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  1. HK firms flee surging operating costs in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jonathan Yang A number of Hong Kong's small and medium-sized enterprises are withdrawing from the Pearl River Delta as the region's operating costs continue to soar, a Federation ... of the delta. Some 15 per cent said they were considering moving their production facilities out of the mainland while 20 per cent said they planned to close down their businesses altogether. Companies ...

  2. Hub plan broadens view on Pearl delta

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Both Hong Kong and Guangdong should gain from better links to inland areas, writes Toh Han Shih Guangdong and Hong Kong can benefit from an envisaged 'Pan-Pearl River Delta ... the Pearl River Delta with northern Guangdong was completed, which reduced travel time between Guangzhou and northern Guangdong to two hours. When the road journey from the central city of Wuhan ...

  3. Call for Pearl River telecom zone

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Pearl River Delta. Mr Sin, who recently won a third term as legislative councillor for the IT functional constituency, said he would shortly urge government authorities to include this proposal ... on offering advanced communications to the more than 50,000 Hong Kong-controlled businesses in the delta region. Mr Sin said he aimed to bring the fixed-line network operators in Hong Kong together ...

  4. I was misquoted over state of Pearl River, says water expert

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Mainland water expert Ma Jun has denied issuing a widely reported warning on the worsening quality of water in the Pearl River. He said he was misquoted by two Guangdong-based ... about the pollution of the Pearl River, I was quoted as warning people against swimming there,' he said yesterday. The two reports were picked up by other mainland media and Hong Kong ...

  5. Pearl River swimmers warned

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A leading water expert has warned that the Pearl River is not suitable for swimming as there are signs of an algal outbreak similar to the one that plagued Tai Lake ... of the Pearl River in Guangzhou on Sunday. The possibility of blue-green algal blooms in the Pearl River, the mainland's third-longest river, is set to raise concerns about its worsening water ...

  6. Pan-delta economic zone 'to boost Cepa'

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guangdong academics studying provincial Communist Party chief Zhang Dejiang's proposal for a Pan-Pearl River Delta economic zone say it could help inland provinces benefit from the Cepa free-trade pact. It could also form a free-trade area with the 10 Asean nations, one expert said. A bigger hinterland would put the Pearl River Delta in a better position to compete ...

  7. Delta co-operation

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is co-operation between Hong Kong and the other cities of the Pearl River Delta more myth than reality? In a borderless economy, would Hong Kong's expensive professionals be able to compete with their mainland counterparts? Share your views: write to us. ...

  8. Joint energy plan?

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the Hong Kong and Guangdong governments formulate a regional energy plan to help curb air pollution in the Pearl River Delta, as a think-tank has proposed? Share your views: write to us. ...

  9. 92 delta fish species under threat

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... released yesterday, is based on an 18-month study of possible threats to freshwater ecosystems in the Pearl River Delta. Research team leader Alan Leung Sze-lun, WWF Hong Kong's senior ... and white cloud mountain minnow, which is only found in the Pearl River Delta. The delta region is facing water shortages and worsening water quality. The Dongjiang, or East River, from which Hong ...

  10. Overhaul of delta transport links to slash travel times

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cities in the Pan-Pearl River Delta to less than a day, central government officials said yesterday. Leaders from nine provinces in southern China and the Hong Kong and Macau special ... social and economic developments,' said Mr Liu. 'At present, there is no direct train [service] from the Pearl River Delta to coastal regions in the east. The rail link ...




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