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Rappler's latest stories on Guangdong


14% of virus patients discharged in China's Guangdong re-test positive

Feb 26, 2020 - 4:03 PM

The findings suggest that people who recovered from COVID-19 may have to be monitored for an extended period even after they have tested negative for the virus twice

This photo taken on February 11, 2020 shows medical staff members (R) collecting samples from Chinese paramilitary police officers to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus as he returns from holidays in Shenzhen in China's southern Guangdong province. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,113 nationwide on February 12 after another 97 deaths were reported by the national health commission. STR / AFP

Hong Kong to cull 4,700 pigs after second swine fever case found

Jun 01, 2019 - 3:59 PM

Hong Kong's Food and Health Department says last month around 6,000 pigs were culled after African swine fever was detected also in a pig imported from the southern Chinese province of Guangdong

A customer waits as butchers prepare pork meat at a market in Hong Kong on May 11, 2019. Hong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after African swine fever was detected in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with China, the first case of the disease in the densely populated financial hub. VIVEK PRAKASH / AFP

MRC Allied partners with Chinese firm for energy deals

Jul 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM

The two companies will explore opportunities in the Philippines renewable energy sector

China pushes economic diplomacy amid warm Philippine ties

May 06, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The Asian powerhouse expresses optimism over the Philippines participation in the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative

Chinese energy firm eyes Subic as hub for transfer of LNG shipments

Oct 20, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Shipments of liquefied natural gas from Australia and Indonesia will be transferred onto vessels bound for China

Money to burn? China firms seek new investors

Mar 21, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Small and medium sized enterprises in China are turning to the NEEQ a little known stock market with surging growth

To go with China economy market stock regulation,FOCUS This photo taken on January 13, 2016 in Shantou shows bundles of printing 'spirit money' in a show room of the factory. The Guangdong Yixiang Folk Culture Co. has a licence to print money -- thousands of lookalike US dollars roll off its clattering presses every minute, intended as burnt offerings for the heavenly bank accounts of Chinese ancestors. But in the earthly realm, small- and medium-sized companies like this have a devil of a time getting a loan from China's big state-owned banks, which prefer to lend to large, often state-owned, firms. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / JOHANNES EISELE

Four dead as southern China battered by Typhoon Mujigae – report

Oct 04, 2015 - 11:49 PM

More than 24 000 workers in Guangdong are put on standby to deal with any power cuts caused by the typhoon

4 held over deadly bridge collapse in China: Xinhua

May 05, 2014 - 6:55 AM

A village committee director two people working for the construction contractor and another official are held responsible for the stone arch bridge collpase

China floods death toll passes 100

Aug 19, 2013 - 2:39 PM

Devastating floods at opposite ends of China have left 74 people dead and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes in recent days

Severe typhoon Utor hits Hong Kong

Aug 14, 2013 - 8:02 AM

Utor is predicted to make landfall in Guangdong China on Wednesday night or Thursday morning according to China s state news agency Xinhua

BRACING FOR UTOR. A man holds his broken umbrella against heavy winds in Hong Kong on August 13, 2013 as the city braces for deadly Typhoon Utor (LAbuyo) which earlier swept through the Philippines. Photo by AFP / Philippe Lopez

New case of H7N9 bird flu in China - officials

Aug 11, 2013 - 12:38 PM

Officials: The 51 year old woman is in a critical condition after she was admitted to hospital on August 3 following signs of a fever

ON ALERT. A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a poster showing how to avoid the H7N9 avian influenza virus, by a road in Beijing on April 24, 2013. Photo by AFP / Wang Zhao

'Little Hu' promoted in China

Dec 18, 2012 - 7:48 PM

Hu Chunhua is considered one of the frontrunners for China s next power transition in 2022

LEADER-IN-WAITING? New Guandong party chief Hu Chunhua in a file photo from the Chinese government official website