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    Integration of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei set to be signature project of Xi Jinping's administration

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Cary Huang

    ... the vision realised. Xi's plan calls for the three northern areas to be united into one economic sphere. The Bohai Bay area would become a key growth plank, similar to the Yangtze River Delta ... accounted for 15 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP), compared to 60 per cent in the Yangtze River Delta and 63 per cent in the Pearl River Delta. Vice-Minister of Finance Wang Baoan has ...

  2. Yangtze ports seek 8b yuan investment

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Global firms keen to hear pitch under plan to develop interior Mainland port authorities for the Yangtze River, the third-longest in the world, will invite investors to develop terminals ... 6,300km, the Yangtze River starts in the Tibet-Qinghai plateau and runs through Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, Hunan, Hubei and Jiangxi before reaching Shanghai. The Yangtze River project is part ...

  3. Northern rival sets economic yardstick

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Pearl delta lags behind Yangtze, study finds The Yangtze River Delta region has surpassed its Pearl River Delta counterpart in all economic indices and has larger growth ... form as Return to the Economic Centre Stage- Research on the Yangtze River Delta's Integration and Transformation, is based on interviews conducted by researchers from both universities ...

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    Policy shot in the arm for new-energy vehicles

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by Celine Sun

    ... cent of new vehicles would have to run on clean energy by this year in heavily polluted areas such as Beijing, Tianjin, the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta. The directive also ...

  5. Billions for Yangtze canals to take pressure off roads

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The centuries-old canal network in the Yangtze River Delta will get a multibillion-yuan injection to allow goods to be moved more efficiently around the ports of Shanghai ... official, Zheng Huiming, said the aim was to create an internal waterway transport system to ship containers across the Yangtze River Delta. PYI signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding ...

  6. Bohai Sea cities to give Yangtze, Pearl industries a run for their money

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Shandong province and other cities near the Bohai Sea aim to develop the region as the mainland's third-biggest economic powerhouse after the Pearl River Delta and Yangtze ... States and European firms helped China's Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta to develop into world-class manufacturing centres,' said Wang Tian-yi, vice-mayor of Jinan city, ...

  7. Delta zone streamlines customs to ease trade

    Posted Oct 24th 2005, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... Cynthia Wan Yangtze region shaping up in attempt to unify clearance and increase commerce Customs clearance in the Yangtze River Delta economic zone's main cities will be unified ... on customs reforms endorsed by the two-day Yangtze River Delta Cities Economic Co-ordination Committee meeting on Saturday, Xinhua reported yesterday. Mainland companies exporting goods to other ...

  8. Yangtze's water critically polluted and getting worse

    Posted Nov 24th 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... there was hardly any surface water that was safe to drink in Wuxi, a booming city in the Yangtze River Delta. Industrial and residential waste and sewage, agricultural pollution and shipping discharge were ... Ting Shi Untreated waste pouring into river that supplies Shanghai Only 1 per cent of surface water in Shanghai remains a safe source for drinking as worsening pollution in the Yangtze ...

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    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City Laos allows tighter scrutiny of Mekong dam Laos has agreed to open a proposed hydropower project along the Mekong River to further scrutiny from ... instead undergo a process known as prior consultation, giving member nations the opportunity to address any harmful effects on the environment, according to the Mekong River Commission, which ...

  10. Rethink urged for Yangtze economy

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Delta region should support SMEs and value-added businesses, a forum hears The Yangtze River Delta region needs to upgrade its industries and provide greater support to small ... of the industrialisation process, in the future the Yangtze River Delta region must shift its focus from labour- intensive industries to higher-value-added industries which rely more on capital ...




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