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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1733131 - 05/18/17 09:49 AM (47.192.9.53)

Daily Herald story

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1733145 - 05/18/17 11:53 AM (174.233.8.216)

All part of a program to make friends and influence people. China is trying to create the Silk Road.......They also have the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank that seeks to compete with the World Bank and has half the capital of WB already. Almost every country (including France and Netherlands) has become a member in this bank, save two: Japan and US, and supposedly Japan is considering joining less they be left out.

Strange world keeps spinning.

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: GaKaye]
      #1733152 - 05/18/17 12:49 PM (98.235.97.123)

We could not understand that a new villa was being built on that hillside with the pending construction plan for China Pearl, when we were @ Belair in January.

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Tom]
      #1733191 - 05/18/17 07:59 PM (187.157.136.134)

I didn't think anything could be uglier than the current belair, but the rendering of the proposed project is! I fear for what these islands may become in the next 20+ years

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1733199 - 05/18/17 10:22 PM (201.220.12.35)

Has anyone mentioned that the Blue Mall is becoming a Hilton hotel?

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: MotownTim]
      #1733206 - 05/19/17 07:21 AM (205.197.242.166)

I had heard that, so I think it must have been posted here.

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: sailbynight]
      #1733213 - 05/19/17 08:35 AM (98.235.97.123)

I don't agree with you about Belair being ugly, but am not happy about China Pearl.

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Tom]
      #1733233 - 05/19/17 11:03 AM (66.9.142.94)

I love the Belair!

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: EWortman]
      #1733247 - 05/19/17 01:56 PM (201.220.7.58)

We stayed there in '99 for 10 days. Looked antiquated then but worked for us then.

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: EWortman]
      #1733249 - 05/19/17 02:11 PM (75.133.113.202)

Not that it matters, but I love the Belair, too. It's one of the older island properties but still serves it guests well. And it is right on a generally very swimmable beach.

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