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  1. Pearl River Delta reels under more rain

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam in Guangzhou Heavy rain continued to wreak havoc across the Pearl River Delta as 1.66 million people over nine provinces and regions in south China were displaced from ... Administration said water was receding in cities including Sanshui and Dongguan in Guangdong. However, water levels would remain high in the Pearl River until the weekend, as upstream water continued ...

  2. New commerce chief to focus on HK's role in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... New Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology John Tsang Chun-wah says his mission is to strengthen Hong Kong's role in the Pearl River Delta and improve the business environment. His first task today is to meet Guangdong governor Huang Huahua at a two-day conference on enhancing Pearl River Delta integration. Mr Tsang also said implementing the Closer Economic ...

  3. Victor Fung to head Pearl River Delta Business Council

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.49pm: Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa on Thursday announced that Victor Fung Kwok-king has been appointed the chairman of the new Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council. The business council aims to foster closer economic co-operation within the Pearl River Delta. The appointments are for two years commencing March 1. 'The council's main mission ...

  4. Power-boost plan to help Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Chenzhou With the annual summer electricity shortages approaching, red-chip company China Resources is doing its bit to alleviate power problems in the Pearl River Delta ... the figure would double when the new generators were installed. The Pearl River Delta has become the mainland's most important manufacturing centre and export powerhouse, but it has been ...

  5. China Southern strengthens its Pearl River Delta hub

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu China Southern made another move to strengthen its network in the Pearl River Delta by spending as much as US$120.6 million to buy six 50-seat jets after announcing ... in the delta, such as Meizhou and Liuzhou. 'We need smaller aircraft to tap the markets with thinner traffic, such as the second- and third-tier cities within one hour of flying time from ...

  6. HK industrialists now employ 11m workers in Pearl River Delta: FS

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTER Updated at 7.04pm: Hong Kong industrialists now employ around 11 million workers in the Pearl River Delta region, Finance Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen said on Friday. Mr ... million workers in the Pearl River Delta region alone, which are over three times the Hong Kong workforce,'' noted the Financial Secretary. He said that during this time Hong Kong had ...

  7. Pearl River Delta regains lustre for inward investors

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Pearl River Delta region, officials say, despite predictions their investment horizons would continue expanding northwards. With the Yangtze River Delta luring more Hong Kong investors last ... Kong student population at Jinan University attests to the city's increasing integration with the Pearl River Delta. From 500 two years ago, numbers have swollen to more than 2,000 as Hong ...

  8. Wake-up call for the Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Karim Raslan

    ... such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to seize the economic initiative from the Pearl River Delta region. Political storms in Hong Kong are matched by a remarkable rapprochement in ties between Malaysia ... also represent an important challenge to the Pearl River Delta, and especially Hong Kong. Rising costs, concerns about China's macroeconomic health and infrastructure are also having ...

  9. Time for a pay rise, Pearl River Delta

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Newspapers recently have been filled with reports of factories in the Pearl River Delta going begging for workers. This has surprised people who imagined that China had a near-infinite ... in the Pearl River Delta is that factory owners are living in a never-never land created by an unusual confluence of circumstances. Those circumstances are now dissolving, but all that is required ...

  10. Zhejiang strives for hub to rival Pearl River Delta

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... private companies and pouring funds into infrastructure to help build the Yangtze River Delta area into a rival of southern China. The coastal province is sprucing up age-old tourist sites ... River Delta. 'The Yangtze River Delta area has its own special features, so there will be competition,' Mr Guo said. Some Taiwan companies are choosing Zhejiang over Guangdong ...




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