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Projects to ease impact of Three Gorges Dam

Projects to ease impact of Three Gorges DamThe State Council passed plans for future work on the project, Three Gorges Project, which is the world's biggest hydropower complex. The project is affecting shipping, irrigation and water supply downstream on the Yangtze River and state Council had also passed plans for the prevention and treatment of water pollution in the downstream valley.

Many young billionaires in China work to build fortunes, says report

Many young billionaires in China work to build fortunes, says reportThe latest Hurun Report has revealed that about 80 percent of the young and wealthy in China make their careers from nearly nothing.

The Hurun Report has released its first list of young and wealthy Chinese on Saturday in Shanghai. The report was about the information about 56 people who were below 40 and have at least 1 billion yuan or S$190.8 million.

Huge selling of the items named 'Osama is dead' via internet

Huge selling of the items named 'Osama is dead' via internetDeath of Osama bin Laden has become a commercial way to earn money. Thousands of items of memorabilia are being sold on the net, rejoicing the death Osama Bin Laden.

The items like a key ring with the face of Osama, the al-Qaeda leader, or with the frame in the cross-hairs of a gun. Moreover there was a tag line of the words "Osama Bin Killed".

CBI names Kanimozhi in 2G scam chargesheet

DMK MP Kanimozhi, a director in Kalaignar TV has been again named in the supplementary chargesheet of the 2G scam on Monday. CBI has questioned her about one and half months ago but now CBI again dragged her name in the chargesheet.

China moves to defuse Shanghai trucker protests

China moves to defuse Shanghai trucker protestsAn official spokesman said that the government of the Chinese city of Shanghai has cut some fees to calm the truck drivers who have been on strike for many days. They were angered over high fuel prices. The strike of the drivers has caused violent conflict which had disrupted the world's busiest port.

Second land parcel in Jurong Lake District made available for sale

Second land parcel in  Jurong Lake District made available for saleSecond land parcel in Jurong Lake District made available for sale by public tender, followed by a developer commitment to bid at least S$510 million for the land parcel. The sale has been launched by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) via the Reserve List system on October 29 last year.

Top bid for Sengkang residential site is $286 mn

Top bid for Sengkang residential site is $286 mn The tender for the Housing and Development Board (HDB) was closed on Tuesday and it revealed that the highest bidding for the same was S$286.8 million. This is a residential site which is at Sengkang Square and Compassvale Road and managed to get nine bids in total.