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  1. Vietnam moves to shore up border defences after PLA 'drill' in Guangxi

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Vietnam is moving to shore up its border defences against China amid reports this week of military exercises by the PLA in the neighbouring province of Guangxi. Vietnamese border guard commanders held a meeting in Lao Cai on Wednesday with officials of 12 provinces bordering China- the day after China's Defence Ministry attempted to play down ...

  2. Dennis Goodboy

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Goodboy Ahoy, fellow travel lovers! I hope some of you have been on exciting holidays this summer, or at least been reading about great places to visit! Last week, I was all excited about the green efforts made by some hotels in the stunning county of Yangshuo in Guangxi. It's great to know that people care so much about preserving the splendour. The best way ...

  3. Voices of a new China

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... large sheets of white cardboard and a translator, Fisk travelled through China for a month covering thousands of kilometres. Beijing, Guangxi and Quangsu were among his many destinations. On his ... a computer science teacher from Liaoning. 'Do not tell us what to do.' Another placard displays a message by Jia-jia from Guangxi: 'Nowadays many young people do not care about ...

  4. Inspiration for tackling cross-border crime

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crimes in a children's home in Guangxi province. It was the first conviction facilitated by a law which came into effect in 2003 giving extraterritorial effect to some of Hong Kong's ...

  5. Stolen Vietnamese children saved from traffickers

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... children to wealthy families in Guangdong. Eight Vietnamese babies aged between three weeks and seven months were rescued by police from Guangdong and Guangxi on July 15, acting on a tip-off received by police in Guangxi. The traffickers were mostly Vietnamese residents who abducted children from Vietnam and for sale in the two southern regions. Vietnamese babies are frequently ...

  6. Joint deal signals new direction for trains

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com The recently announced joint funding of a rail project in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region may point to a move towards reforming the railways ministry ... whose funding will be equally shared by the railways ministry and the Guangxi local government, the Railway Gazette International has reported. 'It's a sign of the reform ...

  7. Miners saved after eight days underground

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Two miners were rescued yesterday eight days after they were trapped by the collapse of a mine in the southern Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, state-run news agency Xinhua ... at the time of the collapse at the Guangxi Heshan Coal Mining Company managed to escape, Xinhua said. The agency quoted Ye Fangyong, deputy commander of the rescue headquarters, as saying ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Three injured as gas blast rips through Guanxi pesticide factory An explosion rocked a pesticide factory in Guangxi province yesterday afternoon, injuring three workers. The blast occurred at the Jinsui Pesticide Factory in Nanning at 3.30pm. The three injured were sent to a hospital. Firefighters had put out the resulting blaze by about 6pm. The fire engulfed an area of 3,000 square ...

  9. Citic Dameng to quadruple ore output

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The state-backed firm, which also has mines in Guangxi and Guizhou, is in the early stages of assessing whether to exercise an option to buy its second-largest shareholder, state-owned Guangxi ... opportunities in Guangxi, but the timing is not ripe, and we need to do more study,' said chairman Qiu Yiyong. The firm plans to spend 2.6 billion yuan (HK$3.2 billion) next year and build a power ...

  10. A green teen leads the way in solar energy

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung When it comes to urbanisation, Hong Kong is ahead of Nanning, the provincial capital of Guangxi. When it comes to energy saving, however, there is something we can learn from ... of Guangxi's winning team. 'The management office of our buildings allows us to place the panels on the roof. 'Solar panels are very popular in our city.' He noted that the device can ...




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