Thursday, 17 February 2011
Non-local homebuyers must prove taxes paid for five years
Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Lawyers for billionaire Stanley Ho Hung-sun on Wednesday filed a fresh lawsuit seeking the return of his shares in Lanceford - the company that holds the bulk of his wealth - including his stake in the Macau casino business.
Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Monday, 14 February 2011
Millions benefiting from Beijing’s massive overseas spending
If history is indeed written by the victors, then this isolated mountain hamlet in southern Guizhou Province hit the jackpot when Red Army soldiers sought refuge here in the spring of 1935. Exhausted by their long-distance retreat from Nationalist forces, Mao’s guerrillas used the town’s bracing 144-proof liquor to disinfect wounds, tame diarrhea and take the edge off their jangled nerves.
City-state tipped to be Asia’s No 2 gaming centre after Macau
Sunday, 13 February 2011
With farmland shrinking fast, the problem of how to feed 1.3 billion is becoming a major worry for Beijing
Japan and the United States appear to have thwarted a fresh push by China to end the European Union’s long-standing embargo on arms sales to the PLA - for now at least.
On land and in the skies, the mainland is in the grips of an unprecedented transport revolution that has potentially far-reaching economic ramifications.
Dozens of other American colleges and universities are seeing a surge in applications (and similar brochures) from students in China, where a booming economy means that more families can pursue the dream of an American higher education.
Taiwan’s worst espionage case in 50 years and its failure to track the mainland’s next generation stealth fighter jet J-20 project indicate that the island’s military intelligence capability lags far behind that of its main political rival, military experts say.
The railway minister of China, Liu Zhijun, has been removed from the top post in the ministry because he is being investigated for corruption, according to a report on Saturday by Xinhua, the state news agency. Mr. Liu is the most senior Chinese official to come under such investigation in years.