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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Guangdong vice-governor scotches talk he fled graft probe

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com I was on Yale study trip, Chen Yunxian tells daily, then delivers speech- in fluent English Guangdong No2 scotches talk he fled graft probe ci:p/ Guangdong ... responsibility over the case. The story caught fire after internet users discovered that Chen had not appeared in public since late August. Guangdong authorities did little to quiet the speculation until ...

  2. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Bridging the clean air gap

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:36am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... convergence with the mainland was not possible without environmental convergence as well. And that is exactly what is happening- in the past few years, Guangdong's air quality has been improving, ...

  3. Guangdong gearing to top Taiwan economy

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Governor confident the province will make up the US$8 billion gap by 2010 Guangdong's economy will overtake Taiwan's by 2010, making up the US$8 billion economic gap ... Guangdong's lead in economic growth and is expected to be affected by the ongoing leadership reshuffle. Despite the rosy forecasts, he admitted that even when Guangdong's economy overtook ...

  4. Guangdong's economy grows 14pc in first half

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Guangdong's gross domestic product exceeded 1.35 trillion yuan in the first half of this year, up 14.3 per cent year on year, the Guangdong Daily reported. The surge was 0.1 percentage point lower than the same time last year, but still 5.3 percentage points higher than expectations for the whole year, adding pressure on an overheating economy. Agriculture ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    Pearl River Delta losing favour as factory centre for Hong Kong firms

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... of Guangdong, as well as other provinces of the mainland. The association interviewed 274 companies between March and May. Respondents identified labour costs as the biggest challenge, with more than 93 ... been increasing by 10 to 15 per cent every year. Many manufacturers are also puzzled by the ever-changing labour policies in Guangdong, which is an even bigger problem than the appreciation ...

  7. News - China - LANGUAGE

    Guangzhou locals seek 'Cantonese Day' to help preserve mother tongue

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Mimi Lau

    ... locals seek 'Cantonese Day' Supporters of the local dialect of Guangdong are campaigning to name today- and every July 25- "Cantonese Day", it being the anniversary ... athletes and spectators to enjoy programmes ahead of the event in a language that was more widely understood. The proposal was never implemented due to public opposition. The then Guangdong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NDRC adds its voice to Occupy Central criticism

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... said. The NDRC had pledged support to Hong Kong in different areas such as regional cooperation with Zhuhai, Guangdong and Shenzhen and trade and renminbi business, he added. Zhu Yingjuan, deputy chief of the NDRC's economy and trade department, said that improvements to the individual visit scheme under which most mainland tourists travel to Hong Kong were under discussion. ...

  9. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Palm oil imports seen falling as economy slows

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Palm oil imports seen falling as economy slows Palm oil purchases by China, the second-biggest buyer, may decline by about 11 per cent this year as economic expansion ... are top producers Indonesia and Malaysia. "Palm oil is used commercially rather than in homes, making it more sensitive to the slower economy," said Liu Xianwu, general manager ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Data gives mixed picture of China's economy

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by Victoria Ruan

    ... in other economic sectors such as real estate and services, with capital spending showing weakness and fewer companies applying for credit. The mixed picture indicates that the economy may ... suggesting that the authorities' mini-stimulus are filtering through to the real economy," HSBC chief China economist Qu Hongbin said in a statement. Qu was referring to efforts taken ...




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