The government of China is building a new 1,000-bed hospital in only six days to fight the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan City...
30 Jan 2020
We are entering a new world where skyscrapers and other huge buildings are becoming redundant and need significant overhaul or replacement. The process is called unbuilding or, if you're a bit highfalutin, deconstruction...
Norman Day 21 Jan 2020
Behind mega urban projects often stand strong political wills...
Richard Hu 23 May 2018
The government is feeling pressure from the Chinese state-owned R11bn Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC) vehicle plant being built in the Coega special economic zone near Port Elizabeth...
Mark Allix 28 Sep 2017
It has been described by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “project of the century”. And the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is certainly ambitious...
Ricardo Reboredo 7 Sep 2017
According to a new report by McKinsey Africa, China's involvement in Africa is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest...
28 Jun 2017
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, Hu said in the next three years, his government will take measures in five priority areas to support the cause of peace and development in Africa and boost a new type of China-Africa strategic partnership.
19 Jul 2012