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Out and about

Shaoguan, (better known to Cantonese speakers as Shiu Kwan), lies at the confluence of the Wu and Zhen rivers. These join to make the Pak Ho ('North River'), which flows south 221 kilometres to Guangzhou.

Sunday, 27 September, 2009, 12:00am

Guangshen Railway buys line from parent

Hong Kong-listed Guangshen Railway, the largest railway operator in the southern mainland, has completed its 10.14 billion yuan purchase of assets from its parent, Guangzhou Railway Group.

Shares in the Guangshen company gained 1.97 per cent to close at HK$6.22 yesterday after the announcement. They hit as high as HK$6.33 in morning trade.

30 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Railway firm aims to raise 10b yuan

Mainland rail operator Guangshen Railway plans to tap the market for 10 billion yuan when it launches its A-share listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in the fourth quarter of this year, according to market sources.

'The company expects to raise the money to finance its expansion plans, but the details have not yet been announced,' a source said.

16 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

18 killed by truck after earlier escaping bus crash

Eighteen people - including a traffic policeman - were killed yesterday after a truck ploughed into a group of bus passengers standing on the side of a Guangdong highway who had escaped a crash 80 minutes earlier.

13 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Five dead in breakout from detention centre

Five men are dead and four have disappeared after a foiled escape attempt by 16 people at a detention centre in Guangdong province last month.

8 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

China Overseas Land targets turbines

CHINA Overseas Land and Investment will use part of the proceeds from December's US$125 million convertible bond issue to fund its investment in a thermal power plant in Shaoguan, in northern Guangdong.

1 Mar 1994 - 12:00am