Government to boost Chinese property market

October 17, 2008,AEST

Facing a housing market lull which could drag China’s economy further in the backdrop of a worldwide financial crisis, Beijing is probing possibilities to loosen its macro control to activate the real estate sector. As many as 18 Chinese cities, | Read More

Landscape Institute Climate Change Position Statement

October 16, 2008,AEST

The Landscape Institute has published a Climate Change Position Statement, ‘Landscape architecture and the challenge of climate change’. Read more @ the SOURCE: Landscape Institute (UK) – Climate Change Position Statement.

Rethinking The Makeover of Urban Villages – EEO.com.cn

October 15, 2008,AEST

The term “urban village” has often appeared in the media, especially in the newspapers of Shenzhen and Guangzhou (coastal cities in southern China where migrant population congregate). In recent years, a “makeover” for these urban villages has become urgent task | Read More

India’s humble rickshaw goes solar

October 13, 2008,AEST

“NEW DELHI (AFP) — It’s been touted as a solution to urban India’s traffic woes, chronic pollution and fossil fuel dependence, as well as an escape from backbreaking human toil.” read [email protected] the SOURCE: AFP – India’s humble rickshaw goes solar.

Companies moving inland from coastal region

October 13, 2008,AEST

China Daily gives an insight into the companies moving inland from the Shanghai and surrounding coastal cities – higher land, construction and labour costs. “A changing industrial landscape is unfolding in China’s most prosperous coastal region…….read more @ the SOURCE: | Read More

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