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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Mainland faces bumpy road in push for economic growth

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... more urbanisation. However, the path ahead is likely to be bumpy and any changes probably will be more gradual than expected, market watchers say. The economy is likely to recover further in the first half. But that is when inflation and real estate bubbles may start to fuel concern, some say. Nomura's China chief economist Zhang Zhiwei said the world's second-largest economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1118445/mainland-faces-bumpy-road-push-economic-growth
  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Urbanisation and domestic consumption Beijing's economic priorities

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... on domestic consumption Promoting domestic consumption and urbanisation is at the heart of a blueprint for the mainland economy thrashed out at a weekend conference of leaders. "China ... said: "China is heading in the right direction to boost both domestic consumption and urbanisation, as this is how it can reduce its reliance on export income. To have strong domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1106987/urbanisation-and-domestic-consumption-beijings-economic-priorities
  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World Bank-State Council study urges priority on China land reforms

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Victoria Ruan

    ... must put land reforms at the top of its agenda to turn more rural people into city dwellers, a joint study on the mainland's new urbanisation model launched by the World Bank and the Development Research Centre of the State Council said. Beijing could afford the costs brought by its urbanisation plan for the next two decades if it could make the necessary policy adjustments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1457264/world-bank-state-council-study-urges-priority-china-land-reforms
  5. Business - China Business - CHINA

    Big winners tipped amid mainland's urban shift

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and retail," he said. Brett McGonegal, chief executive of Reorient Financial Markets, said urbanisation was critical to boosting domestic demand. "As China continues to transition from ... domestic consumption and urbanisation would be key themes on the mainland next year, Xinhua said after the country's annual economic policy-setting conference yesterday. Christopher Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1106950/big-winners-tipped-amid-mainlands-urban-shift
  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China cities infrastructure demand booms

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... urbanisation would demand a "rapidly increasing" number of infrastructure projects in the coming years, said Li Tie, director of the China Centre for Urban Development under the National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1075180/china-cities-infrastructure-demand-booms
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Home-price gap between first-tier and provincial cities widens further

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... by the rapid economic development in the city, said David Hong, head of research for data provider China Real Estate Information. That skewed pace of economic expansion also explained the polarisation ... second-home purchases by qualified local residents, and Yancheng, in Jiangsu province, has suspended limits it had placed on housing price rises. China Real Estate Information Corp released a report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1311740/home-price-gap-between-first-tier-and-provincial-cities
  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    City migrants help boost rural incomes

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... lifted by the wages earned by peasants working in cities, underscoring the broader benefits of the urbanisation drive championed by the incoming premier, Li Keqiang. Spreading gains in consumption would help sustain a growth rebound and reduce the economy's reliance on exports, which rose last year at less than half 2011's pace. Zhang Zhiwei, chief China economist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1139645/city-migrants-help-boost-rural-incomes
  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China heading for economic downturn, many warn

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... for urbanisation", and "solidly carry out reforms in key areas". Wu Jinglian, a senior research fellow at the State Council's Development Research Centre, said the party congress put reform ... in telecommunications, oil, railways and other areas. "China's equity markets have long been treated as a funding channel for SOEs, with excessive initial public offerings, lack of transparency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1098464/china-heading-economic-downturn-economists-warn
  10. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book: Disappearing Shanghai by Howard W. French and Qiu Xiaolong

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... (neighbourhood) culture. The photos were taken from 2003 to 2008. The neighbourhoods are probably part of those which existed from before 1949 and which are making way for further urbanisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1078613/book-disappearing-shanghai-howard-w-french-and-qiu-xiaolong

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