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  1. Bocom opens first rural unit in Sichuan county

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Bank of Communications, the mainland's fifth-largest lender, set up its first village bank in earthquake-hit Sichuan province yesterday, firming up its plan to tap the nation's rural areas. The Shanghai-based bank opened a rural outlet in Dayi county with a registered capital of 60 million yuan (HK$81.4 million), it said. It was the first rural ...

  2. All In

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Investors up ante as analysts bullish on Singapore The casinos won't open until early next year, but already investors are placing their bets on the builders of Singapore's so-called integrated resorts. Analysts at CLSA and Deutsche B ...

  3. Green belt proposed for Mega Tower

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Environmentalists target Wan Chai site A green group has proposed turning almost half the site for Hopewell Holdings' planned Mega Tower into a green belt in an effort to slash the size of the Wan Chai hotel development. The Conservancy Ass ...

  4. Welcome to Woking, ground zero for the HG Wells sci-fi classic

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... been somehow transplanted into Surrey, an affluent and leafy suburban county which, despite its proximity to the British capital, is the most heavily forested of any county in Britain. ... institutions such as the Surrey County Pauper Lunatic Asylum, the Woking Invalid Convict Prison and the Crematorium- the last two being the first of their kind in Britain. Then, in 1897, a local ...

  5. All In

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Listing for Wynn in Hong Kong is still not a sure bet Is Wynn Resorts dusting off plans to list its Macau business on the Hong Kong stock market? In July last year this newspaper reported that the company, controlled by Las Vegas casino develop ...

  6. Villagers pay price for preserving HK's water

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Like all of his classmates, He To, nine, knows how to take care of himself. The young resident of Dongjiang Source Village in Xunwu county, Jiangxi province, can cook his own ... suppressed to protect the source of Dongjiang water,' said Zen Jinxong, the head of Xunwu county's agricultural bureau. Now, apart from the children and the old folk left behind, ...

  7. Officials under fire for buying luxury SUVs with quake funds

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Authorities in Beichuan county, one of the worst-hit areas in the Sichuan earthquake last May, are under fire over allegations that they misused disaster relief funds by buying luxury SUVs. The controversy emerged last weekend when a widely circulated online posting accused the county government of buying a Toyota Landcruiser for 1.1 million yuan ...

  8. Village head jailed for Yunnan ore-rights riot

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen A Yunnan village head has been jailed for four years for leading a deadly riot against land seizures in April when the county government sided with big business to exploit ... of tungsten has risen rapidly since 2000, prompting the government of Malipo county to envisage a prospering tungsten mining and processing industry. They sold all deposits to Zijin Group last year ...

  9. Water to drink- but at a price

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of her 10-year-old brother and four-year-old sister. Like most of the other young residents of Dongjiangyuan Village (Dongjiang Source Village) in Xunwu county, Jiangxi province, she has learned ... Zhang adds. It's a good illustration of the difficulties faced by residents of the county which is officially recognised as a poverty area, with gross domestic product of just US$215 ...

  10. Officials deny claims of deaths in protests by evicted villagers

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... accompanied by photos showing a large crowd protesting in front of the government building, claimed at least two villagers were killed and dozens detained. Xiushui county spokeswoman Liang Hong said ... the villagers had to move. The county government said it had offered more than 20 million yuan (HK$22.9 million) in compensation to help the 66 village households relocate. The villagers demanded ...




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