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Internet in Brazil: 70% of population is connected

According to ICT Households survey, 126.9 million people used the Internet in Brazil regularly in 2018. Half of the rural population and classes D and E now have access to the internet.

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China Economics Trend Watching

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: urbanization to create massive infrastructure investment

Some 300 million Chinese now living in rural areas — the equivalent of the entire population of the United States — will move into cities in the coming 15 to 20 years, said a senior Chinese official recently […]

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Living in China: Shanghai encourages couples to have second child

Shanghai Population and Family Planning Commission is launching a campaign to encourage eligible couples to give birth to a second child as concerns mount over a rapidly aging population […]

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Living in China: urban population exceeds 600 milion with rural income’s yawning gap

China’s urban population surged to 607 million with an urbanization rate of 45.7 percent at the end of 2008, a social researcher revealed recently […]