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  1. Wrapped in the flag

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... than direct economic returns. Beijing city has pumped 300 billion yuan (HK$333.99 billion) into infrastructure investment, but less than half has gone into building Games venues. 'The ... Games (Bocog) said had been met. 'As a developing country, our infrastructural facilities are weak, and therefore, throughout our economic development, the problems that arise ...

  2. Full Circle

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen MOCA China Until August 6 Eric Haze's artistic career has come full circle. The 46-year-old painter started out as a gallery artist before becoming a pioneer graffiti ... letters. It's based on the number 8 or the infinity sign- the perfect double circle. [In this work] the letter E is one half of the S and the 3 is the other half,' says Haze. 'I ...

  3. CIRC to let small insurers buy infrastructure debt

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

    ... Adam Chen in Beijing The mainland's insurance watchdog told a meeting in Ningxia late last week that most small and medium-sized insurers would be allowed to invest in infrastructure projects by buying up debts, according to an industry source. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission said it would allow qualified insurers to engage in infrastructure debt financing, the source ...

  4. Race to develop transgenic rice will cost China dearly, warns Greenpeace report

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Mainland scientists may be well- intentioned in their efforts to develop new pest-resistant species of transgenic rice, but some of the key technology is already patented ... that as China is a developing country, it would be unrealistic for it to own every patent before it could test a new product in a laboratory. 'Transgenic rice is still at the research ...

  5. Infrastructure drive helps growth rate reach new high- but at a price

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the region's many ethnic groups. Xinjiang has benefited from a government drive to develop lagging western regions by building infrastructure. The region's investment in fixed assets, a key ... Bill Savadove Xinjiang's economy grew more than 12 per cent last year, the fastest rate in the past five years, helped by investment in infrastructure and property. Per capita gross ...

  6. A billion seen living in cities by 2030

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen China's urbanisation will continue on an unprecedented scale and pace, to the point where 1 billion people will be living in mainland cities by 2030, according ... loss rates, more efficient mass transit and more effective pollution control. Policymakers could steer China in that direction by offering favourable land policies, infrastructure investment ...

  7. Chen crosses cultures to make Lenovo global

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Elaine Chan Company man leads push to build 'century-old name' Chen Shaopeng's career path has tracked the rise of his employer of 15 years- the mainland computer giant ... to president of Lenovo Greater China and vice-president of the group, he is a self-confessed company man through and through. While some say there is some downside to staying with one company ...

  8. China not to blame for rising oil price, says Xi

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... years. China and India have been blamed for a doubling in oil prices in the past year as their rapidly developing economies and infrastructure increase global energy demand. Speaking ... average,' he told the meeting at the weekend. 'Per capita oil consumption is half the world average and oil imports are 37 per cent of the world average.' He said China, the world's ...

  9. Shining a light on the environment

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Grace Wu

    ... Manufacturers to emphasise eco-friendly models, and a symposium will highlight latest developments. Reports by Grace Wu Contemporary lighting is more than a matter of design. This year, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, organised by Messe Frankfurt, will highlight the growing importance of lighting in boosting the ambience of environments. World exhibitors and experts ...

  10. China Communications forecasts solid earnings increase in second half

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo in Beijing China Communications Construction Company, a leading mainland transport infrastructure builder, said earnings in the second half of last year probably exceeded those ... for last year and a rosy picture for years to come. 'Our numbers in the first half year are good, but I think [they] could be better for the second half because companies in the construction ...




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