Party Secretary

Land privatisation the best solution

Increasing numbers of people are moving to China's cities, but that does not mean farmers have any less need for land. With a population of more than 1.3 billion, agricultural output needs to be maintained and strengthened.

Tuesday, 17 January, 2012, 12:00am

20 years of anger unleashed

Year after year, the people of Wukan saw their collective farmland being lost to developers. Little by little it also became clear to them that the Guangdong village's leaders had cheated them out of their rightful compensation. One day, they could take no more.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

'I don't think we'll ever see clean water in the river or the sea again'

A lone seagull circles over the oily, smelly mud at the mouth of the Zhangweixin River for hours in search of food.

Below, an eight-metre-high sign on a path between two salt fields spells out 'The No1 Fishing Village of Bohai' in six iron characters crimson with rust.

2 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report 'New favourite for Shenzhen mayor' on page A5 yesterday, Lin Xiong, party secretary of Zhaoqing city , was incorrectly identified as the party secretary of Shaoqing city.

21 May 2005 - 12:00am

Longgang seeks $2b investment

Shenzhen's Longgang district aims to attract HK$2 billion in investment from Hong Kong through 52 projects.

The projects, unveiled at an investment and trade fair yesterday, involve high-technology production, infrastructure construction and processing industries for exports.

22 Jul 1999 - 12:00am