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  1. Tycoon's school still on the drawing board 2 years on

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung in Nansha Two years after the death of tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung, his vision of turning Nansha into a science hub has yet to come to full fruition. Work has yet to start on the HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School in Nansha, a mega-research and development project jointly spearheaded by a company set up by Fok and the University of Science and Technology, nearly two ...

  2. Research base goes international

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's research institute in Nansha has been accredited as a base for international co-operation by mainland authorities. ... and multinational companies. Its research is focused on biotechnology, information technology, environmental protection and advanced materials. A HKUST spokeswoman said the status would help the Nansha ...

  3. Mainland officials to attend data course

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... of Fok Ying Tung Graduate School in Nansha. Director of the HKUST centre, John Ma Zhongdong, said the training would be the first of its kind and playing a significant role in exploring ...

  4. Sepa admits it lacks sway to block big oil refinery

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the project's impact. The mainland's largest joint venture, the US$5 billion Sinopec and Kuwait Petroleum Corporation project is located in Guangzhou's Nansha district, about 40km from Yuen ... Environmentalists have argued that the project, approved by the National Development and Reform Commission last year, should be halted pending the approval of environmental assessments for the whole Nansha ...

  5. Pollution fears spark outcry on refinery project

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in Guangzhou's Nansha district, would increase air pollution. They said the government should wait for a State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) assessment. Ms Liu, who is a member ... for the whole Nansha industrial district have yet to be approved, let alone for this single project. So how can [they] start construction work?' she asked. Ms Liu said the refinery would aggravate ...

  6. Legal battle after bust-up in late tycoon's firm

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... a sense of Chinese nationality among Hongkongers. He spent billions over two decades developing his family's home city of Panyu , including Nansha , which has since been absorbed into Guangzhou. Henry Fok began developing Nansha, an island in the Pearl River estuary, in the early 1990s. A year before he died in 2006, he set up the firm to turn 22 sq km of land along its coast ...

  7. Guangdong watchdog backs refinery plan

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Guangdong environmental authorities say they will not stand in the way of a controversial US$5 billion oil refinery and petrochemical plant in Nansha despite opposition ... Chen said. However, mainland media reported that land requisition for the project had been under way in Nansha, a southern district of Guangzhou, since June. The Southern Metropolis News ...

  8. New twist in legal battle at tycoon's firm

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the late billionaire's dream of creating a miniature Hong Kong in the Pearl River Delta, known as Little Nansha. Dr Fok's alleged accusations included claims that Mr Ho stopped visiting ... claimed that Mr Ho had been plotting to take over the company's Nansha development, the lawsuit said. Mr Ho denied the alleged accusations, including claims that general manager Edward Lam ...

  9. Concerns over refinery should be addressed

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have raised questions about the transparency of plans to develop in Nansha , one of the nation's biggest-ever joint venture projects. The US$5 billion scheme, involving China Petroleum ... with China's good in mind. Release of the study and adhering to its recommendations is the next stage of the Nansha scheme. If the project is found to be not suitable for the site, it must be moved ...

  10. Titan sinks into loss on lower rates

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... growth on its onshore oil storage facilities, which made an operating loss of HK$3.19 million last year. Its facilities in Nansha of Guangzhou were only 43 per cent utilised last year, ... to vessels in the open sea off the Pearl River Delta, the Nansha storage's occupancy has risen to 52 per cent late last month. President Patrick Wong said Titan aimed to raise occupancy ...




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