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The Africa-China Urban Initiative and its partner institutions have a number of resources available.

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Taxis to fare well after price change

Publication date: Mon 15 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing will adjust taxis' fare system as part of a series of measures to ease the difficulty of hailing a taxi in the capital, the city's top transport official has announced. The city government is...

China, US to enhance co-op in clean energy

Publication date: Sun 14 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday vowed to deepen China-US cooperation in clean energy. Yang and Kerry attended a China-US energy...

Errors in urbanization must be avoided

Publication date: Sun 14 Apr 2013
China should learn from the negative urbanization experiences in foreign countries and set out a clear plan from the start, economists and entrepreneurs said at the Boao Forum for Asia. Neville Power...

Beijing confirms taxi fares to rise

Publication date: Sat 13 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Only one in 80 Beijing residents have the chance to win a car plate in this month's lottery, marking the lowest rate since the scheme was launched in 2011.

Coastal cities fall victim of maritime pollution

Publication date: Sat 13 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
China's coastal areas are suffering from maritime pollution as scenic spots and local environments become increasingly threatened. Two days of gales last week resulted in almost sixty tons of garbage...

Spike in land abuse cases in China's western regions

Publication date: Sat 13 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Chinese authorities are drawing up new land support policies for western parts of the country, following a sharp spike in land abuse cases in the region during the first three months of the year.

Joint China-US Statement on Climate Change

Publication date: Fri 12 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
 The United States of America and the People's Republic of China recognize that the increasing dangers presented by climate change measured against the inadequacy of the global response requires...

New housing rules planned for migrants

Publication date: Fri 12 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Detailed rules for migrant workers who want to apply for government-subsidized houses in cities will be released in eight months, the country's top housing authority said. The Ministry of Housing and...

Beijing plans to burn waste from landfills

Publication date: Wed 10 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing plans to excavate waste buried in landfills, and to sort and incinerate it starting in 2015, in order to improve the sustainability of landfills, officials said at a conference held on Monday...

Harsher housing rules increase false divorces

Publication date: Wed 10 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Harsher rules aimed at cooling the property market have triggered a rise in false divorce in China's big cities, especially among middle-aged and elderly couples, in an attempt to avoid higher down...

Beijing landfills to be brought into line in 2 years

Publication date: Tue 9 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
The commission said it will improve leachate capacity at informal landfills. Leachate is any liquid that, in passing through matter, extracts solutes, suspended solids or any other component of the...

Beijing landfills to be brought into line in 2 yrs

Publication date: Tue 9 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing has vowed to regulate 75 unofficial landfills by the end of this year and another 100 next year, while bringing 250 landfills into line by the end of 2015. The pledge has come from the...

Beijing plans to burn waste from landfills

Publication date: Tue 9 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing plans to excavate waste buried in landfills, and to sort and incinerate it starting in 2015, in order to improve the sustainability of landfills, officials said at a conference held on Monday...

China-Africa cooperation at strongest

Publication date: Mon 8 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Cooperation between China and Africa is stronger than ever, with China planning to beef up investment in Africa and Chinese companies starting to consider moving abroad, top economists and former...

Errors in urbanization must be avoided

Publication date: Mon 8 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
China should learn from the negative urbanization experiences in foreign countries and set out a clear plan from the start, economists and entrepreneurs said at the Boao Forum for Asia. Neville Power...

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