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    Police stop anti-Japan protests in bigger Guangdong cities

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Joyce Ng

    ... that took a crew of activists to the disputed islands to back Chinese sovereignty last month, said he was waiting for the Marine Department to issue a permit for the ship to sail for repairs before ...

  2. More must be done to end disputes

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with disputes once they have escalated into a confrontation, like another that is raging in the face of a huge police presence over plans to build a large coal-fired power plant near the township ... earlier. The Wukan dispute, which the authorities had tolerated for months until the arrests two weeks ago, ended up being played out in front of an international media audience. There has ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Western Guangdong trade fair targets Asean business people

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Laos and Myanmar - is China's fourth-largest trading partner. But some of its members are also involved in heated territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea. Liu said the fair ... to be cautious given the territorial disputes. But Dr Peng Peng, a researcher with the Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences, said stronger economic ties could play down territorial disputes. "We ...

  4. Guangzhou industrial disputes soar in 2008

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The number of industrial disputes surged in Guangzhou last year as the economic slowdown and tougher labour laws put added pressure on workplace relations, according to the city's top court official. In her annual report released yesterday, Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court president Wu Shujian said the court accepted 4,324 industrial dispute cases last ...

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    Xi Jinping wraps up Africa tour and Guangdong admits to pension fund debt

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 07:09am by Patrick Boehler

    ... work!" a 34-year-old Congolese carpenter reacts to Xi's visit. Agence-France Presse Japan seeks Mongolia's support in Diaoyu/Senkaku dispute. Yonhap This January, North Korea imported ...

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    Protesters' land vigil continues in Shangpu, Guangdong

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a dispute in nearby Wukan , which became a symbol of resistance against corruption last year. A resident said: "Right now, both sides are in a stalemate, but there is no more fighting. Police ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Guangdong is positioned to lead the next phase of China's quality growth

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by WINSTON MOK

    ... new chief, Hu Chunhua, who is seen as a rising star groomed for a top position, has called on Guangdong to reinvent itself like a phoenix. While there is no dispute on the imperative ...

  8. Learning from HK to resolve land disputes

    Posted Feb 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to learn from its experience to set up an arbitration organisation for resolving disputes over compensation for land,' said Lin Haokun, director-general of the Guangdong Land Resources ... of the nation's, he said. Disputes over land seizures have cropped up in the province in the past two years but most of the protests were concentrated on Guangzhou's Panyu district and Shunde ...

  9. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangdong party boss Hu Chunhua keeps his cards close to his chest

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... journalists about the land dispute in Wukan and his prospects for promotion, two of the hottest issues of the day. Three months after he became Guangdong's Communist Party secretary, it's ...

  10. Blackmail alleged in graveyard dispute

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Jieyang A Hong Kong businessman yesterday claimed that he was being blackmailed by a group of villagers in Guangdong, who dug up his ancestors' bones and were holding them for ransom. Cheng Pak-heng, who rushed from Hong Kong to Jie ...




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