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  1. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Empty office buildings point to deeper malaise in China's wealthiest region

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 03:35am by Daniel Ren

    ... River Delta are learning a hard lesson: excitement over a flourishing regional economy can be dangerous. According to property firm Jones Lang LaSalle, vacancies in Grade A office buildings ... Yangtze Delta. Correction: an earlier version of this article misquoted Jones Lang LaSalle as saying occupancy rates for Grade A office buildings at the end of last year stood at 58 per cent ...

  2. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Hangzhou riot shows once public trust is lost, it is hard to win back

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:18am by Alice Yan

    ... held for spreading rumours online. The handling of the incident has further eroded public faith in government. Zhejiang is an economic powerhouse in the Yangtze River Delta- a region ...

  3. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Time running out for Shanghai's free-trade zone

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:08am by Daniel Ren

    ... that could be applied to other parts of the country. Now, time is against Shanghai as a dozen rival FTZs are in the pipeline, including one in the Pearl River Delta. The mainland's most ... will steal Shanghai's thunder. Early this year, Beijing gave preliminary approval for 12 new FTZs around the nation, including the one in the Pearl River Delta. It is expected to be launched ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai's neighbours look for upside to free-trade zone

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:59am by Daniel Ren

    ... would be made fully convertible within its bounds, weighed on other government officials in the Yangtze River Delta who believed the central government did not do right by them. The groundbreaking zone would strengthen Shanghai's role as the economic engine of the delta at the expense of its neighbours. Over the past decade, Jiangsu and Zhejiang have been locked in a fierce ...

  5. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Mainlanders looking forward to Shanghai Disneyland opening

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... can't wait for their Disneyland to open Mainlanders, especially those from the Yangtze River Delta, are eagerly looking forward to the opening of Shanghai Disneyland at the end of 2015. ... visitors to Hong Kong Disneyland last year were from the mainland, with tourists from the Pearl River Delta accounting for half of the latter. Although many of the Yangtze River Delta's 150 ...

  6. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    How should Jiangsu officials punish scrap collector who had 10 children?

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:32am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan Plight of scrap collector highlights problems with fining family planning violations How should officials punish poor farmer with 10 children? In a nation famous for its strictly enforced one-child policy, the case of a Jiangsu scrap collector w ...

  7. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    More of region's rich looking to put money elsewhere

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:51am by Daniel Ren

    ... or the support of governments, bosses in the private sector are increasingly keeping their distance from local markets. Many are emigrating. In the Yangtze River Delta, many successful businesspeople ...

  8. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Nanjing should think twice before bidding for Asian Games

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:37am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren Nanjing expressed an interest in holding the 2019 event after Vietnam pulled out, but would the billions be money well spent? Asian Games host never comes in first When Nanjing Communist Party chief Yang Weize told a press conference earlier th ...

  9. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    The levy will fall if the system is flawed

    Posted May 24th 2014, 02:45am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Recent collapse exposes cracks in building and inspection system that leads to 'tofu' projects The levy will fall if the system is flawed The levy running along an irrigation canal, recently shored-up in a 685 million-yu ...

  10. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Promises of free trade zone's benefits to Shanghai residents ring hollow

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... harm the economy. The affluent Yangtze River Delta region has seen soaring demand from residents wanting to transfer their assets abroad and regulators worry that trillions of yuan could leave ...




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