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  1. Agile looks to boost land bank by 45pc

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Agile Property Holdings aims to expand its land bank by 45 per cent this year despite the mainland government's measures to cool the overheated real estate market. Agile, which develops large-scale projects in Guangdong, said it aimed to ...

  2. Navy jet 'exploded in mid-air'

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Wenchang, Hainan A villager who saw a military aircraft crash in northeast Hainan said yesterday the plane exploded in mid-air before wreckage rained down on a field of pepper trees. Fu Tiecun- one of the few in the southern island provi ...

  3. Water shortage puts Leizhou farms at risk

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang A lack of rainfall and the excessive extraction of groundwater have led to a severe drought in western Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula, threatening supplies of water for drinking and agricultural irrigation. And the provincial Department of ...

  4. 65,000 evacuated, transport cut ahead of Typhoon Prapiroon

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

    ... He Huifeng More than 65,000 people were evacuated, transport cut and 53,200 ships and boats recalled to ports in Guangdong, Hainan and Guangxi yesterday as Typhoon Prapiroon headed towards southern China. It was expected to make landfall near Wenchang in ...

  5. Guangdong overheats; governor not worried

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Figures show soaring growth rate, but Huang says it is 'fast and healthy' Guangdong's economy is showing signs of overheating, with a first-half growth rate of 14.4 per cent year on year, 3.5 percentage points abo ...

  6. Guangdong can top Taiwan but at what cost: analysts

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

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua's prediction that his province's economy will surpass that of Taiwan's in 2010 is achievable, but big questions hang over the impact of such growth on the deteriorating environment ...

  7. Matchmaking boss jailed for 13 years

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A court in Hainan province has jailed the mastermind of one of the mainland's largest matchmaking scams for 13 years after clients were cheated out of 1.4 million yuan in service fees. Haikou's intermediate court recently found Gou Hon ...

  8. 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 with its island neighbour by expanding at US$2 billion more than Taiw ...

  9. Unsettled weather to continue

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Tropical Depression Jelawat moved away from the city, but the weather will remain unsettled this week. The Observatory cancelled typhoon signal No 1 at 6.40pm last night, 33 hours after it was issued on Tuesday morning. At 11pm, Jelawat was ce ...

  10. Hainan sacks school heads over student drownings

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Three school heads have been fired for negligence in Hainan after eight teenaged students drowned while skipping classes on Wednesday, the provincial education department said yesterday. The eight girls from the First Primary School in Wulie, ...




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