Posts Tagged ‘urbanization’

Sustained Exposure to Air Pollutants Proven to REDUCE Life Expectency in China

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 20:48 No Comments

As you may have noticed, there is a bit of a theme around air pollution in China lately.  For me, it is an issue that I view as CHINA wide, which is to say that you will not catch my taking selfies out of a window in Beijing and framing the issue on that level, […]

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Reimagining China’s Cities

Friday, November 15, 2013 7:22 No Comments

Regardless of whether or not you are a regular reader of China Dialogue, the recently released Reimagining China’s Cities is a MUST READ. At 411 pages (200 English / 200 Chinese), this is report has brought together dozens of experts (foreign and Chinese) on their thought about where China is headed, and the corrections that […]

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Lung Cancer Rates in Beijing up 50%. Breathing Blamed

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 21:06 No Comments

This morning’s article from the Telegraph (Lung cancer rates in Beijing are up by 50 PER CENT (but officials claim it’s due to smoking NOT the smog), leads with some very sobering bullet points about the crisis that is air quality in China. Lung cancer rates in China’s capital have doubled in a decade Officials […]

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Managing China’s Elderly. As Easy as 90-7-3

Thursday, May 24, 2012 1:52 3 Comments

Dan’s article Elder Care In China, American Style over at China Law Blog a few week ago reminded me of some research I was working on last year where we were looking to understand the size of the problem, the expectations of China’s elderly (lifestyle, healthcare, family, etc), what were the solutions on/ coming to […]

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Urban Population 51.27% | Rural Population 48.73%

Thursday, January 19, 2012 18:38 2 Comments

It’s official.  There are now more Chinese who call home in one of China’s urban centers than those who remain on the farm.  It is a process that began in the late 70s with Deng Xiao Ping opening up China’s economy, and according to the McKinsey study “Preparing for China’s Urban Billion” it is a […]

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