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  1. News - China - POLLUTION

    With vehicles top source of smog-causing pollutant, study suggests halving Pearl River Delta traffic

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:25am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Smog study suggests halving traffic in delta Reducing traffic in the Pearl River Delta by half could be one of the most effective means of combatting regional smog, according to a cross-border air pollution study. The study highlighted traffic as the major source of a smoginducing pollutant, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can react ...

  2. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Strikes portend a summer of discontent in Pearl River Delta, world's factory

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by He Huifeng

    ... raised. In April, industrial action continued to disrupt businesses in the delta, sometime referred to as the "world's factory". Starting an April 8, about 1,000 workers downed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POPULATION

    Hong Kong should employ commuter workers from Pearl River Delta, says Paul Cheung

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Olga Wong

    ... labour gap with commuters from the delta' Hong Kong should open its doors to workers from the Pearl River Delta who could commute here and solve the twin problems of a shrinking workforce ... at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region," Cheung told the South China Morning Post. "The core problem for Hong Kong is urban pressure. If the city adopts the flow concept, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PEARL RIVER DELTA

    Study urges review of impact of infrastructure projects on the Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:02am by Olga Wong

    ... government should conduct strategic impact assessments to determine if its infrastructure projects affect nearby cities in the Pearl River Delta, a cross-border planning study has recommended. ... and businesses in the bay area of the Pearl River Estuary- was now in the second stage of its public consultation. In the recommendation report released yesterday, the cities are advised to conduct more ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PEARL BRIEFING

    Foshan district's 'negative list' a positive step for Pearl River Delta economy

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:22am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Local Foshan project guides growth by outlining what it doesn't want 'Negative list' a positive step for the delta economy While a free-trade zone may not be in the cards for the Pearl River Delta next year, Guangdong continues to experiment with economic policies that could lay the ground for one. The local government in Foshan's ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - INNOVATION

    The Apple of the Pearl River Delta? DJI Innovations is taking flight

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:23am by DARREN WEE

    ... as the Pearl River Delta's answer to Apple by his former mentor. But seven years on, his Shenzhen-based DJI Innovations is flying high in the world of unmanned aerial vehicles. DJI says ... to Silicon Valley or working in finance. Li believes the Pearl River Delta can surpass Silicon Valley as an innovation hub, with HKUST performing the role of universities like Stanford or Berkeley. ...

  7. News - China - Free trade zone

    After Shanghai, is Pearl River Delta free-trade zone next?

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 10:51am by Mimi Lau, He Huifeng

    ... of the Pearl River Delta, a senior official said the region would continue to fight for one. He Zijun, deputy director general of the Qianhai Authority, told journalists on a media tour this week ... has not yet submitted a proposal for a free-trade zone covering Hong Kong, Macau and part of the Pearl River Delta as it needs to work out more details. Ding Li, an economist at the Guangdong ...

  8. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Pearl River Delta vegetables contain excessive amounts of arsenic, other poisons

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, Amy Nip

    ... Li Jing and Amy Nip Agriculture official says one-fifth of Pearl River Delta's vegetables contain poisons like arsenic, cadmium, copper and mercury Heavy metals blight vegetables Even as worries over last month's cadmium-tainted rice revelations still linger, Guangdong residents were confronted by new concerns that as much as one-fifth of the Pearl River Delta ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    HK$60m of contraband electronics seized from ship on Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 18th 2013, 07:26pm by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Customs officers impound electronic goods and endangered-animal parts in biggest haul for five years from vessel on Pearl River Delta HK$60 m worth of contraband seized Customs officers made their biggest seizure in five years from a commercial vessel in the Pearl River Delta after finding HK$60 million in contraband goods. The haul included branded ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    H7N9 infected birds will migrate to Pearl River Delta, says microbiologist

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 07:58pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... the cases of human H7N9 had occurred. Some of them were migratory birds, which were now heading to northern parts of the mainland for summer but would return south to the Pearl River Delta ...




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