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  1. Fears for landmark lake's ecosystem, as huge construction starts beneath

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Experts are concerned that a huge underground complex planned by the Huizhou government in Guangdong will destroy the ecosystem of the city's landmark West Lake. Huizhou ... and station for the inter-city rail line connecting Dongguan and Huizhou. Nearly a tenth of the lake bed would be emptied for at least 18 months during construction, using a cofferdam, a watertight ...

  2. Officials accused of forcing farmers to hand over land

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Nearly 1,000 government officials and workers have been sent to a village in Huizhou, Guangdong, to force local farmers to hand over their land for a property development ... is clearly illegal.' 'China's Hawaii' is a tourism project designed by the Huizhou party committee and municipal government in 2004. It would affect 23 villages in Huidong county, ...

  3. Guangdong fish stocks fall

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... marine reserves at Huizhou's Daya Bay, near Shenzhen, said the study that began in October had so far only found 200 species. There were more than 400 species according to official data from ... now. Lobsters, abalone and garoupa were among the endangered species. The Huizhou marine department has invested 74 million yuan to build six artificial reefs since 2002 and replenish marine ...

  4. A move to greener pastures

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the delta region, vow to pursue a sustainable path of development. As part of a press delegation that visited Guangzhou, Qingyuan and Huizhou this week, I heard a lot of positive remarks by senior ... has inflicted serious damage to the environment in Shenzhen and Dongguan. Now, rising costs are forcing many to move to Qingyuan and Huizhou. Located north of Guangzhou, Qingyuan city's ...

  5. Toxic fears near HK water supply source

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of heavy metals were found near a Huizhou factory and close to the source of Hong Kong's water supplies. Greenpeace found the level of cadmium, a heavy metal used in the production ... there was found to contain excessive chromium and zinc. Although the sources of the water and sediments could not be determined, the environmental group suspected they might be related to the Huizhou ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing ranks ninth among China's top 10 polluted cities

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 06:19pm by Ernest Kao

    ... of the National Environmental Advisory and the Ministry of Environmental Protection Science and Technology committees. Only in Haikou, Fuzhou, Zhoushan, Xiamen, Huizhou, Zhaoqing, Shenzehn, Kunming, Lhasa ...

  7. Battery firm calls in toxins team

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Huizhou in the Pearl River Delta. In June, workers from the Huizhou Advance Battery Technology Factory went on strike after some claimed they had been poisoned by cadmium, a cancer-causing metal. ...

  8. News - China - POLLUTION

    Dongguan authorities admit water from Dongjiang not fit to drink

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... rivers, supplies drinking water to Hong Kong and a dozen Pearl River Delta cities including Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dongguan and Huizhou. The water used by Hong Kong does not come from the Dongguan ...

  9. Storm weakens as it hits Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... metre surface section collapsed during the downpour, according to a Dayoo.com report. By yesterday afternoon, it was unknown if he had been saved. In Huizhou city, some 200,000 people were ...

  10. PetroChina aims to lift oil and gas output

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... as a potential partner for its US$2 billion oil refinery project in Huizhou, Guangdong. ...




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