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China Stills Lags in Green Building Despite Urban Growth
Despite severe pollution in its chief urban centres, China continues to lag in the application of sustainability measures...
China Continues to Top Global Shopping Mall Construction
China remains the global leader in the construction of shopping malls, and is currently host to over half...
Renewable Energy Capacity in Asia to Reach 535.2 GW by 2020
The amount of renewable energy capacity installed in the Asia-Pacific region excluding hydropower is set to hit 535.2...
Australia’s First Flat-Pack Apartment Building
Australia is set to welcome its first flat-pack apartment building in Queensland.
China’s Scuppered Mining Deals Valued at US$45 Billion
The total value of China’s botched takeover bids for overseas mining interests over the past five years has...
“Great City” Plan Puts Pedestrians First
A new city design envisions an urban centre so compact that nothing is more than a 15-minute walk...
Chinese Sinkhole Highlights Perils of Building on Karst Bedrock
A security guard in the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen has died after being engulfed by...
White Elephants Hit China’s Second-Tier Cities
The wave of white elephant construction projects in China has spread beyond the nation’s showcase capitals to its...
World’s Biggest Solar Panels Manufacturer Bankrupt
China’s Suntech Power has gone bankrupt just a year after becoming the world’s largest producer of solar panels.
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