Time for Overhaul of China's Land Market
The expected launch of land reform is dividing opinions. At a work meeting this month, the minister of land and resources, Jiang Daming, said the central government would limit land supply in cities with more than five million residents. His words ignited a storm.
To be fair, he spoke in the spirit of the resolution from the recent third plenum of the Communist Party's 18th Central Committee. At a work meeting on urbanization last month, leaders made it clear that the focus of urbanization in the country's three major centers would be on making better use of the land already at their disposal. "Not every town or city needs to grow huge," they stressed.
- More than 21,000 Couples in Capital Apply to Have Second Baby
- Central Gov't Said to Plan Pilot Reform of Rural Asset Ownership
- Big Umbrella
- Abe Protest
- Lost in Translation
- Graphics: Fully Loaded
- Can Doctors Cut the Public Hospital Cord?
- Local Gov't Criticized for Linking Blood Donations to Middle School Test
- The Week in Photos: September 20 – 26
- Goodbye Lenin
- Sign up to receive our free daily newsletter
- Alibaba's IPO Was Huge, but Analysts Say Investors Have Reasons to Worry
- After Overseas Rush, Chinese Firms' Iron Ore Projects Run into Trouble
- A Chinese Dream in America
- Adobe to Shutter China Operations in October, Employees Say
- Graphic: Alibaba's Big Deal
- HK Tycoons Defend Giant Gift to Harvard's Medical School
- Gov't Again Tries Trimming the Fat by Slashing Pay of SOE Executives
- CCTV Airs Program on Conditions for Fallen Officials in Guangdong Prison
- How Chinese Universities Can Learn the Largesse Game
- Aviation Giant 'Plans Firm to Focus on Engine Design, Production'