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  1. Beijing in drive on illegal foreigners

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a big increase in the number living and working on the mainland as a result of the opportunities offered by its formerly booming economy. Guangdong's provincial government introduced ...

  2. Clearer line to Shenzhen is to be welcomed

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... course. This was understood to be the focus of talks between Mr Wen and senior Shenzhen officials during a low-profile, five-day tour of Guangdong. The premier called for Guangdong to further open its economy. But a mainland government source left no doubt that in private Mr Wen had a more pointed message for Hong Kong's neighbour. Beijing has told Shenzhen not to expect any ...

  3. Does Beijing still need the Hong Kong economy?

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... on Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, meanwhile, manufacturing still comprised 22 per cent of the economy, so there was not such a feeling of being inextricably tied to the mainland. The pendulum has swung ... or surpassing Guangdong as engines of growth. Hong Kong no longer plays a unique role. It has few, if any, trump cards left. In Beijing's eyes it may now, in economic terms, be verging ...

  4. Bid to boost spending as storm clouds gather over the economy

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang As the global economy becomes more volatile, China has to rely more on its own consumers to sustain growth. Few economists in Beijing dispute that line of thinking, but questions ... of government incentives for car purchases. Guangdong's gross domestic product increased 10 per cent to 5.3 trillion yuan (HK$6.48 trillion), making up more than a tenth of the mainland's ...

  5. Beijing's mayor strives for 9pc growth amid global turmoil

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Sciences, echoed the mayor's optimism. 'When you have a breakdown in Beijing's economy, you find the capital is better positioned than other metropolises in the country to withstand the impact of the world economy,' Dr Zhao said. 'To sum it up, we rely less on external demand.' Dr Zhao said academy research suggested that domestic consumption-driven growth ...

  6. Beijing backing for HK as yuan trading centre

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their economies, improving people's livelihoods and promoting democracy,' he said. The part about democracy was not stated in last year's work report, in which Wen spoke of Beijing's support for both special administrative regions to develop their economies and improve livelihoods only. Veteran China watcher Johnny Lau Yui-siu saw no need to over-emphasise the addition ...

  7. Fixated on fixed assets

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a steel plant project in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, caught the public's eye. It was a reminder of the increasingly important role of economic planners, and of China's excessive ... the Guangdong government submitted a construction application to the central government. But the project was then shelved for more than 10 years as Beijing decision-makers decided there was already ...

  8. Good fuel economy

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by David Donadio

    ... America's successes. But, these days, China might learn more from America's failures. In booming Guangdong, energy price controls have forced lorry drivers to wait in long lines for diesel ... out to aid ailing firms, but it will never really know how much harm it dealt the overall economy. In May last year, Beijing allowed petrol prices to rise 10.6 per cent, and diesel prices ...

  9. HK not reliant on Beijing for favours, says Tsang

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of getting favours, he said in his weekly Hong Kong Letter on RTHK. Li outlined 36 measures he said were intended to bolster Hong Kong's economy during his visit. The key measures include ... development as an offshore yuan centre. Hong Kong's strength as an international financial centre would allow it to continue to serve as a bridge between the mainland economy and the world, he ...

  10. Odd proposals

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for marriage to 18 NPC deputy Huang Xihua, from Guangdong, would like to see the marriage age- 22 for a man and 20 for a woman- cut to 18 to bring the law in line with developments in society, ... single after turning 30. Extend Lunar New Year holiday to 15 days Guangdong University of Foreign Studies vice-president Gu Yeli, a Guangdong NPC deputy, has suggested that the seven-day Lunar ...




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