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  1. Politburo renews focus on wage gap

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok and Vivien Cui Subsidy system for underpaid civil servants on the cards The central government renewed its appeal for narrowing the income disparity as top officials ... as much as 830,000 yuan in Shenzhen- reflects the wide gap because calculations are based on the average disposable income of urban and rural citizens in Guangdong. Families of urban residents ...

  2. Photographer lets urban images do the talking

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the population will live in cities. Figures released on December 19 showed the urban population had for the first time overtaken that in rural areas. It's a big deal, so I want to record ... Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture in 2009. Government buildings are not simply about architecture, but also carry economic and political implications. Since land became a marketable commodity, ...

  3. Activist eyes rural homes scheme for urban poor

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... faded as prices kept soaring. Now Zou is back. A post on his blog and website yesterday told his fans- most of them working in urban areas and unable to afford urban housing prices- that a new, daring campaign would be launched in Guangzhou offering low-cost housing for more than 10,000 people. Rural villagers are permitted to build homes on residential plots, but urban outsiders cannot ...

  4. I forgot to renew visa, says missing student

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to renew his student visa before the summer holiday but had not wanted to worry his parents with the problem. Yin Riqiang, who is now back at home in Hunan, said he intended to return to Hong Kong ... counselling when he returned to the campus in Clear Water Bay. A university spokesman said renewing a student visa was a procedural matter. 'It involves filling out a form and the visa ...

  5. Three more democrats look set for mainland

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to study urban renewal. Cyd Ho Sau-lan, a pro-democracy councillor in the district, said she would be willing to join the tour. The former lawmaker was last allowed to visit the mainland in 1997. ...

  6. News - China - LOCAL GOVERNMENT

    Shenzhen unveils three-year plan to deepen reform

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... will be a place for renewal of the service industries." ...

  7. Mainland sales start the year on lacklustre note

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Mainland home sales started the year on a painfully slow note in most major cities, dropping nearly 70 per cent in the first week from the same period last year as buyers deferred purchases in expectation of a further fall in pr ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Hongkongers looking for a better lifestyle flock to Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... market became privatised and a vast amount of urban land was freed up for local and foreign property developers to build these gated compounds. However, increasingly, land acquisition ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    SCMP Debate: can HK accommodate any more mainland visitors?

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... As the biggest landlord, the government can do more to develop new shopping areas similar to Tsim Sha Tsui or Causeway Bay by urban renewal. The development of Kai Tak is a good opportunity to take. ... the government could use the money to make chaotic urban districts more stylish. The government should seek to have more say over the number and types of tourists coming across the border.   James Tien ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    Qianhai experimental zone won't be expanded, says Shenzhen mayor

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... policies. Qianhai will be a place for the renewal of service industries [on the mainland]". ...




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