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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Fears of tainted rice turn delta shoppers to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Huiying, a 26-year-old human resources clerk from Guangzhou. "I think the soil and water quality of remote northeastern China should be safe but their rice tastes so strange to us Cantonese- ...

  2. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Can real reform take root in Qianhai?

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Qianhai, all such ideas were dropped. Instead, the new policies focused exclusively on the economic side, covering six fields; finance, taxation, human resources, education, medical ...

  3. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    Wage increase to push Hong Kong factories out of Pearl delta

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... wages. Guangdong's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said last week that it would announce its wage increase plans after the Lunar New Year. A number of cities and provinces, ... Despite rising wages, manufacturers in the delta are still expected to lose up to 1 million workers following the Lunar New Year holiday, according to Guangdong's human resources ministry. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Emissions control area for ships in Pearl River Delta proposed

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Administration says it will work with neighbours to save lives by reducing maritime pollution in waters around city Clean-fuel zone for ships in delta eyed ... in seven of the ships visiting Hong Kong in those three weeks. Last year, 30,000 ships visited the city's waters. Last month Roberto Giannetta, secretary of the Hong Kong Liner Shipping ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Expanding Pearl River Delta region will strain environment

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by SU LIU

    ... times the country's average population density) with meagre resources (only 1 per cent of China's water and using 8 per cent of its energy consumption). If this monster continues ... Su Liu Su Liu says the vision of a mega urban cluster demands resources the region does not have Expanding delta region a strain on environment Growing integration is turning cities ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 9, 2012

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... any water activity, for their own sake and for the good of others. Pang Chi-ming, Fanling   Some people are just blind to safety issues One day, a patient in his 40s came to me complaining ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: boating about in a mess

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by ROBBY

    ... Robby Nimmo Robby Nimmo Boating about in a mess One of the best ways to spend a weekend in Hong Kong is on the water- the problem is thousands of other people agree. You can bet another boat will moor right next to yours. Competing soundtracks- say, rave music and chilled-out jazz- are like (suntan) oil and water: they don't mix. The anchor chains of boats overlap like ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA SLOWDOWN

    HK firms struggle for survival on an uneven business field

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... offered incentives to attract electroplating operations using advanced air and waste water decontamination equipment. But things did not pan out as expected. From the start, Chin and his partners ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: moving stories

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... and broader economic activities. Much of the colony was an integral part of the mainland anyway: Hong Kong Island was only separated from the rest of China by a narrow body of water, which meant ... civil war. More than 1,000 people arrived in Hong Kong every week, stretching resources to the limit. In 1950, further restrictions were placed on immigrants from parts of China other than ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Threat to 'green' incentive scheme for ship owners

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... certified, and then put back on the ship before the ship leaves Hong Kong waters?" The senior executive added that failure to provide other supporting documents within seven days would mean ...




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