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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. 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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    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. HK fisherman missing after boat capsizes

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A Hong Kong resident, 45, was missing yesterday after a boat with six people aboard capsized off Huizhou in Guangdong at about 1am on Monday. The boat's mainland skipper and four other Hong Kong recreational fishermen were in stable condition. Rescuers were sent after the Huizhou Maritime Affairs Administration received an emergency call. A search for the man ...

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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 ...

  9. Zhu Kuan Group declared bankrupt

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... infrastructure and engineering to maritime, land transport and water parks. Attempts to take legal steps to seize assets in Zhuhai have, however, been problematic, and even basic steps such as land ... not dispute the debt involved at yesterday's court hearing. Legal steps had been taken by Zhu Kuan's creditor banks to seize and protect the group's assets in August last year after ...

  10. $4b loan to Zhuhai uncovered

    Posted Aug 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Kong that range from hotels, highways and bridges to property, maritime and land transport, and water parks. In all, there are 50 companies in the group, including 17 in Hong Kong. From ... time limit of six months having already expired. 'We are certainly not going to let anybody take control of that land until this dispute is resolved,' Mr Borrelli said. In Hong Kong, ...




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