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  1. Cross-border taskforce to help factories hit by new export rule

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua have agreed to form a cross-border taskforce to help about 30,000 Hong Kong-owned processing factories hit by the mainland's new export rules. The taskforce, aimed at helping manufacturers move up the technology ladder and high-value production chain, would hammer out details of how ...

  2. Cross-border accord eases flow of freight trucks

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Cross-border freight operators will enjoy greater flexibility and have to endure less red tape under an agreement reached between Hong Kong and the Guangdong authorities ... the new arrangement, every cross-border freight vehicle may have one driver and one back-up driver. The back-up drivers engaged by the same Hong Kong-Guangdong joint venture transport enterprise ...

  3. Push to speed up cross-border links

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The Hong Kong and central governments will seek to intensify preparations for two cross-border transport links so that work on them can start as soon as possible, the acting chief executive said yesterday. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said he had discussed the co-ordination of cross-border projects with Ma Kai, Minister of the National Development and Reform Commission. Mr ...

  4. Legislators can help solve cross-border issues

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people. For example: effective notification from the mainland on unhygienic food; co-ordination to prevent the outbreak of contagious diseases on both sides; and control cross-border pollution. ...

  5. Bogus bomber held after trying to cross border

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen A mainlander who claimed to have a bomb strapped to his body was arrested after he tried to force his way across the Huanggang border checkpoint into Hong Kong yesterday. A rumour had been spreading in Shenzhen that Hong Kong wo ...

  6. Mayor rejects marriage proposal

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma The mayor of China's most populous city yesterday said he would not support deliberate efforts to promote cross-border marriages to raise Hong Kong's birth rate. ... Wang said. 'I will not consciously promote this process- although I would be happy to see [cross-border] marriages.' ...

  7. Guangdong party boss calls for closer links

    Posted Jan 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Gary Cheung

    ... as improve co-operation in cross-border infrastructure development and environmental protection. Wang Yang told Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen that Guangdong authorities would help upgrade ... management, and Guangdong could learn from the city in that aspect. The two sides should step up co-operation in development of service industries and the implementation of Cepa, the cross-border ...

  8. Emissions trading bid rejected by HK power suppliers

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The two companies are sceptical over feasibility of the cross-border scheme Hong Kong's two power companies, dubbed the worst polluters in the city, have poured cold water on a proposal for cross-border emissions trading- a pillar of the government's plan to clean up the sky. Their scepticism came as Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was preparing ...

  9. Delta bridge on agenda for regional conference

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Cross-border co-operation on several issues will be on the agenda when regional leaders meet at the seventh Hong Kong Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference, in Guangzhou on Wednesday. One of the leading items for discussion between Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua and other officials is the planned bridge that will link Hong Kong, Macau ...

  10. Yuan link to herald new business

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Hong Kong bankers say they expect cross-border trade settlements in yuan to bring new opportunities from mainland companies, but suggest that the government implement support ... and the arrangements could be introduced as early as this month. At present, such trades are settled in Hong Kong and US dollars. Cross-border yuan settlement has been widely anticipated by the city's ...




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