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  1. The crusaders

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Asian Studies, in Singapore. This comes on the heels of the Asian financial crisis, which forced democratisation and an era of accountability on many economies. The Singapore-based author ... active. 'Penang [in Malaysia] has a strong heritage society while Singapore has strong support in terms of environment and preservation.' Their track records have been mixed, however. ...

  2. Rise seen in grade A HK office rents

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... year to US$703 million, from US$810 million in 2010. The firm said that was because it had completed only one residential project, Peak@Balmeg, in Singapore last year, compared with three ... But residential profits should rebound next year when four Singapore projects were due for completion, he said. Over in the retail sector, Witt said average rents for the firm's retail properties ...

  3. Restored Queen's Pier can be part of a vibrant waterfront

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for international investment, business, and visitors. Queen's Pier and Edinburgh Place should serve as Central waterfront's main address. Singapore offers a useful example. It redeveloped Boat Quay and Clarke Quay, antiquated and undistinguished warehouses set on the Singapore River, into successful attractions that feature prominently in the city's global marketing. For several ...

  4. Is the office bull run over?

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... markets being battered by repeated external shocks- from the debt crisis in Greece and Italy- it's hard to avoid the spreading sense of gloom. The office leasing market in Singapore ... can be said of Orchard Road, the prime business district in Singapore, where office leasing is already slowing, according to property agents. Even before the latest round of financial market ...

  5. Out and about

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Singapore experienced repeated, devastating riots throughout the 1950s and 60s and bans on public assembly in the Lion City date from that time. Hong Kong's racial and linguistic homogeneity- for all the 'international, cosmopolitan, Asia's World City' spin- is a key reason for its internal stability. This demographic factor puts Hong Kong in stark contrast to Singapore ...

  6. The Planner

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... shorts from Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Russia, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands and Latvia including: Makiko Sukikara's Walkin' On Snow Grass, about a doormouse who wakes up from ...

  7. HEART and soul

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... which some say was designed so it could be dismantled and shipped to Singapore in an emergency. Public hearings Serious criminal cases in Hong Kong are heard at the High Court in Admiralty, ...

  8. Thieves net HK$1.9m from festive crowds

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Thieves operating among bustling festive season crowds in Central have stolen nearly HK$1.9 million in two separate incidents over the past two days. A Canadian tourist had 240,000 Singapore dollars (HK$1.43 million) stolen from his rucksack yesterday afternoon. The 45-year-old man withdrew the money at the HSBC headquarters in Des Voeux Road Central then walked ...

  9. Actress has some fun after English class

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... linked to her English tutor, known simply as Jeroen. The buzzards staked out the Pottinger Street bar front and back. With her companion, Cheung was seen grooving along to Singapore DJ ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a physical theatre work inspired by Estonian novel Piirinik (Border State) (in Cantonese), Jun 15, 8pm, Jun 16, 3pm; and Singapore's Little Red Shop performs Ai, Si, a theatre piece centring ...




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