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  1. Bank stalls Guangxi Farm's US$200m IPO plan

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Nevin Nie

    ... Tim LeeMaster and Nevin Nie Guangxi State Farm's plan to raise at least US$200 million from spinning off its sugar unit for a Hong Kong initial public offering has stalled after its bookrunner Credit Suisse abandoned the deal, sources said. A management source at state-owned Guangxi State Farm said the deal ran into trouble when Credit Suisse wanted to list the company ...

  2. 112 students struck down by hepatitis

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang More than 100 middle school students in Guangxi have been infected with hepatitis A in an epidemic blamed on contaminated drinking water and poor hygiene, mainland media said ... the emergency director of the Guangxi Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, was quoted by Xinhua as saying the outbreak occurred through a combination of circumstances. 'The initial conclusion ...

  3. Border controls fail to deter Vietnamese poultry smugglers

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Pingxian, Guangxi Live chickens are still being sold at the border between Guangxi and Vietnam despite the outbreak of H5N1 bird flu on both sides. The mainland ... in Dingdang, Guangxi. At the market in Puzhai, one of the largest border trading spots, mainland health authorities posted notices at checkpoints warning people not to bring in poultry from Vietnam. ...

  4. Drought hits harvest of star anise, vital to flu fight

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the flu-fighting antiviral drug Tamiflu. Guangxi and Yunnan, two of the provinces hit hardest by the once-in-a-century drought, have forecast dramatic falls in star anise production and corresponding price ... In Guangxi, the nation's biggest star anise grower with 350,000 hectares of farmland devoted to the tree and an annual output of 80,000 tonnes, months of drought have disturbed the growing ...

  5. Guangdong banks on Sars defences

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... in place since the Sars crisis will keep the province free of bird flu despite the outbreak in neighbouring Guangxi. 'It is very frightening. We are surrounded in Guangdong, but we have taken ... will be allowed out of farms. If they somehow managed to slip through, we will catch them at the markets,' he said. While Guangdong has slapped a ban on importing poultry from Guangxi, national law ...

  6. Several Sars sources likely, says WHO chief

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... A World Health Organisation report is expected to say that the Sars outbreak may have begun with several separate cases in Guangxi and Guangdong provinces, suggesting animal-to-human ... and Guangxi as early as November and December', said Hitoshi Oshitani, leader of the Sars control team in the WHO's western Pacific region. He told the Sunday Morning Post this meant ...

  7. Efforts stepped up following death

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... in Guangxi,' Dr Tsang said. 'The locations are getting closer to Hong Kong in geographical terms. But this is not something that is unexpected, as human cases occur more frequently ...

  8. Agriculture official urges more controls before growing GM foods

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and central areas suffered an unusually cold winter, some of the country's southwestern areas, including Yunnan, Guangxi, Sichuan, Chongqing and Guizhou, are experiencing a bad drought, posing ...

  9. Outcry after poachers skin Siberian tiger

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Guangxi province. 'We have been inspecting the park three times a year since 2002. We have not found any problems,' Mr Cao said. ...

  10. Help for endangered species

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

    ... student Vivian Lam Yan-yan and final-year student Sin Ying-tung went to Guangxi last month to monitor the population of Chinese White dolphins in the area using Global Positioning System (GPS). ...




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