News tagged with rapid economic growth

Medal model predicts Winter Olympics leaders

Sochi on the Black Sea coast in Russia will host the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 which country will win what number of medals is open to debate. A study published in the International Jo ...

Nov 28, 2013
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Myanmar moves to delay foreign telecom deals

(AP)—Foreign companies hoping to tap into one of the world's final telecom frontiers grappled with lingering political uncertainties Wednesday after Myanmar's lower house of parliament ruled that licenses ...

Jun 26, 2013
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Mekong forest facing sharp decline, WWF reports

Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its remaining forest cover over the next two decades without swift government action, a leading conservation group warned Thursday.

May 02, 2013
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China plans stricter fuel standards after smog

China has announced stricter motor fuel standards in a bid to reduce harmful emissions after smog blanketed much of the country last month—but the measures will not come fully into force for almost five ...

Feb 07, 2013
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Polluting China for the sake of economic growth

China's economic growth will continue to be energy-intensive and highly polluting for the foreseeable future with emissions and efficiency far below capital growth on the agenda, according to a study published in the International Jo ...

Apr 27, 2012
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