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  1. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 16, 2014

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 08:03am

    ... deputy defence minister of Belarus. What makes a tier-2 city in China? Count the Starbucks |Source: Wall Street Journal- China Real Time China has more than 600 cities, which are often categorized into four tiers, but there is almost no agreement about which city belongs to which tier. China's 'eco-cities': empty of hospitals, shopping centres and people |Source: ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crew escape as passenger ferry rams into terminal sea wall

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:00pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Crew members escape unhurt as mechanical problems prevent vessel from reversing Catamaran ferry slams into TST sea wall Ten mainland crew members escaped injury when their catamaran slammed into a sea wall in Tsim Sha Tsui and mounted the shore yesterday. The 42-metre mainland-registered Nansha No 38, a high-speed ferry, was trying to dock ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green activists see red over felling of iconic wall tree in Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:19am by Olga Wong, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with the stone wall it was attached to. The tree and the wall were together regarded one of the city's "top 10 must-see wall trees", he said. A Hopewell spokesman said yesterday that its ... Olga Wong and Cheung Chi-fai Giant wall tree in Wan Chai chopped to make way for Hopewell hotel Felling of iconic tree angers activists Green activists are mourning the loss of a giant ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong named ‘best city in the world for commuters’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Public transportation gets top marks in survey but cycling and air quality still a problem HK 'best city in world for commuters' Hong Kong is the best place in the world for people to travel around, but falls behind in cycling paths and air quality, a study has found. The study, involving 84 major cities across the globe, found the city had ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rotterdam, Ho Chi Minh City go on the flood defensive

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by GDN

    ... In a unique East-West collaboration, the river delta cities of Rotterdam and Ho Chi Minh City have united to keep their heads above water, writes Beth Gardiner Flood brothers Rotterdam is Europe's largest port, a gritty Dutch metropolis with a long history as a commercial hub and a flair for modern architecture. Ho Chi Minh City, half a world away in Vietnam, is a fast-growing ...

  6. Infographics - CITY

    City of anarchy

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 07:33am by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz Kowloon Walled City, situated next to the old Hong Kong International Airport, was an incredible megablock of urban/architectural configuration occupying an area of approximately 200 by 150 metres. Most of the 500 buildings in the City, housing almost 50,000 resudebts, were build between 1965 and 1985. This March marks 20 years from their demolition. Kowloon Walled ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - COVER STORY

    City of angles: Five outdoor enthusiasts show a different view of Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:35pm by Tessa Chan and Charley Lanyon

    ... that you can go with, because in parkour we look for a lot of different obstacles – fences, high walls, drops – and the city seems more fun and free.” Wan, who works as a personal trainer, ... strength across the rock wall and grabs another tiny crack. In one motion she pulls herself up and over the lip of the cliff. “She’s done it,” shout other climbers watching from below. “She made ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - EAT/DRINK

    Gluten-free options are on the rise in the city

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm

    ... it has well-spaced wooden tables, vertical garden walls and a spacious playroom to keep children entertained. But what people love is the guarantee that everything is gluten-free, nutritious, ...

  9. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 17, 2014

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 08:05am

    ... Economy Overheated property leaves China in a fix |Source: Financial Times How China’s near-defaults avoided going bust |Source: Wall Street Journal- China Real Time Weibo IPO leads a Chinese ... 3 years on |Source: China Digital Times One-third of Beijing pollution comes from outside the city, figures show |Source: The Guardian Xinhua journalist renews allegations against China Resources ...




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