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  1. Mountain regions in race against pollution disaster

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Like all senior officials from Guangdong's underdeveloped mountain areas, Qingyuan Mayor Chen Jiaji has long been troubled by the conflict between rapid economic growth ... standards. Mr Chen knows that many experts and the general public are concerned about whether the mountainous areas are about to repeat the mistakes made by Pearl River Delta cities three decades ...

  2. Out and about

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie While both Hong Kong and the eastern Pearl River district are noted for mountainous scenery, Guangzhou is overwhelmingly flat- with one exception. In the north of the city, about seven kilometres from the Pearl River, is Baiyun Mountain- historically known in English by the literal translation, White Cloud Mountain- a welcome sight for the sore eyes ...

  3. Tributes to China's founding father struggle with their sign language

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... been offering to pay tribute to the founding father of modern China in a variety of ways. Unlike Hong Kong, Dinghu Mountain in Zhaoqing, Guangdong, has nothing much to do with Sun's planning of the 1911 revolution, but the people there have been enthusiastic about relating themselves to the historic figure by erecting the above signage. Dinghu Mountain became a well-known ...

  4. News - China - GUANGDONG

    Guangdong 'grandfather of property' loses party membership

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 05:24pm by Ernest Kao

    ... registration permits earlier this year. Meanwhile, in a separate report published in Nanfang Daily  on Wednesday, Zhao’s family had apparently laid claim to an " entire mountain top ...

  5. Vote on for Guangzhou scenic spots

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Zhao Jingming

    ... history. The earliest such vote occurred during the Song dynasty. The last vote was held in 2002. Guangzhou's eight favourite scenic spots were: Baiyun Mountain, the Pearl River, the Yuexiu Mountain, the waterfall at Guangzhou East Railway Station, the Chen Clan Academy, the Huanghuagang, the Guangdong Olympic Centre and Lotus Mountain. But, for many people, those spots are no longer ...

  6. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Environmentalists raise awareness of Nanling National Forest Park

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... since the programme was launched last summer. There are also free public lectures. What's important about Nanling? Nanling refers to the mountains that border Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan ...

  7. Early 20th-century Guangdong Paintings

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

    ... Featuring paintings of landscapes, flowers, mountains and temples by artists including Huang Shaomei, Huang Bore, Zhang Guchu, Zhao Haogong, Lu Zhenhuan and Gao Jianfu, founder of the acclaimed Lingnan school of painting. Daily, 10am-6pm (closed Thu), HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $5, $10. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jul 30 ...

  8. Heaviest snowfall in 60 years traps villagers

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Guangdong province. More than 3,800 people have been stranded in remote villages on the slopes of Dadong Mountain, the highest peak in Guangdong, since January 24. They have been cut off from food, ... on Sunday morning. Villagers living in the deep mountains still have no electricity, water or communication.' Mr Huang, 45, said he was fortunate that his house was next to the township ...

  9. Brakes put on polluters

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Guangdong plans to limit the practice of polluting industries moving to its mountainous areas to escape the more stringent environmental protection requirements of the Pearl River Delta. The focus this year was to slow the migration of polluting industries from the delta to the mountainous areas, yesterday's Nanfang Daily quoted provincial Environmental ...

  10. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Hu Chunhua eager to maintain Guangdong's engine of growth

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... cutting through the lush Baiyun Mountain, known as the "lung of the city", due to opposition from university students. "Obviously, the new leader is eager to prove himself ...




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