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  1. News - China - NARCOTICS

    Reporter in Guangzhou purchases marijuana online on Alibaba site

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... The 100-yuan order was placed and paid for via Alipay, says Guangzhou-based journalist They say you can get anything online in China these days - from your fake vanity iPhone "logins" to quirkier purchases such as rental boyfriends or girlfriend ...

  2. News - China - GUANGZHOU

    Video: Guangzhou 'heroine' disarms suicidal woman with roundhouse kick

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 05:05pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Femme fatale or wannabe heroine? A young woman clad in short shorts and boots braved more than the winter cold on Saturday when she swiftly disarmed a knife-wielding woman who was threatening to kill herself on a Guangzhou street corner. Video footage showed a deranged woman with bleeding hands on Baogang Road, brandishing a knife, Southern Satellite Television reported ...

  3. News - China - GUANGZHOU

    Guangzhou security official attacked by knife-wielding hawker

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 11:07am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com A Guangzhou official whose job is to oversee street hawkers was attacked by a knife-wielding vendor on a busy street on Sunday- a week after video emerged of a mother being roughly handled by an official, said a report.  According to the Southern Metropolis Daily on Tuesday, a team of urban management officials, or chengguan, was clearing out hawker ...

  4. News - China - GUANGZHOU

    Zookeeper wanted: good animal skills; previous Marxist knowledge an advantage

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 03:35pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Some animals are more equal than others – and a Guangzhou zoo is adamant that all their recruits comprehend. The Yangcheng Evening News recently stumbled upon Guangzhou Zoo’s entrance exam and found a section of it aimed at evaluating applicants’ “mastery” of Marxist-Leninist thought. This means the 15 zookeepers being recruited at the government-run zoo need ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Singapore-style caning effective as crime deterrent, says NPC delegate

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 11:27am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao A Singapore-style system of corporal punishment should be introduced on the mainland as a deterrent to crime, a Guangzhou delegate to the National People’s Congress has proposed. Chen Weicai, head of personnel at the Guangzhou Public Security Bureau’s political affairs department, said on Tuesday during a provincial NPC session that “strict punishment” was needed ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Slow CPPCC banquets don't fill me up, says Eric Tsang

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:39pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Stephen Chow Sing-chi is not the only Hong Kong funny man to get involved in national politics lately. Well-known fellow actor and showbiz veteran Eric Tsang Chi-wai, a member of Guangzhou Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) since 2011, showed up in Jiangmen to hear the government’s Work Report over the weekend and left feeling rather unfulfilled. ...

  7. Hopefluent to cash in on secondary market

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Riding on Guangzhou's rapidly expanding secondary property market, Hong Kong-listed mainland real estate agent Hopefluent plans to expand operations by 50 per cent this year. The property agent, which handles about 6.5 per cent of the city's primary property market by providing a one-stop property consultancy service to mainland developers, has seen ...

  8. Guangzhou feels pinch of austerity measures

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

    ... Ernest Kong Guangzhou, one of the mainland's freest property markets, is feeling the pinch following a wave of austerity measures. While steps to cool down the market nationwide have had only a mild impact on the relatively stable southern cities, recent municipal government measures are taking their toll. Transactions in February dropped 31.18 per cent to 11,679 units, ...



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