As part of a continuing series on urbanization in China, Ian Johnson reports for The New York...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jul 17, 2013
The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online...
by Natalie Ornell | Jul 14, 2013
Ian Johnson reports for a New York Times series on mass migration in China that a 200 billion dollar project will relocate 2.4 million farmers from the Shaanxi mountains to towns that have been “built from scratch on...
by Cindy | Jun 17, 2013
As Beijing plans to move hundreds of millions into China’s cities, Tom Phillips reports from Lanzhou New Area, a new city under construction in Gansu province for which 700 mountains were condemned to be flattened: Its...
by Natalie Ornell | Jun 16, 2013
A New York Times video and a report by Ian Johnson state that the Chinese government plans to move 250,000,000 people from farms to housing in cities in the next 12 to 15 years with a goal to place 70% of its citizens in urban...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 18, 2013
At China Real Time Report, Tom Orlik discusses urbanization, hukou reform, land ownership, urban sustainability and the price of heroin in Chongqing with Tom Miller, author of China’s Urban Billion. We’re hearing a lot...
by Sara Harris | Oct 7, 2004
This Statesman article talks about the migration of people living in rural areas to the larger cities. It covers this issue on a larger, worldwide scale (mentions legal and illegal migrations, cross-border migrations, etc…) as well as in China. In the fourth paragraph it talks about the migration specifically in China. It also talks about […]
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