Internationalisation can mean different things in different mainland cities, but for Guangzhou's government it should mean correcting the translation errors and typos in the English version of its website.Saturday, 28 April, 2012, 12:00am
China's bullet train system still faces many unpredictable risks and any small error could bring another crisis upon the giant Ministry of Railways, industry insiders warn.14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
High-speed train fares to be cheaper
Tickets for high-speed trains between Wuhan and Guangzhou will be up to a third cheaper from next month when top speeds are cut, the Guangzhou Railway Group says. Ivan Zhai22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
The mainland public's lack of confidence in the authorities' inefficient anti-graft system has led internet users to set up their own grass-roots online platforms for reporting bribery.14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Dongguan is working hard to shed its image as Guangdong's 'sex city', the city's Communist Party secretary Liu Zhigeng said during a live online chat with tens of thousands of microbloggers.
The microbloggers raised more than 1,200 questions in 11/2 hours yesterday and Liu, who has been working in the city for more than seven years, answered 18 of them.28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
An outdated emergency plan and poor co-operation between different tiers of government were partly to blame for the travel fiasco at Guangzhou's railway station in the lead-up to the Lunar New Year, according to the city's mayor.21 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
The number of rail passengers stranded in Guangzhou because of atrocious weather swelled to nearly 800,000 yesterday - and tempers became increasingly frayed as the wait for trains dragged on.
Police were unable to keep order as thousands rushed to board buses arranged to take them from temporary waiting rooms to Guangzhou railway station.31 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Eight people were missing yesterday after a sand barge hit a ferry carrying more than 30 passengers near Guangzhou's Hedong Bridge, according to city marine authorities.
The 100-tonne ferry was about halfway across the Pearl River, on a 400-metre journey from Haizhu district to Liwan district, when it was hit by the barge, a Guangzhou Marine Affairs Bureau official said.24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Chen Deping , who broke her back fleeing a prostitution gang last year, arrived home yesterday morning after checking out of hospital on Thursday, following an operation to remove pins inserted to help repair her damaged spine.
Ms Chen's operation about three weeks ago was her second funded by South China Morning Post readers.24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Guangdong is planning to abolish tolls on government-owned roads by the end of 2019, according to mainland media.
The government scrapped a third of the province's tolls from 2001 to last year and is working on a timetable for scrapping the remaining tolls, believed to be more than 100, the Yangcheng Evening News reported yesterday.8 Sep 2007 - 12:00am