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  1. Wen makes low-key visit to Guangdong

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Premier Wen Jiabao, on a low-profile inspection tour of Guangdong, visited factories and ports in Dongguan and Shenzhen yesterday. He travelled to Dongguan in the morning and arrived in Shenzhen in the afternoon as Vice-President Zeng Qinghong returned to Shenzhen after completing a three-day visit to Hong Kong. The premier was accompanied by Guangdong ...

  2. A search for identity, not just a job

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The 19-year-old migrant worker from Shantou on the east coast of Guangdong became a waitress at a fine-dining Western restaurant in a posh residential area of Dongguan called Dalang. She chose an English ... not tolerate the level of hardship their parents went through during the first three decades of economic opening in Guangdong since 1978. Zhang Yuewu, the secretary general of the Shenzhen Public ...

  3. Shenzhen failing to reinvent itself

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cent in the first quarter of the year. But the biotech sector is so small that it contributed only 17.5 billion yuan to Shenzhen's economy last year, or 1.5 per cent of its gross domestic ... hub, right up until export orders plummeted when the global economic crisis hit in late 2008- after which there was pressure to upgrade the Guangdong model. Wang Yang, Guangdong party head, ...

  4. 15pc growth for Shenzhen tipped

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... half, Mayor Xu Zongheng has said. The mayor attributed the better-than-expected result to government efforts to promote hi-tech industries and a sustainable economy. Energy and resource ... of the year. While that was 2.6 percentage points higher than the national average, it was lower than the 14.4 per cent growth rate recorded for Guangdong as a whole, causing some critics to ask ...

  5. Guangzhou points to errors in report putting its per capita income at US$10,000

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... and announced the city had become the first on the mainland to reach the threshold- an indicator put forward by the World Bank for 'developed economy' status. The original report divided ... than the actual size of the labour force that contributes to the economy. If calculated this way, Shenzhen and Shanghai should have already surpassed the US$10,000 benchmark.' The bureau ...

  6. Swire Pacific pays 174m yuan for cold stores

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Swire Pacific has splashed out 173.8 million yuan (HK$213.06 million) to acquire a 60 per cent interest stake in Guangdong Swire Cold Chain Logistics from John Swire & Sons in Australia. The remaining 40 per cent will continue to be held by Guangdong Foodstuffs Import-Export (Group). Guangdong Swire will be incorporated in Swire ...

  7. Business Digest

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expressway drives to 28pc net gain The thriving economy in Guangdong drove Shenzhen Expressway's net profit 28.1 per cent higher to 128.62 million yuan in the first three months of this year, ...

  8. Shenzhen Investment sets the pace

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... while chairman of appliance maker Guangdong Kelon Electrical Holdings. Compared to other provincial or municipal 'window companies' listed in Hong Kong, SZ is moving at the speed of light. Guangdong Investment hasn't made any significant steps towards fulfilling its expansion plan or divestment of its hotel business which it said it wanted to do after it completed debt ...

  9. New airport lifts region's hope for better economy

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com A new airport scheduled to open in geographically isolated eastern Guangdong next month may help boost the local economy, which has long trailed ... the construction was a major part of the province's plan to balance regional development. Transport expert Zheng Tianxiang said the new airport would speed up development in remote eastern Guangdong ...

  10. New doubt over Shenzhen-Zhongshan link

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guangzhou is an more important engine in driving [the economy of] whole Guangdong. It's natural the provincial and central government will consider it ahead of Shenzhen. Second, we have already ... this time apparently with the Guangdong government's blessing. Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua said in January that the project would be included in its 12th five-year plan. It was estimated ...




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