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China speeds up drafting of property regulation

Publication date: Thu 24 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
China is accelerating the drafting of a property registration regulation orginially scheduled to be issued by June.

How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

Publication date: Sun 20 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
This article delves into China’s urban development of many African cities, and the effect this has had on the architectural quality of those cities. Chinese contractors and architects are able to...

Chilling house market cools land sales

Publication date: Thu 17 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
China's chilling property market has started to affect the price of land, cooling sales in Chinese cities in the second quarter, according to a monitoring report by the Ministry of Land and Resources...

Take a Wild Ride on Kenya's Minibuses

Publication date: Wed 16 Jul 2014
Document type: Video
Jeffrey Gettleman rides on the unregulated minibuses that are fighting a move toward electronic payments. Produced by: Matt Goldman. Read the story here:

China's H1 property investment growth slows

Publication date: Wed 16 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
The growth of China's real estate investment slowed in the first half of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Angola é o país onde China tem mais obras

Publication date: Fri 11 Jul 2014
Angola has become the country with which China has the most contracts for construction, labour services and consultancies since 2012. The value of this portfolio is 7.6 billion US Dollars, ...

China's new pathway to urbanization will benefit world: UN officials

Publication date: Wed 9 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
UN officials said Tuesday that China's efforts to follow the new pathway to sustainable urbanization, which is human-centered and environmentally friendly, will benefit both the country and the world...

Local boosts for properties can backfire

Publication date: Wed 9 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
A number of local governments are planning to lift restrictions previously imposed on the purchase of properties. While the move will provide a much-needed boost to the market, it is hard to improve...

‘I am here until development comes’: Displacement, demolitions, and property rights in urbanizing Nigeria

Publication date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Document type: Article
Government demolitions have displaced hundreds of thousands of people in Abuja, Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory, over the last decade. This housing insecurity is not simply the result of...

Anhui tightens rules covering historic buildings

Publication date: Wed 18 Jun 2014
Document type: Article
Anhui province will create "identity numbers" for local ancient buildings and ban the removal of ancient structures from the province. A government statement released on Wednesday came days after...

Will China's housing market hit the iceberg?

Publication date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Document type: Article
China's property market has been losing steam for most of this year with sales plummeting and prices sliding.

Africa has to make the best of China ties

Publication date: Mon 16 Jun 2014
Trading blocs are key to continent's economic growth, says Mozambique-born academic Sergio Chichava.

Chinese minibus starts local production

Publication date: Sat 14 Jun 2014
Document type: Article
Competition is set to intensify in South Africa's taxi industry with the launch of a locally produced Chinese minibus into the market.

China’s Growing Economic Role in Africa: Findings and policy implications of the AERC China-Africa economic relations project

Publication date: Sat 14 Jun 2014
Document type: Article
How should Africa engage strategically with China to take maximum advantage of the opportunities and confront the challenges posed by the rapidly expanding economic role of China in Africa? That was...

Income gap widening in China: survey

Publication date: Sat 14 Jun 2014
 China's accelerating urbanization will create many business opportunities in a variety of fields while posing new challenges to city planners, said a senior executive of a foreign company....