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  1. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Parents at Shanghai's 'Matchmaking Corner' cheated by marriage agents

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alice Yan

    ... husbands and wives hang from the trees like laundry from a line. All is not well, however, at Matchmaking Corner. Huangpu district authorities have cracked down on matchmaking agencies operating ...

  2. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Will dumping of dead pigs make officials clean up their act?

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... respect for laws Neither Shanghai nor Jiaxing, in Zhejiang province, have apologised or punished officials since the first of more than 16,000 dead pigs started turning up in the Huangpu River ... on an underground meat market for buying and processing pork from diseased pigs. The Beijing Times said about 4,000 dead pigs were retrieved from the Huangpu River in Shanghai most years, but officials had ...

  3. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    H7N9 outbreak may be over, but pall of suspicion hangs over Shanghai

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... the city. Shortly before the first confirmed case of H7N9 in Shanghai, more than 10,000 dead pigs from the neighbouring city of Jiaxing , in Zhejiang province, floated down Shanghai's Huangpu River. Shanghai residents say they would rather avoid chicken and pork until the city government gives them some clear answers. "The officials are supposed to tell the people which foods ...

  4. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Surge in cancer deaths gives Shanghai residents pause

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... in the Huangpu River, the main source of water for the city, in March. Shanghai's government insisted tap water was safe and met national standards but did not release details of water quality ...

  5. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Hangzhou riot shows once public trust is lost, it is hard to win back

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:18am by Alice Yan

    ... held for spreading rumours online. The handling of the incident has further eroded public faith in government. Zhejiang is an economic powerhouse in the Yangtze River Delta- a region ...

  6. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Time running out for Shanghai's free-trade zone

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:08am by Daniel Ren

    ... that could be applied to other parts of the country. Now, time is against Shanghai as a dozen rival FTZs are in the pipeline, including one in the Pearl River Delta. The mainland's most ... will steal Shanghai's thunder. Early this year, Beijing gave preliminary approval for 12 new FTZs around the nation, including the one in the Pearl River Delta. It is expected to be launched ...

  7. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Empty office buildings point to deeper malaise in China's wealthiest region

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 03:35am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren Authorities built waves of new towns believing demand would continue unchecked for decades Empty office buildings point to deeper malaise Municipal officials in the Yangtze River Delta are learning a hard lesson: excitement over a flourishing regional economy can be dangerous. According to property firm Jones Lang LaSalle, vacancies in Grade A office buildings ...

  8. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    More of region's rich looking to put money elsewhere

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:51am by Daniel Ren

    ... or the support of governments, bosses in the private sector are increasingly keeping their distance from local markets. Many are emigrating. In the Yangtze River Delta, many successful businesspeople ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai's neighbours look for upside to free-trade zone

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:59am by Daniel Ren

    ... would be made fully convertible within its bounds, weighed on other government officials in the Yangtze River Delta who believed the central government did not do right by them. ...

  10. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Promises of free trade zone's benefits to Shanghai residents ring hollow

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... harm the economy. The affluent Yangtze River Delta region has seen soaring demand from residents wanting to transfer their assets abroad and regulators worry that trillions of yuan could leave ...




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