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  1. News - China

    Eleven dead, 27 missing in China rainstorms

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:35am by Agence France Press in Beijing

    ... the local government as saying. In Fengjie County, on the vast Yangtze river, landslides have formed two barrier lakes, with the water level rising a metre (three feet) an hour, according to local ...

  2. Marine Wharf East, Surrey Quays, London SE16

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:11pm

    ... one, two and three bedroom luxury apartments with private balcony or terrace. Many apartments will benefit from panoramic views of Canary Wharf, the River Thames and South Dock Marina. ... for anyone who wants to work, study or live close to the heart of London, still be able to enjoy a calm and relaxing environment with green, landscaped surroundings close to the River Thames. Marine ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Action needed on red tides

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by SCMP Editorial

    ... researchers point to the heavily polluted Pearl River as a major source; others blame our own agricultural run-off and sewage being dumped into the sea. While clean-up measures have apparently made ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by LETTERS

    ... in order to retain our competitive edge in the Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong must play to its strengths, and also ensure sustainable development. Given its excellent location and already-established infrastructures, Lantau has the potential to grow. Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong are inextricably linked. They will benefit each other and the delta region if they cooperate. That cooperation ...

  5. News - World - WEATHER

    New York’s Electric Zoo finale closed down by thunderstorm

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:06pm by AP

    ... a cooling tunnel and other measures. This year, the cancellation came about three hours into the last day, with throngs of music-lovers already at the 11-hectare venue in the East River. Many had ...

  6. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand police arrest manhunt suspect after two shot dead and a third left critically injured

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:06pm by Agencies in Wellington

    ... the town’s river and thrown stun grenades while storming one house, but had failed to find the gunman. Tully had been interviewed in recent weeks by the local Ashburton Guardian newspaper about his ...

  7. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China factory PMI slips for first time in 6 months

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44am by AFP, Reuters

    ... as expected," said Delta Asia Securities strategist Sam Chi Yung. The August figure came in just above the median forecast of 51 in a survey of 10 economists by Dow Jones. July's result had been ...

  8. News - Asia

    Bridge on the River Kwai will rise again as Sri Lankan tourist draw

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kitulgala, Sri Lanka Sri Lankan authorities hope to draw tourists by rebuilding bridge blown up for 1957 film Bridge on the River Kwai will rise again Its detonation is one of the most famous scenes in movie history. Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the centrepiece of the film Bridge on the River ...

  9. News - China - MACAU

    Ties between Chui family and Macau's business elite grow stronger

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... is almost five times more, the city boasts 35 casinos, and three bridges span the Pearl River Delta. But some things have not changed. The Chui family is one of three that retain a significant ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: the common touch

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... away by a swollen river. The latter was rightfully sacked. A flood in AD990 caused an economically important river to break its banks, and the authorities rushed to control the damage. Bian River, located in present-day Henan province, was the lifeline of the then imperial capital Kaifeng. Along with tributes, this waterway transported grain supplies from the provinces to feed ...




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