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  1. Time to end Mao Zedong's disastrous war on nature

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the increasing occurrences of unusual snowstorms and flooding on the mainland have been the results of La Ni?a and El Ni?o, along with rapid and reckless industrialisation and urbanisation. China, one ... a role. China Daily quoted an unnamed official from the office as saying it had induced both storms, but another official later disputed the report, insisting the second storm was 'completely ...

  2. Emissions at least on par with US: official

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of the US average. 'As China is in the process of industrialisation and urbanisation, it is fairly natural that the country's greenhouse gas emissions grow very fast,' he said. He ... to developing countries. It was the first time the central government had publicly acknowledged that China may have passed the US to become the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter. 'Based ...

  3. Arts

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Art Space, G/F, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Sept 23 Urban Drift Photography exhibition by former BBC journalist Ben McMillan exploring urbanisation in China. 9am-9pm ...

  4. Affordable housing a daunting challenge

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Urban affluence is, on the surface, testament to China's economic progress. But it also masks a growing gap between rich and poor which could tarnish it. President Hu Jintao has ... the background of urbanisation. Counting migrants and new entrants to the workforce, more than 20 million people a year need new, affordable, housing, on top of those already shut out of the market. ...

  5. Could this be World War H2O?

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... is locked in glaciers and the polar ice caps, 30.8 per cent is ground water, and just 0.3 per cent is in lakes and rivers. Population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation and global warming ... and South Korea. Rivers such as the Yellow in China, Ganges in India, and Amu and Syr Darya in central Asia top the list of the world's most polluted. Inadequate water supply and poor ...



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