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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen makes a half-hearted start to trial ban on live poultry

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:44am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng Traders in Futian complain they haven't been fully informed of details for delta's second moratorium that aims to keep bird flu in check Shenzhen's half-hearted trial ban on live poultry Shenzhen this week made a halting start to its trial ban on the sale of live poultry in Futian, the densely populated district directly across from Hong Kong, in a bid ...

  2. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Orphan's seizure by officials after wellwishers gave millions exposes child welfare shortcomings

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 02:46am by Mimi Lau

    ... of child welfare The story of an orphan snatched away this week from a Shenzhen school by officials who neglected him for years sparked an uproar. Yang Liujin, a 14-year-old boy from ... to survive. His plight surfaced late last month after he was featured on a Guangxi television channel. A week later, the Cambridge International Institute in Shenzhen tracked him down and offered him ...

  3. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Strikes portend a summer of discontent in Pearl River Delta, world's factory

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by He Huifeng

    ... number of strikes, spreading from Shenzhen to Huizhou and Dongguan. About 1,000 workers at IBM Systems Technology (ISTC), the server-making unit of IBM, have been on strike since March 3, when ... March saw the first wave of labour unrest in the region. In the second week of the month, several thousands of workers at the Ciyu Shoe Factory in Shenzhen went on strike over an abrupt ...

  4. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangdong's GDP growth decline weighs on region

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:18am by He Huifeng

    ... Kong year-on-year, the China Economic Weekly reported. For example, in April 2013 goods worth HK$306 billion left Shenzhen bound for Hong Kong, but only HK$160 billion worth of goods actually ...

  5. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    A glimpse of Xi Jinping's charm up close

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Xi Jinping made a point of getting close to the people on his recent visit to Shenzhen. And you can't get much closer than shaking his hand "Will you ever wash your hand again?" friends in the media have been asking me since an unexpectedly close encounter a week ago with new Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping. More than a dozen Shenzhen residents shook ...

  6. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Hard times come to gadget Mecca of Huaqiangbei

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng Sagging consumer demand and counterfeiters' failure to keep up has driven many dealers out of business in Shenzhen's famous tech district Hard times come to gadget Mecca of Huaqiangbei Many avid consumers of the latest technology must have been shocked by recent reports of double-digit increases in vacancy rates for shops and offices in Shenzhen ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PEARL BRIEFING

    Dafen, village of fake masterpieces, sees fortunes revived thanks to local newly rich

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng Tiny Dafen, which once produced 60 per cent of the world's reproduction oil paintings, has been handed a lifeline by China's new money Still on the Monet in the village of fakes Overseas buyers of copied Western oil paintings will be disappointed to learn that dirt-cheap Van Gogh and Monet knock-offs no longer line studio walls of Shenzhen's famed ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangdong slow to apply lessons learnt on bird flu

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:39am by Ivan Zhai

    ... of more bird flu cases in Guangdong- two of them Hong Kong residents who contracted the disease in Shenzhen-authorities in the province appear to be making serious efforts to contain the outbreak. ... at live poultry markets in Shenzhen's Longgang district tested positive for H7N9. Experts said the risk was high that new cases could emerge at any time. So, can Guangdong's new ...

  9. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Dongguan is city in search of reason to exist

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... an IT engineer working in Shenzhen, wanted to treat his wife over the National Day holiday, so he bought them a two-day, five-star hotel package. The deal included one night's stay in a 410 square ... plan to compete with Guangzhou and Shenzhen by attempting to make Dongguan one of the leading exhibition centres in China, in the hope of drawing visitors who will boost consumption. ...

  10. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Why conservation is still not taken seriously by cadres in southern China

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:02am by Li Jing

    ... impossible. But the question remains, do Guangdong authorities take their duty to protect rare wildlife seriously? Probably not. An animal protection volunteer in Shenzhen said many government ...




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