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  1. Wang's lasting legacy

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... cotton and tomatoes, of which it is one of China's biggest producers. Erwin Sanft, head of China and Hong Kong equity research for BNP-Paribas, visited Xinjiang last year before the July ... oil, coal and gas. Ninety to 92 per cent of Uygurs live in villages, where the average income in 2008 was 3,800 yuan. The rate of urbanisation in Xinjiang is 10 percentage points higher than ...

  2. Consumers pay the price for scarce water

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Beijing should find a way by 2020, given the nation's rapidly urbanising population. By then, the World Bank says, the urban population is expected to grow to 900 million from an estimated 550 million in 2005. 'There are more than 2,500 water companies in China, of which 1,400 are relatively large, city-level plants,' Alison Simpson, a partner of global consulting firm ...

  3. Plenum grapples with need for rural revamp

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... about further reforms by pointing out that the authorities are engaged in a delicate balancing act. They are seeking to: Encourage urbanisation while maintaining a minimum of 120 million ... for land reform. He said China had 12.3 million hectares of rural residential farmland, which could be worth 11.1 trillion yuan (HK$12.7 trillion). Lu Xueyi, a veteran rural expert ...

  4. Gas fuels profit but firm faces challenges

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Wong

    ... It implemented the central China gas and Inner Mongolia Keqi coal-based gas project. It is seeking to expand significantly in the Bohai region with its close partnership with PetroChina, and looking ... The company also has two reasons for expanding its water business. One is in the coming five to 10 years when the mainland's urbanisation will be on the steepest upward track. ...

  5. ICAC stands by its efforts to tackle crime

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... especially for the poor. In our very urbanised and technological age, we often forget that nature is a provider; when harvested responsibly, nature provides its bounty indefinitely. Replacing ... I felt discriminated against, courtesy wise, to say the least. REUBEN MONDEJAR, Kowloon Statistically speaking As a result of an article last week carried by your respected journal ('China ...



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