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Changshou District

Blackstone scraps 1.1b yuan Shanghai property deal as markets worsen

A 1.1 billion yuan (HK$1.25 billion) Shanghai property deal has been scrapped by United States private equity fund Blackstone Group, while a second remains under a cloud because of worsening conditions in global credit markets and arguments over pricing, according to sou

Monday, 13 October, 2008, 12:00am

Third riot in a month erupts in Chongqing

Thousands of people took to the streets in Chongqing for the third time in a month, in protest against a land deal that killed one man and injured more than 10, officials and villagers said yesterday.

The rioting began on Tuesday and eventually involved about 5,000 rural residents before the crowd dispersed at about 2am yesterday.

6 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Tycoon's jail death sparks outcry

One of Chongqing's best- known businessmen has died in controversial circumstances while serving a 10-year prison sentence.

The death of Wu Daiyou, 51, on Wednesday has left his family bitter and angry, and has raised questions about the treatment of leaders of the private sector.

14 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

RESCUERS CALL OFF THE HUNT FOR FERRY VICTIMS

Authorities have called off the hunt for bodies after a ferry on the Yangtze River hit a barge and sank, China News Service said. Relatives of the victims are to be paid compensation. The accident happened on Wednesday morning when a passenger ferry sank two minutes after colliding with a barge in the section of the river between Changshou and Jiangnan.

21 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Ferry death toll expected to reach 40 as hopes fade for the missing

Twenty-nine people missing after a ferry collided with a barge on the Yangtze River are now feared dead, Chongqing officials say.

Police recovered three more bodies yesterday, pushing the death toll to 11.

The 250-seat passenger ferry sank two minutes after colliding with the barge on Wednesday morning in the section of the river between Changshou and Jiangnan.

20 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Wharf looking at two Putuo developments

WHARF (Holdings) has intentions to develop two housing projects in Shanghai's Putuo district, following the footsteps of other Hong Kong property development giants which have stepped up involvement in real estate in China.

According to Putuo's governor, Xu Bozhuang, the group was interested in developing two plots in Putuo - one in Caoyang Road and another in Changshou Road.

19 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Shops to transform city artery

A LONG-TERM project costing up to US$3 billion, will turn a key traffic and commercial artery in Shanghai's western Putuo district into a shopping paradise, according to China Daily Business Weekly.

The proposal is to give a face-lift to 3.5 km of Changshou Road, which runs from Jiangsu Road to the railway station area.

9 Nov 1994 - 12:00am