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