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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Harbour clean-up is far from over Hong Kong has the expertise and financial clout to tackle its pollution challenges. Victoria Harbour is proof of what can be done when there is also will. A quarter of a century ago, its waters were hazardous to health; now, in some places, it is safe to swim. Those achievements should not be allowed to falter through unnecessarily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560712/clean-victoria-harbour-far-over
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    The Hong Kong 3D Museum shows old and new views of the city

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by LINDA WANG

    ... city's first 3-D museum, people become part of the artworks. By means of an optical illusion, you can be seen riding on a dragon flying over Victoria Harbour. 3-D art is not new in Asia, ... are divided between modern and old Hong Kong. The modern part consists of paintings of the city's iconic landmarks. "Normally you see the Bank of China from afar, but here you can hang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1555260/arts-preview-hong-kong-3d-museum-shows-old-and-new-views-city
  9. Shaw thing

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Victoria Finlay

    ... Peter Hall has a knack for knowing what audiences enjoy, and his production of Pygmalion is no exception, writes Victoria Finlay When British theatre director Peter Hall proposed staging George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion in London's West End a couple of years ago, theatre promoters were initially dismissive. It inspired the ever-popular musical My Fair Lady, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668524/shaw-thing
  10. Sevva - A bubbly place to bring gorgeous friends

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Victoria Burrows 25/F Prince's Building, Central, 2537 1388 FARE International, including Asian. AMBIENCE The latest place to see and be seen, this wine bar, restaurant and cake shop has a 360-degree terrace, classy decor and bubbly atmosphere. COST About HK$800 for three courses without drinks. WHO TO BRING Gorgeous friends. TURN-ONS While many diners, judging from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656490/sevva-bubbly-place-bring-gorgeous-friends

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