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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Shanty town revamp not enough to prop up slowing China economy

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 06:29am by Langi Chiang

    ... And money poured into rebuilding shanty towns this year will not be enough to counter a slowdown in the country's headline real estate investment, according to their best estimates. ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Premier counting on pet project to make up for slowing economy, but economists not convinced Shanty town revamp not enough to prop up economy Premier Li ...

  2. Penta-Ocean pioneers Asian marine and civil engineering

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 09:47am by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... international business unit. Penta-Ocean's Singapore branch has been established for almost 50 years as the city's major land reclamation contractor. It has been involved in the Marina Bay, ... and road works and site formation for Sha Tin New Town Stage II and Lok Ma Chau Boundary Crossing expansion. Penta-Ocean is working on tunnels from Mai Po to Ngau Tam Mei for Express Rail Link ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Country parks authority must do its duty to block destructive development

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 05:27pm by Paul Zimmerman

    ... that the need to enhance protection of country park enclaves was urgent. A survey revealed 54 enclaves located deep inside country parks that were not protected by the country park or town planning ... that conservation objectives cannot be fully achieved under the Town Planning Ordinance because of the lack of powers to curb eco-vandalism, the absence of resources to improve the habitat and amenities ...

  4. JPX presents vast opportunities for global investors

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:49am by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... about 1 trillion yen (HK$76 billion) in 2012 to about 3 trillion yen last year. To expand its product range, JPX will offer more exchange-traded funds and derivatives. It is also planning ... issuers a flexible regulatory framework that allows for English disclosure and the use of global accounting guidelines such as the International Financial Reporting Standards and the United States ...

  5. Environmental sensors promote green business

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:25pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... products, DKK-TOA works with United States-based Hach Company, a leader in the analytical instrument field. The two companies have been collaborating for almost a decade, embarking on joint research ... particulate matter measuring 2.5 micrometres (PM2.5). Minute PM2.5 dust can cause cardiopulmonary diseases and respiratory infections. Aside from China, DKK-TOA plans to grow its business through ...

  6. 'Abenomics' is paying dividends

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 02:17pm by Julian Ryall

    ... suggesting that his policies were thin on details of how precisely he planned to turn around the economy in the long term. Japan logged a customs-cleared trade deficit of 2.79 trillion yen ... is rising- but there was a sense that the third arrow of fundamental reform had not been unleashed. Perhaps stung by those criticisms, Abe has pushed through plans to deregulate the energy sector ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Villagers warn of social unrest over zoning plans for country park enclaves

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:43pm by Ernest Kao

    ... are not placated. Dozens of rural representatives met with the Town Planning Board today to voice their comments on draft zoning plans for three country park enclaves – So Lo Pun in Sha Tau Kok and Pak Lap ... development permission area plans showed the enclaves – once full of village and agricultural life – as remote and abandoned. “There were hundreds of houses in So Lo Pun before country parks were ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Finance chief urges lawmakers to back funding for new towns, despite protests

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Financial chief urges lawmakers to back funding for plan despite protests New-town consensus impossible: John Tsang Garnering support from all seven million Hongkongers for controversial plans to build two new towns in the northeastern New Territories would be impossible, the financial chief said as he urged lawmakers to approve preliminary funding for the scheme. John ...

  9. Paradigm shift fortifies Lippo Cikarang as a pillar of the Indonesian economy

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:40pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... it a primary driver of the country's solid decade of global economic growth. "Having a good master plan as a township where industry harmonises with community and nature has been a crucial ... kilometres east of Jakarta. Reflecting the country's robust industrial development fuelled by record-high foreign direct investments and rapid credit growth, the city is bustling with life, ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal proud to be compared to Alex Ferguson

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:11am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Van Gaal proud to be compared to Fergie New coach Louis van Gaal has welcomed the challenge of trying to emulate the great Alex Ferguson at Manchester United ... much for his immediate successor David Moyes. Moyes was sacked in less than a season after breaking a host of unwanted records as United finished seventh in the Premier League campaign ...




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