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  1. Our low prices encourage wasteful use of water

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... developing ones. China's economic rise is steadily straining resources. Heavy industries and power plants use huge amounts of water. As our own example shows, consumer societies tend to be wasteful. Environmental mismanagement has already damaged northern China's water sources. Vast areas have been turned into desert and rivers polluted. Unpredictable rains and droughts ...

  2. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Can real reform take root in Qianhai?

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... its development blueprint last month. But experts remain divided on whether Qianhai will meet its lofty goal of helping to transform today's China like the first special economic zones ... in turn provided models for the changes under Deng Xiaoping that have driven China's economic reforms over the past 30 years. When the younger Xi toured Qianhai, he was looking ...

  3. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Fears of tainted rice turn delta shoppers to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... residents face the problem of what to eat instead of the rice grown in polluted regions. "My family tried eating rice from northeastern China for a few days but soon gave up," said He Huiying, a 26-year-old human resources clerk from Guangzhou. "I think the soil and water quality of remote northeastern China should be safe but their rice tastes so strange to us Cantonese- ...

  4. Power shifting from employers to staff

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... services sector, increments may be up to five times that. Emma Charnock, Hays regional director for Hong Kong and China, attributes the hikes to one thing: demand. 'We have a lot of areas ... Hong Kong-based human resources and line mangers- also reported notable increases in several other industries. Accountancy, for example, will likely continue to see increments of 10 to 15 per ...

  5. Soft touch, global reach

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'It's true that there are 300 Confucius Institutes around the world, but they are all about traditional China. What about modern China? Mainland China's cultural soft power is weak,' ... viewing times have been booked, so unless you have the kind of clout that Tsang once enjoyed, you may not be able to see for yourself the magic and power of the Musee National Picasso's ...

  6. The danger of a BRICS-led world

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is derisory as only China can spare, long term, the financial resources to back it. But the BRICS members do share inclinations to self-reliance, which could do a lot of harm to global trade and, ... recently are especially welcome. However, there are other developments, in China and overseas, that should be worrying for Hong Kong, a city that has scant purpose other than as a hub of free ...

  7. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    Wage increase to push Hong Kong factories out of Pearl delta

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... wages. Guangdong's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said last week that it would announce its wage increase plans after the Lunar New Year. A number of cities and provinces, ... Despite rising wages, manufacturers in the delta are still expected to lose up to 1 million workers following the Lunar New Year holiday, according to Guangdong's human resources ministry. ...

  8. Business - China Business - EMPLOYMENT

    Jobs in world's factory lose allure

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, Anita Lam

    ... that mainland workers now had more job options in their hometowns. "Mainland workers have much stronger negotiating power than before. They require more incentives to come back to work ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Guangdong governor to boost Pearl River Delta integration project

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

    ... conflicts of interest. Synchronising Guangzhou and Foshan's area codes would mean a loss of income for China Telecom and this has yet to be worked out." Dr Peng Peng, a researcher ... reform drive at the national level could help remove some of the stumbling blocks. Zhu also said co-operation would be deepened in three major economic power clusters: Guangzhou, Foshan ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Moby-Duck, by Donovan Hohn. This whimsical but informative book tracks the drift paths across the oceans of thousands of plastic bath toys manufactured in China and lost at sea from a container ship ... in the first place. The only country in the region that currently possesses a nuclear arsenal is Israel. Yet, not surprisingly given the power of the Jewish lobby, Washington has never called ...




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