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  1. Smog in Guangdong worst since founding of people's republic

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... meteorological bureau. A bureau report reviewing the atmospheric state of Guangdong last year said the average number of smoggy days reported was 75.5, the highest since 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded. It also revealed that some inland cities which had been relatively free of smog had started to report an increasing number of smoggy days. In Hong Kong, smog last ...

  2. CSRC reshuffled in run-up to National People's Congress

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... announced last week that Yi Gang and Ma Delun, both assistants to Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, had both been promoted to the post of deputy governor. However, ... Exchange, having reached mandatory retirement age for vice-ministerial positions, according to sources. Amid a series of high-level personnel changes before the National People's Congress ...

  3. Study ready soon on one-way permit scheme

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The falling number of one-way permit holders arriving in Hong Kong is coming into focus as a group commissioned by the Bauhinia Foundation, a think-tank close to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, prepares to release the results of a two-year study of the scheme's impact on Hong Kong's demographics. Otto Poon Lok-to, a member of the group studying ...

  4. HK ages faster as it loses appeal

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to assess the possible impact of the immigration of mainlanders on the city's demographic structure. Professor Yip, of the University of Hong Kong's department of social work and social ...

  5. Former Wumart chairman jailed 18 years for bribery and fraud

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... The municipal Intermediate People's Court in Hengshui, a small town in Hebei province, handed down the sentence on Zhang behind closed doors, according to Caijing, which did not disclose the exact ... People's Court in Beijing, the highest judicial authority on the mainland, the official said. Cases placed under direct oversight by the Supreme Court are usually lawsuits with strong political ...

  6. One man injured in bombing of popular cafe in Kunming

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A blast at a cafe popular with foreigners in Kunming , Yunnan province , seriously injured at least one person yesterday morning, state media reported. A young man was injured in an explosion at Salvador's Coffee House, an iconic cafe on ...

  7. Beijing says rail projects could create 6m jobs

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... stimulus package. Deputy Minister of Railways Lu Dongfu did not rule out a secondary offering of shares of China Railway Group and China Railway Construction Corp, the two listed companies controlled by the ministry. 'The situation translates into a rare opportunity for China's railway development,' Mr Lu said yesterday. 'The ballooning global economic crisis ...

  8. Fewer property deals in Olympic cities spark fears of price plunge

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... operating environment. But Pan Minglang, senior vice-president at HKI China Land, a Hong Kong developer operating on the mainland, rejected speculation that the government ordered it not to cut ... and acquisitions and create a healthy industry,' Mr Chan said. Li Wenjie, general manager at Centaline (China) in Beijing, expects prices will drop a further 10 per cent following a 10 per cent ...

  9. Sinotruk lines up greener, higher-priced engines

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Sinotruk (Hong Kong), the mainland's third-largest heavy truck maker, will start developing engines that meet tighter emission standards by the end of the year to capitalise on the higher selling prices for more environmentally friendly pr ...

  10. Food safety boss commits suicide amid graft probe

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Beijing confirmed yesterday that a top official in charge of the country's food safety controls had committed suicide amid an ongoing corruption investigation. Wu Jianping , 42, of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspecti ...




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