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  1. Sting in the retail

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... economist Sylvia Liu notes in a recent report that 18 out of the 36 stores between No 21 and No 75 Queen's Road Central sell watches and jewellery. Even the first floor of the IFC mall has succumbed to the phenomenon, with a corner spot once occupied by a bar and restaurant now taken over by a sprawling luxury watch store, and with another six jewellery shops just around the corner. ...

  2. Foxconn worker in Chengdu suicide

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a dozen employees of the manufacturing giant jumped to their deaths last year. The worker, a 20-year-old man, jumped from the flat he occupied in Deyuan town near the company's industrial ... of the plants in the industrial park. Investigators said it was the result of flammable dust in ducts. A central government spokesman called the explosion a 'product-safety accident', adding ...

  3. MTR takes its tried and tested construction model to Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it is the shortest route in Shenzhen, Line 4 occupies the network's most central location and provides interchanges for all lines. It will also link up with the future high-speed railway to Guangzhou ... metro line in Shenzhen yesterday. The 6 billion yuan (HK$7.2 billion) Shenzhen Metro Line 4, which will operate under MTR's rail-plus-property model, is a centrally located, 20.5-kilometre ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ideal candidate for this is correctional services. The Hong Kong government could earn billions from the sale of prime real estate currently occupied by prisons. The budget of the Correctional ... to the report ('Democrats' team takes the plunge in protest', March 31). The decision to jump into the harbour to protest against the termination of ferry routes from Hung Hom to Central ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 80 per cent occupied, it is time for us to plan for the next phase of the project in support of the sustainable long-term development of technologies in Hong Kong. Technological innovation ... Party's elite met in an exclusive hotel in Beijing for the important annual gathering of the Central Committee. I am disappointed by those officials who say there is no need for openness. ...

  6. The Shenzhen story, from fishing village to thriving metropolis

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... of it becoming Hong Kong. Japanese troops would later occupy Nantou, and so the administrative seat was moved to Dongguan county. In 1953, the seat was again moved to Shenzhen township, 10km from Nantou, ... breaks on raw materials, machinery and industrial products for exporters. Early settlers said the only monetary assistance from the central government and Guangdong was the 90 million yuan spent ...

  7. Red hot

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Main

    ... Supply shortage continues to drive up housing prices in several cities and hampers central government attempts to cool down the property market, writes Adam Main Despite the central ... Yintai Property has four units in its Park Hyatt Penthouse project in the central business district (CBD). The unfinished units are 550 or 869square metres. The smaller units cost 108,000yuan ...

  8. Shanghai offers arts hub in latest real estate project

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Centre occupies a site area of 200,000 square metres. It comprises 280 villas and townhouses of between 229 and 560 square metres, which are scheduled to be delivered to buyers in June next year. ... their deposit,' he said. In July last year, the central government announced that foreigners not residing in the mainland for at least a year would be restricted to buying a single self-use unit. So far, ...

  9. Fortress mentality

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... and the cities of the delta increasingly occupy one basket in terms of global competition for capital and resources. They bring each other up, through economic growth, but also drag each other down, through the worsening pall of regional air pollution and environmental degradation. Yet Hong Kong continues to lobby the central government for protection from the regional economy. A Trade ...

  10. Play it again

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Returning to a former home gave one Central resident the chance to do things differently second time around. Long-term resident Paul Hicks recently moved back into the rare colonial gem in Central he occupied several years ago. But he wanted a change, which is why he opted for a modern interior that contrasts starkly with the tropical decor he favoured during his ...




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