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  Pearl River Delta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone encompasses only 0.4 percent of the land area and only 3.2 percent of the 2000 Census population of mainland China, it accounted for 8.7 percent of GDP, 32.8 percent of total trade, and 29.2 percent of utilised foreign capital in 2001.
The Pearl River Delta has become the world's workshop and is a major manufacturing base for products such as electronic products (such as watches and clocks), toys, garments and textiles, plastic products, and a range of other goods.
The Pearl river delta is notoriously polluted, with sewage and industrial waste facilities failing to keep pace with the growth in population and industry in the area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pearl_River_estuary   (1182 words)

 Pearl River (China) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pearl River (珠江 Pinyin: Zhū Jiāng) is China's third longest river (2,200 km, after the Yangtze River and the Huang He), and second largest by volume (after the Yangtze).
It is formed by convergence of the Xi Jiang ("the West River"), the Bei Jiang ("the North River"), and the Dong Jiang ("the East River").
The river flows through the majority of Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, and Guizhou Provinces, and parts of Hunan and Jiangxi, forming the 409,480 km² Pearl River Basin (珠江流域).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pearl_River_(China)   (208 words)

 Pearl Chamber of Commerce :: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was during these later years of the 1800's that Pearl had its origin as a rural farming area adjacent to the Pearl River and, until the middle 1900's, the Pearl area was primarily a farming community that was sparsely populated.
Pearl's expansion, consequently originated as an extension of urban growth and development in the State's capital city.
Subsequent reasons that contributed to the continued development of Pearl include the completion of levees and flood control works which protect the city form the Pearl River, close proximity of the Jackson International Airport, and direct access to Interstate 20 and Interstate 55.
www.pearlms.org   (265 words)

 Pearl River Community College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pearl River Community College's athletic tradition spans most of this century and includes some of the most prominent and memorable sports figures, athletes, and coaches.
Pearl River began as an agricultural high school in 1909 and as a junior college in 1921.
Pearl River is known for its competitive spirit in all sports, regardless of whether the sport is football, men's or women's basketball, baseball, soccer, women's softball, men's and women's tennis, or golf.
www.prcc.edu /sports/football/football.htm   (645 words)

 Pearl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
General Description and Characteristics -- The state of Mississippi enthusiastically endorses the use of rivers for recreational purposes, and the Pearl River is a user-friendly river that reflects that endorsement.
The Pearl rivers flows beside the towns of Monticello and Columbia in this section; however, neither of these town is easy to visit from the river.
The Pearl Basin Development District, 2304 Riverside Drive, PO Box 5332, Jackson, MS 39216-1332 (Phone 601-354-6301) may be able to provide a copy of the map and guide "Pearl River Boatway".
members.aol.com /Mmcbs2/pearl.html   (629 words)

 Wildcats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pearl River won it's second consecutive conference championship and its third in the last four seasons.
Pearl River will stay in Hernando, MS at the Days Inn during the state tournament.
The Pearl River Wildcats won there 27th straight game with a double header sweep over Gulf Coast C.C. PRCC improved to 32-4 overall and 6-0 in conference play.
www.eteamz.com /prccbaseball   (1345 words)

 Pearl River, NY News
Pearl River schools no longer offer high school consumer classes, because a replacement couldn't be found for the retiring teacher.
Pearl River, N.Y. - ACORD, eEG7 and CSIO today made public the release of a harmonized data dictionary for the insurance industry.
The Pearl River Pirates football team scored 29 points and held the visiting Tappan Zee Dutchmen to 0 in the Pirates non-league win on Saturday.
www.topix.net /city/pearl-river-ny   (1195 words)

 Rockland Scholar-Athlete award: Pearl River's Mangan
Pearl River soccer coach Damon O'Keefe knows Nick Mangan better than most people.
Mangan is now a senior at Pearl River, where he plays soccer and basketball and runs track.
Mangan's role on Pearl River's team is at stopper, a midfielder who concentrates mostly on defense.
www.thejournalnews.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051015/SPORTS02/510150374/1069   (538 words)

 Pearl River Historical Society
When a child he moved with his family to the vicinity in which he died, now Pearl River County, where he lived his entire life with the exception of four years of eventful life spent in the army of the Confederacy as a brave and gallant soldier, a member of the 3rd (afterwards 23rd) Miss.
The massacre angered the people in the western part of the territory along the Pearl and the Mississippi Rivers who quickly organized troops and with the aid of the Choctaws., destroyed their chief town, Escanachaha, the Holy City of the Creeks, which they believed could never be taken.
In 1816, Pike County's Eastern border reached to the Pearl River and Daniel Davis bought and moved on 160 acres in the extreme South East corner near the Pearl River and the Louisiana line.
www.gulfcoastplus.com /histsoc/pearlriv.htm   (22589 words)

 TIMEasia.com | Visions of China: Pearl River Delta | 9/27/99
PEARL RIVER DELTA: Birth of an Economic Powerhouse, 1984
The primary engine for this export push is the Pearl River Delta, the area that stretches from Guangzhou to Shenzhen just north of Hong Kong.
From 1990 to 1998, foreigners invested $463 billion in China: 20% went to the Pearl River Delta.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/0927/pearl_river.html   (756 words)

 PRBDD - Pearl River Basin Development District
Member counties are located along the Pearl River and its tributaries.
Counties that form the PRBDD include: Neshoba, Leake, Scott, Hinds, Copiah, Simpson, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall, Marion, Pearl River and Hancock.
The PRBDD combines the geographic area of the Pearl River watershed and county governmental boundaries to form a regional organization to promote the beneficial use of the resources of the Pearl River and its watershed.
www.pearlriverbasin.com   (106 words)

 Pearl River 4-S Twin Lens Reflex Camera
The Pearl River 4-S is a twin-lens reflex camera with photographic lens and viewing lens.
I have a Chinese TLR called a Pearl River that I picked up at a Washington DC camera show for a rediculously low price because the dealer was tired of hauling it around.
Whilst cameras like the Pearl River and Seagull TLRs are not really professional pieces of equipment - they are in my opinion also not toy cameras in the sense that the Diana and Holga are toy cameras.
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 Pearl River Resort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pearl River Resort at Choctaw, Mississippi- the only resort development of its kind on an Indian reservation - will be a world-class gaming and entertainment destination featuring deluxe accommodations, Las Vegas- style gaming, exciting shows and attractions, renowned golf club and a full range of resort services.
In an aggressive move to create one of the finest resort destinations in the country, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is building upon the phenomenal success of its existing Silver Star Hotel & Casino and the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club by unveiling its aggressive development plan (November 2000).
When complete, Pearl River Resort will represent an estimated $750 million vacation destination.
www.choctaw.org /economics/pearl_river_resort.htm   (607 words)

 Pearl River Resort - Choctaw, Mississippi - It's All Here!
It is Pearl River Resort's policy not to accept pets with the exception of trained service animals.
Pearl River Resort Rewards Card, which lets you earn valuable points.
The nearest RV Facility is located approximately 4 miles east of Pearl River Resort on Hwy.
www.pearlriverresort.com /contact_us.aspx   (664 words)

 MDEQ - Pearl River Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The river extends from its headwaters in Neshoba County through the Jackson metropolitan area and empties into the Mississippi Sound.
There are 27 state and federal agencies coordinating their activities in the Pearl River Basin.
Surface waters (e.g., streams, rivers, lakes, estuearies, etc) are assigned intended uses.
www.deq.state.ms.us /Mdeq.nsf/page/WMB_Pearl_River_Basin?OpenDocument   (554 words)

 Jackson metro & state news - The Clarion-Ledger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A former student at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville has given the school $3.75 million, the largest cash gift ever presented to a state community or junior college.
The late Ethel Holden Brownstone of Pearl River County left the money before she died on Oct. 17, 1996.
She was a student at Pearl River County Agricultural High School and Junior College in 1930-31.
www.clarionledger.com /news/0310/21/m07.html   (471 words)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Pearl River School District offers free milk and free and reduced price lunch to students from eligible families.
Households must meet federal income guidelines according to household size and must complete an application or submit a Direct Certification letter from the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.
of Pearl River High School, 275 East Central Avenue, Pearl River, NY For additional information, contact Merri Sonin at 620-3937.
www.pearlriver.k12.ny.us   (162 words)

 The Search Continues! Current Ivory-billed Woodpecker searches in Arkansas and ?
While the experts have said that these sightings would be impossible based on the historical range of the birds and deforestation, the detail of Steve's observations are well worth close attention.
The Cornell team deployed automatic recording units at the White River, but not until August, well past the time period when vocalizations would be more prominent in the breeding season.
He had seen the bird while kayaking along the Cache River in Arkansas, to the northeast of where I'd seen the bird.
www.birdingamerica.com /Ivorybill/ivorybilledwoodpecker.htm   (2905 words)

 Pearl River Profile - 2001
Students in Pearl River can choose to attend more than 80 private and parochial schools located within free-busing range (15 miles) of PRSD schools.
Transfers to other institutions are rare: 94 percent of students who begin their schooling in Pearl River complete their high school education in the district.
In response to national scrutiny toward public education, in 1991, a new board of education and PRSD's administration critically examined the district's academic performance.
www.nist.gov /public_affairs/peralriver.htm   (1231 words)

 Machine for setting bowling pins developed on Pearl River farm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
PEARL RIVER — Inside an empty turkey house in Pearl River, a man named Fred Schmidt invented a machine in 1936 that would forever change the sport of bowling.
Schmidt, a design engineer with Dexter Folder Co. in Pearl River, is credited with inventing the automated pinspotter machine, which took the place of pin boys, who would stand in bowling alley pits to set up pins, collect knocked-down pins, reset standing pins and return the ball to the bowler.
AMF's president, Morehead Patterson, visited the Pearl River turkey house and saw the opportunity in the automated pinspotter.
www.thejournalnews.com /business2003/newsroom/k4330bzinventstoryp.html   (742 words)

 Asia Times - The Pearl River gets a necklace
The Guangdong government is having second thoughts on the bridge because of its aspirations to replace Hong Kong as the finance and logistics center of the region.
The development of the Nansha port, which is situated at the center of the Pearl Delta, is one of the strategic plans to fulfill this goal.
The time needed for driving from the west of the Pearl River Delta to Hong Kong would be shortened by half an hour, or 30km, hence creating a "living circle within a three-hour drive", which would be especially convenient for Guangdong residents wishing to pay a one-day visit to Hong Kong.
www.atimes.com /atimes/China/EH07Ad01.html   (962 words)

 Pearl River News
Local news for Pearl River, LA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
The Pearl River Rebels football beat the visiting Christian Life Crusaders, 40-13 in Friday's non-league game.
Debra Jarrell, a third grade teacher at Pearl River Central Elementary, does a job that she loves.
www.topix.net /city/pearl-river-la   (842 words)

 GUANGZHOU (CANTON) - The Internet Travel and Hotel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Ramada Pearl Hotel Guangzhou is an imposing 25-storey hotel located next to the Third Pearl Bridge in the eastern section of the city.
Rooms at the Ramada Pearl Hotel Guangzhou are designed with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the beautiful landscaped gardens and the Pearl River.
The Guangzhou Hotel Guangzhou is a 3-star property centrally located in Haizhu Square and bordered by the famous Pearl River, one of the favourite attractions among visitors to the city.
www.pmgeiser.ch /china/places/guangzhou.htm   (2884 words)

 Pearl River Lanes
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Comments about Pearl River Lanes, good and bad, are the opinions of visitors to this website and do not reflect the feelings and opinions of Bowling2u.com.
This section is the result of the immense feedback from website visitors who have felt a need to express their positive and negative experinces about a particular bowling center.
www.bowling2u.com /centers/find_detail.asp?ID=1631   (127 words)

 Pearl River Resort - Choctaw, Mississippi - It's All Here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Look no further than Pearl River Resort for the ultimate Mississippi casino, hotel and spa resort experience.
Pearl River Resort offers two spectacular casino/hotel properties featuring Las Vegas-Style gaming at the Silver Star Hotel and Casino and Golden Moon Hotel and Casino.
Of course there is a very exciting nightlife with nightly live entertainment in one of the lounges and headlining acts in the Silver Star Convention Center.
www.silverstarresort.com   (231 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Pearl River County, Miss.
Capital Impact: Pearl River County -- officials, addresses, and political, economic, education data
Fedstats/Mapstats: Pearl River County -- data on agriculture, population, immigration, business, crime, environment
Politicians who were born in Pearl River County
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/MS/PR.html   (603 words)

 Pearl River summit held in S.F. / Big wheels from Hong Kong, China eye deals with U.S.
Pearl River summit held in S.F. / Big wheels from Hong Kong, China eye deals with U.S. Big wheels from Hong Kong, China eye deals with U.S.">
Pearl River summit held in S.F. Big wheels from Hong Kong, China eye deals with U.S. David Armstrong, Chronicle Staff Writer
Hong Kong has teamed with Guangdong province to jointly promote the Pearl River Delta region of southern China, according to Hong Kong's financial secretary, Henry Tang, because the province and the nearby city are becoming ever more closely linked economically.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/10/15/BUGCGF8LHS1.DTL&type=business   (787 words)

 Pearl River Lions
The Pearl River Lion Club raises funds for local charities, needy families and sight related helping organizations around the world.
The Pearl River Lions Club has been serving the community of Pearl River for over 50 years.
We also support local service organizations in Pearl River and its surrounding communities.
www.pearlriverlions.org   (192 words)

 Pearl River Piano Group Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If you have not heard of us, it may surprise you to know that we are a formidable competitor in the world piano market, and we're growing fast.
The Pearl River Piano Group Ltd. was established in 1956 and has rapidly grown to become one of the world's leading piano builders.
“PEARL RIVER” is the sole piano brand certified as “The Renowned trademark” in China.
www.pearlriverpiano.com /eprp   (262 words)

 WRJW 1320 AM - The "Pic" of Picayune and Pearl River County !!!
WRJW 1320 AM - The "Pic" of Picayune and Pearl River County !!!
WRJW 1320-AM, on the air since 1949, has a tradition of service to our listeners which has created a large loyal audience.
WRJW is a 5000 watt facility with a history of service to our market, Pearl River County, Hancock County,
www.wrjw.com   (115 words)

 Pearl River Delta (tdctrade.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HK Trader : Introducing the Pearl River Delta
Hong Kong, a vital services base for EU companies in the Pearl River Delta
Pearl River Delta Mission on IT in Manufacturing
www.tdctrade.com /prd   (461 words)

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