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  1. Tang vows to push through cross-border projects

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... a cross-border express railway. Speaking after meeting Guangdong and Macau officials yesterday, Tang said opposition in Hong Kong would pose no barriers to cross-border development. 'It will only ... level, he said, adding: 'Therefore our effort and perseverance in driving infrastructure to foster cross-border development is unshakable.' His comment came at the end of the Third ...

  2. State Council guidelines for delta stress cross-border co-operation

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Cross-border co-operation between Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong has become an integral part of the nation's development strategy, according to the latest State ... and creative businesses. 'It is the first time the State Council has a set of principles on cross-border co-operation. Even though they are only concepts which lack details, they will be a solid ...

  3. Vice-president's visit begins with cross-border focus

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Vice-President Xi Jinping, who starts his three-day tour of Hong Kong today, is seeking closer cross-border co-operation. Making a success of it would have far-reaching ... government to map out 'detailed and fresh measures' to help floundering Hong Kong companies. He said the services sector should be the focus of cross-border co-operation, which should ...

  4. Banned group waiting in vain to cross border

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Carrie Chan

    ... Pro-democracy activists and legislators in Hong Kong say they would like to visit the mainland - if only they were not banned from crossing the border. Most have either had their home-return permits confiscated or their applications for renewal rejected d ...

  5. India cuts train link to Nepal after gun-running accusations

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... India has cut its lone rail link with Nepal after Kathmandu lodged a protest claiming the cross-border train was being used by Maoist guerillas to smuggle arms and ammunition ... popular with traders, budget travellers such as western backpackers and pilgrims travelling to Buddhist religious centres in Nepal. The Maoists' battle to topple the constitutional monarchy ...

  6. Rising star tipped as Guangzhou mayor

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... involved in cross-border issues and represented the province in the Guangdong-Hong Kong Co-operation Joint Conference last month. Current Guangzhou mayor Zhang Guangning is tipped to be promoted ... to officials from several Guangzhou and Guangdong government departments. They said it remained unclear who would succeed Wan to take charge of cross-border issues. The reshuffle could still undergo ...

  7. New lifeblood for old trade vein

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am

    ... recognition by the Chinese of Sikkim's accession to India. Independent observers say the deal is significant for both countries because it reopens an ancient cross-border trade route through ... transit facilities offered by Myanmar for its exports, but the revival of the cross-border trade at Nathu La will dramatically slash the distance Chinese goods have to travel. Nazeeb Arif, ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... full disclosure, meaningful discussion and constructive input on the bay area proposals, it is fruitless to expect this will be allowed by the mainland. When it comes to cross-border ... Bill Palmer, Sheung Wan No excuse for farming animals for their pelts I am writing to reply to the article 'Fur traders deny animal cruelty in Year of the Rabbit' (February 6). Fur ...

  9. Hermit state open for business

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... by cross-border Chinese traders. 'There is demand for everything to do with daily life; from food products to clothes, furniture etc,' Mr Michell said. 'And there is a distinct preference ...

  10. New abode changes 'don't go far enough'

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and families yesterday told a Legislative Council subcommittee studying cross-border family issues that grown-up children whose parents had died and mainland parents with children in Hong Kong who were ... for cross-border families, said mainland children with deceased Hong Kong parents should be given the same right as those with living parents. 'This is a basic right... I will persist and fight until ...




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