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  1. News - China - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Incoming premier to forge new strategic economic path

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Incoming premier to pursue four key areas of economic transformation that will be used to help improve nation's economy over coming decade Premier-designated Li Keqiang is making a new strategic push for China - the "four new modernisations" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1085632/incoming-premier-forge-new-strategic-economic-path
  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping must make government credible, then reform it

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Public expectations high for systems overhaul, but many still doubtful new leader will deliver New Communist Party leader Xi Jinping faces mounting calls to overhaul the nation's economic and political systems - and public expectations are high. But ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1084991/xi-jinping-must-make-government-credible-then-reform-it
  3. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu report signals slower GDP growth, researcher says

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

    ... New era will see workers' incomes boosted as amid lower targets for economic expansion Economic goals laid out in Hu Jintao's report to the 18th party congress report have sent a clear signal that Beijing is willing to slow growth and focus on b ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1080318/hu-report-signals-slower-gdp-growth-researcher-says
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Don't bank on speedy economic reforms after the 18th Party Congress

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 04:26pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... A Chinese proverb says: Haste does not bring success (欲速则不达) . This also applies to the Chinese approach to reform: Hold your breath, and don’t make the mistake of expecting overnight change (even though China-watchers keep warning that there's no ti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1074272/dont-bank-speedy-economic-reforms-after-18th-party-congress
  5. News - Hong Kong - URBAN PLANNING

    Public will wait 40 years for full access to Victoria Harbour, says study

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:46am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... The public will have to wait 40 years for access to the full length of the Victoria Harbour shoreline if the government fails to up the pace of its waterfront improvements, a new study has found. ... the accessibility, connectivity, quality and popularity of the city's waterfront areas and compare their findings with a similar study in 2008. They found that the area of waterfront accessible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1435823/public-will-wait-40-years-full-access-victoria-harbour-says-study
  6. Business - Companies

    Businesses in city 'must plan ahead' to limit damage from rising sea levels, experts say

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... as predicted? The city's rugged coastline and high sea walls offer some protection but government and businesses cannot be complacent from the threat of stronger typhoons and accompanying storm ... surges were not a problem, he added. Sea levels in Victoria Harbour had risen on average 29mm per decade since 1954, when records began, Mok said. Referencing data from the UN Intergovernmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1548220/businesses-city-must-plan-ahead-limit-damage-rising-sea-levels
  7. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... with a bang, but the 6,000kg of fireworks that will light up the city to celebrate the Lunar New Year made an altogether quieter entrance to Victoria Harbour, the man in charge of the annual display revealed. The fireworks were transported into Victoria Harbour on Tuesday on four barges, where they will remain until Saturday’s spectacular, after arriving by container ship in Kwai Chung last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1416571/6000kg-fireworks-arrive-hong-kong-ready-light-victoria-harbour
  8. News - Hong Kong - MILITARY

    PLA drill in Victoria Harbour seen as warning to Hong Kong protesters

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:02am by Jeffie Lam and Minnie Chan

    ... Jeffie Lam and Minnie Chan PLA drill seen as warning to city's protesters The People's Liberation Army staged its first air-and-sea drill of the year across Victoria Harbour yesterday in a move seen as a warning to protesters such as those who broke into the garrison's headquarters in Admiralty last month and to the emerging Occupy Central movement. Two frigates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412911/pla-drill-victoria-harbour-seen-warning-hong-kong-protesters
  9. Of a different stripe

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Victoria Finlay

    ... In the newly opened Tiger in Asian Art exhibition at Asia House in London there is a lithograph of the 18th Royal Irish Regiment of Foot defeating the Chinese troops at the Battle of Amoy in the First Opium War of 1841. In contrast to the feathers and red ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731815/different-stripe
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Early boost for city's WTA event

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:01pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Organisers deserve a pat on the back for signing up Bouchard before her recent rise and also securing backing of Prudential Early boost for city ... Association to put on a good show at Victoria Park (September 8-14) and convince their blue-chip backers this tournament has a lot of potential. We have to give the HKTA a pat on the back. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1547603/early-boost-citys-wta-event

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