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Pearl River Delta

Hong Kong brokers to help develop 'Manhattan of PRD'

An association of Hong Kong stockbrokers has agreed to co-operate with the authority administering Qianhai - a 15 square kilometre special zone west of Shenzhen - to help develop the area into the "Manhattan of the Pearl River Delta".

Wednesday, 23 January, 2013, 3:55am

New hubs to cushion exodus from Pearl River Delta

An exodus of factories from the Pearl River Delta has led some to question whether China can remain the so-called factory of the world, but even if the delta loses its pre-eminent status, the mainland will remain a manufacturing powerhouse, thanks to the rise of new manufacturing bases in interior provinces, analysts say.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:01am

More Hong Kong companies expected to quit Pearl River Delta

The Pearl River Delta, once regarded as the factory to the world, will lose 10 per cent of its Hong Kong-owned factories over the next two years.

The warning came from Stanley Lau Chin-ho, a deputy chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, who added that in the past few months, several factories making watch components had closed down.

11 Jan 2013 - 3:56am

Optimistic about Pearl River Delta's bright future

In 1992, Deng Xiaoping with his entourage came south and made an inspection tour of the Pearl River Delta. He liked what he saw and the rest is history.

Hong Kong and Guangdong province joined forces and with the blessing of Deng Xiaoping and the central government, Hong Kong industry moved en masse into the delta.

18 Dec 2012 - 2:03am

Port Everglades agent bound for Pearl River Delta in exports push

Port Everglades, on the US east coast, is considering plans to appoint a trade representative in the Pearl River Delta to boost cargo volumes between the region and southern Florida.

The port is the latest on the US east and Gulf coasts to confirm it is targeting Chinese and other Asian exporters, especially with the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in early 2015.

12 Dec 2012 - 3:51am

Hong Kong holds unique advantages in pan-Pearl River Delta region

In this exclusive piece, Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung reveals how the city will enhance its role as a channel bringing capital, talent and technology into the mainland from all over the world

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

CY Leung says Hong Kong's connections can help pan-Pearl River Delta develop

Hong Kong has a wide network of global connections that can support provinces in the pan-Pearl River Delta across southern China link up with the rest of the world, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says.

10 Dec 2012 - 9:13am

Rant: works in progress

Sixteen-year-olds in the United States can hold a driver's licence, and in Germany they can legally buy wine and beer.

10 Nov 2012 - 11:31pm

Link spanning Pearl River Delta from Shenzhen to Zhongshan approved

Guangdong authorities have finally approved a 55-kilometre bridge-and-tunnel project to provide Shenzhen a direct route to the western side of the Pearl River Delta.

The provincial Transport Department has released its plan for the link between Shenzhen and Zhongshan , which would reduce travel times to less than 30 minutes in clear traffic, down from about 90 minutes.

8 Nov 2012 - 4:02am

Life's priority: Time is precious for CEO Emma Sherrard Matthew

When Emma Sherrard Matthew joined Quintessentially, the luxury lifestyle group and concierge service, there were only a handful of offices worldwide and a staff of four in Hong Kong.

12 Nov 2012 - 1:35pm