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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Guangdong governor to boost Pearl River Delta integration project

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... in the Pearl River Delta region, focusing on Nansha in Guangzhou, Qianhai in Shenzhen and Hengqin in Zhuhai . "Co-ordinating development between rural and urban areas is one of the most important and difficult tasks of our province," Zhu said. The integration of cities under the Pearl River Delta Reform and Development planning framework is a priority of the province's 12th five-year ...

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    Optimistic about Pearl River Delta's bright future

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In 1992, Deng Xiaoping with his entourage came south and made an inspection tour of the Pearl River Delta. He liked what he saw and the rest is history. Hong Kong and Guangdong province joined forces and with the blessing of Deng Xiaoping and the central government, Hong Kong industry moved en masse into the delta. These days we often hear international traders referring ...

  3. Factories likely to stay in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Some doomsayers are predicting the end of the Pearl River Delta as the world's factory. But according to leading economists, that is unlikely to happen anytime soon. ... coastal areas to lower-cost distant locations. It is more profitable for manufacturers to keep factories in places like the Pearl River Delta than to relocate to cheaper but more remote places. ...

  4. Architect vows to integrate arts hub with Pearl River Delta

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Internationally renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, who set up his second Asia office in Hong Kong last month, has vowed to integrate the arts hub with the Pearl River Delta ... the Pearl River Delta region in 1994 when he was a professor at Harvard University, looking at how Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai , Dongguan and Macau interacted and how these cities could become ...

  5. End of an era for Pearl River Delta

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... are fast replacing drab low-rise factory buildings, signalling a death knell for the Pearl River Delta's 20-year industrial boom. A stampede of factories going bust or packing up and moving ... hundreds of the association's 1,000 members with factories around the delta were putting their factories up for sale. 'About 30 have sold properties recently to Hong Kong developers ...

  6. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    Wage increase to push Hong Kong factories out of Pearl delta

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Minimum salary in Guangdong is expected to rise 15pc, double the province's GDP growth Wage increase to push HK factories out of Pearl delta Hong Kong manufacturers operating in the Pearl River Delta may speed up relocating their factories elsewhere as the minimum wage in Guangdong is expected to nearly double the province's gross domestic ...

  7. 3,500 plunge into 'very clean' Pearl River for swimathon

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou More than 3,500 people led by Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua and Guangzhou Mayor Zhang Guangning plunged into the polluted Pearl River yesterday for the first ... patriotic songs, the swimmers crossed the river not far from where raw sewage from the Yangjichong, a secondary river, would normally pour into the Pearl River. 'The water is very clean. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  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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