2010 IFLA Congress – Day 3

May 31, 2010,AEST

IFLA Congress Day 3 included 6 different tours that delegates could take around Jiangsu Province including historical Chinese water towns, gardens, parks and new cities and returned for the Closing ceremony and Gala Dinner.

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 2

May 29, 2010,AEST

Day 2 saw 80 local and international speakers give presentations throughout the day covering a wide range of topics including design, planning, heritage, business and many others.

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 1

May 28, 2010,AEST

A rainy morning in Suzhou for the start of the 2010 IFLA Congress. Police escort for the bus convoy to the Suzhou Expo Centre in the newer part of Suzhou. Welcoming speeches from Chinese and Suzhou Government officials. Professional, friendly | Read More

The New Bund in Shanghai

April 19, 2010,AEST

With only 12 days to the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai you have probably seen images of the new Expo site with its amazing pavilions. But there is more going on in Shanghai in the last 2-3 years than the | Read More

China to reach 50% urban population by 2015

March 30, 2010,AEST

Recently Li Shouxin, director of the Development Planning Department stated that China’s urban population had reached 622 million by the end of 2009, with the urbanization rate standing at nearly 47 percent with the urban population growing by just under | Read More

Beijing to build six lakes and two wetlands

March 3, 2010,AEST

Beijng is planning to build six lakes and two wetlands along the currently dry Yongding River (known as the Mother River of Beijing). Part of the river flows for 170 kilometres through several districts of Beijing. The six lakes to | Read More

Winners announced for Bruce Lee Residence Competition

January 26, 2010,AEST

The Organising Committee of the Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee’s Residence announced the results for The Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee’s residence, launched on July 20, 2009, aimed to turn the former residence of the late Mr Bruce Lee into | Read More

Construction begins on world’s longest cross-sea bridge

December 16, 2009,AEST

Shanghai Daily reports CONSTRUCTION of the worlds longest cross-sea bridge linking Chinas southern economic hub of Guangdong Province to Hong Kong and Macau began yesterday, a project expected to strengthen economic ties.Starting from Lantau Island off the Hong Kong Special | Read More

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