He Huifeng

He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.
He Huifeng
He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.

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China’s ‘unprecedented and sufficient’ tax cut still does not do enough for small manufacturers, owners say

Owners play down suggestions it could boost domestic business and aid employment to help offset the slowdown in growth caused by the US-China trade war.

20 Mar 2019 - 7:15AM

Owners play down suggestions it could boost domestic business and aid employment to help offset the slowdown in growth caused by the US-China trade war.

China’s ‘unprecedented and sufficient’ tax cut still does not do enough for small manufacturers, owners say
Greater Bay Area creates uncertain future for China’s largest fabric market and its 100,000 employees

Guangzhou’s Zhongda market, the largest clothing and fabric market in China, is being relocated 100km away to Qingyuan to make way for a new hi-tech development centre.

19 Mar 2019 - 12:49PM

Guangzhou’s Zhongda market, the largest clothing and fabric market in China, is being relocated 100km away to Qingyuan to make way for a new hi-tech development centre.

Greater Bay Area creates uncertain future for China’s largest fabric market and its 100,000 employees
China’s wealthy families are turning to long holidays abroad as efforts to emigrate halted

Foreign lifestyle experiences are becoming more popular as citizens seek to escape pollution, food and medicine safety worries and authoritarian government controls.

11 Mar 2019 - 7:27AM

Foreign lifestyle experiences are becoming more popular as citizens seek to escape pollution, food and medicine safety worries and authoritarian government controls.

China’s wealthy families are turning to long holidays abroad as efforts to emigrate halted
Policeman dressed as woman in online romance scam video wins fans in China

Short clip released by police in Guangdong is part of campaign to raise awareness of the problem.

9 Mar 2019 - 10:30PM

Short clip released by police in Guangdong is part of campaign to raise awareness of the problem.

Policeman dressed as woman in online romance scam video wins fans in China
US-China trade war has hit ‘about half’ of businesses in southern China, AmCham survey says

American Chamber of Commerce in South China report contacted 240 firms, with 54 per cent of American companies losing market share to competitors from other countries.

26 Feb 2019 - 12:01PM

American Chamber of Commerce in South China report contacted 240 firms, with 54 per cent of American companies losing market share to competitors from other countries.

US-China trade war has hit ‘about half’ of businesses in southern China, AmCham survey says
China’s factories struggling to find staff as young migrant workers seek ‘freedom’ in services sector

Booming courier business is a popular choice, where food deliverers can earn US$750 to US$1,000 a month with companies including Meituan Dianping.

25 Feb 2019 - 10:09AM

Booming courier business is a popular choice, where food deliverers can earn US$750 to US$1,000 a month with companies including Meituan Dianping.

China’s factories struggling to find staff as young migrant workers seek ‘freedom’ in services sector
Greater Bay Area plan receives mixed reaction in Guangdong province, still work to do for Beijing

Parties who stand to gain voice support for the development plan, while those who see no benefit or fear potential loss express scepticism.

22 Feb 2019 - 2:35PM

Parties who stand to gain voice support for the development plan, while those who see no benefit or fear potential loss express scepticism.

Greater Bay Area plan receives mixed reaction in Guangdong province, still work to do for Beijing
China’s Greater Bay Area push could worsen Guangdong inequality and usher in new ageing crisis

Critics say the provincial government’s focus on the flagship infrastructure project will shift resources away from these minor cities, making it harder to close the wealth gap.

21 Feb 2019 - 11:37AM

Critics say the provincial government’s focus on the flagship infrastructure project will shift resources away from these minor cities, making it harder to close the wealth gap.

China’s Greater Bay Area push could worsen Guangdong inequality and usher in new ageing crisis
China’s State Council reveals details of Greater Bay Area plan to turn Hong Kong and 10 neighbouring cities into economic hub

Years in the making, scheme embodies President Xi Jinping’s ambition to build innovation and finance powerhouse to rival Silicon Valley and Tokyo Bay Area.

19 Feb 2019 - 10:18AM

Years in the making, scheme embodies President Xi Jinping’s ambition to build innovation and finance powerhouse to rival Silicon Valley and Tokyo Bay Area.

China’s State Council reveals details of Greater Bay Area plan to turn Hong Kong and 10 neighbouring cities into economic hub
China’s social credit system shows its teeth, banning millions from taking flights, trains

Annual report shows the businesses and individuals added to trustworthiness blacklist as use of the government system accelerates.

19 Feb 2019 - 10:39AM

Annual report shows the businesses and individuals added to trustworthiness blacklist as use of the government system accelerates.

China’s social credit system shows its teeth, banning millions from taking flights, trains
China’s small businesses forced to cut back on staff just to survive as economic mood sours amid trade war

President Xi Jinping warned in January about a need to pay particular attention to the risks to social stability during the current economic slowdown.

11 Feb 2019 - 1:20PM

President Xi Jinping warned in January about a need to pay particular attention to the risks to social stability during the current economic slowdown.

China’s small businesses forced to cut back on staff just to survive as economic mood sours amid trade war
How Hong Kong’s ‘Lara Croft’ took mainland Chinese TV viewers by storm

Viewers were won over by Chu Tsin-pui’s good looks and never-say-die attitude in the face of adversity.

4 Feb 2019 - 10:03AM

Viewers were won over by Chu Tsin-pui’s good looks and never-say-die attitude in the face of adversity.

How Hong Kong’s ‘Lara Croft’ took mainland Chinese TV viewers by storm
China hit by new vaccine scandal, as up to 18 children given wrong shot

Two health officials sacked, third detained as clinic confirms that at least one child was given HIB rather than pentavalent vaccine.

2 Feb 2019 - 9:40PM

Two health officials sacked, third detained as clinic confirms that at least one child was given HIB rather than pentavalent vaccine.

China hit by new vaccine scandal, as up to 18 children given wrong shot
Guangdong’s growth slump is seen as a turning point for China’s economy, say analysts

Country’s most prosperous province has set lower 2019 growth target that matches expected national target as fast growth fades and trade war clouds outlook.

30 Jan 2019 - 11:02PM

Country’s most prosperous province has set lower 2019 growth target that matches expected national target as fast growth fades and trade war clouds outlook.

Guangdong’s growth slump is seen as a turning point for China’s economy, say analysts
China’s industrial powerhouse Guangdong slashes growth target for 2019

Southeastern province, which includes the cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou, aims for 6.0-6.5 per cent growth this year.

28 Jan 2019 - 11:01PM

Southeastern province, which includes the cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou, aims for 6.0-6.5 per cent growth this year.

China’s industrial powerhouse Guangdong slashes growth target for 2019
Helping private sector top policy priority this year, Guangdong political body says
  • Pushing forward with ‘Greater Bay Area’ scheme also highlighted, along with addressing wealth gap between urban and rural parts of the province.
28 Jan 2019 - 3:22PM
  • Pushing forward with ‘Greater Bay Area’ scheme also highlighted, along with addressing wealth gap between urban and rural parts of the province.
Helping private sector top policy priority this year, Guangdong political body says
Venezuela crisis watched by China immigrants who fled chaos with anxiety – and hope

Unlike China’s government, the Chinese immigrants who left their shattered dreams behind in Venezuela are no fans of Maduro.

24 Jan 2019 - 8:46PM

Unlike China’s government, the Chinese immigrants who left their shattered dreams behind in Venezuela are no fans of Maduro.

Venezuela crisis watched by China immigrants who fled chaos with anxiety – and hope
China’s tech hub Shenzhen misses growth target but leapfrogs Hong Kong into Asia’s top 5, mayor says

Gross domestic product up 7.5 per cent in 2018 to US$350 billion, mayor says, but claim city’s economy now among Asia’s biggest may be premature as Hong Kong has yet to show its hand.

21 Jan 2019 - 6:22AM

Gross domestic product up 7.5 per cent in 2018 to US$350 billion, mayor says, but claim city’s economy now among Asia’s biggest may be premature as Hong Kong has yet to show its hand.

China’s tech hub Shenzhen misses growth target but leapfrogs Hong Kong into Asia’s top 5, mayor says
Shenzhen’s new bankruptcy court could track assets transferred to Hong Kong

China created a special bankruptcy court in Shenzhen this week to handle cross-border cases.

18 Jan 2019 - 11:59AM

China created a special bankruptcy court in Shenzhen this week to handle cross-border cases.

Shenzhen’s new bankruptcy court could track assets transferred to Hong Kong
Guangzhou misses its growth target, as trade war and China’s economic slowdown begin to bite

China’s fourth largest city by GDP grew by 6.5 per cent last year, short of the 7.5 per cent target set at the beginning of the year.

15 Jan 2019 - 7:31PM

China’s fourth largest city by GDP grew by 6.5 per cent last year, short of the 7.5 per cent target set at the beginning of the year.

Guangzhou misses its growth target, as trade war and China’s economic slowdown begin to bite
You’re rehired! Chinese firm overturns decision to cancel employment offers to over 200 graduates

Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics cites ‘corporate social responsibility’ following public outcry after contracts were cancelled in December.

9 Jan 2019 - 10:48PM

Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics cites ‘corporate social responsibility’ following public outcry after contracts were cancelled in December.

You’re rehired! Chinese firm overturns decision to cancel employment offers to over 200 graduates
Beijing treads carefully when scions of Thai political dynasty arrive in China in search of their roots

Low-key reception demonstrates how sensitive relations with Thailand are as Chinese censors set to work after exiled sister and brother visit Guangdong.

7 Jan 2019 - 11:00PM

Low-key reception demonstrates how sensitive relations with Thailand are as Chinese censors set to work after exiled sister and brother visit Guangdong.

Beijing treads carefully when scions of Thai political dynasty arrive in China in search of their roots
How China’s worsening economic woes are shattering the dreams of its top graduate students

More than 200 new graduates were ‘fired before hired’ as a medical equipment firm abruptly shrank its recruitment plan, citing economic stress amid the US-China trade war.

9 Jan 2019 - 11:58AM

More than 200 new graduates were ‘fired before hired’ as a medical equipment firm abruptly shrank its recruitment plan, citing economic stress amid the US-China trade war.

How China’s worsening economic woes are shattering the dreams of its top graduate students
Chinese gay dating app Blued puts hold on new users over HIV/Aids fears for minors

Report says some underage users contracted virus on dates set up via platform.

7 Jan 2019 - 2:02AM

Report says some underage users contracted virus on dates set up via platform.

Chinese gay dating app Blued puts hold on new users over HIV/Aids fears for minors
Hong Kong, Shenzhen multibillion-dollar land reclamation plans may be on collision course

The vast resources needed for Hong Kong’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision project could clash with Shenzhen’s plan to build a maritime hub on reclaimed land.

2 Jan 2019 - 10:22AM

The vast resources needed for Hong Kong’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision project could clash with Shenzhen’s plan to build a maritime hub on reclaimed land.

Hong Kong, Shenzhen multibillion-dollar land reclamation plans may be on collision course
China’s private economy set for winter ‘colder and longer than expected’, warns billionaire tycoon

Self-made billionaire Chen Hongtian says rhetoric from Beijing has yet to translate into actual policies to help private businesses.

29 Dec 2018 - 1:05AM

Self-made billionaire Chen Hongtian says rhetoric from Beijing has yet to translate into actual policies to help private businesses.

China’s private economy set for winter ‘colder and longer than expected’, warns billionaire tycoon
Beijing says Guangdong government broke law by publishing PMI economic figures for seven years

National Bureau of Statistics bans publication of provincial purchasing managers’ index.

19 Dec 2018 - 9:27PM

National Bureau of Statistics bans publication of provincial purchasing managers’ index.

Beijing says Guangdong government broke law by publishing PMI economic figures for seven years
China tightens control of local economic data ahead of expected weak growth next year

Authorities in Guangdong, nation’s manufacturing powerhouse, told all future purchasing managers’ indexes will be produced by National Bureau of Statistics.

17 Dec 2018 - 3:05PM

Authorities in Guangdong, nation’s manufacturing powerhouse, told all future purchasing managers’ indexes will be produced by National Bureau of Statistics.

China tightens control of local economic data ahead of expected weak growth next year
US trade war weakens China’s position as global leader in automation and robot manufacturing

China’s cutting-edge industry is forced to adopt wait-and-see approach to growth.

7 Dec 2018 - 8:16AM

China’s cutting-edge industry is forced to adopt wait-and-see approach to growth.

US trade war weakens China’s position as global leader in automation and robot manufacturing
Staying put: small China firms postpone plans to move to Vietnam after trade war truce

Small Chinese manufacturing firms are reconsidering their plans to move to Vietnam to avoid US trade tariffs

5 Dec 2018 - 10:05PM

Small Chinese manufacturing firms are reconsidering their plans to move to Vietnam to avoid US trade tariffs

Staying put: small China firms postpone plans to move to Vietnam after trade war truce