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  1. Vote plea for 2020

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Development of the Pearl River Delta would be completed. 'We should stand higher and set our sights further, taking note that the Pearl River Delta, the Yangtze River Delta and the Bohai Rim are the three major forces leading the nation's economic and social developments.' The chief secretary gave four pieces of advice: master Putonghua; read about developments in the Delta; visit ...

  2. HK officials begin five-day visit to Hunan

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YI HU Updated at 5.09pm: Hong Kong government officials on Tuesday have started a five-day visit to Hunan province in an effort to promote co-operation in the Pan-Pearl River Delta region. The PPRD region includes nine mainland provinces south of the Yangtze river and Hong Kong and Macau. Deputy Secretary for Constitutional Affairs Grace Lui Kit-yuk heads the delegation comprised ...

  3. System a many-headed beast

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... The planning system has three tiers - national, provincial and local (city and county), and three categories - general, special and regional. But, in practice, there can be more than three tiers. For instance, governments of townships and development zones sometimes make their own special or regional plans, with the Yangtze River Delta plan encompassing three provincial-level ...

  4. Yangtze timetable

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi The mainland has set a timetable to improve the worsening water quality of the Yangtze River, vowing to restore an ecological balance to its longest river by 2050. Up to 70 per cent of polluted waters dumped to the river will be dealt with by 2010, while the river's health would be 'significantly improved' by 2020, Xinhua said. The timetable ...

  5. A posting for politicians on the fast track

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma For at least a decade, the post of Suzhou party secretary has seemed to come with a guarantee of a fast-tracked political career. Liang Baohua was Suzhou party secretary from 1998 to 2000. After only two years in the Suzhou post, he was promo ...

  6. Commerce Secretary to speak at forum on Pan-Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 5.25pm: Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology John Tsang Chun-wah would depart for Fuzhou on Wednesday to attend the second Pan-Pearl River Delta (PRD) Provincial Capital City Mayors? Forum, a government spokesman said on Tuesday. The PPRD region is a burgeoning economic zone. It includes nine provinces in the mainland? Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, ...

  7. Shanghai sees big jump in requests for information

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai The Shanghai government looked into nearly 9,400 requests for information made under rules for open government last year, an increase of nearly 45 per cent over 2007, data released yesterday showed. However, the figures also showed t ...

  8. Vice-mayor caught up in 'red-cap' clampdown

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang The vice-mayor of Nanjing is one of the 21 government officials ordered to quit their positions in private enterprises in the latest crackdown on 'red-cap merchants'- cadres who have jobs outside the state sector. City authorities had ...

  9. Shenzhen mayor grilled over Guangdong corruption storm

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam If he had been expecting soft questions on Pearl River Delta integration and cross-border development blueprints, the new acting mayor of Shenzhen was in for a surprise. Wang Rong met Hong Kong and overseas media for the first time yesterday, and endured a barrage of questions over the political earthquake that brought down his predecessor and a string of senior ...

  10. Villagers claim rare court triumph

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li More than a dozen villagers in Zhejiang province have won a rare court victory over the top macroeconomic planner over plans for a highway cutting through their land. Yuan Yulai , a lawyer for the 15 Hangzhou villagers, said he and his clients ...




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