Massive quake rebuild holds key for China economy – Reuters

Simon Rabinovitch of Reuters reports “Quake reconstruction is a central plank of the government’s stimulus plan for the ailing Chinese economy, set to take one-quarter of Beijing’s promised 4 trillion yuan ($580 billion) spending boost and to create millions of sorely needed jobs.”

read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Massive quake rebuild holds key for China economy – Reuters].

HKS begins green design group – Dallas Business News

“Dallas-based HKS Inc., the world’s ninth-largest architecture firm, has launched a group to promote eco-friendly design with its staff and clients.”

[SOURCE: dallasnews.com – HKS begins green design group | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Dallas Business News].

Dubai to spend through crisis

FT.com reports

“The Dubai government is planning an expansionary budget to stimulate the economy next year as the emirate seeks to spend its way through the global financial crisis.
read the full article @ the [SOURCE:FT.com / Middle East – Dubai to spend through crisis].

‘Two children the limit,’ says NA Standing Committee

Viet Name news agency reports

“Most members of the National Assembly Standing Committee reached a consensus to declare each couple should have no more than two children in the amended Population Ordinance at a meeting in the capital ….”

SOURCE: Viet Nam News.

Sasaki Associates has oldest green building in Massachusetts – Watertown, MA – Watertown TAB & Press

Sasaki Associates, a world-famous architecture firm, has over the years turned its Pleasant Street headquarters into a petri dish for green design.

read the full article @ the SOURCE: Wickedlocal.com – Watertown’s Sasaki Associates has oldest green building in Massachusetts 

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