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  1. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: China closes N Korean bank account, Mo Yan 'just wants to write'

    Posted May 08th 2013, 07:01am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of China ". (Zhu Ling case) Civil society Xiaoxiang Morning News* Survey: 80 per cent of urban residents want to move to away from large cities. China Labour Bulletin Strikes and worker ... business with a North Korean bank. Vietnam Thanh Nien China sends giant fleet to East Sea, endangering fish stocks. VietnamNet Chinese fishing fleet rushes to Vietnam’s Truong Sa. Pentagon ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on August 12. Social scientists grapple with urban problems The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences will hold a forum on the problems faced by rapid urbanisation and the difficulties facing urban ... (right)- who has been admitted to hospital for heart problems in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, where he has lived since his ousting- will be brought to Cairo for his trial's opening ...

  3. China not a threat to world, Wen says

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the goal of becoming a rich country because of its 1.3 billion people and the wide gap between urban and rural areas. 'We may pass Japan to become the second-biggest economy in the world. ... Korea in the Yellow Sea. Beijing said the war games were taking place on the doorstep of 'China's political and economic heartland', but the US and South Korea said the exercises ...

  4. Awash with wonders

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of which is East Lake in Wuchang district. East Lake is six times the size of West Lake in Hangzhou and is the largest urban lake in China. The lake covers 33 square kilometres and boasts the rare ... to the sea. Gui Shan is also the site of China's first modern television tower, which provides unparalleled views of one of the mainland's most dynamic cities. Be sure to visit Wuhan's ...

  5. Guiding light

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... since shown itself to be a model for efficient urban living. Shops are located where people live instead of being in a mall that's a car-drive away. Combined with world-class public ... energy consumption. For a mainland China looking for an efficient way to achieve a high standard of living, Hong Kong can be a useful role model. As more Chinese move to urban areas, ...

  6. Miss Chopsticks

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Spain and Portugal's battle for hegemony of the seas; she had studied French bas-relief, the ruins of ancient Rome, and Greek myths... 'Every middle school student here knows your Shakespeare, Dickens and Victor Hugo. How can you not know our Cao Xueqin and Tang Xianzu?'' With their rough manners and bright clothing, the sisters struggle for full acceptance by urban ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    World's iconic cities distilled on the mainland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... that these communities are not fake and lacking in originality so much as the expression of something new, a cultural sea-change that highlights the rise of the new, consumerist nation. In seeing something ... prestige, the foreign models have been chosen largely because under Mao all vestiges of traditional building styles were swept away. The rural was favoured over the urban to begin with, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's reformers within

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREAS FULDA

    ... democracy movement. He is a patriot first, a democrat second. His position on the East China Sea islands territorial dispute between China and Japan is emphatically nationalistic, much ... calls for comprehensive reform to the household registration system, which limits rural-to-urban migration and has led to a system of first- and second-class citizens. To protect citizen rights, ...

  9. Central Asia's retreating waters

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Remember what happened to the Aral Sea, the most extensive body of water in Central Asia? Since 1960, 30 years after Soviet planners began diverting its feeder rivers to irrigate cotton fields, the sea has lost three-quarters of its volume, turning once-fertile areas into desert. Is a similar crisis looming in eastern Kazakhstan for Lake Balkhash, ...

  10. Going out

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Foaming Waves and Ma Shenglong and Gu Guanren's Song of Fishermen in the East Sea; Tang Wing-hong hosts and narrates (in Cantonese), and puppeteer-magician Santa Jim also features. Apr 28, ... Tak-hing's portrayal of Master Wong as a man of charismatic bravado. In Cantonese. Apr 22, 7.30pm, HK Film Archive. Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture Screening Programme HK and Shenzhen ...




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