from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A province of southeast China on the South China Sea. It has been part of China since c. 200 B.C. Guangzhou is the capital. Population: 85,200,000.
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- proper n. A populous province in China, located on the southern coast.
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- n. a province in southern China
And Francois Godement , a French specialist in Asia, describes China as split between competing versions of its own model: the more Western-style move up the technological value chain, which he calls the Guangdong model after the prosperous coastal region, and the Chongqing experiment in the center of China, which is marked by heavy state subsidies and paeans to Chairman Mao.
But many Chinese people clearly do not have knowledge about the uneven development within Guangdong province.
"Can there be places that are this impoverished in Guangdong province?"
The school was called as the "most run-down school in Guangdong province."
The Associated Press writes that in Guangdong, the Chinese province where Megi is projected to make landfall "officials have ordered all fishing boats back to shore, put the provincial flood control headquarters on alert and warned that reservoirs should be watched."
The SARS outbreak began on November 16, 2002, when the first case of an unusual form of pneumonia was reported in Guangdong province in southern China.
"I predict if population control remains on course and meets its targets, Guangdong is likely to let couples in which one of the two parents is an only child to have a second child," he said in an interview with the Yangcheng Evening News.
Southern Weekend, one of the most outspoken weekly newspapers in Guangdong province, came out Thursday with a large front-page photo of the Time cover featuring Wen, alongside his comments from the interview about the need for political reform.
One facility in Guangdong province, the famous Foxconn works, sits in the middle of a conurbation just outside Shenzhen, where it occupies roughly as much space as a major airport.
The Architecture firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill are designing a zero energy office tower for the Guangdong Tobacco Company in Guangdong China.
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