Shanghai named China’s sexiest city

September 20th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Shanghai has topped a poll of the sexiest cities in China because of its "strong economy, iconic buildings, landscape and cultural diversity". Shanghai is closely followed by Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Forbes Releases List of 10 Most Livable US Cities 2010

May 7th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the Forbes list of "America's Most Livable Cities" for this year, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania is at the top. While this may be very surprising to some, ... Read more...

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Pittsburgh At The Pinnacle Of The Most Livable Cities In America

May 6th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Every year, the Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business magnetizes some of the brightest master's degree contenders in America. However, the admissions workforce there intermittently ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi unveils new urban street design standards

February 20th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) Saturday unveiled new design standards for safer, comfortable and aesthetic street environs across the emirate, WAM news agency reported. The new ... Read more...

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Accelerating urbanization presents daunting engineering challenge

February 16th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A scientist has said that the rapid urbanization of the world presents a daunting engineering challenge in the future, as the stability and livability of the urban ... Read more...

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Scientists aim to build ”green homes” that can withstand hurricanes

December 14th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): In a new study, researchers are aiming to develop home foundations and frames built of a lightweight unbreakable composite material that may bend in a hurricane, and ... Read more...

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Australia named worlds most prosperous nation

October 15th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): Australia has topped the global prosperity index, all thanks to its quality of life and economic strength.It emerged victorious over 104 countries on The Legatum Institute''s Prosperity ... Read more...

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