• Wednesday
  • October 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:06pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 856 for victoria city

Related topics matching your search

Search results


    Police stop anti-Japan protests in bigger Guangdong cities

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Joyce Ng

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou and Joyce Ng Riot officers block demonstrators in the bigger Guangdong cities, but protesters in second-tier towns have their way Protesters meet police resistance Anti-Japan demonstrations took an unusual turn in Guangdong yesterday, with protests in key cities met by a strong police presence while those in smaller cities were allowed to run their course. ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Guangdong targets sustainable growth

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Southern province confident of minimum 8 per cent growth for next 10 years thanks to major new projects and industrial upgrading Guangdong ... will start construction by June, with steel production beginning by 2015, Li said. Wang Zhongbing, mayor of Zhanjiang city in southern Guangdong, made headlines last year when he kissed a document ...

  3. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Have free trade zones become a victim of power struggle in China?

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:23am by George Chen

    ... of the country. But other cities and provinces, including Guangdong and Tianjin, aren't content to just wait to copy Shanghai. Instead, they want their own free-trade zones as soon as possible. ... approved for the two provinces. But before you could count to 12, a dozen more cities and provinces followed with their pitches to senior leaders in Beijing for their own special zones. Even ...

  4. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    12 new free-trade zones to follow in Shanghai's footsteps

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:40am by George Chen; Denise Tsang; Daniel Ren

    ... of several islands with a focus on the shipping business; Qingdao, an important port city; Chengdu, a southwestern business hub; Wuhan, a central province; and Hangzhou, where e-commerce giant ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Hong Kong feels another quake from Guangdong's shaky city, Heyuan

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... earthquake 180 kilometres away was felt in the city. Anxious residents reported by phone and online that they felt buildings shaking, objects swinging and chairs moving for a few seconds. The quake struck Dongyuan county in Heyuan, northeast of Hong Kong, at about 11.30am. There were no reports by last night of casualties or damage even though the quake was felt in many cities across ...

  6. 23pc of industrial firms losing money

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Almost a quarter of Guangdong's industrial companies are suffering losses- more evidence that the mainland's traditional export ... furniture makers to shift production to inland cities such as Chengdu, Sichuan, where labour costs are much cheaper, Liu said, calling it 'an inevitable trend'. The minimum wage ...

  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Boom city Dongguan faces bankruptcy as village debts soar

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... from the township, researchers at Sun Yat-sen University have discovered. It is a dramatic turn of fortune for Dongguan- one of the richest cities in China- and could foreshadow a wider fiscal ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Millions living near border now buy their groceries in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng, Victoria Ruan

    ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen and Victoria Ruan in Beijing Millions of Guangdong residents routinely shop for necessities as well as luxuries in the city Doing the Hong Kong grocery run Every ... from Shenzhen, the city is simply a place to regularly stock up on bargains. "I go to Hong Kong twice a month. All the things that I use in the kitchen and the bathroom are from Hong Kong: ...

  9. 'Knowledge city' takes shape in Guangzhou

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih in Guangzhou hanshih.toh@scmp.com A 'knowledge city' under construction in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, will be geared to helping the southern province transform itself from being the 'world's factory' of cheap goods into a centre of higher-value production. The 'Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City' is a joint project ...

  10. Graft-busting campaign hits smaller cities

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that analysts say is spreading to second-tier cities. The arrested officials, one of whom already has a conviction, are former chiefs of the city government agencies for urban planning and land, as well as division heads of the city's police department, the Southern Metropolis News reported yesterday. The report cited the Shantou Communist Party disciplinary chief Xing Taian. The arrests came ...




SCMP.com Account