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'Green' construction of Tibetan road

[2012-08-16 14:43]

China has vowed to protect the environment while it builds a 634-km road crossing in the most vulnerable parts of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.

Beijing to reduce construction site pollution

[2012-05-23 14:22]

Construction companies in Beijing will need to keep a close eye on emissions of dust and other forms of pollution at their existing construction sites if they want to bid on new projects.

China to boost construction of green buildings

[2012-05-07 10:14]

The Chinese government has established a goal of having green buildings account for 30 percent of new construction projects by 2020.

Power network set to increase

[2011-01-29 09:30]

China plans to invest in further development of long-distance, high-capacity power transmission technology, aiming to bring more power from its remote western and northern regions to the energy-hungry East and South coasts.

Housing prices see smallest year-on-year increase in Dec

[2011-01-18 09:42]

Property prices registered their smallest year-on-year gains in December, after peaking at 12.8 percent in April, as the central government vowed to continue measures to curb excessive price growth.

Home prices in major cities up 6.4% in Dec

[2011-01-17 09:58]

Home prices in 70 major Chinese cities up 6.4 percent in December.

Green design no excuse for housing price hikes

[2010-03-31 11:22]

One of Beijing's vice-mayors has said three-quarters of the city's housing now meets low-emission standards, but some critics say property developers may use green concepts to drive property prices even higher.

Building a more environmentally-friendly future

[2010-01-25 08:03]

It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption.

Developers urged to cut carbon emission

[2009-12-14 11:33]

China's property developers were required Saturday to build energy-efficient homes in a bid to cut carbon emission.

'Guilt' has builders thinking green on construction

[2009-12-10 07:41]

Booming cities with rising skylines are hallmarks of China's development over the past 30 years.

'Guilt' has builders thinking green on construction

[2009-12-10 07:41]

Booming cities with rising skylines are hallmarks of China's development over the past 30 years.

Construction industry asked to go green

[2009-12-09 16:35]

Several real estate developers led by Wang Shi, Chairman of China Vanke Inc called for a green overhaul of construction industry on Tuesday on the sideline of the the UN Climate Change Conference.

Different strategies of 'green building' for sustainable future

[2009-06-01 08:23]

SAN FRANCISCO: While the dangers of vehicle emissions are well known in both the United States and China, what isn't so well known is that there is a more potent pollution culprit than our cars - our homes and offices. In the US, buildings consume 50 percent of all energy, and in China that figure is 37 percent.

Different strategies of 'green building' for sustainable future

[2009-06-01 08:23]

SAN FRANCISCO: While the dangers of vehicle emissions are well known in both the United States and China, what isn't so well known is that there is a more potent pollution culprit than our cars - our homes and offices. In the US, buildings consume 50 percent of all energy, and in China that figure is 37 percent.

ADB to support green buildings

[2008-10-08 13:50]

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday launched an 800 million yuan program to support lending to energy-efficient building projects in China.

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