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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Chinese silk trade's unbroken thread

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... to a growth in demand for luxury goods such as silk. The Pearl River Delta never produced much silk for the European market, while Hong Kong produced none at all in pre-British times. Back in the days ... of the Chinese silk sold overseas came from the central mainland, as it still does, and was produced in massive quantities in the famed silk-producing areas in the lower Yangtze delta. Soochow ...

  2. Business - Money

    Chinese to become biggest spending tourists

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there in the 1920s. In Cambridge, tourists flock to King's College to see a willow by the river, immortalised in one of the best-known modern Chinese poems, Xu Zhimo's On Leaving Cambridge. Overall, ...

  3. Events

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: InterCham joint luncheon: 'Greater Pearl River Delta update, Professor Michael Enright'. Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. 9th Asia Pacific Knowledge Management Conference: 'Preparing for the future- Intelligence gathering and sense-making'. Cheung Kong Center. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Riding the crest of the wave- Preserving profit ...

  4. Our reserves were saved for times just like these

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring It would be hard to conjure up a proposal as mean, irrelevant and typical of the small-town attitudes of Hong Kong's so-called leaders as last week's budget. It is a classic product of bureaucrats (and fellow-travelling academics) ...

  5. Integration of Hong Kong and Shenzhen exchanges doable

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... in a closed-door conference. This response shows not only a lack of creativity but also a failure to grasp what is happening in Hong Kong, the Pearl River Delta and the country as a whole. Anyone doing ... to reduce the number low value-added factories, where do we find their highest concentration? The Pearl River Delta. When Beijing beefs up environmental protection, where do we find most ...

  6. Reliance Money sees HK as gateway to Asia

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Reliance Money, the largest brokerage in India, will consider bringing companies from the country to list in Hong Kong and developing cross-border trading between the two markets, according to its chief executive, Sudip Bandyopadhyay. Speaking y ...

  7. Taiwanese firms eye HK gateway to mainland

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... across the strait and spur growth. It reduced or removed tariffs on 539 Taiwanese products. About 70 per cent of the companies which had plans to expand into the mainland said the Yangtze River Delta or the Pearl River Delta were their prime destinations. Almost all of the companies surveyed said they would need support services such as economic information on China, protection ...

  8. Out and about

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Mainland tourists feature prominently in contemporary local life and are immediately apparent, whether queuing outside Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui's high-end luxury retailers or walking around Tsuen Wan and Mong Kok. Relaxed entry req ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTISTIC IMPRESSIONS KEVIN KWONG

    Artistic Impressions: John Young exhibit revisits memories of Macau

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong kevin.kwong@scmp.com I first met Hong Kong-born Australian artist John Young- with his wife and toddler son in tow- in 2000 when he was exhibiting with the John Batten Gallery. He was already an established artist, and my assignment was to wri ...

  10. Beijing expands on plans to set up Fujian coastal economic zone

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... the region catch up with the Pearl River and Yangtze River deltas, but only received State Council backing last week. The document released yesterday fleshes out the skeletal plan included ... to 'increase the prosperity of the people and [build a] harmonious society'. The new zone is to extend as far as the Yangtze delta in the north and the Pearl delta to the south- effectively ...




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