ADB to help China fight desert drift

January 15, 2008,AEST

China is getting outside help for a project to stop the alarming spread of deserts in its western interior that causes siltation of the Yellow River, the Asian Development Bank said Saturday. Manila-based ADB said it will help Beijing design | Read More

China’s cities: faster, bigger, better?

January 12, 2008,AEST

Today Pudong has joined Manhattan and the City of London as one of the world’s foremost business hubs. Countless other Chinese cities are determined to follow in Shanghai’s steps. Cities have been the engines of China’s economic growth, contributing 70% | Read More

A city in the mapping – Chennai

January 12, 2008,AEST

Gargi Gupta from Business Standard weighs the pros and cons of  the second master plan and MAP Chennai Region help the city overcome the problems of rapid urbanisation? You know the truism about the best laid plans of mice and | Read More

A Borrowed Place on Borrowed Time

January 6, 2008,AEST

In Hong Kong, where land for construction is scarce and commerce has long ruled, preservation has usually given way to a tide of urban development. Few of the British expatriates and Chinese immigrants who came to the city with the | Read More

Ecotourism in Yunnan (5 Part Series)

December 28, 2007,AEST

Ecotourism is becoming more popular in China and Lila Buckley of the Globalist took a hands on approach to reasearching Eco-tourism for herself.An interesting read about the growing trend of Eco-tourism in China. read more at The Globalist

Tighting funding regulation for Energy hungry projects

December 27, 2007,AEST

China will tighten funding rules for new projects to curb investment and worsening pollution in the world’s fourth-biggest economy, according to an official from the nation’s top economic planning agency. China will “soon” reduce the amount of debt companies can | Read More

Small-Scale Businesses Forestall a Green India

December 27, 2007,AEST

With one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India is expected in the coming years to produce ever more of the greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. But many business owners in small industries either fail to understand the relevance | Read More

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