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Ordos Culture

A way to turn coal into diamonds

BEIJING - A man from Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, bought 104 diamonds from a jewellery shop in Beijing. They cost him nearly 15 million yuan (HK$18.4 million).

Wednesday, 25 July, 2012, 12:00am

15m yuan diamonds are a man's best friend

A man from Ordos, Inner Mongolia, bought 104 diamonds for nearly 15 million yuan (HK$18.4 million) from a retailer in Beijing last week, hoping to keep them as a long-term investment, local media reported.

It was the largest single sale of diamonds in Beijing in recent years, said the chairman of the retailer, City of Love Diamonds, who spoke to the Beijing Times.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A nation's driving force

The dust has settled on the Ordos International Circuit - as it does daily over everything and everyone out here on the high plains of Inner Mongolia - and Rodolfo Avila is reflecting on what he has just witnessed.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Empty palaces

Kangbashi district in the city of Ordos, in the northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, was built for one million residents and visitors. But Kangbashi, which means palaces, is largely empty

17 May 2011 - 12:00am