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"China is in the process of development and imbalances in the real estate market can be expected to continue for some time. So in the coming years, we will keep a close watch on house prices," Vice Minister of Construction Qi Ji said.
The creation of a new super-ministry of Human Resources and Social Security is not a cost-cutting exercise aimed at shedding civil service jobs, but a strategic move to improve the overall management of China's human resources, according to a human resources specialist Wu Jiang.
In 1994, Lester R. Brown, head of the US Worldwatch Institute, challenged China's food prospects in his book Who Will Feed China? He predicted that China's inability to feed its huge population would come to pose a major threat to the world.
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- Gov't reshuffle not aimed at shedding civil service jobs
- Chen Wenfu: the priority is to teach farmers how to cultivate super rice
- China determined to retain 1.8-billion-mu of farmland
- Olympics ensured in an all round way: vice mayor
- Corn scientist advocates changes in academic researches
- Government should encourage self-employment
- Snapshots: members pay tribute to concluded session
- Living organ transplantations to be supervised strictly
- Steel giant confident of its development after relocation
- Shougang vows again to ensure 'Green Olympics'
- Government overhauls itself: a great leap forward
- Legislation democracy enhanced by new measures
- Ministry of Railways overrates its performance
- Lenovo to help ensure the success of the Olympics
- Comprehensive measures urged to ensure healthy economic growth
- China's administrative reform has clear way
- Tibet dedicated to economic development
- Embezzled social security funds recovered: Han
- Xinjiang: All terrorists shall be severely punished
- Proposals by CPPCC members reflect public concerns
- SEPA gets stronger
- China's aircraft production takes off
- Farmer deputy thirst for agro-technologies and talents
- Condos everywhere, but few affordable
- China's powerful women
- Gov't expenditure should be subject to public scrutiny
- Environmental protection and equal opportunity urged, for a change
- National strategies needed to boost coastal area
- Dalian: 'fountain of youth' in Liaoning
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