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  1. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Oil and gas producer PetroChina posts 4pc first-half profit rise

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by Eric Ng

    ... first-half. Chief executive Li Fanrong said Nexen's Long Lake oil sands project achieved its maiden profit in the year's first half, after its chief executive was replaced and cost control ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - GAMBLING

    Sands denies Beijing gave help on Macau casino license application

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Sands Corporation said the Chinese government had no part in the awarding of gaming licences in Macau for the casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson more than 10 years ago. ... and "reached down" to make sure Las Vegas Sands got a gaming licence. Sauber made his closing arguments in the trial of a suit in which Richard Suen, a Hong Kong businessman, has sought US$328 ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    China’s strategy: keep tilting the playing field until someone notices

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:38am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... line For millions of Chinese, a summer trip to the seaside involves playing in sand, a dip in the sea and bad food. Last week a group of elite leaders went to the coastal resort of Beidaihe ... lists and Google's problems have been well documented. The new leadership has drawn its lines in the sand- but are these policies investable? This strategy of firm politics but economic ...

  4. News - China - POLLUTION

    Strong winds blow away smog but bring sand to Beijing

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Choking smog blown away, only to be replaced by a blanket of sand from Inner Mongolia An ill wind blows Beijing no good Strong winds swept through Beijing yesterday and cleared the air of smog that had blanketed it on Saturday, only to bring sand. Heavy gusts picked up around noon, mixed with local dust and sand from Inner Mongolia, which ...

  5. News - China - CASINOS

    Sands, DreamWorks strike Macau casino licence deal

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 08:45pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Macau casino operator's DreamWorks deal to bring popular animated characters to its resorts Sands woos families with cartoons Sands China, the Macau arm ... Katzenberg. The deal will come into effect on July 1. The reason we've come here is because Sands has developed a world-class family resort Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks "The reason ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST

    How to hone your dragon skills

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:31pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... Macao Hotel- a vast 3,896-room establishment within the Sands Cotai Central resort. Our Dragon Adventure package included a character-themed family suite, a "How to train your dragon" ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Tribal revival: Sumba offers sun, sand and soul

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... Holly McDonald 48hours@scmp.com At the philanthropic Nihiwatu resort in Sumba, visitors can sample surf and sustainability, writes Holly McDonald Tribes and tribulations "THAT WAS HEAVY, MAN." A minute ago we were crossing the swirling eddies of ...

  8. Magazines - Style - MUSE

    Acclaimed sculptor Ju Ming captures nature and life

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:31pm by DANIEL SCHEFFLER

    ... with Sand, was dedicated to her. However, business wasn't always successful for Ju, who lost his factory but in turn realised that he was an artist wanting to practise his craft, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... on Hainan Island's southern tip. Shangri-La's Sanya Resort & Spa (below) faces the ocean from behind a 300-metre-long, white-sand beach, and has 340 guestrooms, a signature Chi Spa ...

  10. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Shenzhen construction on hold after alert over cheap sand in concrete

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by HUIFENG HE

    ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen and Olga Wong Work on highest tower suspended after report of developers using cheap sea sand in concrete Shenzhen building alert Work on hold in Shenzhen building ... by some local developers was made from cheap, untreated sea sand. More projects are likely to be affected as the Shenzhen government ordered a citywide inspection into the practice, which ...




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