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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Caterpillar plague empties Guangzhou park

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Caterpillar plague empties city park A plague of caterpillars at Baiyun Hill in Guangzhou is scaring locals and tourists away from the city's only ... of Butterfly company breeds the creatures to be set free at product launches, anniversary parties and other commercial events. The butterflies set free at Baiyun Hill included at least 20 species ...

  2. Out and about

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... of the provincial capital's jaded residents. Baiyun forms a series of peaks and, as in any popular Chinese mountain district, its crags, rock formations, prospects and viewing points have become linked ... airports for 72 years before it closed in 2004. The city's new airport, in Huadu district, was rather confusingly named Baiyun International Airport. Retaining the name for a new facility some ...

  3. Asia lays down its exhibition credentials

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... exhibition venues have sprung up in the city's southern Pazhou district, boosted by the completion of the Guangzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre. This facility boasts 330,000 ... the advantageous location is a prime factor in attracting clients.' He said that the expanded Baiyun Airport was now operating an increased number of direct international services. This had helped ...

  4. Shanghai creaks back to life after fierce snowfall

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Meanwhile, the Southern Metropolis News reported yesterday that 34 flights from Guangzhou's Baiyun International Airport were cancelled. Ten other airports in provinces including Anhui, Hunan, ...

  5. HK must reduce costs of air cargo

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... in June, when the $18 billion Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport opens and begins aggressively courting foreign carriers and forwarders with 50 per cent cheaper handling costs. But the impact ... freighter service between Tokyo and Guangzhou using B747 cargo aircraft. Thai Airways and Singapore Airlines already call there. Zhang Chunlin, general manager of Guangzhou Baiyun International ...

  6. Air France to start direct Guangzhou service

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... burgeoning trade possibilities. 'The company is launching the services because there is a high demand from the passenger side,' the executive said. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport ...

  7. Transport network will smooth the ride

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... air link agree the new Baiyun airport is a much needed improvement to the city's infrastructure and can certainly bring economic gains to the area. Being further away from the city centre ... the next five years to boost transport infrastructure and cement the city's role as the regional capital. About 150 buses divided into eight routes will shuttle passengers to the new Baiyun ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 'Baiyun airport seeks foreign shareholders' (May 10), we should have specified that it is Guangdong Airport Management Corporation, the unlisted parent of Shenzhen-listed Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Company, that is losing money. ...

  9. Man arrested over arson attempt at Guangzhou's Metro

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... said. The suspect, from Hunan, was arrested at 5am yesterday in the city's northern Baiyun district, a statement posted on the bureau's website said. Guangzhou's Yangcheng Evening ... plan failed when he burned his hands while trying to start the fire, it said. The man escaped but felt remorseful when he got home and turned himself in to police at the Baiyun district ...

  10. A third runway is not the answer for our airport

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Guangzhou's Baiyun Airport, which also has two runways, can accommodate 60 per hour. Construction is well under way at Baiyun to build a third runway. When completed next year, it will push total ...




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