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  1. Gov't forecasts 3.28 percent GDP growth in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    The government's comptroller body forecast the nation will see 3.28 percent GDP growth in 2015, a 0.5-percentage point downward adjustment from the February forecast. According to the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics , the world economy still lacks recovery momentum, and along with intensified competition across the strait and among global brands, both local and foreign demands have slowed.


  2. Sanand set to house China's textile parkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Sanand will house one of the three industrial parks that China is planning to set up in Gujarat. This new park will focus on the textile sector, said officials of the Gujarat government on Thursday, after a business delegation from the state returned from China.


  3. Exotic Courier: Lantau Island, Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Courier reader: Benny Chew Destination: Lantau Island, Hong Kong Favourite memories of trip : After riding the 5.7-km Ngong Ping 360 cable car journey to Lantau Peak, Chew brought his copy of the Courier another 268 steps up to the Tian Tan Buddha statue.


  4. Boston Therapeutics, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results And Provides Corporate UpdateRead the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    Boston Therapeutics, Inc. , a leading developer of compounds that enable people to manage their blood glucose using complex carbohydrate chemistry, today reported its financial results for the first quarter and three months ended March 31, 2015 and provided a corporate update. David Platt, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Boston Therapeutics, said, "We have made progress in the development of our lead therapeutic candidate, BTI-320.


  5. Taking a walk down our memory lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Standard

    Paul Chan Chi-yuen told me he fell in love with traveling after finishing his studies in Britain, and has been to more than 80 countries in the past decade or so. He traveled with a backpack, sightseeing on foot, preferably in the company of an interesting guide in order to get to know the local architecture and cultural depth of places.


  6. More than 500,000 Chinese high school students to take part in expensive overseas study toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    More than half a million mainland pupils hope to broaden their horizons with academic trips to US, Europe and other countries this year, according to industry estimates Students from Hong Kong and the mainland take part in a study tour to Germany organised by Baptist University of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures This summer Meng Yanqi, 14, will spend more than three weeks visiting Ivy League schools and monuments in Washington on a study tour that his father hopes will give the teen a clearer understanding of what he wants in life.


  7. Shanghai Disney shows what's in store with flagship openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South China Morning Post

    As work on US$5.4 billion theme park enters the home stretch, fans can enjoy a taste of the fun when the resort's huge shop opens today Construction continues at the Disneyland site in Shanghai. The park is expected to open in spring next year.Photos: ChinaFotoPress, Disney The countdown to lift-off for Shanghai Disneyland begins in earnest on Wednesday with the opening of its flagship Shanghai store, the first of its kind on the mainland and the biggest in the world.


  8. Bull run resumes in mainland stock markets, bolstered by Beijing agendaRead the original story

    Wednesday | South China Morning Post

    Shanghai and Shenzhen both rise more than 3 per cent, with the mood buoyed by Beijing's announcement of an accelerated reform agenda Mainland markets resumed their bull run yesterday, with Shanghai and Shenzhen both up more than 3 per cent, after sentiment was bolstered by Beijing's announcement of an accelerated reform agenda to open up the financial markets. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.37 per cent, or 102.29 points, to 27,693.54, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index added 1.9 per cent to 14,191.5. Total turnover on the main board and Growth Enterprise Market rebounded to HK$138.61 billion yesterday, up from HK$119 billion on Monday.


  9. Hong Kong stock turnover in rally not only from mainland China mutual fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | South China Morning Post

    Enoch Yiu is the chief reporter of business pages at the Post. She writes feature stories with a focus on regulatory issues, stock exchanges, the Securities and Futures Commission, accountancy, insurance, pension and other financial industry development issuse.


  10. The Anti-Frieze: A Pop-Up Book Fair Charms at the CarlyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The New York Observer

    In room 1606 at the historic Carlyle Hotel on the Upper East Side, a group of rare book dealers from the Hamptons have been hosting their own pop-up side show to Frieze New York. Harpers Books, an East Hampton-based bookshop and gallery owned by Mr. Harper Levine, first arrived in Manhattan back in 2013, setting up a pop-up shop at the Lowell Hotel.


  11. Noah Holdings, Cheetah Mobile, Avago Set To ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Investor's Business Daily

    The asset manager caters to high-net-worth and institutional clients in China. Its market has been repeatedly roiled in the past year as Chinese regulators have worked to modernize the country's markets and trading practices - with the aim of reducing both the perceptual and regulatory barriers among the exchanges in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen.


  12. Travel Minute - The World's Longest FlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | RudyMaxa

    Try flying United or Cathay Pacific flights that link Newark airport with Hong Kong. But take along a couple of books-it's a 16-hour flight.


  13. The real reason for Hong Kong students' fear and loathing of the PLARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | South China Morning Post

    Michael Chugani doesn't believe Hong Kong university students are so gullible that a social visit by the PLA could brainwash them Michael Chugani is a Hong Kong-born American citizen who has worked for many years as a journalist in Hong Kong, the USA and London. Aside from being a South China Morning Post columnist he also hosts TVB's Straight Talk show, a radio show and writes for two Chinese-language publications.


  14. Spectacular images of an ocean glowing a majestic shade of blue but ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Mail

    Spectacular images of an ocean glowing a majestic shade of bluea but it's really a sign of devastating pollution Nowhere is this saying more fitting than in these images of majestic sparkling blue lights on the shore of a Chinese village which are in fact an ominous sign of pollution. The spectacular phenomenon-which has appeared on the shores of Dalian City in east China's Liaoning Province - is known as Sea Sparkle and it comes about from farming triggered contamination.


  15. Brooks City Base officials to go fishing in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Business Journal

    Representatives from Brooks City Base are on a mission. The group plans to travel to Asia later this month to participate in the SelectUSA Greater China Roadshow, where it hopes to hook some companies interested in expanding or establishing a presence in this country.


  16. 10 Asian cities that should be on your bucket listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | USA Today

    History lovers, gourmands, outdoor enthusiasts, and night owls will all find cities that feel like they were made just for them. 10 Asian cities that should be on your bucket list History lovers, gourmands, outdoor enthusiasts, and night owls will all find cities that feel like they were made just for them.


  17. Extra day off pops upRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Standard

    The government has proposed making September 3 this year a "one-off special holiday" to mark Japan's surrender in World War II 70 years ago. The bill designating September 3 - a Thursday - as a general and statutory holiday will be gazetted on May 22 and introduced in the Legislative Council on May 27. It follows the central government's lead in making September 3 a national holiday.


  18. Hong Kong's Goldfish Market is bizarre and wonderfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Mashable

    I always loved going to the pet store and getting a new fish to add to my little aquarium as a kid. The store attendant would expertly snatch up my new friend with a small net, and quickly drop it into the plastic bag of water.


  19. Start From Zero's furniture workshop in Kwun Tong. Photos: Christopher DeWolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | South China Morning Post

    Kwun Tong's story is not unique. Most cities have an old industrial area where factories and warehouses emerge from obsolescence to become havens for artists, musicians, designers, entrepreneurs and anyone else looking for cheap rent.


  20. White out: Sheetal Pritmani considers the white shirt the "holy grail of men's fashion.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | South China Morning Post

    Since the 1950s, many Hong Kong businessmen have depended on the city's multitude of custom tailors to create their working wardrobes. More recently, however, a host of style-conscious, homegrown tailoring brands are bringing fierce competition to the scene.