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  1. Tenants jostle for space in landmark

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... Ana Wang The demand for prime office space on the mainland, especially in Beijing, is surging as the global economy continues to recover. Location, accessibility and facilities top the list of requirements as more multinational and local companies look for suitable office space. China World Offices, located in Beijing's central business district, is one of the first ...

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    Poorly parked BMW in Beijing spray-painted with insults

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:22pm by Amy Li

    ... If you drive a luxury car in Beijing, you should be careful how and where you park it. A white BMW sedan that apparently occupied space of two neighbouring spots in a residential parking lot - a mistake or an intentional negligence - was spray-painted with graffiti and attacked on some social websites on Thursday, according to the Beijing Evening News .  “Stupid f*, you can’t ...

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    Beijing car buyers may be forced to reserve parking spaces

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 11:39am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Beijing residents might soon have to reserve a parking space before they can buy a car, the city’s traffic administration authorities said on Wednesday. Beijing traffic official Pan Bo told a government website that obtaining a parking licence to purchase a vehicle “was a future trend”. A parking space would also have to be properly installed, he added. Pan, ...

  4. False starts out of the question for the man behind the computers

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... will notice but if he fails, thousands of journalists and hundreds of television crews from around the globe will be pointing fingers. Hore is the chief technology integrator at Atos Origin, which ... with a space-shuttle launch, if a problem occurs before take-off, it can be delayed. But in the case of the Olympics, rescheduling is out of the question.' Hore moved to Beijing and began planning ...

  5. Mainland to use own technology for high-speed Beijing-Shanghai rail link

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The mainland has decided to go it alone with a high-speed rail link between Beijing and Shanghai, using only domestic technology, the minister of railways was quoted as saying yesterday. 'We have already reached a consensus on the issue. The high-speed railway line will be fully based on our own technology,' Liu Zhijun told the China Daily. ...

  6. Luxury brands race for retail space to cash in on expected spending spree

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu With the world's leading luxury brands beating a path to Beijing to capture an expected flood of spending during next year's Olympic Games, demand for retail space ... visitors committing their deposits to secure advance bookings. In contrast, response to office space - housed in the east and west towers - had so far been muted, she said. While the east tower ...

  7. Scary sight as space-age pumpkin goes on display for Halloween

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei No Halloween is complete without a particular orange vegetable. Hong Kong's largest pumpkin is on display at Tai Po Mega Mall until tomorrow. The gigantic pumpkin measures more than one metre across and weighs about 150 kilograms. The pumpkin was grown using innovative farming techniques. The seeds were taken into space on the Shenzhou V spacecraft in 2003 ...

  8. All those new cars and no place to park

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... parking spaces when they get land for development due to profit concerns,' said Zhao. Guan Hongzhi, a professor at the Beijing University of Technology, suggested the government should ... nowhere to park. 'Usually it takes me 20 minutes to find a parking space when I go to buy supplies with my girlfriend during weekends,' said Will, who owns both a Honda Accord ...

  9. Firms rush to finish Beijing office space

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li in Beijing Competition for blue-chip tenants in central Beijing is intensifying as developers rush to bring more than one million square metres of office space to the market in the central business district ahead of a likely ban on construction work during the Olympics next year. Henderson Land Development has responded to the challenge by pitching space in its 24-storey ...

  10. Big rush for mainland retail space

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Peggy Sito and Sandy Li in Beijing Increasingly affluent Chinese are encouraging developers to focus on shopping centres Big and small domestic and overseas property players are moving faster to take a share of the mainland's growing retail property ...




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