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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Excess levels of wastewater spews into sea from outlets in Guangdong

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing Industrial and urban waste water released into sea, often in amounts in excess of set limits Coastal water quality sinks to new depths The quality of water along Guangdong's ... fell 7.1 percentage points to 79 per cent, it said. About a third of 82 outlets that release industrial and urban wastewater into the sea violated national limits, it said. In detailing ...

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

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

    ... the front pages but continues to reverberate across the region. Labour unrest in a number of sectors, from textiles to urban transport, is exposing inequities and lax government enforcement ...

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    Will Guangdong hit air-reduction targets? Governor not betting his life on it

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by Li Jing

    ... and 300 for 48 hours at five of 10 monitoring stations. Guangdong's air is generally better than what is found in comparable urban clusters like those around Beijing and Shanghai. ...

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    It should be nobody's business to tamper with nature

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... species into a vulnerable ecosystem. But the ventures continue to pull crowds, and it is not hard to see why. Butterflies and fireflies disappeared long ago from the urban areas of the Pearl River Delta. "Fireflies are fragile creatures, and their habitat requirements are very specific," Zhu said. "It was the damaged urban environment that drove them away, especially ...

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    Throwing bad money after bad, China's coin-shaped building

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... get government approval before going ahead. We have consulted the Guangzhou urban planning authorities and there was no strong objection from the panel of experts," he said. However, Tang ...

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    Guangzhou canal clean-up efforts fail to meet the standards

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of Guangzhou's green initiatives, the canal was "cleaned up" in 2010 as part of a massive urban renewal project, turning a heavily polluted area into a neighbourhood park at a cost of more than ...

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    Guangzhou district town governments in spending spree on receptions

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... 450 staff, including social order and urban management assistants, sanitation workers and family planning staff, to serve the community's growing population, and that their cost had ...

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    Fight to save Guangzhou arts hub rumoured to be slated for demolition

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... was asked this week if Redtory would be removed to free up land for development. His reply was vague, saying it would all depend on urban planning. Even though the demolition has not been officially ...

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    Hong Kong is losing to Singapore as Pearl River Delta's role model

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Despite warnings it is to Lion City, not southern neighbour, Guangzhou looks for urban renewal HK is losing to Singapore as delta's role model Back in 2008, when he ... urban renewal projects in years late last month, saying it would team up with CapitaLand, which is 40 per cent owned by Temasek, Singapore's state-owned investment company, to rebuild ...

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    Hu Chunhua eager to maintain Guangdong's engine of growth

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... officials kick the game off." Currently, the focus still seems to be on accelerating infrastructure development. Guangzhou rolled out an urban plan for Nansha on Wednesday and is soliciting ...




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