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  1. Commerce Secretary to speak at forum on Pan-Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 5.25pm: Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology John Tsang Chun-wah would depart for Fuzhou on Wednesday to attend the second Pan-Pearl River Delta (PRD) Provincial Capital City Mayors? Forum, a government spokesman said on Tuesday. The PPRD region is a burgeoning economic zone. It includes nine provinces in the mainland? Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, ...

  2. Cash-strapped

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chief executive is to ask Beijing to help Hong Kong-owned companies in the Pearl River Delta affected by the recession. Should the central government offer these firms a rescue package? Write to us. ...

  3. Extra links across delta seen as posing no threat to super-bridge project

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai More links across the Pearl River Delta estuary would not supersede the proposed super-bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau, the government says. The comment came ... and Environmental Management, said the level of economic development in the western Pearl River Delta did not warrant an extra link at this time. 'I would be surprised if the central government now ...

  4. Delta plan gets senior endorsement

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew-ying The pan-Pearl River Delta (PPRD) regional economic co-operation plan is highly likely to be written into the 11th Five-Year Plan that starts in 2006, a senior central government official said yesterday. National Development and Reform Commission deputy secretary-general Cao Yushu said: 'The government is positively promoting the PPRD, but we hope the market ...

  5. Delta project blamed for harming career

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... in two areas. The first was the pan-Pearl River Delta project launched by Mr Zhang in late 2003. He called on eight provinces and one autonomous region to create a hinterland for Guangdong's ...

  6. HK officials begin five-day visit to Hunan

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YI HU Updated at 5.09pm: Hong Kong government officials on Tuesday have started a five-day visit to Hunan province in an effort to promote co-operation in the Pan-Pearl River Delta region. ... and enhance cooperation in the Pan-Pearl River Delta (PPRD) region,' a government spokesman said. This has been the fifth visit by the Hong Kong government to the PPRD region. The first four ...

  7. Vote plea for 2020

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Development of the Pearl River Delta would be completed. 'We should stand higher and set our sights further, taking note that the Pearl River Delta, the Yangtze River Delta and the Bohai Rim are the three major forces leading the nation's economic and social developments.' The chief secretary gave four pieces of advice: master Putonghua; read about developments in the Delta; visit ...

  8. Legislators' delta trip big on scenery, short on official talks

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Gary Cheung The historic trip tomorrow by pro-democracy legislators to the Pearl River Delta will be packed with sightseeing events, but lacks detailed meetings ... a cruise on the Pearl River in Guangzhou tomorrow evening. They will tour more factories, universities and infrastructure projects in Zhongshan on Monday before return to Hong Kong. Despite ...

  9. Legco Delta Visit

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'There have been dramatic changes since I last visited the mainland. Now the cities [in the Pearl River Delta] are clean and tidy' Andrew Cheng Kar-foo Democratic Party 'There are TV ...

  10. Tiananmen issue splits lawmakers on delta trip

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... verdict on the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown when they meet Guangdong officials during a tour of the Pearl River Delta at the end of the month. Democratic Party chairman Lee Wing-tat said yesterday ... Dongguan and Zhongshan- is scheduled to begin on September 25. The Frontier convenor Emily Lau Wai-hing said she planned to raise political reforms and air quality in the delta with Guangdong ...




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