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  1. Experts take aim at bold Nansha plan

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Planning experts have shot down ambitious plans to turn Guangzhou's Nansha district into the provincial administrative centre. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences study, commissioned by the city government and released in Beijing on Saturday, suggested moving the provincial government headquarters from the city centre to Nansha ...

  2. Nansha to drive Guangzhou development

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou With Beijing's blessing, Nansha is set to drive Guangzhou's development while becoming an integral part of an internationally competitive city cluster ... the ambitious goals set out for new development zones. Nansha's repositioning comes as a major boost for the district after the beating its economic morale took in 2009 when it lost out ...

  3. Maersk Line switch is the shape of things to come, analyst warns

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis The decision by Danish container carrier Maersk Line to move a large slice of its port calls from Hong Kong to Nansha on the western side of the Pearl River estuary reflected ... on the wall that has been here for a while- that Hong Kong can lose business to Shenzhen and Nansha.' While Maersk is the first container shipping line to shift services from Hong Kong to a Pearl ...

  4. Maersk to cut stops in HK by one-third

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... the business to an affiliated container terminal at Nansha. The Nansha facility, Guangzhou South China Oceangate Container Terminal, is partly owned by APM Terminals, which, like the container line, ... intended 'to create a third major gateway' at Nansha, to augment Maersk's South China gateways at Yantian and Hong Kong. This meant Nansha would replace Hong Kong on several route ...

  5. Port owner upbeat after profit surge

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Islands, better known as the Nansha Islands, in the South China Sea, said China Merchants' managing director Hu Jianhua. 'The talks can't resume until the relationship between ... River Delta and an up-to-15 per cent rise in the Bohai Rim. The newly expanded Guangzhou Nansha port, which diverted shipping line clients from Shenzhen has also intensified competition ...

  6. Storms leave 18 dead, 155 injured

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... migrant workers from Sichuan and Guizhou. Two of the deaths occurred at factories in Guangzhou's Nansha district. One worker was struck by lighting and the other was killed when scaffolding collapsed. Also in Nansha, a woman in her 80s drowned after she was blown into a river. Local media said the storms were the worst to have hit the delta in 60 years. Most of the other victims were ...

  7. Sporting spat a telling tale of modern China

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... News, some Shenzhen residents still make a living from agriculture and fishing, such as in Shekou village, Nansha district. Addressing criticism, a spokesman from Shenzhen's agricultural ...

  8. Shopping gets easier with two-in-one smart card

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the development of the Nansha new area, which Tsang and Huang described as a future hub for the development of innovative technology. Hong Kong and Guangdong also signed agreements on combating climate ...

  9. Move to boost China-Africa trade links

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... after affiliated shipping company Maersk Line confirmed it would shift about one third of its ship calls from Hong Kong to its third south China gateway at Nansha. Safmarine already calls at Nansha on its two services between China and West Africa, but only one call is made at Hong Kong. Other calls are made at Fuzhou, Ningbo and Yantian. A third service links Tanjung Pelepas ...

  10. Guangzhou to invest 63b yuan in rail network

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... will also begin within the next five years. The Guangzhou government is also planning a line in Nansha, linking the district with Jiangmen, Foshan and Zhongshan. The 94-kilometre line will cost 9.2 ... project- linking northern Shenzhen, Guangzhou's Nansha district, Zhongshan and Jiangmen to Yangjiang and Maoming in western Guangdong- will cost more than 45.8 billion yuan. Well connected ...




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