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  1. Urbanising Guangdong most populous region

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Guangdong has replaced the central province of Henan as the mainland's most populous region as a result of rapid industrialisation and urbanisation in the past ... on the list of most populous regions, pushing Henan into third place. Sichuan remains fourth and Jiangsu fifth. Guangdong had 104.3 million permanent residents last year- 7.79 per cent ...

  2. Guangzhou faces population crisis

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... point. According to Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences population expert Zheng Zizhen, Guangzhou could reach its capacity in under a decade. He based his prediction on annual population growth ... River Delta and Guangzhou's population has quadrupled from three million to 12 million. A statistical bureau report predicted a baby boom in the coming years because most female migrants ...

  3. Guangdong's population hits 100 million with influx of migrants

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

    ... Chow Chung-yan The population of Guangdong has reached 100 million as migrants from inland provinces continue to flock to the new workshop of the world. The provincial government on Thursday formed a taskforce of population experts to study the consequences of the increase. Guangdong deputy party secretary Ou Guangyuan said the province now had 80 million permanent residents ...

  4. Baby steps to relax one-child policy

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The mainland's one-child policy has long since achieved the aim of curbing population growth for the sake of faster economic progress. However, it has left a legacy of sex ... before too few people of working age have to support too many elderly citizens and gender imbalance creates social instability, it is population policy. It is good, therefore, that Guangdong has ...

  5. Ending one-child policy won't solve Guangdong's problems

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... economists are beginning to worry that the mainland's ageing population will soon begin to slow the country's rapid growth as the size of the workforce shrinks and the cost of supporting ... the problem. At first glance it doesn't look as if Guangdong has much reason to worry. The province is the country's most populous, with 104 million inhabitants last year, according ...

  6. Tung Chung to grow

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... As part of the government's effort to increase land supply, the Planning Department has begun a two-month consultation on the extension of Tung Chung New Town. With the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, Tung Chung is attracting developers. The area's current infrastructure supports a population of about 108,000, but the plan is to increase that figure ...

  7. News - China

    Briefs, March 9, 2013

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Official says scrap one-child policy Wu Shimin, vice chairman of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission, advocated ending the one-child policy as China faces an ageing population and many of these children are in "weak" physical health, the Economic Daily's affiliated news portal reported. He said in Shanghai there would be one person aged 60 or older for every three people ...

  8. Bridge: ask the public?

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the government consult the public on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge - for instance, whether there should be a road or rail link, a tunnel instead of reclamation on Lantau, and on the impact of the project on the environment and population? Share your views: write to us. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Retirees to Guangdong are golden opportunity: John Tsang

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... noted that this ageing population would require a whole host of services in their new location, creating fresh business opportunities. "Many retired colleagues in the civil services have ... to the retired population of Hong Kong, said Tsang. He believed such financial advantages would prompt more people to spend their retirement on the mainland, and advised Hong Kong businessmen to look ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    China is like the EU; provinces are its member states

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... not appreciating perhaps that it is not "one" but many different markets. Even taking on a province can be a daunting proposition. Five of the mainland's provinces have populations bigger than Germany's, the largest nation in Europe with 82 million individuals. Even people in Hong Kong forget how big neighbouring Guangdong is. With a population of 104 million it is bigger ...




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