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  1. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Chinese border town to demolish failed 270m-yuan tourist strip near Vietnam

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:23pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Relatively new project becomes a white elephant, requiring more money to dismantle than what it took to build it A remote Chinese county near the Vietnam border is demolishing a tourist strip just three years after it was built at a whopping cost of 270 million yuan (HK$340 million). The Hekou county government in Yunnan is spending 300 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536842/chinese-border-town-demolish-failed-270m-yuan-tourist-strip-near-vietnam
  2. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Seven arrested for illegally demolishing 200-year-old Guangdong bridge

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 06:31pm by Mimi Lau

    ... remains at large. Among those held were executives from the companies that planned and carried out the demolition in late April at Longchuan county in Heyuan city. The rest were construction ... bridge – which stood 7.3 metres high, above the water – was declared a protected relic by the county government in 2010. It was built diring the Jiaqing period of the Qing dynasty. The police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1523886/seven-arrested-illegally-demolishing-200-year-old-guangdong-bridge
  3. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    China's South-North Water Diversion Project threatens fish farmers' livelihoods

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:30am by Li Jing

    ... Jiangsu to Dongping county, Shandong, 13 groups of pumping stations are being built to raise water levels by 65 metres, needing 3.8 to 5.8 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, according ... county outside Huaian, less than 40,000 yuan for 3.33 hectares of fish farms he kept in the lake. Long considered himself lucky. He still has a plot of farmland to till. Other fishing families ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1512107/chinas-south-north-water-diversion-project-threatens-fish-farmers
  4. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    4.7-trillion-yuan plan to double mainland road network by 2030

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... at present and the plan approved by the State Council last month says that should rise to 400,000 kilometres by 2030. By then, toll-free trunk ways should connect all counties, Dai said, while ... Commission's basic industry department, said 18 cities of more than 200,000 lacked highway links at present, while more than 900 counties were not connected to national trunk ways. The new highways ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1265377/47-trillion-yuan-plan-double-mainland-road-network-2030
  5. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Residents fear Hebei expressway will drive up house prices

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... residents have bought homes in Hebei counties on the capital's borders, such as Sanhe, Zhuozhou and Guan, because prices there were relatively affordable. But with the completion of the seventh ... road, Beijing should focus on the development of public transport, especially the subway system. "It should build more subway lines leading to neighbouring Hebei counties, so that its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1254386/residents-fear-hebei-expressway-will-drive-house-prices
  6. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Dam breached in Shanxi leads to flooding and evacuation

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... reported yesterday. The top of an irrigation duct at the Quting reservoir in Hongtong county caved in on Friday morning, leading to the partial collapse of its dam walls, the report said, citing ... to its age. Workers sent to the scene by the Ministry of Water Resources used sandbags and other materials to seal the breach. A China News Service report said train services through the county ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1152009/dam-breached-shanxi-leads-flooding-and-evacuation

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