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  1. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    12 new free-trade zones to follow in Shanghai's footsteps

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:40am by George Chen; Denise Tsang; Daniel Ren

    ... Alibaba is based. "China sets no limits on FTZ numbers and no timetables on building them, as long as they meet the requirements of an FTZ," Xinhua cited its source as saying. Caesar ...

  2. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    Hong Kong faces mainland China challenge as ports expand

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... three years, the province will spend 55.4 billion yuan (HK$69 billion) on building port facilities, waterways and railways, according to the Shenzhen Ports Association's website. About 28.7 ... in building railways over the next three years, linking various ports including Nansha, Maoming and Zhanjiang in southwest Guangdong, and Chaozhou and Shantou in northeast Guangdong. Creating rail ...

  3. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Guangdong warned over infrastructure spending

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, Charlotte So

    ... Group (GPC), a transport infrastructure firm owned by the provincial government, planned to build 1,832km of roads in Guangdong, including 1,675km of expressways, said the firm's bond ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Guangdong is positioned to lead the next phase of China's quality growth

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by WINSTON MOK

    ... the best ecosystem for their growth through appropriate facilitation, promotion and capacity building for industries. In this way, the ducklings will flourish, and one day become swans that take ...

  5. News - China - ECONOMY

    Western Guangdong trade fair targets Asean business people

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... lead in provincial economic output rankings on the mainland. Peng said Guangxi had traditionally played a leading role in building business ties with Asean but its smaller economy had ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Guangdong targets sustainable growth

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... times the money spent on each project replaced," said Li. The province plans to invest up to 2.4 trillion yuan (HK$3 trillion) this year on infrastructure, with a focus on building roads ...

  7. News - China

    At least 9 die after hail and thunderstorms hit Dongguan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:06pm by Peony Lui

    ... rainfall, strong winds and hail, causing substantial damage to homes and vehicles. The storm caused the collapse of temporary buildings and regional power blackouts.  Maximum wind speeds were ... in Hunan's Yongzhou city was said to have caused the deaths of at least three people, according to Xinhua. Scores of buildings were damaged and 30 people were injured.   ...

  8. Business - Companies - TELECOMS

    China Mobile expands commercial 4G

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 01:58pm by Doug Young

    ... yuan, or about US$3.2 billion, to build up its 4G network in Guangzhou alone. The Guangzhou and Shenzhen announcement follows similar news last month of another trial commercial roll-out ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Hong Kong feels another quake from Guangdong's shaky city, Heyuan

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com HK stirred, not shaken by 'mild' earthquake Thousands of Hongkongers on Friday called the Hong Kong Observatory after a magnitude 4.8 earthquake 180 kilometres away was felt in the city. Anxious residents reported by phone and online that they felt buildings shaking, objects swinging and chairs moving for a few seconds. The quake ...

  10. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Hu Chunhua eager to maintain Guangdong's engine of growth

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... for the sake of the province's economic growth. Five shops and a three-storey building were swallowed by the nine-metre-deep hole, which covered an area of 300 square metres. No casualties were ... in Guangzhou, which boasts stronger civic awareness than most mainland cities, thanks to having a relatively freer media. Guangzhou's city government recently had to shelve a plan to build a tunnel ...




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