Archive for the 'Environment' Category

China’s Urban Billion(s)

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

China is undergoing many transitions, but underlying them is the transition to an urban society. The majority of Chinese now live in cities, and the number is set to rise, with urbanisation as the main driver of growth – RMB40 trillion has been budgeted to bring 400 million people into cities in next decade. “Urbanization […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Accounting, Tariffs & Trains, To The Party, Spies & Fraud)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Here follows another update, from last week’s top posts on our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Accounting Guidelines @chinahearsay Stan Abrams Latest China Hearsay: New Accounting Firm Guidelines: Protectionism or Quality Control? http://bit.ly/mNnrQV (also see: You can account on it! RT @China_Daily: China sets guideline for accounting businesses http://tinyurl.com/5vqxeab) Localisation & KFC (& Walmart) RT @Chinalyst: KFC […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, Inflation & Appreciation, To Floods, Fraud & Food)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Better late than never, and thanks to long trips and tight deadlines, this post covers the week before last. Read on for news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: FDI RT @iichina: China May FDI Grows 13.43Pct http://goo.gl/fb/KD6oM Inflation RT @shanghaidaily: Full story: May inflation up 5.5%, rise in interest rate likely. http://xpo.sh/1sh (also see: Feeding […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Environment, Power & RMB, To Corruption, Control & Hacks)

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Environment: RT @greenlawchina: Nice post from @jonathanwatts on China’s state of environment report http://t.co/uu3CqYd (also see: South-North Diversion RT @CDTGreen: Ambitious Plan for China’s Water Crisis Spurs Concern http://twurl.nl/w376xf) Power: RT @chrisrbrown: China’s power shortage problems see no signs […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Prices, Power & Water, To Fraud, Foxconn & Food)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: GDP 9.4% RT @beyondbrics: Better late than never: Goldman cuts China forecast http://on.ft.com/k3OrJD Inflation Prices, Unilever, inflation, policy RT @ftchina: Beijing softens stance on price increses http://on.ft.com/kPeMu1 (see also: Inflation RT @caixinmediafeed: Caixin: CICC economist…China’s annual average CPI will […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, M&A & Gold, To Damn Dams, Food Scandals & Rich Clubs)

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: FDI RT @shanghaidaily: FDI in China grew 26.03% year-on-year to reach US$38.8 bln during first 4 months of this year. http://xpo.sh/1qw (see also: TheEIU_China The EIU China China’s hot money flows are driven by Chinese avoiding tax, disguising export […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Reserve RMB, Inflation & Fines, To Drought, Dialogue & Government Transition)

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Below is our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: RMB Reserve: RMB, 2016? RT @beyondbrics: China’s renminbi: the next reserve currency http://on.ft.com/m4VlGl (see also: RMB RT @NiuB: HSBC Says Yuan to be Among Top Three Int’l Currencies Caixin http://bit.ly/iH7Bw1; RT @ftchina: China trade surplus surges to $11.4bn http://on.ft.com/jjc0Se) […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Overtaking Japan, WTO Cases & Risky Rice, To Drought, Groupon & Due Diligence)

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Our weekly selection of China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter feed follows: 1. RT @UKTI_JGordon: The commodity factor RT @BeyondBrics: China trade: now for the bad news http://bit.ly/dZiGOD (Also see: @FT Financial Times China trade surplus drops on strong imports: China’s trade surplus fell in January because of soaring import dem… http://bit.ly/fTvdIO) 2. Number […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Green Plans, Espionage & Corruption, To Huawei, Zijin & McDonald’s)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In case you missed it, while enjoying some Chinese New Year holidays, here is our latest pick of last weeks news: 1. Environment RT @GreenerChina: Q&A: Energy, Water, and China’s Economy http://tinyurl.com/4rfmtrc #china #consumption (Also see: @ChinaDailyUSA China will invest $608 billion in water conservation projects over next 10 years http://bit.ly/gmYDCT; Emissions infographic RT @latestchina: […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From GDP, 5YP & RMB, To Espionage, Innovation & Wealth)

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Read on for our weekly pick of China business news: 1. GDP RT @BullishChina: China’s 2010 GDP growth likely to reach 10 pct, says central bank chief – Xinhua News Agency http://sns.ly/T6B742011 view (See also: RT @forbesasia: RT @christinelu: “Three Big Risks to China’s Economy In 2011” by @shaunrein — http://ow.ly/3z689) 2. 5YP & energy […]