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Guangzhou Government

Guangzhou car quota sparks buying frenzy

The Guangzhou government has come under fire for giving just three hours warning that it is introducing a monthly quota on car registrations.

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 12:00am

Guangzhou car quota sparks buying frenzy

The Guangzhou government has come under fire for giving just three hours warning that it is introducing a monthly quota on car registrations.

The city's decision to limit new car registrations to 10,000 a month started at midnight on Saturday after being announced at 9pm.

3 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Guangzhou revives ban on stores in residential buildings

Commercial use of residential buildings will no longer be tolerated by the Guangzhou government - a move threatening a third of the city's individually run stores with closure, local media reported.

Officials are adamant the move is needed to ensure the separation of residential and commercial areas, and to improve town planning.

9 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

HK siblings turn to court after house is demolished

Frustrated at being given the runaround, five Hong Kong siblings are taking the Guangzhou government to court for demolishing the house they inherited from their father without informing them.

The Lui siblings inherited the three-storey house on busy Beijing Road from their father in 1992 and received their title to the property in 1995.

5 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

End of road for emblem and anthem

Guangzhou is to stop using the city's official emblem and anthem.

The decision by the Guangzhou Government had been taken to preserve the dignity of the national emblem and national anthem, the Hong Kong China News Agency reported.

25 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Guangzhou harbour plan ratified

The State Planning Commission has approved plans by the Guangzhou government to improve access for ships up to 50,000 deadweight tonnes to the Guangzhou Harbour area.

Quoting Guangzhou Harbour Bureau director Huang Guosheng, Xinhua news agency yesterday said the long-awaited dredging project would begin in June, with completion expected in two years.

4 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Guangzhou tackles costs problem

By cutting land lease costs, the Guangzhou Government is seen to be tackling a problem that developers have failed to resolve.

High property prices, which developers are reluctant to lower, stick out like a sore thumb in the depressed market.

11 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Move to trim land prices 'unwise'

The Guangzhou government's abrupt decision to slash land prices will hurt development as it has cast uncertainty over the city's land policies, say analysts.

So far the announcement has not been followed by any details on how the new policy will be implemented.

24 Aug 1996 - 12:00am