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  1. Shenzhen to give Qianhai more autonomy, HK style

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Shenzhen leaders will turn Qianhai into a small-scale Hong Kong by giving it more autonomy in its legal system and administration. In addition, according to draft proposals concerning its administration, Qianhai, in Nanshan district, would be financially independent. The city will finalise most of Qianhai's laws, regulations, tax scheme and personnel system ...

  2. Qianhai zone may have lost its appeal

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Experts have cast doubt on the immediate attractiveness of a watered-down Qianhai development zone to overseas specialists after Shenzhen scrapped an ambitious plan to transplant Hong Kong-style legal and anti-corruption systems. The Shenzhen Qianhai administration regulation, released on Wednesday, detailed a range of operational procedures ...

  3. HK law may rule in Qianhai test zone

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Hong Kong lawyers may be allowed to mediate in disputes between Hong Kong and mainland companies under plans for Qianhai, a strip of land near the border that Shenzhen aims ... involving Hong Kong companies. This is one of a range of bold suggestions in the draft aimed at helping Qianhai become a 'Hong Kong-Shenzhen service industries co-operation zone'. ...

  4. 11 wise men (two from HK) to run economic test lab

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam An 11-person committee, with two of the members from Hong Kong, will run the project to turn land over the border at Qianhai in Shenzhen into an innovative zone for service ... of the Pearl River Delta'. To achieve that, the central government has promised Qianhai will be allowed to test some groundbreaking ideas. One is to invite Hong Kong people to help manage ...

  5. 'Manhattan' of delta sets its sights high

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... this narrow strip of wasteland will be the site of a gleaming new town- Qianhai. Shenzhen's government, in a plan that has Beijing's blessing, is laying ambitious plans for a 'Manhattan of the Pearl River Delta', a beating heart for a dynamic regional economic powerhouse. Qianhai, with Nansha in Guangzhou and Hengqin in Zhuhai, is written into China's 12th five-year plan ...

  6. Shenzhen dumps nearly all its bold plans for Qianhai

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Shenzhen authorities have told Qianhai- a 15-square-kilometre development zone- to focus only on its economy, just six months after the city's leaders vowed to turn it into a mini Hong Kong with greater legal and administrative autonomy. A final version of Qianhai's administrative regulation approved by the Standing Committee ...

  7. HK firms 'will get chance in Qianhai'

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com A top official has assured Hong Kong firms they will have every opportunity to develop their businesses in the Qianhai zone, even though it falls under ... co-operation pacts on the development of the Lok Ma Chau Loop, food safety, collaboration in the legal profession and weather forecasting. 'The further opening up of Qianhai represents ...

  8. New Shenzhen zone offers cut-price income tax

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong and overseas professionals working in Shenzhen's Qianhai special development zone will only have to pay income tax at Hong Kong rates, a spokesman for the zone's administration said yesterday. 'Overseas specialists working in the Qianhai zone will only need to pay their personal income tax at the rates levied in Hong ...

  9. Qianhai set to make history with law to reveal income

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam The Qianhai Special Zone in Shenzhen will try to benefit from Hong Kong's experience, requiring all top-level officials to declare their incomes and financial records. ... are from Hong Kong, along with directors of the Qianhai Management Bureau, its senior management staff, ombudsman and assistant ombudsman- would be required to make their incomes public and declare ...

  10. Build on both our strengths, Shenzhen urges

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... greater investment in the proposed Qianhai district across the border. Speaking to about 300 business executives from major global companies- including IBM and Maersk, as well as Hong Kong and mainland government officials- Wang Rong said Qianhai needed about 40 billion yuan (HK$47.8 billion) in investment over the next three years. Qianhai is a 15-square kilometre area of mostly bare ...




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