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  1. Local governments strike gold at tourist sites

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Great Wall management office. The site's renovation cost 21 million yuan in 2001, 23 million yuan in 2002 and 16 million yuan in 2003. According to the mainland's World Heritage Site ... to the World Heritage-listed Stonehenge in England can expect to pay GBP6.30 (HK$96.81), or slightly more than a British national's minimum hourly wage, to be guided around the monument. ...

  2. Suzhou factories start to produce keen homebuyers

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong buyers], however, the number has dropped to about 50 per cent in recent years,' said Paul Tao, the managing director of New Heritage Holdings. He said an increase in mainland buyers was due to more relatively high-paid workers migrating to Suzhou from other cities. New Heritage is a Hong Kong-funded developer which has focused on mid- to high-end residential projects ...

  3. New World mulls bid for Yuen Long site

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Henry Cheng Kar-shun, the managing director of New World China and New World Development, said the group is interested in bidding for a Yuen Long site set to be released for tender next month, despite his projection of a drop in property prices by some 10 per cent in the short run. Cheung Kong Real Estate director William Kwok said the future is still bright ...

  4. Digital Realty's HK site takes China plans forward

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Digital Realty Trust, the world's largest builder and wholesale provider of data centres, moved forward its expansion plans in China after completing the acquisition of a 164,000 square foot industrial site in Tseung Kwan O this week. The San Francisco-based company and its joint-venture partner, information-technology services provider Savvis, ...

  5. Poor residential site sales lead to market pessimism Poor site sales lead to market pessimism

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... polled by the South China Morning Post, the site is expected to fetch a between HK$3.33 billion and HK$3.96 billion, or HK$4,200 to HK$5,000 per square foot in terms of gross floor area. Last ... the uncertainties about the course of the world economy and the sale of many land sites would undeniably affect developers' purchasing sentiment and power. The firm is reviewing its original estimates ...

  6. Few bids for Tung Chung flats site

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Yesterday saw only five bids for the government's tender of a large residential site in Tung Chung that is reserved for small flats. That is the least ... for the Tung Chung site was a sharp contrast to the tender sale of three previous plots under the scheme, which imposes restrictions on the number and the size of flats to be built. Two sites in Hung ...

  7. Business - Money - ENTREPRENEURS

    Chat while you trade: Introducing the world's first online social network investing site

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Trading on friendships Hong Kong is one of the world's financial capitals, but how about a leader in financial technology? A home-grown brokerage ... the ideas have been absorbed by the big institutional investors and the information fully reflected in the share price. The site aims to empower users to connect with each other in order to swap ...

  8. Police quarters site off sale list

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The chief executive has halted the sale of the site of the former police married quarters in Aberdeen Street. The South China Morning Post reported earlier that a government investigation had proved that remnants unearthed at the site were part of the 19th century Central School. The chief executive said the site should be removed from the sale list for one year to gauge ...

  9. Land deals that safeguard nature sites are welcome

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is more than two years since the government announced a new conservation policy to end a stalemate that has put valuable ecological sites at risk of degradation and neglect. The policy envisaged a partnership with landowners that would lift the ban on development in less ecologically sensitive areas of 12 selected New Territories sites, in return for the owners taking an interest ...

  10. Biological heritage the key to future prosperity

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... been hit by investors relocating to cheaper China and India. At the launch, Dr Mahathir said other countries may be technically ahead, but they did not have Malaysia's rich biodiversity of 27,000 species of plants, ferns and herbs. Of those, scientists say 1,230 have proven medicinal properties - an unusually rich heritage for a small country. Tenders for infrastructure, location ...




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