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  1. Guangdong's economy to grow by only 8.5pc

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Province sees slowest expansion in 30 years Guangdong's economy is expected to grow by only 8.5 per cent this year, the slowest since the mainland embarked ... 'This will be the toughest year for [Guangdong] since the beginning of the economic reforms, as the global financial crisis has yet to bottom out and the world economy is slowing down ...

  2. Guangdong to restrict investment

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the central government's decision and prevent inflation'. He said while Guangdong's economy was in good shape, it suffered from severe power shortages and a sharp rise in the prices ... Chow Chung-yan Governor orders immediate halt to all golf course construction as first move Guangdong officials have been ordered to rein in 'excessive investment' by Governor ...

  3. Economic survival takes priority over hi-tech drive

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Faced with a worsening global slowdown and complaints from glum investors, Guangdong appears to be putting the brakes on its drive towards a value-added economy. Though ... and furniture manufacturers. Guangdong's move towards a knowledge-based economy has often been described as teng long huan niao or 'empty the cage and change the birds'. The cage ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. HK and Guangdong air quality shows slight decline on last year

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Air quality in Guangdong and Hong Kong in the first half of the year was marginally worse than a year earlier, data from a regional network of monitoring stations shows. Only ... months. The monitoring network was set up by Guangdong's Environmental Protection Bureau and the then Environment, Transport and Works Bureau in Hong Kong three years ago. Despite a lack ...

  6. HK bankruptcies cost Guangdong jobs

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... leaving more than 8,600 factory workers in various Guangdong provincial cities without pay and jobs. With the owners of the companies missing, many laid-off factory workers have been demonstrating ... manufacturers survive on loans as they compete for foreign orders with very thin profit margins. Xinhua recently reported that more than 3,600 toy factories closed in Guangdong in the first seven months ...

  7. Guangdong broadcasting giant emerges to battle its HK rivals

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing A broadcast media group consolidating five provincial radio, television and network companies in Guangdong province will begin operations on December 26. ... for competition from Hong Kong. The core of the group comprises Guangdong Radio Station, Guangdong Television Station, Southern Television Station, the Guangdong Provincial Broadcast Technology Centre ...

  8. Help offer to Guangdong to ease power shortages

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan One of Hong Kong's biggest business groups says it will work with Guangdong authorities to find solutions to chronic electricity shortages affecting factories, businesses and residents. The Hong Kong Federation of Industries said it also put forward three proposals on further developing the Pearl River Delta's attractiveness to investors at a meeting with Guangdong ...

  9. Manufacturing plunges as economy weakens

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Mainland PMI drops in November to equal record low 38.8 The nation's manufacturing activity plunged last month as the global economic contraction further weakened its export-led economy. The purchasing managers' index (PMI) shrank for the second consecutive month to 38.8, from 44.6 in October and 51.2 in September, according to data compiled by the China ...

  10. Guangdong TV, radio get in tune

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Combined effort to recapture market share lost to HK rivals Guangdong will consolidate five television and radio stations under a new group company in an effort to streamline operations and recapture market share from Hong Kong and foreign broadcasters, according to provincial media sources. Under the planned revamp, Guangdong Television, Nanfang Television, Guangdong Radio, Guangdong ...




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