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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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