Anti-terrorism Research at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations. 'But even such a sophisticated system could not totally ...

  9. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Pope sends message to Beijing as China bars Catholics from attending South Korea event

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:01pm

    ... support to North Koreans who flee persecution and poverty in their homeland and illegally enter China before going on to other nations, usually ending up in South Korea. China is North Korea’s ... Reuters in Seoul Pope Francis extends ‘best wishes’ to President Xi Jinping and Chinese citizens, offering blessing for China on first visit by pontiff to Asia since 1999 Pope Francis sent ...

  10. News - China - SURVEILLANCE

    Huge marijuana plantation spotted by hi-tech satellite in China's northeast

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:44pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... than 10 secret passageways used to cross China's borders illegally to and from North Korea and also in the Xinjiang region; and a large warehouse for offshore oil smuggling in Fujian. ... the plantation straddling Jilin province and Inner Mongolia by analysing images taken by Gaofen 1, a high-definition earth observation satellite launched last year that carries some of China's best ...




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