Urbanization

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Urbanization
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

More bank loans help redevelop rundown areas

China Development Bank (CDB) granted loans totaling 219.5 billion yuan (35.70 billion U.S. dollars) to redevelop rundown urban areas in the first half of 2014, benefiting 2.13 million families, it said on Monday. Of the total, 195 billion yuan was lent ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 2 reports

Merkel's visit to expand the business landscape in China for German enterprises emphasizes the emerging southwest region

MEETING AN OLD FRIEND: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang holds a welcoming ceremony for German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing on July 7 (PANG XINLEI)German Chancellor Angela Merkel deserves to be called an old friend of the Chinese people after wrapping ... [Published Beijing Review - 36 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Needed: A strong Chinese economy

China has seen "tremendous success" in its yuan program, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim says. Wu Zhiyi / China DailyRestructuring will bring sustainable growth, World Bank president saysThe world needs a strong Chinese economy over the long run, ... [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Reflections on a double act in the park

Managers say Suzhou Industrial Park needs to be operated in a market-oriented way. Provided to China DailyTwenty years ago, China and Singapore put their heads together and came up with a winning idea"One park, two mindsets," could easily be the motto ... [Published Ecns.cn - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Food report looks at eating habits over next decade

14 Jul 2014Listen /UN Photo/Kibae ParkThe eating habits of people across the world over the next decade are being predicted in a new study by the Food and Agriculture Organisation ( FAO ).The latest Agricultural Outlook report by the OECD, the Organisation ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Bangladesh: Urbanization and its Discontents: Educating Dhaka’s Slum Children

Source: World BankCountry: Bangladesh SUBMITTED BY MABRUK KABIR ON MON, 07/07/2014 “I wanted to be a doctor,” said Batashi, a 13-year-old girl with an infectious smile, “But I had to leave school after class 3, there was no one else to look after my ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Smarter City, Easier Life

SMART MOBILITY: Visitors in Beijing check a new generation of cars where the driver can access web-synced traffic information in September 2013 (WANG ZHEN)Imagine the following: texting an order into cellphone on your way home from work, your windows ... [Published Beijing Review - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Urban sprawl

The recent UN World Urbanisation Prospects report indicated that two-thirds of the world population will live in urban areas by 2050.As of now, half of the world’s seven billion people already live in urban areas with the number of megacities on the increase ... [Published Jordan Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

UNITED NATIONS: U.N. report: 2 Latin American cities among most populated - Americas

UNITED NATIONS -- Two Latin American cities are among the top five most populated urban centers in the world, although the fastest urban growth is happening in other regions, says a new U.N. report released Thursday.Mexico City and Sao Paulo are listed ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Shaped by smartness: A new tryst with urbanscapes

N V Vijayakumar & Umesh M Avvannavar, July 14, 2014, DHNS: How smart are we being while looking at setting up smart cities in a cultural context even as we face the ever-widening gap between governance and delivery? How will they fit into uniquely Indian ... [Published Deccan Herald - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

State seeks Centre’s help in setting up institute of human settlement

The Odisha government has sought the Centre’s collaboration in setting up the National Institute of Human Settlement, which will produce professionals to handle urbanisation challenges.Pointing out that there was an acute shortage of trained professionals ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

UN report spells out challenges of urban population boom

Two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities by 2050, posing unique infrastructural challenges for African and Asian countries, where 90 per cent of the growth is predicted to take place.The planet's urban population overtook the number of ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 12 2014]

Quotes

According to published reports, Norbert Barthle, a member of the Bundestag who belongs to the joint ruling party the CDU, said: "If our industries do not establish a foothold here (in China), we will not have any chance to have a place in world markets in the long run. The most orders come from here (China)."
...has shown its strengths in areas such as the automotive, IT and consumer sectors, which mirror many of Germany's key industrial sectors, he said. "I'm not surprised that many world-famous enterprises have opened branches in Chengdu."
"Looking at emerging Asian countries, and in particular China, we are reassured because we do not see a brutal slowdown but rather a slight slowing of growth that has become ... more sustainable and that we see at 7 to 7.5 percent this year" Lagarde was quoted by Bloomberg News as saying

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Merkel's visit to expand the business landscape... [Published Beijing Review - 36 mins ago]
Merkel seals deals, strengthens trade [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
Merkel says Chengdu has vital role [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
Needed: A strong Chinese economy [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
Singapore's wealth fund expands China holdings [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
Why aren't koalas suitable as pets? [Published Melbourne Age - 1 hour ago]
Step by step instructions to creating an edible... [Published Infolink - 1 hour ago]
More bank loans help redevelop rundown areas [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
Rush of new stores ‘a risk for retailers’ [Published IOL - 2 hours ago]
Green MashUP: the rise of biophilic cities [Published Eco-Business - 2 hours ago]
Reflections on a double act in the park [Published Ecns.cn - 2 hours ago]
Delhi’s green cover rises [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Food report looks at eating habits over next de... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 2 hours ago]
IBM launches Chinese smart city R&D base [Published Individual.com - 3 hours ago]
Pakistan's urban air pollution off the charts, ... [Published Asia News Network - 3 hours ago]
“Sinister Motive In The Making” – MFDP: A Reaction [Published The NewDawn - 3 hours ago]
News story: UK Supporting Burma’s green growth [Published Cabinet Office - 3 hours ago]
Revving up retail ready packaging [Published Food & Beverage Packaging - 3 hours ago]
A sleeping economic giant on Australia's doorstep [Published Business Spectator - 3 hours ago]
Heritage Clubs help Make Children Aware and Pro... [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
Bangladesh: Urbanization and its Discontents: E... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 4 hours ago]
Smarter City, Easier Life [Published Beijing Review - 4 hours ago]
China's growth stagnates as property threat grows [Published WDSU New Orleans - 6 hours ago]
#dnaEdit: Growing but dying [Published DNA India - 6 hours ago]
Urban sprawl [Published Jordan Times - 6 hours ago]
Abe and Abbot Out under Australia's Midday Sun [Published Japan Focus - 6 hours ago]
Horned lizard here to stay - in West Texas, at ... [Published Lubbock Online - 6 hours ago]
Have a picnic in landfill, minister tells resid... [Published Malaysian Insider - 7 hours ago]
Curb Population Growth to Control Urbanisation [Published New Indian Express - 7 hours ago]
UNITED NATIONS: U.N. report: 2 Latin American c... [Published DailyMe.Com - 7 hours ago]
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Bangladesh: Urbanization and its Discontents: E... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 4 hours ago]
Source: World BankCountry: Bangladesh SUBMITTED BY MABRUK KABIR ON MON, 07/07/2014 “I wanted to be a doctor,” said Batashi, a 13-year-old girl with an infectious smile, “But I had to leave school after class 3, there was no one else to look after my ...
Lucintel’s Analysis of Global Aluminum Industry... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 12 2014]
Irving, TX, July 12, 2014 --( PR.com )-- APAC emerges as the greatest potential market during forecast period. The growing markets of China and India are expected to continue witnessing growth in the aluminum industry. Higher demand from key consuming ...
Thanks to Urbanization, Tomorrow’s Megalopolise... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 11 2014]
Thanks to Urbanization, Tomorrow’s Megalopolise... [Published Foreign Policy - Jul 11 2014]
Fitch: Street Light Retrofit Projects - Trends ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jul 11 2014]
MONTERREY, Mexico & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a recent report highlighting the financial impact of street light retrofit projects on municipality's finances, Fitch Ratings reveals some trends identified in Mexico. Street light modernization projects ...
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Thirsty West: The End of the Road [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 20 2014]
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IOM Actively Participates in the 7th World Urba... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Apr 17 2014]
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KONE Grows Canadian Maintenance Business with A... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 18 2013]
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