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  1. Swire Pacific pays 174m yuan for cold stores

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the need to obtain Chinese regulatory approvals for the acquisition. Guangdong Swire operates three cold stores in Guangzhou's Huangpu district, providing refrigerated storage for frozen ...

  2. To avoid a future crisis, Hong Kong needs to come up with a water plan

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong has survived many uncertainties and crises in the 15 years since the handover. However, we are still failing to plan ahead of time and think in a broader perspective. Water is a key issue that has been neglected for some time. Hong Kong has had ...

  3. Education gets liftfrom new Cepa rules

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... arrangements would enable local agencies to explore the group tour market on the mainland. 'People living in the Pearl River Delta seldom join tours to Hong Kong as they can come on their own ...

  4. Building up a bright future

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... As told to Chiu Po-sze The future of Hong Kong's construction industry is bright. Census and Statistics Department figures show the total gross value of work carried out by main contractors in the first quarter of 2012 rose 15.9 per cent year-on-year ...

  5. Hong Kong ports reap the benefits

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Josephine Bond Trade links between Hong Kong and Malaysia are growing, with initiatives under way to boost economic ties. Bilateral trade grew 6 per cent last year, with Malaysia remaining Hong Kong's 10th largest trading partner. Between 2007 and 20 ...

  6. Shop owners protest over failed Guangzhou toy hub

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A policewoman and three male security guards were slightly injured. The protesters accused the company of mismanagement of the 32-hectare mall in Huangpu district and demanded compensation. The 1.5 ...

  7. Towngas China eyeing seven mainland projects

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... owns 66.5 per cent of Towngas China, and runs about 34 city piped-gas projects mostly in the Yangtze River Delta. Citigroup analyst Pierre Lau said the new projects Towngas China ...

  8. Tapping ideas

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... guides mainland-Hong Kong relations, the new mainland policy is the right approach and Hong Kong should follow it, too. Hong Kong buys water from the Dongjiang, or East River, under an allocation arrangement that also governs a number of Pearl River Delta cities, including Guangzhou and Shenzhen. These cities have to follow the new policy. We should also take action. Leung Chun-ying's ...

  9. Pressure on river spells the end of our low water bills

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in from the Dongjiang, or East River, 83 kilometres away in eastern Guangdong province. We pay for it, of course; at a rate of around 5 yuan a tonne for this year. In return, the Guangdong ... of water a year from the river. But as the second chart below shows, over the course of this decade, demand from urban centres-including Shenzhen and Dongguan, which also rely on its waters- ...

  10. Split responsibility wastes our water

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... doesn't receive enough natural rainfall and so we must spend billions every year on buying water from the Dongjiang in Guangdong, one of the most polluted rivers in the world. The money does ...




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