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Four regions to scrap urban-rural 'hukou' distinction - China - Chinadaily.com.cn

In a long-awaited reform, four Chinese provincial regions have removed the rural/urban distinction in the household registration system, or “hukou“, making things fairer for residents, chinanews.com reported. 261 more words

China Alert

China’s Ambition to Become a Global Leader in Nanotechnology by Rani Jarkas

China’s rapid economic transformation over the last 3 decades has been remarkable both in terms of its speed and scale. However, China is not known for its highly advanced technology manufacturing. 156 more words

Rani Jarkas

Trade and Compromise with China: The Downplay of Human Rights

Lauren Wyman

In recent months, the governments of Canada and China have been on a relationship roller-coaster. Accusations of a Chinese cyber attack on the National Research Council emerged in July, and just a few weeks later Canadian citizens Kevin and Julia Garratt were detained under allegations of espionage in what many believe to have been retaliation on the part of the Chinese for the hacking charges. 899 more words

Public Policy

More mobile broadband spectrum needed for APAC economic growth

Rising demand for broadband will spur economies in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC).

According to a new GSMA report, increased broadband connections in APAC will generate US$1.2 trillion of GDP growth and create up to 35 million new jobs by 2020. 357 more words

Telecommunications

Suaka Press Release: Australian Policy Against Refugee Resettlement Further Complicates Refugee Transit in Indonesia

Jakarta, 20 November 2014 — Suaka, the Indonesian Civil Society Network for Refugee Rights Protection, strongly criticized the anti-resettlement policies issued by the Australian Government targeted at refugees residing in Indonesia. 497 more words

Indonesia

Suaka Press Release: Kebijakan Anti Resettlement Australia Semakin Mempersulit Pengungsi Yang Transit di Indonesia

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Suaka – Indonesian Civil Society Network for Refugee Rights Protection
c/o HRWG, Human Rights Working Group… 544 more words

Indonesia

Tailoring Venues to Match Consumer Preferences Vital

Shoppers Rank Convenience, Price, Cleanliness and Security Most Important

CBRE recently launched its first-ever Asia Pacific Consumer Survey—compiled from interviews with 11,000 consumers in 11 major countries across the region. 1,132 more words

Retail Real Estate