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Flying too close to the Sun?

By The Economist It’s a long way down from the 102nd floor of the International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong, where Analects once enjoyed a really high tea (see picture). But the dizziness you feel looking out of the window cannot compare with the vertiginous sensation the building’s owners, Sun Hung Kai Properties, must now … Continue reading

Wukan: China’s Rebel Village

A sleepy Guangdong fishing village spurs an extraordinary protest http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4067&Itemid=206 A long, unpaved rural path leads to a besieged village named Wukan, located in Shanwei city in Guangdong Province. A formerly sleepy coastal fishing village of 13,000 residents about 150 km from Hong Kong, it had never been visited before by foreigners. Now it is … Continue reading