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  1. Pearl delta development roadmap suffers delay

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The government's much anticipated roadmap for the future development of the Pearl River Delta will not be available until next year, according to a National Development ... and lower demand.' The central government is trying to create three 'pillar' regional economies: the Yangtze River Delta, the Pearl River Delta and the new Binhai district in Tianjin, ...

  2. Go-ahead on ports in Pearl, Yangtze deltas

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang Port plans for the Pearl and Yangtze deltas, and Bohai Bay received in-principle approval from the State Council yesterday, stressing the need for a co-ordinated blueprint for the country. The plan, drafted by the National Development and Reform Commission, was approved at a meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao, Xinhua reported. Describing the plan as essential, the meeting ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Geography is no bar to the Yangtze River Delta

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... by delta cities to remove obstacles to allow freer movement of labour and the exchange of resources. The expansion of the Yangtze River Delta area has made comparisons with the Pearl River Delta ... of the expansion of the Yangtze River Delta area. An increasing number of cities are lobbying to be designated as part of the booming region, even though some are hundreds of kilometres away from the river ...

  5. Bohai Sea cities to give Yangtze, Pearl industries a run for their money

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Shandong province and other cities near the Bohai Sea aim to develop the region as the mainland's third-biggest economic powerhouse after the Pearl River Delta and Yangtze ... States and European firms helped China's Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta to develop into world-class manufacturing centres,' said Wang Tian-yi, vice-mayor of Jinan city, ...

  6. Zhejiang leads way for Yangtze Delta

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Pearl River region's competitiveness is declining, report says Zhejiang province is leading the way for the Yangtze River Delta as it overtakes the Pearl River Delta ... of Pearl River Delta cities is declining,' he continued. 'It shows that Zhejiang's development model is more competitive with an... open and highly market-oriented approach.' Dr ...

  7. News - China - DISEASE

    Bird fanciers in Yangtze River Delta defy virus warnings

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Although the Yangtze River Delta is at centre of H7N9's spread, people there continue to keep birds as pets, as they have done for centuries Every day at dawn, bird lovers can still be seen taking their caged pets for walks in parks and lakeside areas across the Yangtze River Delta, despite the area being ground zero for the most recent avian flu outbreak. Some researchers ...

  8. Yangtze delta to make up 20pc of GDP

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

    ... of exports and 48 per cent of actual foreign investment. Foreign investment in the Yangtze River Delta area has surged, surpassing the Pearl River Delta, as companies have set up manufacturing plants to make goods for export and the domestic market. In comparison, the enlarged Pearl River Delta area accounted for 33 per cent of the nation's GDP last year, state media reported. No forecast ...

  9. Northern rival sets economic yardstick

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Pearl delta lags behind Yangtze, study finds The Yangtze River Delta region has surpassed its Pearl River Delta counterpart in all economic indices and has larger growth ... the researchers were keen to explore a major mainland economic engine and build on a similar investigation of the Pearl River Delta. Professor Tao said one of the differences between the two regions ...

  10. Delta face-off

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill looks at how the two production powerhouses are vying for business in an increasingly competitive marketplace CHINA'S ECONOMIC reforms began in the Pearl River Delta ... as developers rushed to build homes, hotels, clubs and other facilities for the new residents, pushing prices closer to those in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The Pearl River Delta opened to the world 10 years ...




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