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  1. Modern buildings drive Guangdong's rebirth

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com As factories move out of the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong province will shed its image as home to polluting manufacturing plants and see buildings of increasingly sophisticated design replace the factories. In Guangzhou, Guangdong's capital, existing office buildings and retail malls still lag behind Shanghai and Beijing in design ...

  2. Build on both our strengths, Shenzhen urges

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Hong Kong and Shenzhen were meant to complement each other rather than compete, Shenzhen's Communist Party chief said yesterday in Hong Kong, urging greater investment in the proposed Qianhai district across the bor ...

  3. Hugs beat housework for building family ties

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The most common way Hongkongers show love to their families is by doing household chores, a survey has found, but researchers on the project believe it not the most effective way of building good family relations. The University of Hong Kong study, which analysed how Hong Kong families communicate with each other and their levels of happiness and harmony, showed ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. HK 'instantly agreed' with decision to build express terminus in Shibi

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... counterparts they wanted to build a faster railway line that would improve connections with Guangzhou and other cities. And when the Shibi site was raised, the Hong Kong officials 'instantly ... they wanted to build a faster railway line which would improve connections with Guangzhou, and they also wanted to improve connections with other mainland cities. At that time, we had already decided ...

  6. HK to help build zone at Qianhai in Shekou

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Hong Kong will help Shenzhen build a pilot zone to develop modern services at Qianhai in Shekou, Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen has said. Mr Tang described it as an important step to pave the way for Shenzhen to become an international service centre. 'An intercity rail link connecting Hong Kong's and Shenzhen's airports would also have a stop ...

  7. Shantou's building binge

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... never recovered from the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s. Nevertheless, the city is now in a rush to build a new airport and several other big infrastructure projects as municipal ... the public could pay. Immediately after the central government unveiled its 4 trillion yuan (HK4.54 trillion) stimulus package to build roads, railways and other infrastructure, lower-level ...

  8. Areva wins deal to build two Guangdong nuclear reactors

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... our two countries,' said Areva chief executive Anne Lauvergeon, a member of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's delegation to Beijing this week. Areva and Guangdong Nuclear will build ... technology. Areva and Toshiba's US-based Westinghouse Electric unit have been competing to build as many as 30 nuclear reactors in the mainland since Beijing unveiled long-term plans to increase ...

  9. Guangzhou revives ban on stores in residential buildings

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Commercial use of residential buildings will no longer be tolerated by the Guangzhou government - a move threatening a third of the city's individually run stores with closure, local media reported. Officials are adamant the move is needed to ensure the separation of residential and commercial areas, and to improve town planning. 'The separation of residential zones ...

  10. Building owners confront bulldozers

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that local authorities planned to demolish their buildings without compensation. Dozens of property owners of the tilting buildings- including at least one Hong Kong resident- staged a sit-in protest ... in Zhangqian Road, Changping town, yesterday to start knocking down 21 buildings that started tilting on June 11 after torrential rain. Three people were injured. At least one building had been ...




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