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  1. Bottom line on labour shortages is in pay packets

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... bureau found a labour shortage of about 10 per cent in the Pearl River Delta and in Fujian and Zhejiang provinces, but not in the rival Yangtze River Delta. Most firms in the Pearl River Delta- mainly invested with Taiwan and Hong Kong capital- use the minimum wage as their base, while those in the Yangtze River Delta- especially European and North American companies- pay substantially ...

  2. The bottom line

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... gone,' said taxi driver Wang Ming, clutching a walkie-talkie that connects him directly to the 110 police line. 'They commit the most crimes, especially before the Spring Festival. They need ...

  3. Shanghai property debate just a lot of hot air

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... or fall in line with how well it manages the property cycle. The stance of the city government is clear: there is no property bubble and housing is affordable to most residents. Earlier this year, ... line is that, while prices are rising too fast in some areas, the real-estate market is a case study in 'healthy development'. The secondary players are real-estate firms which want ...

  4. Shanghai braces for power crisis

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... supply to more than 2,000 industrial users, including such prominent foreign investors as Volkswagen and General Motors Corp. In the greater Yangtze River Delta region, nearly 5,000 large ... in the air-conditioner market has brought down prices to levels affordable to families on modest incomes as Shanghai endures its hottest summer in 50 years. Yet, per-capita consumption in Shanghai is still only ...

  5. Mainland retail giant Guo Mei plans listing in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... colour televisions, refrigerators and air-conditioners for the first time. He expanded his stores all over Beijing and later in cities in the Yangtze and Pearl river deltas. The firm aims ...

  6. City's chief insists that power cuts are in the past

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... that a new power station is due to come on line and the Three Gorges dam will begin delivering electricity to the city next year. 'Next year we will have enough power,' he said, adding: ... Delta, nearly 5,000 large and medium-sized companies suffered power blackouts. The mayor said yesterday that a gap between supply and demand had left the city with no alternative but to cut ...

  7. Nostalgia for sale

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to the way they were, in line with a proposal from management consultants McKinsey and Company. Clearly, the concept of pre-communist Shanghai is popular, because this is, after all, the only city ...

  8. Born capitalists

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... run on modern management lines. This was not easy in the circumstances of the time,' he said. 'We take university students to the museum to learn from their spirit- learn foreign ... he left Jardine Matheson to set up China Merchants, the first modern Chinese-owned shipping line. It underbid foreign lines that monopolised Chinese waters and extended its routes to Japan ...

  9. China purchasing drive threatens HK

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and it is considering exports to other markets. Next year it will open a factory in China to produce air-conditioners to replace a plant in the United States. David Wei, China president of B&Q, the British ... was Hong Kong as the trading centre for the Pearl River Delta and Shanghai the hub for the Yangtze River Delta. 'But, if you only need one, which do you choose?' ...

  10. Mainland retailer pitches discount idea in HK listing

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to electrical appliances. He soon struck lucky - it was the era in which colour TVs and air-conditioners were sought by Chinese consumers for the first time. He expanded his stores all over Beijing and later in cities in the Yangtze and Pearl River deltas. He plans to open two outlets in Hong Kong in the next two months to raise his profile ahead of the listing. ...




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