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  1. Sensitive areas may be no-growth zones

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

    ... to live and work in urban areas. 'That would be a challenge to any government on Earth,' said Wei Jinsheng, an urbanisation analyst at the China Population and Development Research ... Stephen Chen Population study calls for end to urbanisation in environmentally important regions Urbanisation will be halted in Tibet, Guizhou, Ningxia and Qinghai, where population ...

  2. Redrawing the map of China

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau A move to redraw China's administrative boundaries is gathering momentum. Since a proposal went public late last year, there has been widespread discussion in the mainland ... billion, China has a remarkably small number of administrative units. It currently has 34 provincial level units- 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four directly administered municipalities ...

  3. China remains a magnet for investors

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai China attracted US$23.44 billion (HK$181.9 billion) of foreign direct investment in the first quarter, which was up 7.7 per cent from the year-ago period but falling ... investors to profit from China's rapid economic growth. The year-on-year increase followed an annualised drop of 2.56 per cent in 2009 when the mainland attracted US$90 billion (HK$6984 ...

  4. Hong Kong investors flocking to China property market

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... as at the end of December last year, according to data from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. In its first quarter report card on the Hong Kong banking sector, the authority said total non-bank China ... that the outlook for the industry 'remains strong, driven by massive ongoing urbanisation and likely continuing medium-term price growth, due in turn to rising GDP and personal consumption ...

  5. What's On

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... April 29 'China Property Market Policy Reform and Insight' is a roundtable lunch organised by the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce. Rising housing prices due to factors such as demand caused by urbanisation has reignited the topic of China's urban residential market and it will undergo intense consideration and analysis by the central government, economists, ...

  6. In nomad's land

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for us to transport the beauty of Mongolia to the doorstep of Central,' says creative director Chee Au. At the China premiere of her first full collection (autumn-winter 2011) earlier ... built on a 'From China with Love' theme. 'The concept of our campaign this season is about Chinese pride,' says Au. 'It's a contradiction to those days when you ...

  7. Can Asia really fulfil its promise?

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 2030, by which time fertility may have picked up again. But, in any event, China is about to face what is known as the middle-income trap. Years of fast growth through urbanisation ... Philip Bowring Maybe this is not the Asian century after all. After 40 years of global outperformance, Asian success has become a given, with China now providing the leadership once shown ...

  8. Urban growth must be balanced, study warns

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Social problems will spread if left unchecked, forum is told Beijing must carefully deal with the social and economic problems brought by China's rapidly expanding urban ... in the urbanisation process, many social problems which were now masked by the country's fast-growing economy would surface, warned Lian Yuming, one of the main authors of the 'Report on Core Issues ...

  9. Asean is on a building spree

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... market, the third-largest English-speaking nation in the world, leading to enhanced hiring opportunities. Vietnam is also experiencing a construction boom, thanks to sustained urbanisation ... Indonesia's potential is now so conspicuous that a United States investment bank recently said the BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China- which have been fuelling global growth in recent ...

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    Pakistan a weak link in China's energy plan

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Syed Fazl-e-Haider says sectarian violence is delaying a gas pipeline important to Beijing Pakistan a weak link in China's energy plan The recent surge in sectarian violence ... gas pipeline project and its proposed extension to China. Baluchistan, Pakistan's southwestern province, has witnessed a surge in killings of Hazara people belonging to the Shiite sect ...




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