Latest Guangdong Stories

2008-08-07 00:00:16

Chinese authorities have evacuated nearly 400,000 people as tropical storm Kammuri headed northward after lashing Hong Kong with heavy rains. Most of those evacuated were from Guangdong province but similar measures were taken in Hainan and Guangxi Zhuang provinces, China Daily reported Thursday.

2008-07-03 09:00:54

Emirates Airline has announced the launch of its six times a week service to Guangzhou, China. The airline said that Guangzhou is its fourth destination in China. The addition of this new service to Guangzhou will increase the airline's weekly frequency to China to 48 flights.

2008-06-30 09:03:11

BEIJING, June 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

2008-06-25 09:03:04

Baosteel, rivals form JV ahead of Guangdong steel rationalization BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China's leading steel maker Baosteel Group said on Tuesday it would form a 35.86 billion yuan (5.12 billion U.S. dollars) joint venture in Guangzhou with two domestic rivals.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.