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  1. Population boom putting pressure on land resources

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Number of residents seen growing 4.6pc a year to 2011 Already the most densely populated place on Earth, Macau faces the challenge of sustaining a rapidly rising population ... residents, according to the latest census data. The population is forecast to hit 705,000 in 2016 and 829,000 in 2031, according to the Statistics and Census Bureau. Economist and gaming analyst Zeng ...

  2. Sensitive areas may be no-growth zones

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

    ... 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 ... government had approved the scheme, proposed by the National Population and Family Planning Commission, and a timetable would be drawn up for its implementation next year. The arid regions ...

  3. Despite Singapore's GDP lead, it's not as enviable as it seems

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the gap look even bigger. The chart shows you a comparison of GDP in US dollar terms per head of population. On this basis, Singapore and Hong Kong were roughly matched for many years. But over ... on total population, but most statisticians these days use resident population- people who live within the census area most of the time. Singapore has 5.2 million people in total and 3.8 million ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... We've taken too soft an attitude towards people that loot and pillage their own community British Prime Minister David Cameron commenting on the London riots They say to me... it's too expensive World Bank chief Robert Zoellick on Beijing's desire to increase social protection for its population, but not with a European welfare state model These things take time ...

  5. New deputies must be seen as neutral and not limited to a few bureaus

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... population; readying the ageing population for Hong Kong; harbourfront enhancement; and vibrant streets, making it enjoyable for people to walk further and longer. These and other ideas are designed ...

  6. South Asians push Chinese aside as Canada's main ethnic minority

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... time, minorities- people who are neither white nor aborigines- now make up a majority of the population in the City of Vancouver. While Chinese remain the largest minority group in Greater ... compared with 1.22 million ethnic Chinese. The data from the 2006 census was released by Statistics Canada. 'The [South Asian] population is growing and there are families being reunited ...

  7. News - China

    Japanese embassy issues alert over Diaoyu Islands protests

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Fiona Tam, LOUISE HO, CHAN KIN-WA

    ... to avoid going out at night and avoid going to areas around the Japanese consulate," a spokesman said. A Japanese foreign ministry survey in 2010 showed Shanghai had the largest population ...

  8. Daily influx of migrants vital to growth

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan Hong Kong's population would drop nearly 10 per cent, to 6.2 million, within 30 years without the daily influx of migrants, according to projections by a statistician. Paul Yip Siu-fai said that, according to the latest by-census figures, if the influx stopped the population would start shrinking from 2016, and would be falling by 0.8 per cent a year by 2036. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Catholic Church runs ad to press government for policy reforms

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... conflicts and divisions in Hong Kong society". A comprehensive long-term population planning policy must be formulated as soon as possible, the letter says. The diocese also hopes ...

  10. Hong Kong is the best city to live in, new ranking system finds

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It was not immediately clear whether Lovato has visited Hong Kong. Lovato measured urban sprawl by using Google Earth and the OpenStreetMap website, weighing the balance of population and settlement density ...




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