from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A city of southern China in Guangdong province on the Pearl River Delta south of Guangzhou.
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- proper noun A
prefecture-level city in the south-east of Chinain the province of Guangdong
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In the early days (2001) of LocalWineEvents. com, I received a posting for an event in Zhuhai China and an initiation to attend.
I went to the city of Zhuhai, which is on the Macao border.
U.S. sales for Gree have expanded by an average 20 percent annually over the past five years, Dong said in Zhuhai, which is in Guangdong, the manufacturing hub that's adjacent to Hong Kong.
Average prices in Zhuhai were up 0.08% in October from a month earlier to 10,508 yuan a square meter, according to a survey by China Real Estate Index System, a private-market data provider.
In a statement released Tuesday, the Bureau of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of Zhuhai described the price ceiling, which took effect Nov. 1, as its 2011 home-price-control target but it didn't say it will expire.
The southern city of Zhuhai last week implemented a cap on the prices developers can charge for new housing, a temporary move that emphasizes the pressures officials face to cool the housing market.
Morgan Stanley took a similar route when it bought a small commercial lender based in Zhuhai, China, Nan Tung Bank, in 2006.
I don't think the central government dictated the price limit, though Zhuhai may have faced some pressure from Beijing.
LONDON—Chinese state-owned oil-and-gas giant Cnooc Ltd. said Monday production on two platforms at the Zhuhai Hengqin gas-processing terminal has stopped after a leak was discovered in an underwater connecting pipeline.
SHANGHAI—Zhuhai city in southern China's Guangdong province has banned the sale of homes priced above 11,285 yuan $1,776 per square meter, imposing what appears to be the most extreme property tightening measure so far by becoming the first Chinese city to announce a precise limit for new home prices.