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  1. IPOs by Guangdong firms raise 40b yuan

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Listings increase as financial sector thrives Guangdong's efforts to promote its financial sector apparently paid off last year when the province yielded the largest number of initial public offerings on the mainland, raising 40 billion yua ...

  2. LPGA takes off in Hainan

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Rising Chinese star Feng Shanshan and American glamour girl Morgan Pressel, fresh off her victory in the Kapalua LPGA Classic, launched the inaugural Grand China Air tournament in style yesterday, blasting drives from the wing of a 737 jet ...

  3. 'Olympics? What's that? I've never heard of it' says island villager

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller Surrounded by clucking hens and scavenging pigs, Hu Yamei sits outside her modern, tiled home at the heart of Yazaitang, in the village where she was born 97 years ago. A member of Hainan's Li minority, who make up about 14 per cent of the ...

  4. Hainan a place of exile no more as white sands and blue water beckon for tourists

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller Records indicate that only 18 hardy souls toured the island of Hainan by choice during the 700-year period spanning the Song, Yuan and Ming dynasties. Beyond the fringes of Han civilisation, Hainan was regarded as a godforsaken place of exile, ...

  5. Guangdong chief cites bars to growth

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Guangdong must clear eight obstacles to development before it can make further economic gains, Governor Huang Huahua told provincial officials at a government meeting on Monday. The eight obstacles mainly relate to regional co-operation, constru ...

  6. Chairman accused of embezzling 10m yuan for gambling

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The chairman of a state-owned enterprise in Hainan province has been arrested for embezzling more than 10 million yuan in public funds, Xinhua reported, quoting prosecutors in Haikou. Zhu Dehua, 60, has been accused of stealing 10.84 million yu ...

  7. Emergency measures

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 Guangdong has sent clothes and food including 7,550 blankets, 10,000 cotton-padded clothes and 30 tonnes of rice to stranded passengers 2 Stranded passengers have been relocated to stadiums and exhibition and convention centres while waiting for trains ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK port throughput up 1.5pc but lags Shanghai and Singapore Hong Kong port handled 1.5 per cent more container boxes last year but lost out to Shanghai and Singapore in ranking by volume as competition intensified from container ports in Southern China. T ...

  9. Spirit of Guangxi

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dian Dian/Qing Gu Dance Cooperative from Guangxi perform four plays that combine experimental theatre and modern dance, including In Search of the Crescent Moon Spring (below). In Putonghua and Zhuang dialect. Part of the City Festival. Today-tomorrow, 9p ...

  10. Paper plant's toxic gush threatens millions

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The health of more than 100 million residents living beside the Pearl River is under threat from a small paper factory in the Guangxi autonomous region that is pumping large volumes of crimson toxic waste into the waterway's major source ...




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