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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... the municipality announced in October to check housing inflation and ease social discontent, at a time when most of the capital's middle-class families have been priced out of the market. What ...

  2. Issue of national law on housing splits political aides

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there should be national legislation on the issue. While some say a law should be drafted to ensure the proper use of low-income housing, others suggest that creative solutions by local governments ... that a large number of private apartments are unoccupied, especially in some medium-sized cities. Zhang Hongming, a property researcher at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, said unoccupied ...

  3. Fears of social unrest as rural land grab worsens

    Posted Feb 05th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... could seriously affect social stability unless their rights are better protected. This warning, published in the official People's Daily on Monday, was the latest call for the government to address land abuse, which is likely to be the hot issue at the annual conference of the National People's Congress next month. The problem has become acute since the campaign to develop ...

  4. Democrat issued 10-year home-return permit

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... committee members have been banned from visiting the mainland. Mr To, who last visited the mainland in 1996, said he would raise the issue of the Communist Party's verdict on the June 4, 1989, ...

  5. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... in Shanghai, the local branch of the powerful Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party, the mainland's top internal anti-graft agency, has issued an order to all ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Now I'm leaving for Shanghai, a stop before probably following on to Beijing... to co-operate with the investigation into Gu Kailai A statement, released by Cambodian police, by Frenchman Patrick Devillers There is hope... but don't ask me for a ...

  7. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government admitted it granted HK$72 million to firms led by a Beijing loyalist educator to produce biased national education materials: Yin Chi-chan- Now, give HK$72 million to an anti-Beijing group and make both books required reading. Not that the ...

  8. Beijing heritage bid to uproot 200,000

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a professor at Renmin University's population institute. Population control was among the most discussed issues at the annual plenary meeting of the municipality's people's congress, ... brought by high population density. 'The population issue in Beijing is rather a problem of spatial distribution than the number of people,' Zhang Qiang, a professor and political ...

  9. Beijing migrant worker-rockers seeking HK help

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, said pressure from local schools and residents to push out migrant families was another factor. 'It is problematic for long-term social stability,' ...

  10. EU businesses complain of discrimination

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang in Beijing ed.zhang@scmp.com European businesses' love-hate relationship with China appears to have deteriorated, with almost half the respondents to a new survey complaining of discrimination over the past two years. While 79 per cent are o ...




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