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2009-01-10 15:43:41

The Chinese economic hubs in the city of Shanghai and Guangdong province are showing signs of struggle amid the ongoing economic crisis, an official says. Guangdong Deputy Governor Huang Longyun said at a Beijing news conference this week that both economic powerhouses have been impacted greatly by the major economic downturn plaguing most of the world, the China Daily reported Friday. Huang said while his province's gross domestic product rose 10.1 percent last year, that was significantly...

2008-10-05 12:00:13

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Report by Li Bin: "Wen Jiabao Inspects Guangxi, Calls for Firm Confidence, Solid Work, Maintaining Steady, Quite Fast Economic Growth"] Nanning, 5 Oct (Xinhua) - Wen Jiabao, who is a Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and Premier of the State Council, stressed while inspecting Guangxi recently that this year, China has overcome...

2008-09-24 10:00:00

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ZHANJIANG, Guangdong, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) - Typhoon Hagupit, packing torrential rain and hurricane force winds, forced the closure of schools in at least two south China cities, halted flights and left many urban streets deserted after making landfall in Guangdong Province early on Wednesday. The 14th strong typhoon of the year landed in Dianbai County in the city of Maoming at 6:45 a.m. with winds of...

2008-09-23 12:00:36

EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle's Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain...

2008-09-10 09:00:34

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Business" page: "Vietnamese, Guangdong sign projects worth 1.6 billion USD"] Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese businesses and their partners from China's Guangdong signed 22 projects worth nearly 1.6 billion USD at the Vietnam-Guangdong economic and trade seminar Vietnam-Guangdong economic and trade seminar held in Hanoi on September 9. Most of the projects involve electricity, electronics,...

2008-09-09 06:00:29

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Politics" page: "Deputy PM welcomes Chinese delegation"] Hanoi (VNA) -Vietnam always creates favourable conditions for Guangdong province's businesses to boost investment and cooperation in Vietnam , said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem. While receiving Secretary of China's Guangdong provincial Party Committee Wang Yang in Hanoi on September 8, Deputy PM...

2008-09-09 06:00:29

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [By reporters Han Qiao and Huang Haimin: "Nong Duc Manh Hopes That Guandgong Province Will Strengthen Economic and Trade Cooperation With Vietnam"] Hanoi, 9 Sep (Xinhua) - General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nong Duc Manh expressed hope on 8 September that China's Guangdong Province will continue to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam in the fields of economy, trade, investment, and energy so as...

2008-09-08 09:00:24

Report finds 20 pct of Guangdong shore polluted by sewage GUANGZHOU, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- About one-fifth of the coastal waters near south China's Guangdong Province are polluted by industrial and domestic sewage, a government report said. The 2007 Guangdong Oceanic Environment Quality report said 9,300 sq km of the shore had been polluted to some degree. The area accounts for 18.6 percent of the province's total inshore area. The Pearl River Delta was worst affected, according to the...

2008-09-06 06:00:08

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua by sewage: "Report Finds 20 Pct of Guangdong Shore Polluted by Sewage"] GUANGZHOU, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) - About one-fifth of the coastal waters near south China's Guangdong Province are polluted by industrial and domestic sewage, a government report said. The 2007 Guangdong Oceanic Environment Quality report said 9,300 sq km of the shore had been polluted to some degree. The area accounts for...

2008-09-01 06:00:30

By Thomas L. Friedman I had the pleasure the other day of visiting the delightfully named Zhuhai Guohua Wonderful Wind Power Exploitation Co. in Zhuhai, on the southern coast of China. It's a good news/bad news story. The good news was that the Chinese engineers showed me their control room, which has a giant glass window that looks out onto their 21 wind turbines that crown the peaks of a nearby mountain. "How nice," I thought. "China's really starting to go green." But as my eye...


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