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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. Tsang drumming up business in Guangxi

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Nanning Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen whistles, and it seems the Guangxi autonomous region dances to his tune. A smiling Mr Tsang flew into the region's ... opportunities for us to co-operate in. Hong Kong capital and expertise could help Guangxi develop its economy. On the other hand, Guangxi's rich natural resources and labour market will provide new ...

  3. Guangxi town 'tense' after one-child protest put down

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Authorities in Guangxi have put down riots in the autonomous region's southeast after thousands of rural residents angered by rigid enforcement of the one-child policy attacked a local government office at the weekend, according to a local source yesterday. The situation in the town of Bobai, part of the city of Yulin, was described as 'tense but quiet' ...

  4. Teachers fired in single-child row

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Hundreds of temporary teachers in Bobai county, Guangxi, are fighting to keep their jobs as a result of the local authorities' poor management of birth-control policies. The rural backwater in southeastern Guangxi attracted international attention last week after three days of riots in 28 towns over the local government's brutal enforcement ...

  5. Ancestral home knocked down to 1.5m yuan

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Actor Ray Lui Leung-wai (right) is nothing if not a patriot. As soon as he was told his ancestor's house in the city of Dongxing, Guangxi, had to make way for a project to expand a border checkpoint to Vietnam, he signed on. His uncle and cousin still live in the house, but the actor, who was born and grew up in Vietnam, never lived in it. Apparently his enthusiasm ...

  6. Evolution of the vote

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson 1978: Collapse of the village commune system prompts villages to experiment with idea of electing leaders placing their fingerprint under their preferred candidate. 1980: first elected village committee established in Guozuo village in Guangxi province. 1987: Organic law on electing village committees is passed by the National People's Congress ...

  7. Mainland spends big to build ties with Asean

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih in Nanning, Guangxi The central government is backing a series of infrastructure and transport projects costing 1.5 trillion yuan (HK$1.72 trillion) in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to improve links with Southeast Asia. 'We will build and upgrade railways, roads, airports, ports, electricity and water supply in Guangxi in the next three to five ...

  8. Poultry ban

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong government announced a ban on imports of live birds and poultry meat from the mainland on Friday- two days after a bird flu outbreak was first confirmed in Guangxi. Did the government move fast enough in its attempt to keep the virus out of Hong Kong? Share your views: write to us. ...

  9. 80-strong group heads for forum

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan The chief executive will lead an 80-strong delegation of government officials and local business leaders to Guangxi and Yunnan for the Pan Pearl River Delta forum next week. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will first travel to Guangxi on Friday for a two-day visit. He will visit local enterprises and attend the Guangxi-Hong Kong Business Co-operation Symposium. Hong Kong ...

  10. News - China - APPOINTMENTS

    Revolutionary's descendant Ye Zhonghao emerges on political stage

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... of late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, was named deputy head of Pingguo county in Baise, Guangxi. Ye became an assistant to Chen Zuoquan, the head of Yunfu's Luoding county, in July 2009, ...




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