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  1. News - China

    China slams US-Japan treaty on Diaoyus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 06:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing China

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China China on Monday branded a US-Japan security treaty “a product of the cold war” after Washington reaffirmed its commitment to Japan in its territorial dispute with China over the Senkaku Islands, known in Chinese as the Diaoyus. The amendment, attached to the National Defence Authorisation Bill, noted that while the United States “takes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1096576/china-slams-us-japan-treaty-diaoyus
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Where's the beach? Days of torrential rain wash away Hong Kong sands

    Posted May 13th 2014, 12:29pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Island trees were left with roots exposed and a picnic area was ruined as torrential rain washed sand right off Hung Shing Yeh beach.  The black rainstorm battered the city last Thursday, ... of flights were cancelled at Chep Lap Kok airport and scores others were delayed in recent days. A trough of low pressure had brought the thunderstorms to southern China and the northern part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511205/days-torrential-rains-wreak-havoc-hong-kong-beaches
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    China lunar exhibit shoots the moon at Hong Kong Science Museum

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau Jessie.lau@scmp.com Lunar exhibit shoots the moon at Science Museum The mini space rover churns its wheels against the grey sand as it swivels around a box. Controlled by a computer, the simulation is one of the interactive attractions at the Science Museum's exhibition on China's Lunar Exploration Programme, which opened yesterday. The exhibition includes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557040/china-lunar-exhibit-shoots-moon-hong-kong-science-museum
  4. News - China

    Macau casinos withhold 133 slot machine payouts claiming wins were due to 'mechanical errors'

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... whose holding company is Sands, said it had received the bureau's notification concluding his complaint could not be proven. "Sands China will comply with the notification and the respective legislating of the Macau SAR," a spokesman for the company said. MGM did not respond to the South China Morning Post 's request for comment. Additional reporting by Shirley Zhao ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555051/macau-slot-players-protest-being-denied-winnings
  5. News - Asia - TOURISM

    Singapore launches tourism campaign in China after hit by MH370 mystery and Thai crisis

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 03:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore As tourist numbers fall, the Lion City distances itself from crisis-hit neighbours Singapore launches ad campaign in China Singapore is mounting a drive in China to market itself as a standalone tourism destination, officials said yesterday, after a drop in Chinese arrivals to neighbouring countries also affected the city state. The Straits Times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539571/singapore-launches-campaign-encourage-chinese-tourism-after-hit-mh370
  6. News - China - CHINA ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai will be hurt most by Three Gorges Dam project, researcher says

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:32pm

    ... became cleaner after mud and sand subsided in the reservoirs in the upper reaches, there would be much less sediment in the estuary,” he explained to the South China Morning Post. Lower water ... on Poyang Lake, China’s biggest freshwater lake; and Hunan is also planning to rebuild reservoirs on Dongting Lake, the second-largest freshwater lake. “Plus, with the numerous hydropower stations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555580/shanghai-will-be-hurt-most-three-gorges-dam-project-researcher-says
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Sands casino in Singapore stops selling shark fin

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Sands casino stops serving shark fin The US-owned Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore has announced it will stop serving shark fin at its restaurants, the latest boycott of the contentious delicacy welcomed yesterday by animal rights activists. The casino, part of Las Vegas gaming magnate Sheldon Adelson's portfolio, said the removal of shark fin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531104/sands-casino-singaporestops-selling-shark-fin
  8. News - China

    Tiny Macau remakes gambling world and Las Vegas

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 03:51pm by AP

    ... to China. Sands, which owns the Venetian and Palazzo on the Las Vegas Strip, earns two thirds of its revenue in Macau. Adelson’s first casino opening there caused a stampede that ripped doors off ... Steve Jacobs. In an ongoing wrongful termination suit, Jacobs says SandsChina subsidiary allowed triad boss to run one of the company’s VIP rooms, tacitly condoned prostitution, and made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1277346/tiny-macau-remakes-gambling-world-and-las-vegas
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1226966/sands-dreamworks-strike-macau-casino-licence-deal
  10. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 22, 2014

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:50pm

    ... China Development Bank said to get 1tln yuan to back shantytown renovation |Source: Caixin The central government has pledged to renovate some 4.7 million homes this year, the most ... up a trade office owing to his strict respect for Beijing’s One-China policy. Baidu tells Chinese, but not Brazilian, users when it censors |Source: FeiChangDao Baidu appears to be imposing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-digest/digest/1557047/posts-daily-china-news-round-july-22-2014

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