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  1. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    China needs urgent reality check on infrastructure needs

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:26am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell If the mainland intends to press on with bank initiative it must consider the long-term risks and involvement of private sector enterprises China needs urgent reality check ... at the need to build roads, ports, railways and mass transit systems, to build power stations, and provide clean water, and add in the cost of urbanisation, or dealing with environmental problems ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nobel laureates offer ideas on battling climate change

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... the event will gather together climate-change scientists, urbanisation experts, politicians, business leaders and about 20 Nobel laureates. The symposium series is the brainchild of Professor Hans ... part of the Pearl River Delta [which is considered an emerging megacity], it's on the coastline, it's a global leader in innovation and it's the access point for mainland China ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Housing still seen as growth driver for China's economy

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:53am by BLOOM

    ... Xinhua said in an article published on May 21 that called people forecasting such an outcome "doom mongers". China will have strong housing demand because of continuing urbanisation, speculative buying is less prevalent than it was in Hong Kong and mortgage debt as a proportion of GDP is lower than it was in the US, Xinhua said. "China's urbanisation process is far from ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    PolyU professor's traffic system wins Apec award after easing jams in Bangkok

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... protection [and] energy conservation … in the Apec region," said China's science and technology vice-minister Cao Jianlin, who presented the award in Beijing yesterday. "Better management of transportation arteries is vital to building smarter, low-carbon cities that support sustainable urbanisation and increased capacity for economic growth," said Dr Agus Hoetman, who ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangzhou disease control centre predicts end to dengue outbreak within weeks

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Mimi Lau, He Huifeng

    ... dangerous to human health. Dengue, which has a relatively low mortality rate, is linked to greater urbanisation. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pain and skin rashes. A very small number of cases lead to life-threatening dengue haemorrhagic fever. According to Xinhua, another 16 dengue cases have also been reported in east China’s Jianou city of Fujian province ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - URBANISATION

    What does Chinese premier Li Keqiang think of urbanisation, really?

    Posted May 28th 2013, 10:00pm by Fan Jingping

    ... Fan Jingping The scale of China’s urbanisation is unprecedented in human history, as Premier Li Keqiang said in his first press conference after taking office. The initiative is not only ... the “news” emerged recently that Li had “vetoed China’s 40-trillion-yuan urbanisation plan”, it took everybody by surprise. This is either "creative reporting" on the part of the media ...

  9. Business - Commodities

    Mainland coal port to see surging imports as urbanisation accelerates

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Urbanisation drive on mainland expected to push up the fuel’s imports at Qinhuangdao port, which is seen as a barometer of economic health Mainland coal port to see ... as urbanisation boosts demand for the fuel. Shipments of mainly coal and ores via the port may rise by 20 million to 30 million tonnes by 2017, said Xing Luzhen, the chairman of Qinhuangdao Port.  ...

  10. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Mainland faces bumpy road in push for economic growth

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... more urbanisation. However, the path ahead is likely to be bumpy and any changes probably will be more gradual than expected, market watchers say. The economy is likely to recover further in the first half. But that is when inflation and real estate bubbles may start to fuel concern, some say. Nomura's China chief economist Zhang Zhiwei said the world's second-largest economy ...




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