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  1. News - China

    Shanghai's giant radio telescope could be a white elephant

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Scientists fear that the city's huge radio telescope may pick up more mobile phone conversations than any signals from outer space New Shanghai space dish Shanghai, you may have a problem. Municipal government officials have just attended a ceremony to mark the completion of a "landmark" radio telescope in the city. The dish, ...

  2. Abundant supply drags down retail rents in major cities

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Retail rents in major mainland cities fell in the second quarter owing to an abundant supply of retail space, and property consultancy Knight Frank expects the market to continue consolidating next year. Demand for retail space remained low, Knight Frank said, as local retailers stayed cautious about opening new outlets in the second quarter even though ...

  3. Shanghai car parks... a space odyssey

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren Shanghai held a public consultation last month on a draft plan to relieve its chronic shortage of car parking spaces. But even if it is implemented, the plan is unlikely ... up and lease their parking spaces to nearby office workers during the day- but the idea has not gone down well with residents. Another suggestion would see vacant land turned into temporary, ...

  4. Safe railways are far more important than the nation's space programme

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... development. China has made great strides forward with its space programme, but with the rail networks we see no improvements. I believe it is more important to ensure safe journeys on our trains than to aim for greater achievements in space. Ensuring the safety of citizens should be seen as a priority by the government. Airlines take the necessary precautions to avoid collisions so why ...

  5. Luxury retailers snap up prime space in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... hotel, the first new building on the Bund in 83 years. The project has added 6,500 square metres to Shanghai's stock of prime retail space and showcases the wares of international luxury ... report. On the back of the strong demand, average ground-floor rents for prime retail space had risen 1.1 per cent quarter on quarter to 49.40 yuan (HK$56) per square metre per day at the end ...

  6. Dead space put to good use

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... space has been fitted with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems and is serviced by a 3?tonne-capacity industrial lift capable of ferrying a car, making it ideal for events that require ...

  7. Shanghai to increase supply of office space

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Shanghai's government has said it will expand the supply of new commercial space in the city by three million square metres over the next five years to meet growing demand ... problems looking for space to expand as there has been limited new supply for the past two years,' said Vincent Luk Fung-siu, the general manager for East China at DTZ. But Mr Luk said he ...

  8. Shanghai has designs on space-saving tombs

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Shanghai Shanghai will launch a design competition for tombs less than one square metre in size today to promote smaller graves in a city where land supply is tight. Results of the competition will be announced next year, at the time of the C ...

  9. Art spaces at 50 Moganshan Road, Shanghai

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... Joyce Hor-Chung Lau Art spaces at 50 Moganshan Road, Shanghai Art Scene Warehouse, 2/F, Bldg 4, tel: 86 21 6277 2499, www.artscenewarehouse.com. By appointment only. BizArt, 4/F, Bldg 7, tel: 86 21 6277 5358, www.biz-art.com. 'Land of the Living Past: Rhodi Jones Solo Exhibition' showing Mon-Sat 11am-6pm, until Nov 21. H-Space by ShanghART, G/F, Bldg 18, tel: 86 21 ...

  10. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Shanghai outlet centre to promote affordable Italian luxury

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:21am by Daniel Ren

    ... expected to cover more than 15,000 square metres of shopping space, is being touted as an attempt to redefine the mainland luxury market. Luxury items are not necessarily bought by the super-rich ... for the developers of large shopping centres. "Commercial streets in downtown areas are reaching saturation point, and the new supply of commercial space will expand to the outskirts of the city," ...




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