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  1. Disowning communism

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... and townships are being absorbed into urban administrations, and nearly half of China's 800 million farmers will become urbanised within two decades. It tells China's people outright ... of individual private property marks the world's first case of a communist party giving back private ownership rights to its people while still remaining in power. One interpretation is that China ...

  2. Deal with protests by addressing grievances

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rights organisations are branded trouble-makers with foreign backing. As the Communist Party tries to lead China to integrate with the outside world, it should try to drop its phobia of foreign 'meddling'. The mainland is undergoing the twin processes of industrialisation and urbanisation, which are causing drastic social and economic structural changes. Where these changes lead to conflicts ...

  3. Auditor to investigate the funding of rural schools

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of rural schools, which have seen mass closures in the past decade amid rapid urbanisation that has led to dwindling enrolment. Based on the survey, he said, the audit office would also look ... funding at centralised rural schools. In an expose by China Central Television last week, Jieshou school authorities in Anhui province were found to have swindled 10.63 million yuan in government ...

  4. Return land rights to farmers, says tycoon

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Shenzhen-based company China Vanke, said this would be the only way to resolve problems in the agricultural economy. 'Land rights should be privatised,' Mr Wang said on the sidelines of an investment forum sponsored by Credit Lyonnais Securities that ended yesterday. 'In Japan, Taiwan and elsewhere, farmers have become millionaires in the urbanisation process.' The party ...

  5. Birthday blues

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minxin Pei The just-concluded festivities in China celebrating the 90th birthday of the Communist Party were marred by the inevitable speculations about its future. After all, like human ... changes in terms of diversity, autonomy, sophistication, access to information, and urbanisation. Repressing the people's desire for political participation is growing more costly. ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Guangdong to double incomes 2 years ahead of schedule, governor says

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... congress yesterday. Southern China's economic powerhouse was also eyeing economic growth rates of 8 per cent for the next five years, Zhu said in the government work report. He also vowed ... (HK$494 billion) in 280 projects this year, and also highlighted the importance of driving domestic consumption through further urbanisation. Heavy industrial bases for iron and steel production, ...

  7. Integration action plan, then results, a matter of policy for Tsang

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... integrate itself into China's 11th five-year plan. A veteran fund manager concurs: 'Brainstorming with government officials? We had it before. It's all talk with no action.' ... The problem comes down to this: The rest of the world is scrambling to adapt to the new reality in which China is a genuine heavyweight- in economic, if not yet political terms- on the world scene. ...

  8. Land-protection policy meaningless, says villager

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... prominent rural problem in China since the notorious agricultural tax was scrapped nationwide in January last year, according to rural analysts. While the scramble to seize farmland was cooled ... to profit from land sales amid rapid urbanisation. While more scholars are urging the government to give farmers the right to sell their land, Cao Jinqing, a Shanghai-based rural expert, believed ...

  9. Villagers face long battle for justice in land grab

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... complex. They were not consulted about the project and the county government took three months to present approved plans for the 10-hectare project, according to a report by the China Business ... Jiang's property. In October villagers clashed with police who forcibly opened tombs and destroyed crops. Four villagers were detained for 10 days. The China Business Times report said the county ...

  10. Protest over land brings jail terms

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a protest over a land dispute. Observers say the sentencing shows the authorities' patience has run out amid a rising number of petition cases, particularly in relation to land disputes. China ... used by the mainland government for cracking down on petitioners,' he said. 'Too many government officials are trying to cash in through huge urbanisation plans.' He said ...




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