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  1. Liaoning banks on private-sector growth

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu The northeastern province is doing its best to draw investors, the governor says Private investment will become the main driving force of economic growth in Liaoning province ... both domestic and from overseas. Under the national plan, the economies of Liaoning, Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces are to be rejuvenated to enable them to catch up with more prosperous ...

  2. Liaoning set for boom, says governor

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Shenyang He says the results of rejuvenating the old industrial base will be obvious by 2007 Liaoning is on the threshold of a development boom propelled ... of Shenzhen in the 1980s and Pudong in the 1990s brought unprecedented prosperity to the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta. Now it was the turn of Liaoning, one of the three provinces ...

  3. Commerce chief defends vanity projects

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

    ... on the margins of the NPC in Beijing, the former Liaoning governor said whether a project was an 'image project' - one with little economic or social benefits - depended on a city's ... that are of little economic value or social benefit. Public works that ended up being underused are often referred as 'white elephants', or 'image projects'. Critics accused the Liaoning ...

  4. Lai see

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Officials from Liaoning are in town to promote their fair province, but reporters registering for a promotional event yesterday were somewhat surprised when no press materials were available. ... in name Liaoning governor Bo Xilai yesterday regaled a Hong Kong audience with his eloquence and wit. The smooth-talker rounded off by introducing about half a dozen mayors and vice-mayors from ...

  5. Rumours over Bo-linked tycoon denied

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com A company owned by a billionaire based in Dalian in the northeast has issued a statement dismissing intense speculation that he is being investigated after failing to appear in public since late March. Rumours surrounding ...

  6. US court could seize BMW cars

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... against the Liaoning provincial government, a mediator appointed by Mr Yang warned yesterday. Lang Xianping, a professor of finance at Hong Kong's Chinese University, said Mr Yang had asked ... compensation of US$690 million from the Liaoning government for assets he said it stole from him. 'Liaoning is very passive in this case. It does not want private negotiations but is relying ...

  7. Bo-linked tycoon spirals from grace

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... appliances and finance to building materials and chemicals. Xu was considered one of Bo's closest associates, becoming wealthy while Bo held senior posts in Dalian and then Liaoning from ... in the team in 2004- the year Bo moved from being governor of Liaoning to being minister of commerce. Last month, speculation was rife that Xu was taken away on March 15 and put under investigation ...

  8. Graft trail may go back further

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this month as the city's tough police chief, analysts said yesterday. The city of Tieling, Liaoning province, was once the power base of Wang, the disgraced former ally of Chongqing party chief ... of Liaoning before he was promoted to party chief of Chongqing. Bo later brought Wang to the southwestern municipality to spearhead his anti-crime campaign. Wang was rumoured last week to have sought ...

  9. Minister's promotion is confirmed

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Bo Xilai was formally named commerce minister yesterday, Xinhua reported. The former Liaoning governor's promotion was first reported by state media two weeks ago ... party secretary of Liaoning, had succeeded Mr Bo as governor. Mr Bo is the son of party elder Bo Yibo. As commerce minister he will preside over the country's external and domestic trade ...

  10. Three SOE chiefs replaced in shake-up in Dalian

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have nothing to do with any political fallout from the Bo Xilai scandal. Bo was mayor of Dalian in Liaoning province, from 1992 to 2000. He was dismissed as Chongqing party secretary in March ... jobs', a Dalian Port announcement said. The 49-year-old was later appointed mayor of Zhuanghe, a city in Liaoning province. 'Sun has been transferred to another post,' said Zhu, who ...




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