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  1. 4pc pay rise to speed up exit from Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Shenzhen wages have risen four per cent this year to an average of 3,326 yuan (HK$4,000) a month, increasing pressure on traditional industries to move ... Shenzhen's position as one of the mainland's most expensive production bases. The city has the highest minimum wage on the mainland. They said it showed that Shenzhen's days as a low-cost ...

  2. Build on both our strengths, Shenzhen urges

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Hong Kong and Shenzhen were meant to complement each other rather than compete, Shenzhen's Communist Party chief said yesterday in Hong Kong, urging ... landfill north of Shekou in Shenzhen's Nanshan district. But in March it gained strategic importance in the mainland's 12th five-year plan. The goal is to turn the area ...

  3. New doubt over Shenzhen-Zhongshan link

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng A project to give Shenzhen much-wanted direct acess to the western Pearl River Delta is in danger of being shelved again. Shenzhen first came up with the plan to build ... to Hong Kong's strong reaction. Shenzhen responded by proposing to build the tunnel or bridge, which also raised concerns in Hong Kong as the project was to run parallel to the Hong ...

  4. HK, Shenzhen losing export role as factories move inland

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... manufacturing hubs, according to industry insiders. Weak shipping data for Hong Kong and Shenzhen in the first quarter of this year already shows a decline as the world's leading ports. ... of this year, according to official data. By comparison, the container throughput of Shenzhen, the world's fourth-largest port, rose just 3.6 per cent to 5.1 million 20-foot equivalent units ...

  5. Wen visit promotes better Shenzhen-Hong Kong ties

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday met senior Shenzhen officials for talks aimed at setting the tone for the city's attempts to reposition itself, including working on stronger ties ... Zhuhai, Dongguan and Shenzhen. The report said Mr Wen asked Guangdong to further open up its economy, and said the central government placed high importance on developing coastal regions. A source ...

  6. Shenzhen delegation touts free-trade zone

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Shenzhen and Hong Kong leaders are expected to discuss the joint development of a 100-hectare border zone during Shenzhen Mayor Li Hongzhong's four-day visit to the city. Mr Li arrives in Hong Kong today and is to meet Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa tonight. Mainland media reported yesterday that Shenzhen authorities suggested developing a site next ...

  7. Politicians back bid to open door to Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Denise Hung, Klaudia Lee and Joshua But Two big political parties have backed a think-tank's proposal to make it easier for 2 million Shenzhen residents to travel to Hong Kong. The Democratic Party and the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong said both cities could benefit from enhancing the flow of passengers, and that it was natural more Shenzhen ...

  8. Suicide suspected as HK family found dead in Shenzhen flat

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters The bodies of a Hong Kong family of three, believed to have committed suicide by burning charcoal, were found in a flat in Shenzhen yesterday. A couple, identified ... by charcoal-burning. It is understood that Law, who seldom returned to Hong Kong, had spent a long time working on his furniture business on the mainland and mainly stayed in Shenzhen and Foshan. Neighbours ...

  9. Shenzhen urges quick action on checkpoint

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Shenzhen is hoping an assessment on the best site for a fifth border checkpoint will move the city one step closer to easing traffic pressure in the downtown area. 'The ... the new Eastern Corridor to enter Hong Kong without passing through downtown Shenzhen.' Shenzhen has three checkpoints downtown- Huanggang, Lo Wu and Wen Jin Du- and a fourth is due to open ...

  10. Shenzhen upgrade ruled out

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen An influential think-tank in Shenzhen said yesterday the city would not become the fifth municipality directly under the central government because this would deepen rivalry between cities in the Pearl River Delta. 'If Shenzhen became China's fifth municipality, we would have a provincial capital [Guangzhou], a municipality and two special ...




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