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  1. 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 ...

  2. Corruption- the ugly side of the economic reform boom

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Communist Party secretary Chen Liangyu, was sacked for corruption in 2006, it tarnished the Shanghai model of development. Chen used the Shanghai pension fund as his own personal bank, giving money ... the country to prosper. 'The failure to contain official corruption will inevitably endanger China's economic development,' Minxin Pei, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment ...

  3. Wen urges rapid growth to fight global slowdown

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... keeping inflation at an acceptable level as he visited the nation's developed eastern region, state media said. 'We must... actively respond to the complicated aspects of challenges and promote good and rapid development of the economy,' Mr Wen said during a three-day trip to Jiangsu province and the financial capital Shanghai, which ended yesterday. His remarks came ahead ...

  4. From language to headgear, Xinjiang's Uygur and Han offer stark contrast

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

    ... consequences,' he said. Beijing has poured massive funding into Xinjiang, building infrastructure and developing oil and gas fields, to encourage economic growth and to pacify the local population. ... Bill Savadove The Xinjiang region is China's 'wild west', complete with a restive population, an influx of settlers and the promise of riches from natural resources. ...

  5. Shanghai's air still paying for fast growth

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of development, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau said. Still, the number of days with 'good' air quality rose to 322 last year from 311 in 2004, it said in its '2006 Shanghai ... Shanghai's air quality worsened in the first five months from the same period last year, with fewer days of 'good' air quality due to sandstorms in northern China. 'Compared ...

  6. Shanghai gets new economic policy chief

    Posted Sep 30th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the local legislature as part of a leadership shake-up caused by the pension fund scandal. This week the Communist Party sacked Shanghai secretary Chen Liangyu, the most senior leader to fall ... director Zhang Rongkun. Mr Zhang, ranked China's 16th richest person by Forbes magazine, is also head of Fuxi Investment Co, which used a loan from the pension fund to invest in a highway ...

  7. Stormy waters as port takes shape

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... is growing together.' But a spokesman for Ningbo's Port Authority said: 'Competition is a fact. There are other things I can't say because Shanghai will object.' Chen Feiyue, ... section of the bridge and sunk just over half the pilings for the sea portion. The Donghai Bridge will have six lanes for traffic and four navigation channels for shipping. Planners say a second ...

  8. Shanghai to curb growth rate to 9pc

    Posted Jan 29th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to sustained, stable and healthy economic development,' he said in his fourth policy speech since taking office as mayor in 2003. Shanghai's gross domestic product exceeded 1 trillion yuan last year for the first time, rising an annual 12 per cent and exceeding the government's target of 10 per cent. China's economy grew 10.7 per cent last year. The recent peak ...

  9. Shanghai mayor touts rosy growth

    Posted Nov 06th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... are full of optimism for Shanghai's development prospects. We believe Shanghai will always be on the cutting edge of China's opening up.' The emphasis on rapid growth and property ... the government would improve supervision and transparency. The scandal has led to the sacking of Shanghai party secretary Chen Liangyu and implicated several other government officials and business ...

  10. Odd couple equipped for sex and violence

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of China's cigarette lighters, 80 per cent of its eyeglasses and 60 per cent of its razors. Whole towns near Wenzhou have been turned over to niche industries, including electronic components ... economic development and strict family planning policies, which effectively make most sex recreational, should invigorate sales. 'People need food, sleep and a sex life. After you have ...




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