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Nearly three years after plans to build an incinerator in Guangzhou's Panyu district triggered massive protests, authorities have invited tenders to build the plant in a different part of the district.12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Activist lawyer freed, banished to hometown4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The party secretary and a former mayor of Kaiping may be stripped of their Communist Party posts over allegedly illegal land deals in the past few years involving large tracts of the city, according to mainland media.12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Nearly a dozen senior officials of Panyu district's radio and television departments have been arrested on suspicion of corruption and accepting bribes worth several million yuan, mainland media reported.28 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
A woman killed in her Guangzhou home at the weekend is thought to have been murdered by a burglar who broke into a number of other villas on an estate where many Hong Kong people live.
Reports of violent crime have become common in Guangdong's newspapers over the past year, despite frequent police crackdowns and claims of falling crime rates.19 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Two subway lines to Guangzhou's suburbs, which will make travel easier for some Hongkongers who own properties in the city, were officially opened yesterday.
One of the new routes - the 36km Line Three on the Guangzhou Metro - connects the downtown Tianhe district transport centre with Panyu Square in Shiqiao, Panyu district.31 Dec 2006 - 12:00am
Guangzhou's controversial university town on Xiaoguwei Island is starting to release land requisitioned from farmers, a move the city says is necessary to rein in spiralling property prices.
Fifteen parcels of land would be leased to developers, the Southern Metropolis News reported, including 11,760 square metres earmarked for residential properties.1 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Guangzhou's straight-talking party chief has taken on property developers in a full-page interview in a leading business daily, accusing them of ramping up prices and vowing to save his city from 'eyesore' Hong Kong-style buildings.30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Authorities in Guangzhou will return some land seized from farmers on Xiaoguwei Island nearly three years ago for its giant university town so that the farmers can build flats to rent to students.27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
A Guangzhou leisure company claims it is opening the mainland's biggest amusement park within a month.
The Chime Long Group, best known for its animal parks, first unveiled plans for the 67-hectare Chimelong Paradise park in the city's Panyu district in September last year.16 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
No evidence of misconduct is found and irresponsible media are to blame for stirring the dispute in Taishi, say district officials
Authorities in Panyu, Guangdong, have officially declared an end to the three-month struggle by Taishi villagers to exercise their civil rights and unseat their village chief.1 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
What can be done to end the local government's dispute with villagers in Taishi, Panyu district, Guangzhou? Residents want their village chief removed. They have been angered by police removal of alleged evidence of his corruption. Share your views: write to us18 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
A group of academics is urging the local government in Guangzhou's Panyu district to quickly resolve the row with residents of Taishi village, who are calling for the removal of their village chief. The academics warn that any delay could lead to a misreading of the situation as a struggle for democracy and invite an even harder clampdown.17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
12 days of protests pay off as moves begin to dismiss official
Residents of Taishi village in Guangzhou have scored a victory in their bitter fight to remove their chief, after 12 days of continuous hunger strikes and protests.12 Sep 2005 - 12:00am