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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    China Development Bank loan growth at four-year low

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Results reflect efforts to rein in credit andlet market forces decide who gets funds Four-year low for CDB loan growth China Development Bank Corp, the mainland's ... fuelled by cheap loans. CDB supported urbanisation with new and innovative models for financing CDB STATEMENT The bank has been central to investment-led growth. The non-commercial bank issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1513851/china-development-bank-loan-growth-four-year-low
  2. Business - Economy

    China's top development planners plot new direction

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... and Reform Commission said the new policies would help boost the quality of urbanisation and allow resources to be better allocated. "This marks a major shift in China's urbanisation ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Outline of coordinated regional development policies from the NDRC is hailed as aiding urbanisation strategy and resource allocation Top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1520751/chinas-top-development-planners-plot-new-direction
  3. Rapid urbanisation to persist, says ministry

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan China's unprecedented urban expansion will continue for the next 10 to 15 years, the government says. Over the past quarter-century, the nation has urbanised on a scale ... yesterday by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. The mainland now has 655 cities and 20,000 towns, it said. Urbanisation would continue at high speed as more of the country became ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654990/rapid-urbanisation-persist-says-ministry
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's hukou system stands in the way of its dream of prosperity

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by KAM WING CHAN

    ... As China enters the urban age (more than half its population now lives in towns and cities), a critical part of the Chinese dream is the "urban dream"- the promotion of urbanisation ... and eventually joining the middle class- in short, the magic of urbanisation leading to prosperity- cannot be readily applied to China under its present hukou system. Furthermore, the new generation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1131085/chinas-hukou-system-stands-way-its-dream-prosperity
  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World Bank-State Council study urges priority on China land reforms

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Victoria Ruan

    ... must put land reforms at the top of its agenda to turn more rural people into city dwellers, a joint study on the mainland's new urbanisation model launched by the World Bank and the Development Research Centre of the State Council said. Beijing could afford the costs brought by its urbanisation plan for the next two decades if it could make the necessary policy adjustments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1457264/world-bank-state-council-study-urges-priority-china-land-reforms
  6. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Wharf sees property downturn as a short-term blip

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:38am by Peggy Sito

    ... by Wharf. Compared with hotel penetration rates in mature markets- Britain, for example, has 10 hotel rooms per 1,000 of the population, and the United States has 20- China has only four rooms per ... For example, Wharf is developing investment properties under the IFS brand in China. The developer is also building a residential development portfolio in mainland cities. "The residential volume ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1559380/wharf-sees-property-downturn-short-term-blip
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mahjong calamity

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... in a book that can be read in 60-90 minutes. It is organised around their view that China is being driven by six megatrends, the most important of which is urbanisation, followed by manufacturing ... Howard Winn We bring sad tidings from Strasbourg where China's national mahjong team came a dismal 37th at the 5th Open European Mahjong Championships this month. The best individual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1559383/mahjong-calamity
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMPANY VISIT

    Wharf sees property downturn as a short-term blip

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... rooms per 1,000 of the population, and the United States has 20 – China has only four rooms per 1,000 people. With assets standing at over HK$300 billion, Wharf has the financial strength to take advantage of the short-term consolidation in the market for long-term expansion, Ng said. Wharf is developing investment properties under the IFS brand in China. The developer is also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1558837/wharf-sees-property-downturn-short-term-blip
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The unknowns in China's great urban change

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by KAM WING CHAN

    ... Kam Wing Chan Kam Wing Chan says China's bold new urbanisation plan raises many questions, not least how the increased social costs will be funded and whether the focus on small ... by 2020. The target is a major component of China's new urbanisation plan, which represents a significant commitment towards achieving genuine urbanisation. In the past two to three years, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1457854/unknowns-chinas-great-urban-change

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