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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's economy in need of a new wave of reforms to avoid contraction

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by HA JIMING

    ... a number of policies are being contemplated. One of the most likely reforms would address the household registration system, or hukou, which is key to China's urbanisation. China's cities ... Ha Jiming Ha Jiming says China needs a repeat wave of reforms like those of the late 1990s. Targets today should include industrial inefficiency, and its outdated tax and social security ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Quality of growth is what counts in China now

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... lifting productivity from an ageing, contracting workforce. The best way to ensure continued growth is through smarter spending on infrastructure and urbanisation. China needs more hospitals ... SCMP Editorial Quality of growth is what counts China's economic growth in each of the past two years- 7.7 per cent- is the lowest since 1999. Last year it may have been just above ...

  3. Business - Commodities - STEEL

    China steel demand drops for first time in 14 years due to slowing economy

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:36am by Reuters

    ... and sales at Vale, said the "cycle of development and urbanisation in China will continue for another 10 years", suggesting mainland iron ore demand will remain strong. Rio Tinto agrees, ... billions of dollars to increase output to sell more iron ore to the mainland, are still convinced demand has yet to peak with an urbanisation drive expected to last at least another decade. ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Tianjin set to surpass Hong Kong's GDP next year

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

    ... chairman for advisory firm APCO Worldwide. "It's just another look at the scale of China and the incredible urbanisation and the growth of the cities." Tianjin, with about 14 million ... Bloomberg in Beijing Tianjin GDP poised to surpass HK's next year Tianjin, the city with the highest per capita income in China, is poised to pass Hong Kong in economic output as soon ...

  5. News - China - CITY PLANNING

    China creates new megacity label for biggest urban centres

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:08am by Li Jing

    ... previously not recognised as cities," Li said. Zhao Zhao, a researcher with the China City Development Academy, said the urbanisation drive needed to focus more on third and fourth-tier cities ... according to experts. The State Council announced yesterday that it would introduce a new "megacity" category to its urban planning system, saying the country's urbanisation push had ...

  6. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Rio Tinto to halve capital spending over next 2 years

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 03:06pm by Bloomberg

    ... biggest mining company, fell 1.2 per cent. "Over the longer term, I remain optimistic about demand for our products," Walsh said. "China's urbanisation will continue ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Pakistan PM takes Beijing subway, heavy police presence in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 07:54am by Patrick Boehler

    ... China should slow urbanisation in the face of slower economic growth, said Cai Fang, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Southern Metropolis Daily* Guangzhou Intermediary ... The Frontier Post “I have great liking for you and your brother,” Xi told Sharif. Daily Times Sharif called on China to assist in financing new electricity grid, infrastructure projects. The Nation ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shanghai is the new Detroit

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the US auto industry continues to grow, thanks to China. Hopefully, Detroit will emerge from bankruptcy as a different kind of model that a rapidly urbanising China might find useful one day- ... SCMP Editorial The Motowns, then and now General Motors' latest annual report includes a map highlighting its No 1 position as a carmaker both in China (including joint ventures) ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Spirit of adventure can guide hukou reform

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by WINSTON MOK

    ... Jiabao's government work report, the theme of urbanisation again featured prominently. China has achieved an urbanisation rate of above 51 per cent. However, as at least 16 per cent (more than 200 ... Behind the facade of "rough urbanisation", a large proportion of urban residents still remain second-class citizens. Therefore, fully integrated urban residents probably account ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asian urbanisation boom puts great demands on infrastructure

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by RONALD MAN

    ... to made in infrastructure Urban boom Asia's great urbanisation wave is changing the face of the continent's cities on an unprecedented scale. Take China- between 2005 and 2010, ... And China is only halfway through the process of urbanisation. At the same time, that giant human magnet- the attraction of city life- is only going to get stronger throughout the region. The United ...




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