Jan. 24, 2019

English Stories from the Chinese Press April 27th – May 3rd

 English Stories from the Chinese Press April 27th – May 3rd


Law and Regulation

China’s swelling cities call for policy focus on fairness, environment, cooperation – OPINION Source: Shanghai Daily | April 30, 2015, Thursday China needs a new model of urbanization. Urbanization in China was long underpinned by cheap labor, cheap land, the under-pricing of environmental externalities and rising export demand.


International Affairs

Expo Milano 2015 kicks off with aim of sustainable development MILAN, Italy, May 1 (Xinhua) The Expo Milano 2015 world exposition kicked off here on Friday with the aim to give a concrete answer to the vital need for mankind to ensure enough healthy food for all while respecting nature.

Feature: Plastic wastes a challenge to increasingly prosperous Laos VIENTIANE, May 1 (Xinhua) Like many other cities of the world, the Laotian capital, with its improving economy and standard of living, is not spared from the scourge of urban living: the proliferation of plastics and products bottled or wrapped in plastics.

Kathmandu starts to collect garbage in capital KATHMANDU, April 30 (Xinhua) Six days after a massive earthquake jolted Nepal, solid waste of metropolis has been finally collected on Thursday.


Technology and Resources

Big test for solar companies to raise funds Source: Agencies | May 1, 2015, Friday CHINESE solar companies, some already heavily indebted, will need to raise many billions of dollars this year to fund a big expansion in capacity, a major test of investor confidence in a sector hit hard by the global financial crisis.


News Analysis: Chinese investors told to hold horses as Canadian oil patch loses ground TORONTO, April 29 (Xinhua) As the energy industry in Canada is struggling to control the oil prices, experts and business insiders suggest emerging opportunities for investment, but they warn Chinese investors to hold their horses.

Crossbred algae may save coral reefs from global warming: study WELLINGTON, April 29 (Xinhua) Crossbreeding of different types of microscopic algae that live in reef corals could enable corals to adapt to global warming, according to a New Zealand research on Wednesday.

China's environmental protection experience could benefit world: Group BEIJING, April 29 (Xinhua) A U.S.-based group said China's inroads in environmental protection can be of benefit to the countries linked by the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.



Over 100,000 people to be resettled in south China NANNING, May 3 (Xinhua) A total of 108,300 people currently residing in remote or poor areas in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are to be relocated this year, the regional poverty relief office said.





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