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  1. Growth target at stake as Beijing redirects 300b yuan to welfare

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Premier Wen said the central government planned to spend 293 billion yuan on building its social safety net this year, up 17.6 per cent from last year. The money will fund pensions, medical insurance, unemployment insurance and living allowances to low-income groups. Ultimately, the resources needed to totally fix China's social safety net problem were much bigger, requiring over ...

  2. Subways built at full steam leave trail of accidents

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... subsequent visit.' The lightning pace with which the mainland metro systems are being built has created lots of problems in construction safety, according to insurance giant Swiss Re. 'We ... Metro Line 4 in 2003 caused a six-storey office building to collapse, resulting in losses of US$60 million, according to Jacobs Engineering, an international engineering conglomerate. 'In ...

  3. Big infrastructure projects trigger concerns

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... will be very important for my company over the next five years,' said James Chiu, the chairman of Paul Y Engineering, a listed engineering and construction firm. But 'there may be too much ... decade, there were too few jobs and the capacity of the construction, engineering and consultancy industries had been shrinking,' he said. 'The building industry will now enjoy a return ...



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