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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. Think-tank urges Beijing to end frantic urbanisation

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The mainland has reached a crossroads in its urbanisation drive, and now is the time to shift the focus to the environment and people's welfare, according to a report ... opportunity to change direction, said the Blue Book of Cities in China, the annual report by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. The report put the mainland's urban population at 607 million, ...

  3. New World Development rakes in $2.99b profit

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... markets. 'The group is optimistic about the mainland property market,' it said. 'Urbanisation and a growing economy are driving housing demand [in China]. Rising average household ...

  4. letters

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Time to act before it's too late Global warming will have a devastating impact on our planet. City University's climate survey has revealed that Hong Kong's temperature had been fluctuating recently. Academics say global warming and the urbanisation of southern China are the main causes behind the climate changes. This has led to a negative impact on our health ...

  5. 'Taobao village' rides on Yiwu's success

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to operate a shop at taobao.com, China's biggest consumer-to-consumer e-commerce site. The apartment is used as an office, where two young employees help him with the business every day, ... to expand its urban area.' The project is now in full swing as the city has become a commodity-trading hub in eastern China. Qingyanliu is one of the dozens of villages that have been made part ...

  6. Economic downturn dictates policy paper

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Urbanisation, urbanisation and urbanisation. That's the only solution to China's rural problems,' he said. He said the rural economy was under stress because even though they worked ...

  7. A necessary, but small step to land reform

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and urbanisation have been instrumental to the emergence of modern China. As these gather pace, how to get small, inefficient farmers off the land without compromising social stability and agricultural ... The likely impact of the global financial crisis on China will loom large at this week's meeting of the Communist Party Central Committee. Agricultural reform, however, is ultimately ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... made in terms of technology and also transparency. The milk scandal has destroyed the image carefully built up of a developed urbanised China. Also, it has revealed the evil of some ...

  9. Greener cities save money, study shows

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Europe and the United States and this is the first time it has been applied in China,' he said. The professor was speaking at the launch of his new book on Hong Kong's banyan trees, published by the Friends of the Country Parks and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Professor Jim said the banyan played a significant role in greening southern China. With its ...

  10. Relocations, expansion to help industrial sector

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... development such as highways and railways and more mining activities are indispensable to China, as the nation promotes sustainable economic growth and urbanisation. In this light, Komatsu projects ... despite uncertainty in the market, said Lee Hing-yin, a director for research and advisory at Colliers International East China division. Komatsu of Japan remains optimistic about the medium-term ...




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