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China's Urbancide in Tibet
March 17, 2017
China's Urbancide in Tibet
China's urbanization policies have a particularly telling impact on Tibet.
China's Urbancide in Tibet
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
February 22, 2017
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
China is speeding up hukou reform, but that won’t be enough to solve the migrant worker problem.
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
Resources, 'National Unity' Underpin Xi's Trip to Western China
September 04, 2016
Resources, 'National Unity' Underpin Xi's Trip to Western China
Xi Jinping's recent trip to Qinghai highlights what Beijing sees when it looks to China's western regions.
Resources, 'National Unity' Underpin Xi's Trip to Western China
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
June 29, 2016
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
The children hungry for a passport to China’s big cities.
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
February 03, 2016
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
China wants to grant hukous to 100 million migrants by 2020, but will be slow and selective in its reform.
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
Shenzhen Landslide Exposes China's Problem With Construction Waste
December 24, 2015
Shenzhen Landslide Exposes China's Problem With Construction Waste
Shenzhen is running out of options for disposing of its construction waste.
Shenzhen Landslide Exposes China's Problem With Construction Waste
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
October 29, 2015
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
The same process that produces currently underpopulated new areas has created some of the world’s most successful cities
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
China Is Still Building Ghost Cities
October 19, 2015
China Is Still Building Ghost Cities
Plans for new urban areas would provide housing for 3.4 billion people -- far more than China's total population.
China Is Still Building Ghost Cities
It's Official: AIIB Constitution to Be Signed on June 29
June 26, 2015
It's Official: AIIB Constitution to Be Signed on June 29
Plus, U.S-China relations, China's military strategy, and one woman's experience with urbanization. Friday China links.
It's Official: AIIB Constitution to Be Signed on June 29
Urbanization With Chinese Characteristics
February 12, 2015
Urbanization With Chinese Characteristics
Beijing is seeking to encourage a "new type" of urbanization.
Urbanization With Chinese Characteristics
A Tale of Two Chinas
September 17, 2014
A Tale of Two Chinas
A new survey underscores the relative deprivation of China's rural population.
A Tale of Two Chinas
China Announces Limited <em>Hukou</em> Reform
July 31, 2014
China Announces Limited Hukou Reform
China's government is reforming its hukou permit system in an "orderly" manner.
China Announces Limited Hukou Reform
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
July 02, 2014
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
The country’s plan to build new cities for the newly urbanized is problematic.
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
Turkestan Islamic Party Claims Responsibility for Urumqi Bombing
May 16, 2014
Turkestan Islamic Party Claims Responsibility for Urumqi Bombing
Plus NIMBY protests in China, "fake urbanization", and the China-Russia natural gas deal. Friday China links.
Turkestan Islamic Party Claims Responsibility for Urumqi Bombing
Remembering Hu Yaobang, China's Reformer
April 18, 2014
Remembering Hu Yaobang, China's Reformer
Plus, analysis of China's urbanization plan and Captain America in China. Friday China links.
Remembering Hu Yaobang, China's Reformer
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
April 17, 2014
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
Bringing people to the cities will not be enough. Rural rights also need reform.
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
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