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  1. Trains stop again on high-speed flagship line

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com Traffic on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line came to a halt yesterday morning for the second time in less than 48 hours, leaving several ... carriages without air conditioning, of hearing bangs and flashes, and of watching staff make emergency repairs to what appeared to be damaged electrical cables. The Xinmin Evening News reported last ...

  2. Third breakdown in four days hits high-speed line

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hours to departures. Many passengers lined up for refunds and some headed to the airport. On Sunday, the power supply to a train on the high-speed line was cut in Shandong province, trapping hundreds of passengers in airtight cabins for more than two hours without air-conditioning. Nineteen trains were delayed, with the authorities blaming bad weather for the disruption. The Ministry ...

  3. Yangtze Delta rail network moves step closer as work starts on Shanghai-Hangzhou section

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Lilian Zhang in Shanghai A high-speed rail network linking cities in the Yangtze Delta took a step closer to completion this week when Shanghai started work on a line ... will be cut from two hours to one. Gu Jianguang, professor of public administration at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, said improving infrastructure in the Yangtze River Delta was an integral step ...

  4. Delta face-off

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... delta more directly than the Pearl River Delta, with Shanghai only an hour from Taipei by air. Among the factors behind the recent exodus to Shanghai is a series of high-profile murders ... Mark O'Neill looks at how the two production powerhouses are vying for business in an increasingly competitive marketplace CHINA'S ECONOMIC reforms began in the Pearl River Delta ...

  5. Yangtze delta cities in bid to draw investment

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Suzhou Suzhou hopes cargo airport and rail link will help encourage foreign investors Yangtze River Delta cities hope two key infrastructure projects will make the region more attractive to overseas investors, Suzhou Mayor Yang Weize said yesterday. A high-speed railway line will be built between Shanghai and Nanjing, while a cargo airport will be built near ...

  6. Geography is no bar to the Yangtze River Delta

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai As the region's boom continues apace, far-flung cities line up to be included Geographical limitations are not being allowed to stand in the way of the expansion of the Yangtze River Delta area. An increasing number of cities are lobbying to be designated as part of the booming region, even though some are hundreds of kilometres away from the river ...

  7. News - China - DISEASE

    Bird fanciers in Yangtze River Delta defy virus warnings

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Although the Yangtze River Delta is at centre of H7N9's spread, people there continue to keep birds as pets, as they have done for centuries Every day at dawn, bird lovers can still be seen taking their caged pets for walks in parks and lakeside areas across the Yangtze River Delta, despite the area being ground zero for the most recent avian flu outbreak. Some researchers ...

  8. A push for bicycles

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... back to the streets. The city is planning to set up bike rental services on a trial basis along major subway lines. Located every 500 metres, the outlets will be mainly in or around ... Do you think it's healthy to ride in such smoggy air?' ...

  9. Shanghai acts to keep property developers in line

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... In an attempt to curb rampant illegal land sales and building projects, Shanghai is planning a new rule that will impose stricter requirements on property development. Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng said yesterday that all future land sales by the municipal gov ...

  10. 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 ...




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