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Guangxi goes all out to ensure China-Asean Expo is a success

Poverty and economic backwardness did not prevent Guangxi from buying expensive bottle trees from Australia to spruce up its image for the China-Asean Expo, the biggest international event it has ever staged.

Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 12:00am

Western boost adds to delta power supplies

Capacity for power generation will be expanded in the western provinces of Guangxi and Guizhou to supply the electricity-hungry Pearl River Delta.

5 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Steps taken to fix power supplies

Southern Power Grid, which supplies power to Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Yunnan and Guizhou, will adjust electricity prices and step up construction of two power transfer projects for Guangdong to address the problem of power shortages.

12 Jan 2004 - 12:00am


It's the night before Christmas in Yangshuo, and the town is far from silent. Crowds of locals and tourists throng the cobblestone pedestrian mall of West Street, where carolling and drunken revelry are the orders of the evening. But all is definitely bright.

23 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Southern Grid unveils 17-year plan

Southern Grid Corp of China has unveiled a 17-year infrastructure and market development plan for the five provinces whose power transmission operations are under its control.

The multibillion-yuan projects are expected to greatly relieve Guangdong province's power shortage problem and help reduce its tariffs - the highest in the nation.

2 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

pick of the day

Independent Dance Makers - Made In China

26 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Independent Dance Makers - Made In China

Presented by City Contemporary Dance Company, the hottest talent from Tianjin, Shandong, Hunan, Guangxi and Beijing is set to converge on Hong Kong. The provocative displays from these students, graduates and teachers demonstrate a fearless and unrestrained new generation of Chinese dance. Mar 28-29, 7.30pm. HK City Hall Theatre, Central.

$120, $90 Urbtix.

19 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Dry spell ends for Dongfang

Dongfang Electrical Machinery, one of China's largest electricity generator makers, last year recorded a net profit after three years of losses, helped by delivery of coal-fired power equipment in the last quarter.

29 Jan 2003 - 12:00am


Eighteen people died when an overloaded truck plunged 40 metres down a slope in Guangxi province, the Nanguo Morning Post said. The report said 15 people died instantly and three in hospital.

28 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Truck spills load of arsenic into Guangxi river

Tonnes of arsenic were spilled into the Sanjiao River in Guangxi province on Wednesday, but officials said the spillage would not affect water supplies farther afield.

The accident happened when a truck carrying 100 cylinders of the chemical overturned in Jinxiu county, near Liuzhou city.

14 Dec 2002 - 12:00am