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  1. Bund to be 'as charming as the Champs-Elysees'

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai The Bund may be a mess now but in six months' time it will be 'as charming as the Champs-Elysees in Paris' according to Shanghai officials. ... extra space for pedestrian zones and a 40 per cent enlargement of the riverside promenade. 'The Bund promenade is the most important public space for the city's residents,' said ...

  2. High society

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill, Shanghai On Saturday, Cartier opened its flagship store on the Bund, at a ceremony attended by its chairman, Bernard Fornas, a vice-mayor and stars from the film ... new location Bund 18, which was the China headquarters of the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China before 1949. An Italian architecture firm spent two years working on a plan ...

  3. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Crisis mode in the euro zone

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:06am by Nicole Elliott

    ... Nicole Elliott Chart of the day: Crisis mode in euro zone Investors seem to be thinking that the euro-zone economy is again in imminent danger of collapse, at least if the chart of the 10-year German Bund yield is any guide. It has sunk steadily this year and is now within a whisker of the record low of 1.2 per cent hit in June 2012 when investor confidence in the euro zone ...

  4. Business - China Business - COURTS

    Fosun wins court fight over sale of stake in Bund 8-11

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Soho China must return 50pc of development project in Shanghai it bought to the vendors Fosun wins legal fight over sale of stake in Bund 8-11 Fosun ... at the Bund 8-11 commercial site, the remaining 50 per cent being owned by Fosun. Fosun's shares rose after the announcement by 4.5 per cent to close at HK$5.34 yesterday. Soho's shares fell ...


    Breathtaking views at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lim Hui Sin

    ... Luxury resort takes guests away fromthe city's bustle without losing sight of the outside world,writesLim Hui Sin Beyond the Bund Shanghai's newest hotel, Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund, touts itself as a romantic getaway in an urban resort. The hotel's expansive view certainly lives up to the "romantic" part, and the secluded location fits ...

  6. Fight over Bund commercial site headed to court

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com The prime location of the last remaining commercial land parcel on The Bund in Shanghai was a guarantee that when the vacant 45,500 square metre site ... developer, won the day with a record bid of 9.22 billion yuan (HK$11.3 billion), or 34,148 yuan per square metre for the site at The Bund 8-11. But what stunned the market more than the record sale ...

  7. Bund package

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Westin Bund Center Shanghai is offering a special package for full- or half-day meetings. The deals are valid for a minimum of five people, until the end of this year. The full-day package with lunch is 480 yuan (HK$585) per person, and includes free flow of coffee and tea throughout the meeting; morning and afternoon coffee breaks with snacks; bento (Japanese) set lunch ...

  8. Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with an eye for local culture, and the Shanghai branch is no exception. Standing at the Shiliupu Dock on the South Bund, Hotel Indigo Shanghai was designed by the prestigious interior design firm, HBA ... and two Bund Terrace Suites, all equipped with free Wi-Fi. A lot of thought has been put into the five meeting rooms on the fifth and sixth floors, which come in different styles as well as sizes, ...

  9. Forget subsidence, the real cracks in Shanghai's Bund lie behind its veneer

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Shanghai's Bund is sinking. Of itself, this is hardly news. The city's most famous street has been slowly settling into its foundations since the row ... following local newspaper reports about major cracks appearing on three 'historic buildings' on the Bund, the structures in need of emergency repairs due to subsidence. At first, ...

  10. The Bund a shining example of success

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters Few parts of China reflect the nation's burgeoning economy so accurately as the Bund, beside the Huangpu River in Shanghai. Once the epicentre of the city's financial ... that lie within. A prime example is Three on the Bund, formerly known as the Union Building which was built in 1916 in neo-Renaissance style. A private equity company from Singapore purchased ...




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