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2008-06-24 06:02:31

Sino Express Travel Limited's (OTC:SXPT) property valuation of the Southern Silver Resort & Beach will get a major boost due to China's Guangdong Province real estate report detailing the explosion of property values on the vacation city of Yangjiang, Guangdong, China.

2008-06-16 12:00:00

South China's Guangdong Province was facing the threat of serious flooding as two swollen rivers converged in the Pearl River Delta on Monday [16 June], resulting in a flood equivalent to a worst in 50 years.

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2007-12-21 12:00:00

After 800 years at the bottom of the sea, a merchant ship loaded with porcelain and other rare antiques was raised to the surface Friday in a specially built basket, a state news agency reported. The Nanhai No. 1, which means "South China Sea No.

2007-06-14 17:18:24

Archaeologists have discovered a sunken ship laden with Ming Dynasty porcelain, tipped off by local police who learned that fishing boats were carrying out illegal salvage operations off the south China coast, state media reported.

2006-09-02 03:41:15

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese health official once hailed as a hero for his work in fighting the spread of SARS has been jailed for life for taking "huge" bribes from vaccine distributors, state media said on Saturday.

2006-08-04 07:19:31

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Prapiroon killed 18 people as it lashed south China with heavy rain and winds on Friday after forcing the evacuation of more than half a million and snarling transport links across the region.

2006-08-03 11:30:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Prapiroon drove ashore on Thursday in southern China, where tens of thousands of people had been evacuated, after killing six people and forcing thousands to flee their homes in the northern Philippines.

2006-08-02 20:40:54

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Prapiroon, which killed six people and forced thousands to flee their homes in the northern Philippines, closed in on southern China on Thursday and thousands have been evacuated ahead of its arrival.

2006-08-02 09:39:05

By Wendy Lim and Emma Graham-Harrison HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Hong Kong and the neighboring manufacturing hub of Guangdong plan to launch an emissions trading scheme this year as part of a drive to clear their smoggy skies, a top official said on Wednesday.

2006-07-26 06:53:05

BEIJING (Reuters) - Typhoon Kaemi weakened into a tropical depression on Wednesday as it lashed southern China with heavy rains and strong winds killing nine and forcing the evacuation of over half a million people.