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  1. Go-ahead for stage 2 of strategic oil reserve

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... as a developing nation, would be subject only to voluntary greenhouse goals under the Kyoto Protocol. To cut emissions, China has committed to the development of clean energy, such as wind and nuclear ... to stockpile enough oil to cover 90 days of net imports. This is a standard set by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that has so far prevented the mainland from joining ...

  2. Up to 41 million mainland jobs lost, study says

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... In a news conference to brief on the think tank's report, Professor Tang Min, the deputy director general of the China Development Research Foundation, said that its estimated 41 million lay-offs meant that about 40 per cent of the job losses caused by the global financial crisis were in China. Tang, the former chief economist of Asian Development Bank, China, did not elaborate ...

  3. Beijing readies steps to counter impact of crisis

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... overcome the crisis. 'As in the past, China can overcome the challenges and difficulties to enter a new stage of development. I'm fully confident of that,' Mr Du said. The central ... of global financial turmoil, according to senior officials in Beijing and beyond. Du Ying, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission, the mainland's top economic ...

  4. Delta bridge design wins ministerial approval

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... for Hong Kong to maintain its status as an international financial, trade and shipping centre. China News Service reported last month that the bridge proposal would go to the National Development ... scheme for the bridge this year. Under the agreement, Hong Kong would meet just over half the total cost, 50.2 per cent, with Guangdong contributing 35.1 per cent and Macau 14.7 per cent. ...

  5. Beijing gets into the Olympic spirit

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... to improve air quality. One month before the opening, the capital has demonstrated that it is logistically ahead in several ways for the Games. China hopes to surpass the United States to top ... From the construction of venues, transport and other infrastructure to the marketing programme and the recruitment of volunteers, Beijing has shown it is ready. While no final number ...

  6. Shantou's building binge

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... was the most severe challenge facing the nation. He also said that officials should think about developing labour-intensive industries rather than capital-heavy infrastructure projects. Many economists ... numbers have halved and the number of cities serviced has shrunk, too, to just 21. Today it no longer ranks among China's top 50 airports and operates at a third of capacity. ...

  7. Mainland rate cut marks a new tack

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Monetary policy redrawn to focus on sustaining economic development The mainland central bank's surprise decision to cut lending rates and required reserves marks the start of a series monetary easing and fiscal stimulus measures, analysts say. After five years of policy tightening to fight inflation, the People's Bank of China on Monday ...

  8. Mainland faces big test to keep growth on track

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... economy on track amid a worsening global environment, a top planning official said yesterday, as cooling capital investment signalled a deepening slowdown. The warning by Mu Hong, a vice-chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, came as the National Bureau of Statistics said growth in fixed-asset investment in urban areas eased last month from September. Fixed-asset investment ...

  9. Mainland home prices climb 2.8pc, fastest pace in a year

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... rebalance the investment-led stimulus away from public infrastructure projects and towards more private sector-led developments,' Orlik said. Nationwide property sales in the first nine months, ... on the month, building on a 0.9 per cent gain in August, the bureau said. Tom Orlik, a China economist with Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, said the rise would be a further incentive ...

  10. Growth gravitates inland in downturn

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... quarter, 26.4 percentage points higher than the figure for eastern China and 18.1 percentage points above the average weighted national growth, according to the National Development and Reform ... a Shanghai plant and consolidate chip assembly and testing operations in southwestern Chengdu. Eco Service Management, a unit of blue chip Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas), recently announced ...



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