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  1. Tribute to quake victims

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff writer People all across China paused to pay their respects to those killed in last week's earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai province. Flags were flown at half-mast as a sign of respect for those who died. In Hong Kong, government officials, the stock exchange and students observed a minute's silence. The body of Hong Kong quake hero Wong Fuk-wing was returned ...

  2. Half Shenzhen's buses to be electric or hybrid

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... half of their vehicles with electric or hybrid ones, as the cost is too high. Without abundant government subsidies, it could take a decade for Hong Kong's bus companies to replace half ... received a one million yuan (HK$1.22 million) subsidy since 2010, half from the central government and half from Shenzhen's. Subsidies for hybrid buses have increased from 300,000 to 600,000 ...

  3. Fuel shortage shuts half Shenzhen's pumps

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen, Lillian Yang and Kevin Huang More than half of Shenzhen's service stations and fuel depots were forced to close yesterday as the oil-supply crunch that has plagued Guangdong for weeks worsened. The fuel crisis has also begun to spread, with Shanghai now suffering shortages. Shenzhen municipal government and fuel giants Sinopec and China Petrol ...

  4. Well-meaning half-measures won't turn the tide in port's favour

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp HERE WE GO with the latest example of how officialdom likes to think it can make water flow uphill. Our government wants to lower port charges and build five new anchorages near Lantau Island in order to boost Hong Kong's maritime t ...

  5. Integration with Shenzhen an option for future

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... masts. Without those, very probably inspired by travellers' tales, Vasco da Gama would never have rounded the Cape of Good Hope. STEPHEN DAVIES, director, Hong Kong Maritime Museum Why close ... such as head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema), one would think that someone might have checked on him, as any half-decent company would do if hiring even a junior manager. Indeed, some ...

  6. City's depressed listings market set to rebound

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong could see a revival of its initial public offering market in the second half of the year, with as many as 80 listings netting a total of HK$110 billion to HK$160 billion, auditing firm Deloitte predicted yesterday. This would be a far cry from the first half of this year, which was the worst half-year since the trough of 2009 in the aftermath ...

  7. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Workers' voice of Shenzhen takes a beating in crackdown

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... grow up in small villages to receive an education, and half of my classmates from a rural junior high school in Hunan dropped out to work on assembly lines in the Pearl River Delta as child ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Multi-entry permits help thousands of parallel traders cross into HK daily

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 03:05am by Clifford Lo, Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... traders are crossing the border every day and over half of them are Shenzhen residents with multi-entry visit permits, according to government sources. The figures were revealed by a mainland ... are in operation every day. More than half are mainlanders who carry multiple-entry permits," the source said. "They make at least two return trips a day, but some can make four to five." ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-BORDER ISSUES

    Leung to urge Beijing to help stem tide of parallel traders

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 01:45pm by Amy Nip

    ... of retail goods. According to a government source, more than 3,000 traders are believed to engage in the activity every day, half of whom are Shenzhen residents who make trips back and forth several ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shrinking Shenzhen mangrove forests poses threat to migratory birds

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... zones. It now has less than a quarter of that left- just 130 hectares- experts said in a report published in Shenzhen's Daily Sunshine newspaper. More than half of the endangered species ...




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