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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    World Bank to help tackle China's urbanisation

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... enthusiasm for working out a strategy to deal with urbanisation. He was also optimistic about China's economic growth under the new leadership. Kim said its recent "strong numbers" ... The urbanisation study will be carried out by the World Bank and China's Development Research Centre of the State Council, after they issued a report called China 2030 in February. In that report, ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Urbanisation drive raises new worries

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Urbanisation drive raises new worries Beijing's urbanisation pledge has fuelled a surge in the mainland stock market since late last year. Shares of companies in the property, cement and steel ... risks, with some potentially becoming new obstacles to the urbanisation plan being drafted by premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang. Among them, observers are warning about the re-emergence of asset ...

  3. A billion seen living in cities by 2030

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen China's urbanisation will continue on an unprecedented scale and pace, to the point where 1 billion people will be living in mainland cities by 2030, according ... York cities- will appear on the mainland. Urbanisation at such speed and volume would put huge pressure on the leadership, the report said. That pressure would include securing enough public ...

  4. Millions of children 'left behind'

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of 14. Unveiling the report, federation general secretary Zhang Shiping, who is also head of the working group on the problem, said: 'Because of China's rapid urbanisation ... the All-China Women's Federation, said the situation posed a threat to the children's personal development and safety. The group also predicted numbers would continue to rise because ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society can help China modernise

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by KARLA SIMON, DAVID YANG

    ... might mean for the growing role of civil society in China. The slogan refers to economic reforms- the new push for industrialisation, information technology, urbanisation and agricultural ... Kong, such as China Labour Bulletin. Urbanisation raises many issues. One stems from more and more people moving from the countryside to the cities: the question of hukou, or residential ...

  6. Rapid urbanisation to persist, says ministry

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan China's unprecedented urban expansion will continue for the next 10 to 15 years, the government says. Over the past quarter-century, the nation has urbanised on a scale ... yesterday by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. The mainland now has 655 cities and 20,000 towns, it said. Urbanisation would continue at high speed as more of the country became ...

  7. ING to launch China property fund

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... quarter to cash in on the country's fast urbanisation. The property fund manager, one of the world's biggest with a portfolio of US$77 billion, said its second closed-end mainland fund ... believed the party for international investors was still going on. 'Like other markets in the world, we might see some short-term cyclical ups and downs in China,' Robert Lie, chief ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Li Keqiang visits India, gay activist arrested in Hunan

    Posted May 20th 2013, 06:59am by Patrick Boehler

    ... organ donation cards are hard to implement in China, says an official. The Atlantic Urbanisation has lowered a once-high suicide rate among rural women. But life is still hard. Economy Bloomberg ... Patrick Boehler Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India The Times of India India may not endorse "one China" in the joint statement that will be issued after Li's visit. ...

  9. How China cares for the elderly will shape its future

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cesar Chelala Parallel to its economic development, China is facing the challenge of a rapidly ageing population. At a time of rapid urbanisation, this trend has weakened traditional family support networks. New policies are necessary. China's one-child policy has resulted in fewer children and better living standards, but the proportion of elderly has grown ...

  10. Noble fights for share of China's soya bean market

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... some 17 million tonnes of soya beans a year. Most of the imported beans are fed into crushers operated by multinational firms. 'The change (China's urbanisation) is positive in terms ... to China by a multinational food company and processed in a large, foreign-owned crushing plant, making one of the mainland's humblest foods a dish served up by the world's powerful ...




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