Five-Year Plan

China Recharges Nuclear Power Ambitions

After defrosting its nuclear plans earlier this year, and amid ongoing questions over its safety in the aftermath of Japan’s Fukushima disaster last year, a nuclear official predicted on Wednesday that...

China’s Looming Conflict Between Energy and Water

China’s growing thirst for energy is driving increased exploitation of inland resources. At Yale Environment 360, Christina Larson examines the environmental implications of China’s ‘West-to-East Coal-Power...

350,000 in Ningxia to be Relocated in Five-Year Plan

One aspect of the 12th Five-Year Plan may include the relocation of 350,000 people from Ningxia Hui autonomous region. From China Daily: More than 350,000 people living in poor areas in Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui...

China’s roadmap – Joseph Stiglitz

From Pakistan’s The Daily Times (link): China is about to adopt its 11th five-year plan, setting the stage for the continuation of probably the most remarkable economic transformation in history, while improving the well-being of almost a quarter of the world’s population. Never before has the world seen such sustained growth; never before has there […]

There are 24 million Chinese without enough to eat and wear – China News Agency

From the China News Agency (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): According to a mid-term result released by the Office of Poverty Prevention of the State Council on its “Rural Poverty Prevention Development Plan 2001-2010,” there are still 23.7 million Chinese who don’t have enough to eat and wear, a decrease of 5.6 million in […]

China to re-start R&D of large airplanes – Outlook Weekly

From Outlook Weekly via Xinhua News Agency (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): Developing large airplanes, with 100-ton and greater cargo or 150-passenger and greater capacity, has become a key component in promoting the development of aeronautics industry in China’s 11th “Five-Year Plan.” China will, at an appropriate timing during the 11th “Five-Year Plan,” launch […]

Nobel Prize laureate on China’s 11th five-year plan – xinhua

From Xinhua via People’s Daily Online (link) China’s 11th five-year plan is another major step in China’s transition to a market economy, Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize laureate said here on Sunday. Addressing the China Development Forum 2006, Stiglitz said one of the distinctive aspects of China’s development plan is its comprehensiveness, which is […]

Extraordinary experiences for China in the past five years – People’s Daily

From The People’s Daily Online: During its 10th Five-Year Plan Period (2001-2005), China had been dealing with the complicated world situation and domestic economic and social issues. It proves that China has stood the test of difficult situations and achieved its goal of fast economic development while still facing great challenges ahead. The first year […]



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