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  • Aug 31, 2014
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Beijing metro

Making tracks

As gridlock grips the capital's roads, Beijing’s subway system is feeling the strain. But what, asks Hannah Xu, is the government doing about it? Quite a lot, as it happens. Pictures by Simon Song.

Saturday, 19 January, 2013, 11:08pm

Business Digest, February 18, 2013

Sun Hung Kai Properties says it will reap sales of HK$2.1 billion if all flats in Residence 88 are sold. The company had sold more than 150 flats in the Yuen Long project by Saturday, at prices ranging from HK$7,200 to HK$16,425 per square foot of gross floor area, or HK$9,244 to HK$20,833 per square foot of saleable area. The dearest unit fetched HK$26 million.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:33am

Beijing and other key cities plan for 10-fold expansion of metro railways

By 2050, mainland cities will have 11,700 kilometres of metro railway, accounting for at least half the world's metro railway, said a bond prospectus of China CNR Corporation, a leading rolling stock manufacturer. This is nearly 10 times the 1,688 kilometres of operating metro railway in 14 cities at the end of 2011.

12 Feb 2013 - 5:39am