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  1. From farmland to modern metropolis

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the world's wonders, while Happy Valley has an amusing collection of sightseeing areas such as Cartoon City, Gold Mine Town and Spanish Square. Splendid China has replicas of key Chinese heritage ... and foreign destinations. Keen golfers will know of Mission Hills Golf Club's 12 and 18-hole championship courses as the world's largest golf club. There are also mountain retreats, beach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709978/farmland-modern-metropolis
  2. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Oct 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up and smuggling rare Buddhist pine trees. Does this penalty sound severe? I hope so. I trust word has gone back that looting our ecological heritage is a high-risk proposition. Like many ... delta building site, a well-formed tree can fetch $50,000. The trendy architects have nothing to fear. What agency is going to demand they prove the source of an endangered tree that decorates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/473077/kevin-sinclairs-hong-kong
  3. Shenzhen plans world's largest incinerator

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk and Cheung Chi-fai Shenzhen plans to build the 'world's largest' rubbish incinerator, capable of processing 5,000 tonnes a day, in an effort to cope ... delegates on Tuesday that because its landfills could no longer cope with the growing trash pile produced by its 13 million residents, the city was planning to build the world's largest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979057/shenzhen-plans-worlds-largest-incinerator
  4. News - China

    Briefs, November 8, 2012

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF; WIRE

    ... small and illegal mines in a bid to improve safety and efficiency in the sector, the government said on Wednesday. The mainland, the world's largest consumer of a raft of commodities, ... Reuters Hainan museum given 1,000 heritage works The State Administration of Cultural Heritage has given more than 1,000 items of cultural heritage works to the provincial museum in Hainan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1077369/briefs-november-8-2012
  5. World awaits mainland's hi-tech great leap forward

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the future. 'Many people see China as a big market and expect it to dominate the world market,' he said. 'I think more than that, we'll see great innovation out of it.' He ... Strong basic skills and a high level in technology education sees China ready to develop great innovations and adapt to ever-changing market demands Fung Shing, an exhibitor at the Global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610978/world-awaits-mainlands-hi-tech-great-leap-forward
  6. News - China

    Qianhai economic zone chief says it won't compete with Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... China's growing status as the world's most important trading economy and reduce the dominant influence of the US dollar in the global financial system. The central government needs yuan ... States, Zhang said he would not worry too much about foreign interests in Qianhai. "China's economy is still growing and it is hopeful of becoming the world's largest economic body ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1270445/qianhai-economic-zone-chief-says-it-wont-compete-hong-kong
  7. News - Hong Kong

    SCMP Debate: can HK accommodate any more mainland visitors?

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... privatisation of its 150 shopping centres in 2004-05 was the biggest mistake. The building of 1881 Heritage, which turned the former marine headquarters into a luxury shopping mall, was another failure. ... the environment, and the heritage hotels. I stay in a heritage building revitalised as a hotel, and it costs little, not like Heritage 1881. Much work is done to restore old buildings. In contrast, Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056016/scmp-debate-can-hk-accommodate-any-more-mainland-visitors
  8. Accidents on Metro expansion hurt Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng Shenzhen's rush to complete five Metro lines before it hosts the world university games in August has been dogged by derailment, flood, fire and death. A total of 155 ... the games would gain it world attention, like Beijing's Olympics, the World Expo in Shanghai, or at the very least Guangzhou's successful hosting of the Asian Games. But frequent accidents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965820/accidents-metro-expansion-hurt-shenzhen
  9. Hainan set to become a cinematic crowd-puller

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... resort in Haikou, covering 560 hectares. The first phase will be completed by the Lunar New Year in 2014 at a cost of 1 billion yuan, says the Mission Hills Group, the world's largest golf resort operator. Following the trail blazed by Universal Studios in its movie-themed park in Los Angeles, the site will reproduce some of the classic sets in Feng's most popular films. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001942/hainan-set-become-cinematic-crowd-puller
  10. Soft cell

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... meaningful because it is being held at a heritage site at a time when there is public discourse over the values and usage of these historical venues. We are putting theories into practice,' he ... among the big local names, and the Biennale Festival event will also feature veteran artists such as Chan Yuk-keung, Tim Li Man-wai and Ho Siu-kee, and independent art space Para/Site. The scope ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622041/soft-cell

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