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  1. Agile buys Hainan plot rights in resorts push

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Agile Property Holdings, a Guangdong developer of large-scale residential projects, has bought the rights to build on 12 plots in Hainan province for about one billion yuan in its first move to expand into the resorts business. Agile said it inte ...

  2. Guangxi boss faces graft investigation

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A vice-chairman of Guangxi government has been put under shuanggui (investigation), the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy reported yesterday. Sun Yu, who was in charge of Guangxi's agricultural development ...

  3. Publicity head may get Shenzhen post

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Guangdong's publicity head Lin Xiong has been tipped as party head for Shenzhen, a move analysts said would speed up reforms in the area. Incumbent Li Hongzhong arrived in Wuhan, Hubei, on Thursday to become the province's acting gov ...

  4. Guangdong opens office for its travellers

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Guangdong has set up an office to provide assistance to residents travelling overseas after the number of foreign trips made by locals surged 40 per cent last year. The Foreign Affairs Security Office was set up last month to deal with calls f ...

  5. Big deal

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If you're looking for a short break at short notice, Westminster Travel is running a two-night package to Haikou on Hainan Island, with accommodation at the Sheraton Haikou Resort (sheraton.com), from HK$1,950 per person, twin share. This price gets ...

  6. The butterfly effect

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... By Rebecca Tsui A group of secondary school students visited Hainan Island recently and discovered the beauty of nature and the true meaning of conservation. The five-day Hainan Butterfly Tour, which was organised by Green Power and Shell, was the final a ...

  7. Local-central GDP data reveals 1.24 trillion yuan credibility gap

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang The gap in gross domestic product figures compiled by local authorities and the central government widened to 1.24 trillion yuan in the first half, further fuelling doubts about the credibility of the mainland's official economic data. C ...

  8. Guangdong's economy grows 14pc in first half

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Guangdong's gross domestic product exceeded 1.35 trillion yuan in the first half of this year, up 14.3 per cent year on year, the Guangdong Daily reported. The surge was 0.1 percentage point lower than the same time last year, but stil ...

  9. Whistleblower compensated

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

    ... Ng Tze-wei A man wrongfully jailed in Hainan over allegations that a mainland pharmaceutical giant colluded with the drug regulator has received a payout, but his lawyer said the injustice had yet to be addressed. Zhang Zhijian never imagined he would be ...

  10. 66 perish in floods, landslides

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Four days of torrential rain and floods have killed at least 66 people and affected more than 8.97 million across southern China, testing the country's capacity to handle natural disasters, state media reported. Rescue teams from the Ministr ...




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