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  1. Experts weigh in on landing sites for Pearl River bridge

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Possible landing sites for the planned Pearl River Delta bridge are now being thrashed out in Zhuhai by officials and experts from Hong Kong, Macau, Guangdong ... of the Pearl River Delta Intra-city rail network and the terminal of the Guangzhou-Zhuhai railway link. The Hengqin-Pac On site is ideally located for links with the North-South highway linking Zhuhai ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMIC ZONES

    Hong Kong developers in delta blues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by Peggy Sito

    ... five-year development plan designated Qianhai, Hengqin in Zhuhai and Nansha in Guangzhou as key strategic development areas in the Pearl River Delta. But only Qianhai is so closely intertwined ... zone] will be successful," he said. "The government will ensure it works." In the longer term, Shute said he was confident closer integration between Hong Kong and the Pearl River ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Source of Pearl River is slowly drying up

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... areas in non-polluting enterprises and organic farming in underdeveloped, mountainous areas upstream. 'Businesses from the Pearl River Delta could also co-operate with upstream provinces ... It runs through most of the southern region and helps nourish more than 300 million people. According to a 2008 report on the Pearl River's water resources, the delta consumed more water from ...

  5. HK part of Pearl delta mega-city blueprint

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangdong planners envisage an urban cluster of 65 million people by 2020 A draft long-term blueprint for the Pearl River Delta's development that includes ... Committee. Experts at the Guangdong Urban Development and Research Centre, who helped draw up the plan, and others at Sun Yat-sen University's Pearl River Delta Research Centre said there were ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Singapore put some of its eggs in a bottomless basket; HK should not seek to follow suit When looking for Delta talent beware what they might eat Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ...

  7. Big players push Lantau as Pearl Delta hub

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and convention centre for the Pearl River Delta region, if only visitors could be encouraged to stay. The operators have formed the Lantau Economic Development Alliance to co-ordinate long-term ... of the delta,' he said. Up to 170,000 people a day went to the airport or Disneyland, and there could be strong economic benefits if they could be diverted to other parts of Lantau, Chan said. Lantau ...

  8. Call for Pearl River telecom zone

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Pearl River Delta. Mr Sin, who recently won a third term as legislative councillor for the IT functional constituency, said he would shortly urge government authorities to include this proposal ... on offering advanced communications to the more than 50,000 Hong Kong-controlled businesses in the delta region. Mr Sin said he aimed to bring the fixed-line network operators in Hong Kong together ...

  9. Travel rules may ease for pan-Pearl delta

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan All mainlanders will eventually be allowed to visit Hong Kong as individuals, but the scheme will first be extended to residents of the pan-Pearl River Delta region, a top ... people in other parts of the country [who want to visit Hong Kong]?' 'The next step is to extend the scheme to the pan-Pearl River Delta region.' Among the nine provinces ...

  10. Pearl River mouth 'too polluted' for rare marine life

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Fishery Administration. 'Farmers are now breeding in tanks, but production in the Pearl River Delta is on the decline. 'We promote safe fisheries, but not in the river ... Staff Reporter in Guangzhou Untreated sewage also makes water unsuitable for aquaculture or sports The water at the mouth of the Pearl River is so badly polluted it is unsuitable ...




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