China’s Pearl River Delta overtakes Tokyo as world’s largest megacity

China’s Pearl River Delta overtakes Tokyo as world’s largest megacity

Several hundred million more people are expected to move to cities in East Asia over the next 20 years as economies shift from agriculture to manufacturing and services, according to a World Bank report

Wastewater discharged from a denim washing factory in Xintang. Villagers complain about the printing and dyeing factories’ wastewater that discharges into the local river, which in turn flows into the Pearl River delta

The price of success: China blighted by industrial pollution – in pictures

Industrial pollution: Wastewater in Xintang, Zengcheng, Guangdong, China globalnews.

Colorfull Dragon boats ~ human-powered watercrafts. Traditionally handcrafted, in the Pearl River delta region of southern China - Guangdong Province

Colorfull Dragon boats are human-powered watercrafts. Traditionally handcrafted, in the Pearl River delta region of southern China - Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.

PLP Unveils Pearl River Delta's Tallest Building as Part of New Masterplan,Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of PLP Architecture

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In the Pearl River Delta, breakneck development is colliding with the effects of climate change.

Rising Waters Threaten China’s Rising Cities

In the Pearl River Delta, breakneck development is colliding with the effects of climate change.

Visit Zhuhai Situated on the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province, Zuhai is often passed over for Macau and Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong is an autonomous territory on the Pearl River Delta of China. Plan your itinerary with our tips, add Hong Kong to your bucket list. Enjoy summer and your journey around the globe!

Hong Kong is an autonomous territory on the Pearl River Delta of China. Plan your itinerary with our tips, add Hong Kong to your bucket list. Enjoy summer and your journey around the globe!

US$154 billion rise of the robots planned for Pearl River Delta manufacturing | Manufacturers plan to replace human labour on unprecedented scale in next three years, driven by worker shortages and government subsidies

Manufacturers plan to replace human labour on unprecedented scale in next three years, driven by worker shortages and government subsidies

PLP Unveils Pearl River Delta's Tallest Building as Part of New Masterplan,Aerial Rendered View. Image Courtesy of PLP Architecture

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London-based architecture firm PLP has revealed plans for a mixed-use complex in China's Pearl River Delta. The result of a competition win, Nexus is an investigation for 'an alternative to the high-rise point tower typology', explain the architects.

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