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Economy 27 Dec 2013 | 10:30 AM

China urbanisation rate to hit 60% by 2018

China's urbanisation rate is expected to hit 60% by 2018, according to a prominent government think tank report, two years ahead of previous official expectations, bringing a potential economic boost to the world's second largest economy.

Letters 29 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Improving the quality of urbanisation

Experts say urbanisation is not as simple as relocating rural people to cities or turning them into urbanites but rather providing them with the best social security, housing and other recreational facilities, both in cities and their hometowns.

Opinion 29 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Improving the quality of urbanisation

Experts say urbanisation is not as simple as relocating rural people to cities or turning them into urbanites but rather providing them with the best social security, housing and other recreational facilities, both in cities and their hometowns.

Business 04 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

China urbanisation fact sheet

This week's article aims to help readers understand China's urbanisation trend and current status

World 12 Sep 2013 | 10:30 AM

China should pursue 'high-quality' urbanisation - top economic planning body

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must plan scientifically for "high-quality" urbanisation that is human-oriented and energy-saving, a senior official at the country's top economic planning agency said in remarks published on Thursday.

World 07 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

China faces social, financial risks in urbanisation push

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's urbanisation drive could fuel social unrest over land disputes and pose financial risks if money is thrown around recklessly, a senior communist party official and a leading economist said on Thursday.

Metro News 28 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Towards sustainable urbanisation

MALAYSIA has reached another milestone with the unveiling of the New Urban Agenda aimed at leading the country towards sustainable urbanisation and development.

Business 06 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Challenges of urbanisation

PETALING JAYA: Asean cities could face urbanisation challenges as middle-class households are set to quadruple by 2030, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Business 16 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Urbanisation key for China

BEIJING: Chinas urbanisation could cure its economic imbalances, a new study shows, putting it on a path to domestic consumption-led growth within five years to replace three decades of investment and export-driven development that stoked global trade tensions.

AseanPlus News 27 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mekong river cities facing challenges from urbanisation

BANGKOK: Cities in the Mekong River region are facing common challenges from urbanisation, experts say.