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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Beijing urged to act as rising local government debts threaten reform

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu

    ... that the country can solve any economic issues without touching upon any reforms of the existing judicial, legal, and political system," said Xu who joked that "people say the bubble will be different and keep growing. In fact, it turns out that every bubble is the same." ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Wenzhou a case study of a property market taken over by speculators

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Langi Chiang

    ... and some factory owners are suffering bankruptcies after production costs rose while global demand shrank. The bursting of the housing bubble in cities such as Wenzhou and Ordos, which is located on a seam of rich coal mines, as well as home-purchase restrictions widely adopted by dozens of major cities, have curbed housing speculation. The proportion of speculators- people buying ...

  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

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

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

    ... infrastructure and social housing would average 6.1 per cent of GDP from last year to 2030. "Every year, 20 million Chinese move into cities. That is 1.8 million a month, the equivalent ...

  4. News - China - CHINA

    China plays down Indian politician’s claim to disputed border region

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters

    ... Janata Party is expected to win more seats in the lower house of parliament than any other party at a national election due by May, giving the Hindu nationalist leader a chance to become prime ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing puts prime land near third ring road up for sale again at higher price

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... policymakers fearful of a property bubble. The central government's three-year campaign to rein in housing inflation has butted up against strong demand, shortages of property and land, ... Reuters in Beijing Mainland policymakers face dilemma over curbing housing inflation, meeting demand Prime land in Beijing on sale again- at higher price Authorities have reopened the sale ...

  6. 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

    ... for end-users' plan doubted The Beijing municipal authorities' latest efforts to contain house price inflation will fail, as the measures have not eased market worries about rising home prices due ... with homebuyers paying separately for furnishings and parking in their down payments. This allows a lower final selling price to be registered with housing authorities. The city had fewer than 60,000 new ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Lost Generation, by Michel Bonnin

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

    ... 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 ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing creates a generation of housing slaves

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... a generation of 'housing slaves' Sherry Sheng, a 29-year-old Shanghai policewoman, bought herself a 4,000 yuan (HK$4,930) black fur jacket, splurging for the last time before she starts paying off the mortgage on her first home. Sheng is part of a generation of middle class that mainland media have dubbed fang nu, or housing slaves, a reference to the lifetime of work needed ...

  9. 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

    ... 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 ...

  10. Infographics - Property - CHINA

    Shanghai leads China's luxury property prices

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:19pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters This graphic, based on data provided by CRIC, shows that Shanghai continues to lead the country in average selling prices of luxury property projects throughout the first half of 2013. China Real Estate Information Corp (CRIC) is a subsidiary of E House (China) Holdings ...




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