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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL PROPERTY

    Chinese cities have most mall space being built

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:57pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The country has eight out of the 10 most active cities globally, says CBRE survey China still dominates in building mall space China is still the largest retail construction site in the world, with eight of the 10 most active cities globally. Mainland cities account for over half of all the shopping-centre space under construction in 180 cities ...

  2. 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 ... about 20 models of space instruments, satellite launch systems and more. Fourteen are real instruments that are identical to those currently in use on the moon. "This exhibition shows ...

  3. News - China - LAND

    Macau's request for more space inspires similar dreams in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 03:50am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Example seen for HK in Macau land lease A request by Macau for more space on the neighbouring mainland island of Hengqin has brought a call for Hong Kong to follow suit and seek to expand into Shenzhen or Guangzhou. Macau Chief Executive Dr Fernando Chui Sai-on said five square kilometres allocated on the island for joint cross-border development ...

  4. News - China - REFORM

    Macau officials leave referendum homeless

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:14am by Phila Siu

    ... when the government refused to grant them a public space as a campaign base. And the next blow could well be a rejection of their pending applications for five public areas in order to conduct ... not organising anything illegal. It's not like I am organising a campaign to spread a violent message." If the appeal failed, Chao said it would be very difficult to find a private space ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    Robonaut, International Space Station's humanoid robot, gets legs at last

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, United States Space robot has some legs at last Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs. For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot, now stuck on a pedestal, is going mobile at the International Space Station. "Legs are going ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Through the keyhole: the homes modern China forgot

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by X

    ... of 'China's Vanishing Worlds- Countryside, Traditions, and Cultural Spaces' Through the keyhole Throughout our numerous trips to far-flung parts of the mainland over the past eight years, we have always been fascinated by the way residents organise their living spaces. Most of the villages we have visited still boast characteristic vernacular architecture- Hakka earth buildings, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Found in Mong Kok: a 'shared space' for people and cars

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:14am by CARINE LAI

    ... Carine Lai Carine Lai says recent adjustments to the Mong Kok pedestrian zone have inadvertently created a de facto 'shared space', Hong Kong's first Urban rhythm Several ... lined up along the pavement or, in some cases, occupying parking spaces. One local business continues to employ a man to wave an advertisement in the middle of the street, although he moves off ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    US firm is taking space tourism to luxurious new heights

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:26am by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter life@scmp.com A US firm is taking space tourism to luxurious new heights, writes Jamie Carter Ahead of the curve The prize is the panoramic curvature of the earth against the starry scenery of space, but passengers on the HK$550,000-per-ticket World View Experience trip to the edge of space won't have to keep the privileged view to themselves. In-flight internet ...

  9. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japan plans unmanned moon missions to compete with China's Jade Rabbit

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by Julian Ryall

    ... oversees Japan's space programmes, said the ministry was working with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). A budget request for the project will be submitted in the next fiscal year. ... technology," the ministry official said. "If we can make progress in this area, it will improve Japan's status in the international space race," he added. In comparison with the Jade ...

  10. No room to swing a cat: What life might look like in one of Hong Kong's new 177sqft flats

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 11:10am

    ... Staff Reporter As the famous saying goes to describe a small, cramped space, ‘there’s not enough room to swing a cat’. Well, in the case of a new batch of flats soon to come on the market ... measure just 177 square feet. To put that in context, if the floorplan were square, each wall would measure about 13ft 3ins. Within that space there would need to be a bed, cooking facilities, ...




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