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  1. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    12 new free-trade zones to follow in Shanghai's footsteps

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:40am by George Chen; Denise Tsang; Daniel Ren

    ... of several islands with a focus on the shipping business; Qingdao, an important port city; Chengdu, a southwestern business hub; Wuhan, a central province; and Hangzhou, where e-commerce giant ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEFENCE

    PLA exercise waking up islanders

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Residents say they have been rudely awakened by mysterious noises for the past few mornings PLA exercise waking up islanders Mysterious noises that have awakened residents of outlying islands and rattled their windows recently are believed to come from a People's Liberation Army exercise being conducted in waters south of Hong Kong. ...

  3. Parties scrambling for Island support

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung The Civic Party's Tanya Chan reached the height of her political career so far in the last election when she topped the polls in the Hong Kong Island constituency ... 'Chan Seven', referring to her hopes of clinching Hong Kong Island's seventh and final seat in a race based on proportional representation. The seat was a new addition ...

  4. Outlook & Living- Island South

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Full speed ahead Island South residents will soon enjoy the added convenience of faster travel times. The MTR's Island South Line (East), expected to be completed in 2015, will have stops at Admiralty, Ocean Park, Wong Chuk Hang, Lei Tung and South Horizons at Ap Lei Chau. The development above Wong Chuk Hang station is set to become another highlight of the district. ...

  5. Treasure Island

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's odyssey from a fishing village to a global finance centre began in Victoria City, now Central, where British merchants started trading with China and the rest of the world. With its political and commercial power base, Hong Kong Island has always been the area of choice for the rich and powerful, and luxury homes at prestigious addresses are as precious ...

  6. HK Island home prices hit record

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito and Paggie Leung Prices of second-hand flats on Hong Kong Island have hit a record high, bolstered by improved sentiment and limited supply. But some analysts predict the steady climb may not continue. The Centa-City Leading Index, a weekly measure of home prices from Centaline Property Agency, shows home prices on Hong Kong Island edged up 1.37 per cent week on week ...

  7. Water taxi plan for east of island

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the completion of the Hong Kong Island East Harbourfront Study by a consultant who was commissioned by the Planning Department. The report proposed a sightseeing water taxi service running between ... the route. The report said the water taxi service was part of a long-term vision, which would rely on private sector initiatives. The Hong Kong Island East Harbourfront Study began in May 2009 ...

  8. Park Island prices lower than expected

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Sun Hung Kai Properties has responded to a softening market by offering the first batch of 30 units in the sixth and final phase of its Park Island development ... will be released for official sale on Saturday. 'The first batch is mainly aimed at luring existing residents and tenants at Park Island,' Victor Lui Ting, an executive director at Sun Hung Kai ...

  9. Park Island flats back on buyer radar

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Island. The 65-unit AnaCapri is the sixth and final phase of the Park Island residential complex on Man Wan, which is between Lantau and Tsing Yi islands. The marketing of the low-density luxury development began last week and had put Park Island back on buyer radars, said Kelvin Yiu, an assistant district manager at Midland Realty's Park Island branch. 'We had a busy weekend ...

  10. Creating islands no answer to lack of land, critics say

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Building artificial islands for housing off the coasts of Hong Kong would be a major waste of resources and could threaten marine life, several experts said. The government has floated the idea of building man-made islands to increase land supply, and the proposal is in the early stages of discussion. Greg Wong Chak-yan, a veteran civil ...




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