Expats have fun getting fit - By Betty Lin

Expats have fun getting fit - By Betty Lin

TWELVE western and Chinese women attended the first aerobics class at the D1 Fitness Club on the 6th floor of the Duty-Free Emporium in Jida Thursday morning. After the hour-long exercise, everyone looked flushed and happy. The class term is eight weeks, ZIA Vice President Maureen Keen explained.
“It’s a start and there will be more,” Maureen said. It might be two times weekly for aerobics and one night each week for ballroom dancing, she added.

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Halloween is coming

Halloween is coming

TRICK-or-treating will begin at Richmond Hill Villas in Gongbei at 6pm October 31 to celebrate Halloween. Children and adults dressed in Halloween costumes – ghosts, witches, cats and pumpkins being traditional -- will knock on the doors of expat residents and say, “Trick or treat," as all the participating households will have treats for the children. There will be no tricks!

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Reps at high-tech fair

Reps at high-tech fair

RADIANT and fresh-air air-conditioning systems developed exclusively by Zhuhai Yantong Environmental Technology are 30 per cent more energy-efficient than conventional ones, Board Chairman Yan Jiguang explained at the October 12-17

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China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) 2008 in Shenzhen.

China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) 2008 in Shenzhen.

As a result of working for six years with Hunan University, the company succeeded in mastering the core technology of radiant air conditioners and solving the bottleneck problem of generating water leakage in high-temperature and high-humidity environments, he noted.
Another member of the Zhuhai delegation, inventor Su Ruitian, has patented the “Intelligent reactive power auto-compensation economizer of power consumer,” which can save 2 to 10 per cent on energy by minimizing the flow of reactive current in a power source.

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Headquarters promoted

Headquarters promoted

ZHUHAI Livzon Pharmaceutical Group Inc and Fuhua Co Ltd have been authorized as third-group headquarters enterprises and thus are entitled to subsidies for office premises and preferential policies on land usage and in other matters.
Zhuhai Gree Group Corp, Huafa Group and United Laboratories have already been authorized as headquarters enterprises since the Regulation of Encouraging Development of Headquarters Enterprises was issued in July 2006, highlighting their contribution to city development and setting examples for other local businesses.

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Street beautified

Street beautified

WITH an investment of some 3 million yuan ($437,000), the Doumen Xinmin Road Pedestrian Street renovation project will make the street look much nicer upon completion in late November, Doumen District Construction Department Director Li Zhe said.
Marble will replace the old pavement, 25 “electronic eyes” will be installed and comfortable benches will be placed on the street, which has become the busiest business area in downtown Doumen.

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HK-GD ties increase

HK-GD ties increase

THE resilience of Hong Kong people will help the city emerge stronger from the current global financial tsunami, Chief Executive Donald Tsang said on Wednesday.
Delivering his Policy Address to the Legislative Council, Tsang said Hong Kong would turn the current crises into opportunities by pursuing economic development in financial services, cross-boundary integration, infrastructure, creative industries and scientific research.

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