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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

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

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

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Report lists six key issues in mainland push to have 60pc of population live in urban areas Study urges priority on land reforms Beijing ... to resolve distortions in the way of resources allocation, officials from the two institutions said yesterday at an international conference. A book titled Urban China will be published after final ...

  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Private sector crucial to sustain China growth, Moody's says

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... the roles of the state-owned and the private sectors and let the market take a decisive function in allocating resources," said Tom Byrne, senior vice-president of Moody's sovereign risk ...

  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Analysts expect strong expansion on China

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Analysts expect strong expansion on mainland The mainland's economy may have lost some momentum last month as inflation hugged its high for the year, a Reuters poll showed, although analysts say any cooling will be mild and short lived due to signs of a revival in global growth. Optimism that the world's No 2 economy is not sliding into a protracted ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing's move to supply affordable homes unlikely to curb prices: agents

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by Langi Chiang, Yvonne Liu

    ... measures," Pak said. In its latest attempt to contain prices, the Beijing city government said last Wednesday it planned to supply 20,000 "self-use" flats- meant for the owner to live ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Lost Generation, by Michel Bonnin

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:07pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... They stayed an average of six years and as long as 11 years; most believed they would remain there for good. It scarred them for the rest of their lives, deprived the vast majority of a university ... by the government; there was a shortage of arable land, food, housing and money. They had to live in grain silos, warehouses, tool sheds and empty ancestral temples until they could build their own ...

  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Inner Mongolian city lives on borrowed money

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Inner Mongolian city lives on borrowed money A city in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia known for its empty skyscrapers is struggling to repay debt and has resorted to borrowing from companies to pay workers, a magazine published by Xinhua reported. Some district governments of Ordos had to borrow money from companies to pay salaries of municipal ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Wealth and Power

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... - as an arch-conservative who presided over China's collapse. In fact, she was open to piecemeal regional reforms and surrounded herself with a few capable reformist officials such as Li Hongzhang. Li's ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Specter of "the People", by Mun Young Cho

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill T he Specter of "The People" - Urban Poverty in Northeast China by Mun Young Cho Cornell University Press 3 stars "Northeast China was the first area liberated by the Communist Party during the civil war. Since then, we northeasterners have devoted all our resources to the state without compensation. What came to us after all these sacrifices? ...

  9. News - China - CHINA

    China seeks greater influence in Arctic region

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... countries, as it bids to raise its stake in the faraway but resource-rich region. The China-Nordic Arctic Research Centre, whose launch plan was announced in Shanghai in early June, may signal new ... was recorded- for the second year in a row. Meanwhile, the world's major powers have rushed to secure access to the resources buried beneath melting glaciers. The US Geological Survey estimated ...

  10. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China cities infrastructure demand booms

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

    ... Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's top economic planner. About 690 million people, or 51 per cent of the mainland's population, live in the country's urban areas. That ratio is expected to rise to more than 60 per cent by 2020 by conservative estimates, which means cities should be able to accommodate an additional 100 million-plus people by then- 14 times ...




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