Looking for an easy-to-reach weekend getaway without the hassle of Chek Lap Kok? As Cecilie Gamst Berg discovers, there's a welcome in the Guangdong hillsides, where visitors are treated like royalty and 'progress' has yet to ruin the scenery.Saturday, 24 November, 2012, 11:07pm 1 comment
Hongkongers have been tipped-off about opportunities in the silver-haired market in Guangdong by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah. After a visit to Zhongshan, Tsang blogged that cheap accommodation, a low cost of living and brilliant golf facilities were attracting retirees to the mainland city.1 Apr 2013 - 5:06am
China is to build two extra research stations in Antarctica, where it currently has three facilities, the State Oceanic Administration confirmed on Friday.
A summer base, to be used between December and March, will be built between two of its existing stations – Kunlun and Zhongshan – on the frozen continent, the official Xinhua news agency said.29 Mar 2013 - 8:42pm
Two village officials from a Zhongshan township have been placed under investigation after they were exposed for owning more than 11 properties valued at more than 100 million yuan (HK$123.5 million), according to mainland media reports.14 Jan 2013 - 4:04am 2 comments
A township in Zhongshan city in Guangdong was sealed off by police yesterday as tensions remained high following a riot on Monday night that was believed to have been caused by disputes between locals and migrant workers.27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A prudent development strategy and the consistently high quality of its property projects throughout the mainland have earned property developer Agile Property Holdings trust from investors and homebuyers.13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Several days have passed but the atmosphere in Yilong, a village in the Pearl River Delta in Zhongshan, is quiet but still tense from last weekend's clashes between riot police and residents.20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
I refer to the report ('Project 'threatens' Lamma marine life', November 14).16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Hundreds of villagers carrying rocks and clubs clashed with riot police outside Zhongshan, Guangdong province, this weekend in protest over a long-running dispute over alleged land grabs by local officials.14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Zhongshan, in Guangdong province, yesterday suspended the registration of homes sold at or above a set limit, effectively cancelling the sales.
The suspension, on sales of 5,800 yuan (HK$7,112) per square metre or above, is another example of local governments following Beijing's directive to curb the rise in property prices. Without registration, no sale can go through.11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
While Dalian's richly-flavoured indigenous cuisine is everywhere, from small dumpling and noodle stalls to swanky dining rooms, if the visitor craves something more international there are several restaurants and bars that hit the spot.11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Planning experts have shot down ambitious plans to turn Guangzhou's Nansha district into the provincial administrative centre.24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The Zhongshan government plans to boost its tax revenue from the timber industry by setting up a logistics centre with Hong Kong-listed Sustainable Forest Holdings, which will supply wood to businesses in the Guangdong region.29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Not far from Macau, and most easily accessible from that city, Zhongshan has only borne that name since the 1920s. For centuries, both the town and the surrounding district were known as Heungshan. It was renamed in honour of Sun Yat-sen, the so-called 'founder of modern China', who was commonly known by the alias Sun Zhongshan after his death, in 1925.30 Jan 2011 - 12:00am