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Xu Jiayin: the tycoon behind Evergrande

Moneyweek 02 Oct 2021
© Shutterstock ... In 2012, he rocked up to China’s annual legislative conference wearing a flashy gold-buckled Hermès belt – “the priciest belt for the largest Communist gathering in the world” ... Xu’s own expensive tastes extended to yachts, waterfront mansions in Sydney and the trophy acquisition of China’s largest football club, Guangzhou FC ... .
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LN Residence of LN Holdings Continues to Show Strength with a New Development at the ...

The Record 22 Oct 2019
GUANGZHOU, China, Oct ... As a high-end serviced apartment which combines the city's spirit with a waterfront living experience, LN Residence, Changdi Guangzhou aims to create a quality social space and residential environment for urban business elites and their families.
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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Water Architect Koen Olthuis on How to Embrace Rising Sea Levels

Inhabitat 28 Aug 2014
Through the last century, waterfront development has increased in value as well as assets ... The effect of a one-meter sea level rise (without any adjustment to coastal cities as they stand today) would completely reset maps and financial stability in many of the world’s biggest waterfronts.
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6 Awesome Repurposed Silos From Around the World

Inhabitat 02 Apr 2014
In fact, their own studio is located in one of these buildings-an old beer factory in Guangzhou built in the 1960s. V&A Waterfront Museum, Cape Town. At this year’s Design Indaba conference, London-based architecture firm Thomas Heatherwick released images of their V&A Waterfront Museum in Cape Town ... Siloo O, Amsterdam ... 0 ... .
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24 hours in Guangzhou

Canberra Times 21 Sep 2012
The British shipped opium from India through Guangzhou, sparking the Opium Wars of the 1800s ... Guangdong province, of which Guangzhou is the capital, is a manufacturing hub ... There's no holding back Guangzhou's efforts to show off its reinvented self, with light shows across the waterfront and city towers that leave most other cities for dead.
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At $18.3 bn, China's Asian Games spend tops London Olympics budget

The Times of India 26 Nov 2010
Guangzhou, capital of China’s largest provincial economy, closes the Asian Games on Saturday, after a spending spree that eclipses the budget for the 2012 Olympics in London ... Guangzhou’s expenditure was equal to 13% of its gross domestic product last year. Guangzhou, Beijing and ...
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GAMES PEOPLE PLAY

The Telegraph India 24 Nov 2010
Pretty Chinese girls are everywhere in Guangzhou, smiling, pouting and generally driving people crazy — literally ... Among them, 600,000 were chosen, mostly from Guangzhou itself, and trained for 18 months ... Guangzhou's waterfront has always been its most enchanting part, with the bridges and boats all lit up ... Guangzhou's traffic jams are legendary.
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Remodeling Suburbia: Rerouting Classic, Car-Centric Design

Web Urbanist 28 Jul 2010
The plan from Varos-Teampannon and Kozlekedes would incorporate smaller roads, an underground road at the waterfront, and a people-friendly public space at the bank of the Danube ... Guangzhou is a densely populated and rapidly growing city.
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Starting at the End: 12 New Cities Built From Scratch

Web Urbanist 13 Oct 2009
It is at the centre of a development made of artificial islands and canals called Waterfront, the design-work of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture ... The new Guangzhou will be a place of green spaces, space-efficient housing, an expanded transportation system and a new waterfront.
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CHINA - Chasing Government's 'Civilized City' Award

San Francisco Chronicle 30 Aug 2009
(08-30) 04.00 PDT Guangzhou, China -- Government-backed neighborhood groups are going door-to-door in south China's gritty business capital with a set of simple requests ... One 20-year-old college student who was serving as a crosswalk guard in downtown Guangzhou said his parents, who work for the government, forced him to volunteer for the duty.
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Gritty Chinese city seeks to shed 'spitting' image

The Guardian 25 Aug 2009
Associated Press Writer= GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Government-backed neighborhood groups are going door-to-door in south China's gritty business capital with a set of simple requests ... "As a prosperous city, Guangzhou can no longer focus on its industrial development only ... "Guangzhou was the window on China, especially for Europeans.
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Spitting image: Gritty Chinese city cleans up its act, seeks to win 'civilized' award

Star Tribune 24 Aug 2009
GUANGZHOU, China - Government-backed neighborhood groups are going door-to-door in south China's gritty business capital with a set of simple requests ... If you haven't been robbed, you're not a real Guangzhou person," said Wu Enwei, a 33-year-old businesswoman whose cell phone was snatched from her hand on the sidewalk a few years ago.
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Utell Hotels & Resorts signs up hundreds of new members in 2009

TravelDailyNews 24 Jun 2009
Waterfront Group, Philippines - Previously a Utell Connect customer, the Waterfront Group elected this year to upgrade to Utell's full-service (UI) representation services, bringing on board five superior category properties ... Chimelong Hotel Guangzhou - With 1,395 rooms Chimelong Hotel Guangzhou has the largest conference facilities in China.
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Sydney first major city to mark Earth Hour 2009

Taipei Times 29 Mar 2009
Involvement in the effort has exploded since last year's Earth Hour, which drew participation from 400 cities after Sydney held a solo event in 2007 ... Shanghai was cutting lights in all government buildings and other structures on its waterfront, while Hong Kong, Baoding, Changchun, Dalian, Nanjing and Guangzhou were also participating, it said ... .
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Lights dim for Earth Hour

The Press Democrat 28 Mar 2009
Time zone by time zone, nearly 4,000 cities and towns in 88 countries joined the event sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund to dim nonessential lights from 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m ... Shanghai cut lights at all government buildings and other structures on its waterfront, while Hong Kong, Baoding, Changchun, Dalian, Nanjing and Guangzhou also took part ... .

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