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  1. News - China

    ‘I had four accomplices’, says engineer accused of taking HK$240,000 bribes

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:35pm by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com A Qianhai authority engineer accused of taking bribes worth HK$240,000 in return for granting construction contracts, says he had four accomplices. In the first ... accepted the bribes in 2012, reported his four accomplices on Thursday as part of a plea for leniency, the Southern Metropolis News reported. Weng was working for Qianhai Development Investment ...

  2. News - China

    Qianhai eyes internet access, shrugs off Shanghai threat

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 09:48pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A planned economic zone in Qianhai will allow full internet freedom, similar to what will be allowed in a proposed free trade zone in Shanghai, a senior official behind the project said on Thursday. “In Qianhai, we will be able to see what they can see in Hong Kong,” said Wang Jinxia, director of the research and innovation centre of the Qianhai Authority, which ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Carrie Lam promotes Hong Kong industry to Qianhai in Beijing

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Phoenix Kwong in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Lam chases Qianhai trade for HK companies Hong Kong firms from the legal, financial and construction sectors hope to capitalise on business opportunities created by the Qianhai experimental zone, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor says in Beijing. Lam was leading a delegation attending the second meeting of an inter-ministries ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Qianhai experimental zone won't be expanded, says Shenzhen mayor

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Qianhai zone won't be expanded, says mayor The Qianhai experimental zone near Shenzhen will not be expanded, as the pilot project will focus instead on modern service industries, Shenzhen Mayor Xu Qin said yesterday. "The current priority for Qianhai will be turning the 15 square kilometres into a high-level, high-quality, and high ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Qianhai court in Shenzhen to allow Hong Kong jurors to deal with Hong Kong-related cases

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com HK lawyer expresses doubts about scheme since contracts often based on mainland law Qianhai court to allow Hong Kong jurors A Shenzhen court is to adopt a new jury system that will allow Hong Kong residents to join its legal panel, mainland media reported. The Qianhai District Court will invite Hongkongers to take part in its three-member judging ...

  6. Business - Economy - CROSS-BORDER RELATIONS

    Beijing summons top Hong Kong officials to discuss Guangdong's future

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... weak that it'd be hardly noticeable," he said. "China needs Hong Kong right now for the economic development of Qianhai and the Guangdong region … I can't see China ... to the "Inter-ministries Joint Conference on the promotion of the Development and Reform of Qianhai, Nansha and Hengqin in Guangdong". It is the first time the commission has called a meeting on the future ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong brokers push for joint ventures in Qianhai economic zone

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Legislator urges Shenzhen to let financial firms form partnerships with mainland counterparts Brokers call for joint ventures in Qianhai zone Hong Kong brokers have urged Shenzhen's government to allow them to set up joint ventures with mainland counterparts in the Qianhai pilot zone. "Qianhai is an important project for the country to open ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Ousted head of Law Society Ambrose Lam is 'better off now'

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Joyce Ng

    ... after his joint venture with a mainland firm became one of two law firms approved to do business in Qianhai, a special economic zone in Shenzhen. "I haven't been discouraged ... in Europe," he said. Lam was optimistic about his business in Qianhai, an area that is developing quickly. "The zone will be a good opportunity to find common ground between the legal systems ...

  9. News - China

    No cap on cross-border yuan lending in Qianhai economic zone

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Chief of economic zone bordering Hong Kong sees a rapid rise in flow of investment No limit on cross-border yuan loans in Qianhai There will be no cap on cross-border yuan lending in Qianhai- the testing ground for full currency convertibility- says the official in charge of the special economic zone neighbouring Hong Kong. Zhang Bei said the business ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by JEANNY YU AND AMY NIP

    ... Jeanny Yu and Amy Nip Qianhai economic zone plans mall selling HK products to 'ease tourist pressure'; its success may rely on tax arrangement, says lawmaker Shenzhen mall + HK products = fewer tourists A shopping centre selling Hong Kong products will be set up in Shenzhen's new economic zone of Qianhai by the end of this year in an effort to ease the pressure ...




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