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  1. Delta plan to surpass S Korea and Taiwan in wealth stakes

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou The Pearl River Delta's economy will surpass that of South Korea in the next decade and average income will overtake that of Taiwan, the Guangdong government ... to tell the central government that no matter how difficult the situation is, the province is still at the forefront of economic reform. It is also a political order to all city governments ...

  2. Taiwan not invited to cultural forum

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... should be invited from Taiwan. 'Taipei has a cultural chief, but we cannot invite a Taipei official because it is not an economic entity. If we talk about Taiwan as a whole, it doesn't have any department or bureau overlooking cultural affairs, hence we don't know who we should invite,' Dr Ho said. Taiwan has a Council of Cultural Affairs, headed by Tchen Yu-chiou, ...

  3. Macau and Taiwan 'needed in Cepa deal'

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Macau and Taiwan 'needed in Cepa' The free-trade agreement between Hong Kong and the mainland should be extended to Macau and Taiwan to create a Greater China free-trade area, ... said. The trade expert, who leads the think-tank attached to the Ministry of Commerce, said while Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan were three independent tariff entities of the same Chinese ...

  4. On common ground

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and People's Congress. And when Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen met dozens of local CPPCC delegates two weeks ago, almost every one asked about ... economic centre for the nation. Qiu Shan, a professor at the Academy of Social Sciences in Guangdong, said that, politically, this put Guangdong back at the forefront of national reforms. ...

  5. Tsang juggles political hot potatoes with ease

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chloe Lai

    ... such as cleaning up Hong Kong. But Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen regained his centre-stage position yesterday, as he juggled two of the city's hottest political potatoes with ease. By chance ... property developers seemed to have confirmed the chief secretary's status when six leading tycoons stood for half an hour waiting for his arrival at a ceremony to launch the public ...

  6. Air passenger traffic edges back to pre-outbreak level

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Air traffic figures released yesterday showed that Hong Kong tourism is recovering quickly from the Sars outbreak. As Taiwan reinstated landing visa status for some Hong Kong residents ... that people in Hong Kong have regained their landing visa status, I am sure they will return to Taiwan very soon,' he said. Only Hong Kong residents born in the city or those who had visited ...

  7. Cross-strait talks to be held every six months

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Negotiations will become a regular exchange Cross-strait talks between the two semi-official organisations representing the mainland and Taiwan will be held every ... Pin-kung, chairman of Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), announced the agreement he had reached with his mainland counterpart- Chen Yunlin, chief of the Association for Relations ...

  8. Taipei ends island's long exclusion at World Expo

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Chloe Lai in Shanghai Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin has arrived in Shanghai to close a deal that will allow a participant from Taiwan to join in the 2010 World ... into reusable and non-reusable categories. Taipei competed with 130 cities worldwide to enter the exhibition. The entry as a city rather than a country has allowed the island to return to Expo. Taiwan ...

  9. HK 'in league of its own' as finance hub

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... status as an international financial centre,' Mr Wang told senior Hong Kong media editors at a special briefing in Guangzhou. 'Indeed neither Shenzhen nor Guangzhou have the ability to replace Hong Kong.' He also pledged that China's richest province would be right behind Hong Kong in consolidating its finance hub status. 'Only if Hong Kong's status ...

  10. Beijing still sees HK as global finance hub

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou The global financial crisis has not shaken Beijing's determination to maintain Hong Kong's status as an international financial hub. A leading academic ... hub. Speaking at a forum on the Pearl River Delta's development yesterday, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Research Institute director Qiu Shan said: 'The document will include two items, ...




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