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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Keqiang warns of urbanisation risks in first speech as premier

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Pushing villagers into cities could cause loss of arable land and create urban poverty Premier Li Keqiang has warned of the hidden risks of an "unprecedented" urbanisation push in the world's most populous nation, saying the relocation of millions of rural residents to cities would take a long time. Addressing his first news conference as premier yesterday, at the end ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1193244/li-keqiang-warns-urbanisation-risks-first-speech-premier
  2. News - China

    Investment still key to China's growth, says NDRC chairman

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... domestic demand". "It will not only involve construction of cities but will also see consumption of migrant workers increase manyfold after they become city dwellers," he said. ... acknowledged the gap between urban and rural areas remained large. While major cities keep growing and attracting prime resources, development in smaller cities and towns had lagged behind. The NDRC ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1183705/investment-still-key-chinas-growth-says-ndrc-chairman
  3. News - China

    Mainland urbanisation drive may increase financial risks, say advisers

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... China should avoid "over-urbanisation". If too many migrant workers flooded into cities, but could not find jobs, they would sink into poverty, he said. If that happened when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1185826/mainland-urbanisation-drive-may-increase-financial-risks-say-advisers
  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    World Bank to help tackle China's urbanisation

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... to help Beijing come to terms with the migration of millions into the mainland's fast-developing cities. The new joint study was suggested by premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang when the pair met ... about 14 million more people will flow into cities every year. Kim said at a media briefing to conclude his visit that China was a country "that has made a remarkable achievement in lifting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1094810/world-bank-help-tackle-chinas-urbanisation
  5. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Luxury, elegance and all the beauty essentials a girl could ask for

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by VICTORIA KUNG

    ... Victoria Kung victoria.kung@scmp.com Luxury, elegance and all the beauty essentials a girl could ask for A live jazz band played amid models, Hong Kong socialites and VIP guests in Pacific ... and Natura Bisse in Hong Kong. Chris Heywood, senior manager of Swire Properties, hopes the Beauty Gallery will become the "ultimate destination for beauty shopping in [the city]". Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1018633/luxury-elegance-and-all-beauty-essentials-girl-could-ask
  6. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    China's 2020 goal may fail unless core issues are tackled, say analysts

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Hu's goal of doubling nominal earnings by 2020 doesn't address wealth distribution, analysts say Raising income alone won't shrink ... Organisation in 2001 are fading. Also, urbanisation could slow down unless Beijing removes the barriers that prevent migrant workers from moving to cities, such as the hukou household registration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1081923/chinas-2020-goal-may-fail-unless-core-issues-are-tackled-say-analysts
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... only marginal improvements to water quality in western Victoria Harbour and bring little benefit to near-shore pollution. They said the priority was to cut off improperly connected pipes ... The upgrade was recommended by an international panel reviewing the city's sewage treatment strategy in 2002. It was shelved amid the Sars outbreak the following year and deteriorating fiscal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  8. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Vatican says conclave for next pope may come early

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 11:56am by Associated Press in Vatican City

    ... Associated Press in Vatican City The Vatican raised the possibility Saturday that the conclave to elect the next pope might start sooner than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules that require a 15 to 20 day waiting period after the papacy becomes vacant. Vatican spokesman the Reverent Federico Lombardi said that Vatican rules on papal succession are open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1152273/vatican-says-conclave-next-pope-may-come-early
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Four men jump into Victoria Harbour in protest against Occupy Central movement

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 02:17pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... demonstrated their opposition to the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement yesterday with some civil disobedience of their own- jumping off the pier at Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower into Victoria Harbour. The men held a press briefing lamenting Occupy Central before defying a police warning not to go ahead with their stunt. Watch: Four men jump to the Victoria Harbour in protest against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542935/four-men-jump-victoria-harbour-protest-against-occupty-central
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Give your children a shock! HK government's bizarre advice to parents in Victoria Park

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:05pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... play with friends and giving them the fright of their lives? That's what Hong Kong's government is advocating if new signs spotted in Victoria Park are anything to go by- thanks ... they indeed were "unsupervised" by the mistake, as the city's English-language signs often contain errors. "It's not uncommon, though I don't see it every day- maybe once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528834/sign-times-its-no-surprise-locals

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