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  1. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Rain-damaged roads cost billions

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Heavy rain causes subsidence on highways across Gansu, landing government with huge bill for repairs Rain-damaged roads cost billions Sections of nearly ... of G30 was plagued by cracks and holes only half a year after completion. In one part, drivers had to go over 30 kilometres of road that "seemed to be bombarded by artillery shells," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1013857/rain-damaged-roads-cost-billions
  2. News - China

    Xi warns officials they'll be held responsible for pollution 'for life'

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of the environment. In a Politburo study session on environmental issues, Xi said pollution had become a major concern of the people and China could no longer develop its economy by sacrificing ... Officials will be held responsible 'for life' if projects are found to harm environment Government officials will be held responsible "for life" if they approve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1245558/xi-jinping-warns-officials-theyll-be-held-responsible-pollution-life
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Air quality in Beijing second worst out of 31 mainland cities

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... polluted last year among 31 municipal and provincial capital cities ranked by Friends of Nature, a major non-governmental organisation, in its annual Green Book of Environment . Liu Jianqiang ... to 19th in 2011 and 28th last year. Chengdu residents blamed the serious decline in air quality to an infrastructure boom. The local government last year launched an unprecedented road-renovation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212552/air-quality-beijing-second-worst-out-31-mainland-cities
  4. 6.6b yuan of wind power blown away in first half

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in this year's first half due to chronic power grid capacity shortages, says the State Electricity Regulatory Commission. In a report documenting the results of a survey on the industry's development, the watchdog said an average 16 per cent of the three regions' wind farm operators' total output was not transmitted to the grid in the period, even worse than the 12.5 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014165/66b-yuan-wind-power-blown-away-first-half
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Expanding Pearl River Delta region will strain environment

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by SU LIU

    ... Although the region's contribution to the mainland economy has decreased in recent years, it still holds a significant position in the overall development of China. To enhance ... Su Liu Su Liu says the vision of a mega urban cluster demands resources the region does not have Expanding delta region a strain on environment Growing integration is turning cities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1064140/expanding-pearl-river-delta-region-will-strain-environment
  6. Business - ELECTRICITY

    Infrastructure expansion key to data hub hopes

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... infrastructure gets underway. However, the city may also need to step up efforts to develop "cleaner" energy to support more of this infrastructure in future. In July, CLP Power announced ... costs associated with heating and cooling. The city is accelerating efforts to expand its power infrastructure to meet the demand from providers such as China Mobile, multinational companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1039264/infrastructure-expansion-key-data-hub-hopes
  7. Hong Kong's infrastructure projects have bright future

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... much-needed infrastructure projects which will have a critical impact on the future sustainable development and survival of Hong Kong. What is important is to identify the programmes and plan how best ... hub; Modernisation of the SAR's urban environment- urban renewal areas, West Kowloon Cultural District, sports facilities and dealing with our ageing infrastructure, covering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736667/hong-kongs-infrastructure-projects-have-bright-future
  8. Illegal use of land for infrastructure on rise

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... said 139 million yuan (HK$164.9 million) was invested in infrastructure projects on land fraudulently obtained from the central government. More than half the illegally obtained farmland ... in granting land for infrastructure projects to attract investment, said Zheng Tianxiang, a transport professor at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou. 'Having infrastructure projects is a means ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742048/illegal-use-land-infrastructure-rise
  9. More mega-disasters ahead as environment deteriorates

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen China, already one of the countries most vulnerable to natural disasters, will face even greater wrath from Mother Nature because of climate change and environmental stress, ... classified as once-in-a-century disasters. As the environment deteriorates and extreme weather becomes more frequent, no part of China is free from the risk of natural disasters, the report said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679941/more-mega-disasters-ahead-environment-deteriorates
  10. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Five things we're all wondering about 1 Taxi fares rise 8.5 per cent, but long hauls to be cheaper ... ... members. 3 Health concerns over proposed development near Mai Po Nature Reserve ... it seems the plan by developer Cheung Kong (Holdings) is making local environmentalists sick. 4 Stephen Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/653923/thursday-think-tank

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