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  1. Guangdong sees dramatic slowdown

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Export hub's growth far off average Fresh evidence of the impact of the global economic crisis on the mainland economy emerged yesterday, with Guangdong's governor ... in Guangdong and the Yangtze delta. 'Those regions are vulnerable to changes in the external environment because exports constitute the biggest proportion of their economy,' economist Zhang ...

  2. Shenzhen mayor grilled over Guangdong corruption storm

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Guangdong politicians. Mr Wang denied that former mayor Xu Zongheng was the scapegoat in a power struggle between the central and regional governments, saying he was detained over personal ... this is not true.' The acting mayor refused to confirm whether Mr Xu's fall was linked to electronic appliances billionaire Wong Kwong-yu and Chen Shaoji, former chairman of the Guangdong committee ...

  3. Province sees lower growth of 10.7pc

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... decline was pretty sharp,' HSBC chief economist Qu Hongbin said. 'As long as the US economy remains weak, which is very likely, we expect Guangdong's downward trend will continue and drag down the nation's GDP growth.' Guangdong's fortunes were a little better than Shanghai, the country's financial nerve centre, whose economy expanded at 10.3 per cent ...

  4. Out-of-date water policy will leave us high and dry

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can afford to be so wasteful because we have the money to buy more water than we need from Guangdong, and have long believed that Guangdong will never be short of water. In the past few years, however, Guangdong has suffered from drought in the winter. With industrialisation and an increasing population, it is not inconceivable that one day Guangdong might find it difficult to supply ...

  5. Farm weathers the drought

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Conghua HK-owned business is thriving despite severe shortages, and Guangdong officials have asked its owner to help neighbours A two-month drought has laid waste to a fifth of a Hong Kong-owned vegetable farm in Conghua, Guangdong. The provincial government has told its owner to prepare to weather the water shortage until May and help alleviate the hardships ...

  6. Sichuan recovery 'needs eight years, 200-300b yuan'

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The first three years would focus on repairing and reconstructing damaged infrastructure, while work on rebuilding the battered economy would start in 2011. Sheng Ji, a chief economist at the Sichuan Academy of Social Science, said it would take 'at least 200 to 300 billion yuan' for the local economy to get back to its pre-quake level. He said the quake, which had left more ...

  7. Beijing predicts fast recovery for Japan's economy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The earthquake in Japan will affect Sino-Japanese trade in the short term only, according to China's Commerce Ministry. The Japanese economy would recover ... to China's trade volumes. So in the short term, there will be an impact on bilateral trade,' he said. Then 'Japan's economy will bounce back quickly'. Japanese companies ...

  8. Disgraced former Guangdong adviser stands trial for graft

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Chen Shaoji, a former top political adviser of Guangdong, has gone on trial in Chongqing after being charged with taking bribes of nearly 30 million yuan (HK$34 ... various senior positions to obtain profits. During the period, he was the head of the Guangdong provincial committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ...

  9. Guangdong rescuers head home

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai in Xining, Qinghai A 150-member rescue team from Guangdong was returning home because altitude sickness had hampered their ability to help, China News Service reported yesterday. Many Guangdong rescue workers showed altitude sickness symptoms ranging from dizziness and shivering to pulmonary edema, the report said. At a hotel in Xining, the Qinghai capital, some ...

  10. Guangdong asks CLP to provide more power

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Guangdong wants to buy more electricity from Hong Kong after its drought-stricken neighbours in the southwest substantially cut hydropower exports to the province. ... that Guangdong had asked CLP Power to beef up its power exports after its hydropower intake from Yunnan and Guangxi fell by 1.2 billion kilowatt hours this month. These two provinces supply about ...




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