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  1. Scandals hit educators in Hubei

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Xiaole. It said the two had taken bribes of 'at least several million yuan' in relation to university infrastructure projects, but that the alleged corruption was not detected until police recently investigated one of the bribers. State media said the pair took bribes from several infrastructure projects, including a 1 billion yuan (HK$1.13 billion) investment to build a new ...

  2. Stimulus package to provide Guangdong with 150 projects

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Leaders in the mainland's battered manufacturing heartland of Guangdong have unveiled 150 key industrial and infrastructure projects in an unprecedented package to help ... industrial zones and 63 large infrastructure projects, mainland media reported yesterday. Five of the 11 new industrial zones would involve cross-border co-operation between the delta and either Hong ...

  3. Graft inquiry rocks top university

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... cnhubei.com reported yesterday. The report quoted police sources as saying the two had taken bribes of 'at least several million yuan' in relation to university infrastructure projects ... anti-corruption mechanisms makes it a high-return, low-risk activity. There have been widespread reports of embezzlement from colleges' infrastructure projects, and of faculty members who take bribes ...

  4. Shenzhen cuts growth forecasts as crunch bites

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... this year's GDP growth at 10 per cent. The government would have to double infrastructure investment to 60 billion yuan (HK$68 billion) to achieve this goal, Mr Xu said. The city's GDP growth ... the government still needed to invest heavily in 842 infrastructure projects to meet the target, he said. Officials expect revenues from the financial and manufacturing sectors to drop significantly ...

  5. Funds for sporting white elephants would be better spent on residents

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... techniques, which are more complicated than those needed to produce the eye-catching steel 'Bird's Nest' lattice frame. The infrastructure binge for the Universiade also includes ... infrastructure projects- the city is investing 60 billion yuan in 842 projects that started in February- are really the best use of public funds. While Shenzhen is, on paper, one of the mainland's ...

  6. Guangdong boss criticises 'artificial' GDP figures

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... infrastructure construction. He again defended the industrial upgrade and transformation he had advocated since becoming Guangdong party boss. 'Economic development should be accompanied ...

  7. Villagers battle police over land

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... said about 6,000 people from 12 villages in Zhaoqing would be affected by the railway construction. Disputes over land requisitions are expected to escalate as the infrastructure programme ...

  8. Shenzhen mayor grilled over Guangdong corruption storm

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... tasks and we will focus on constructing infrastructure, integrating industries, creating a better living environment and developing more channels for cross-border co-operation,' he said. ...

  9. Beijing wants Shenzhen to work in concert with HK, not rival it

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... with Hong Kong in aviation and ports, pursue commercial innovation and enhance links in urban planning, traffic, information, energy and infrastructure projects. Meanwhile, Shenzhen will take ...

  10. Guangdong papers change sides and shame 'nail house' owners

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... of preparations for the Games. Nail houses are usually single dwellings that remain after surrounding buildings have been cleared to make way for infrastructure projects. Their owners are usually ...




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