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China's highly anticipated electricity sector five-year plan was released earlier last month but was criticised by the environmental community because it targets increased coal power capacity and slower growth for [...]
Fr, Dez 02, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
It is quiet, high up on a bleak slope in front of a mine in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Badakhshan. In the past, loud explosions echoed through this valley in [...]
Fr, Dez 02, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
Along the busy National Highway 8 that connects New Delhi to Jaipur there are dozens of young men involved in an illicit trade. Sitting in front of plastic bottles and [...]
Do, Dez 01, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
Autumn again and countless birds are preparing to fly south for the winter, unaware of what their journey will bring. During China's National Day holiday in early October, volunteers took [...]
Mi, Nov 30, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
It appears inevitable now that almost all legal domestic ivory markets will be closed. This is the plan A of a large consortium of animal rights and welfare organisations aimed [...]
Mi, Nov 30, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
For the past three years, Pucuo Zhongga, a 35-year-old Tibetan woman living in the upper reaches of the Lancang (Mekong) River, has found a new lifestyle. Rather than stay home [...]
Di, Nov 29, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
The family of Luo Zhu, a 43-year-old Tibetan nomad, owns four horses, and over 40 yaks on the high plateau pastureland in Angsai, China's western Qinghai province. In the 1990s, [...]
Mo, Nov 28, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
In October, almost 200 nations agreed to an amendment of the Montreal Protocol that will see the emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a type of greenhouse gas used in fridges, air [...]
Mo, Nov 28, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
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Along with coal mining, electricity is regulated by the state in India and subsidised. Electricity tariffs are kept deliberately low for poor households. Unfortunately, much of this electricity is allocated [...]
Fr, Nov 25, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue
Zhang Huiwen bought an electric car a year ago, the first among his friends and colleagues to do so. He remains delighted with his decision; the car's 400-kilometre range is [...]
Do, Nov 24, 2016
Source: News from China Dialogue

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Father Accepts Donations or Profits from Daughter's Leukemia Diagnosis?
An article written by Luo Er, a man whose daughter (called Luo Yixiao) is suffering from leukaemia, has gone viral on social media in China. By November the 30th, the [...]
Do, Dez 01, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) issued a report on its Sichuan earthquake reconstruction work on November 27th. The construction last month linking the Provincial Highway [...]
Do, Dez 01, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
In order to further stress the importance of Internet philanthropy for the philanthropic sector and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a new report on Internet Philanthropy in [...]
Mo, Nov 28, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note Last week a 13-year-old autistic boy was stopped by airline staff from boarding a flight in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, because he was “acting weirdly” (see our report here). Tencent [...]
Fr, Nov 25, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
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Children reading books in a library sponsored by the Heung Kong Foundation June 2004: the is formally introduced. June 2004: it is again possible to apply to start a foundation [...]
Fr, Nov 25, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note: This is a summary of an article that originally appeared in Beijing Youth Daily. The article analyses in glowing terms the achievements brought about by China's Charity Law since [...]
Mi, Nov 23, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
Zhang Yun, a fresh graduate from the Hunan University of Technology, is having trouble finding a job. She has decided to go to yet another Hunan Province job fair, in [...]
Di, Nov 22, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
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Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang gave a speech last Friday at the sixth National Conference on Women and Children, during which he affirmed that working for women and children is [...]
Mo, Nov 21, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
The profit-making business operations of so-called “people-run non-enterprise units” (民办非营利企业, which in practice has long referred to private service providers) have long been questioned by the public. One of the [...]
Fr, Nov 18, 2016
Source: China Development Brief
A project based on Britain's Book on the Underground campaign was launched in China on November 15th, 2016. As its name suggests, the project involves 10,000 books being “lost” on [...]
Fr, Nov 18, 2016
Source: China Development Brief

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Neuer Preiskampf auf den Weltagrarmärkten; Landgrab geht weiter und Westeuropa führt; GFFA: Agriculture and Water – Key to Feeding the World; World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2017; 20 Jahre [...]
Mo, Okt 31, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting
by Uwe Hoering, January 2016: In October 2013, Xi Jinping, head of China's government and communist party, announced the initiative "One Belt, One Road": With the "New Silk Road", transport [...]
Di, Jan 19, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting