river delta region

Nanny shortage hits Chinese cities

January 6th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) With the holiday season round the corner, China is facing an acute nanny shortage! Even the promise of a decent salary is not enough to attract one.The house ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China begins construction of world’s longest sea bridge

December 15th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) China Tuesday began construction of the world's longest sea bridge linking its southern economic hub of Guangdong province to Hong Kong and Macao. Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang attended ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former culture minister wins Macau election unopposed

July 26th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, July 26 (DPA) Former culture minister Ferdando Chui was elected as Macau's new leader Sunday after running unopposed in a poll of the former Portuguese colony's leading citizens. A 300-strong election panel, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World Bank lends $450 mn to China for rail, highway projects

April 17th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (Xinhua) The World Bank said Friday it approved loans totalling $450 million to finance road and rail projects in central and western China. The bank said $300 million would help ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Relief efforts in Myanmar a battle against time

May 13th, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by admin
By Johanna Marten Yangon, May 13 (DPA) The rain came down so forcefully that people's skin suffered bruises. Yet they survived and are among the lucky ones in the Irrawaddy river delta region ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |