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  1. InterCham division offers advice on Pearl River Delta business

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... Committee was set up five years ago to organise events on behalf of InterCham aimed at providing information for Hong Kong businesses about the Pearl River Delta and strengthening ties between ... River Delta projects; providing an effective channel of communication and a forum for dialogue with the provincial and municipal governments in the Pearl River Delta; facilitating trade ...

  2. Residents in the Pearl River Delta region worried about pollution and water quality, survey shows

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam More than 80 per cent of Pearl River Delta residents say pollution is adversely affecting their lives, while 60 per cent are concerned about the quality of the region's water supply, a poll shows. The Guangzhou Public Opinion Research Centre interviewed 2,006 people from nine delta cities including Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan about their experiences ...

  3. Into Pearl River Delta

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ensemble Modern (Germany) presents a collection of new works (including the one above) with surround sound effects and video projections created by five composers. Nov 20, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1 ...

  4. Pan-Pearl River Delta on course for US$2 trillion economy

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... Stuart Biggs The spectacular economic growth that has turned the Pearl River Delta into a manufacturing powerhouse looks set to continue as the region expands to become the pan-Pearl River ... and double to $2 trillion 10 years later in 2020,' Mr Tsang said at the SCMP/Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Third Pearl River Delta Conference, held yesterday at the Shangri-La Hotel ...

  5. Big stink as Pearl River Delta battles a rising tide of sewage

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Officials in the heavily polluted Pearl River Delta are waging war on sewage sludge swamping the region. Winning the war, however, might be difficult. It's well known that Guangdong has a big problem. Foul-smelling landfills are filling up and waste incinerators are being planned close to residential areas, sparking protests about health concerns. But while most ...

  6. Guangdong Party chief stresses HK's role in Pan-Pearl River Delta co-operation

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into the Pan-Pearl River Delta, local media reported on Monday. Mr Zhang, a Politburo member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Guangdong Provincial Party Committee, said Hong Kong ... in the Pan-Pearl River Delta concept was 'irreplaceable'. This was because of the territory's aviation links, financial services and information exchange. The Pan-Pearl River Delta concept ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Pearl River Delta air just keeps getting worse

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing and Cheung Chi-fai Guangdong cities on list of filthy Air quality in the Pearl River Delta is some of the filthiest on the mainland, with the number of smoggy days ... a report by meteorological experts in Beijing and Guangzhou, the newspaper included delta cities, especially those west of the Pearl River mouth, on a list of mainland cities suffering from ...

  9. Yangtze tops Pearl River Delta in foreign trade

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Competition between the two regions could get even fiercer The total volume of foreign trade with the Yangtze River Delta has surpassed that of the Pearl River Delta for the first time. According to a report by Xinhua last night, the Yangtze River Delta led the Pearl River Delta by US$13.7 billion in total foreign trade during the first quarter of the year. The two ...

  10. Pearl River Delta has no boundaries: finance chief

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Gary Cheung The people and businesses of Hong Kong must make a mental leap to embrace the benefits of Pearl River Delta integration, Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen said yesterday. 'People in Hong Kong are already travelling to the Pearl River Delta- for golf, for weekends, for shopping, for visiting relatives and for doing business. But in order ...




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