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  1. Growing cities will challenge China: report

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'China's urbanisation will have profound impacts on the economy,' the report said. Food production will rise as fewer people work in agriculture, it said. Loans for people living in rural ... said. 'A key question is whether such productivity gains in China's agriculture can keep pace with the increases in food demand associated with greater urbanisation,' it said. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jul 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Island paradise I refer to the article 'China puts its virgin islands up for lease' (July 16) and make this proposal with the aim of improving the quality of life for Hong Kong people. With the urbanisation of Lantau, the absence of a true community recreation resort has caused people to take their leisure monies away from the territory. With the Dang'an Islands ...

  3. As some provinces swelter, water conservation is on the agenda

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One of the ironies that China has long lived with is that while floods regularly ravage many provinces and inundate large areas, other parts of the country are parched for months ... environmentalists say do more harm than good. They say that it would be more effective to introduce policies that encouraged the conservation and reuse of water. Cheng Xiaotao, from the China Institute ...

  4. Wealth of interest in China boom

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Hong Kong appears well placed to help satisfy postgraduate students' thirst for knowledge about the mainland, writes Linda Yeung The booming China market has led to a rise in demand ... by happenings in the mainland. Hong Kong was in a leading position to provide MBA programmes with relevance to the Asian market, including China, says Chan Ka-keung, dean of the School of Business ...

  5. The truly amazing Chinese economic juggernaut

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... Mike Moore There are only two types of people, those who are struggling to understand China's reintegration into the global economy and what that means, and those who are not thinking about China at all. Having just returned from a fifth visit, interesting facts are still emerging from China. It is the one place where all the cliches are true- it is the magnitude ...

  6. Fine-tune for healthy, safe living conditions

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... engineers has dropped slightly because of the economic slowdown in Hong Kong, abundant opportunities for professionals are emerging in China and Asia. 'Those markets are still developing ... protection and continuous urban development. 'The buzzword is sustaining urbanisation,' Professor Poon says. 'We are not against new developments, but we do need to strike a balance ...

  7. China Modern

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... China Modern By Sharon Leece Photography by A. Chestor Ong Periplus $285 The past decade has seen Chinese decorative style make its biggest international impact since the 18th century, ... that China Modern marks a moment when styles and boundaries are unclear. China's late entry into the international mainstream has given its designers greater licence to experiment with untapped ...

  8. Dispossessed and desperate

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... to developers. This is not development, but sucking blood.' Sadly, this story illustrates how most economic development zones come into being in China. Agricultural land, used for property, fuels ... and the working class now largely backs developers. Farmers lack social welfare protection, largely as a result of Mao's belief that they should be self-sufficient. Mao never envisioned China ...

  9. Fledgling China fund cashes in on careful stock picks

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Gwyneth Roberts

    ... position as head of China investments with CMG First State, and had also been running a joint venture fund with Citic, the company that first employed her as a graduate. 'I moved from ... house Atlantis, set up in 1995 by former Schroders fund managers, has US$900 million under management, mostly in the Japanese market. Ms Liu's job is to drive the company's China ...

  10. Time to chip away at couch potato culture

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This is no longer the case. Half of the world's obese people are now to be found in developing countries, with China and other Asian nations among them. The problem is often blamed on a move away from ... of the list. Urbanisation, fewer people doing manual work and the increasing use of automated transport also play their part. The world is certainly waking up to the problem. Food companies ...




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