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#Chinawatch: China's "Ghost Cities" in Pictures

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Here are some the photos of the "Unborn Cities" collection


Near Yujiapu Financial District, Binhai New Area, Tianjin



A part of Binhai New Area, Tianjin



Trees surround a construction area near Yujiapu Financial District, Tianjin




Office buildings glow in the early morning darkness of the Yujiapu Financial District, Binhai New Area, Tianjin






Ordos, Inner-Mongolia



Near Kangbashi New Area, Ordos, Inner Mongolia



LCD screens on a building glow near Kangbashi New Area, Ordos, Inner Mongolia







Ordos 100 is a construction project curated by Al Weiwei and architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron near Ordos, Inner-Mongolia




Uncompleted residential buildings in the Meixi Lake Development, near Changsha




Meixi Lake Development, Changsha




Meixi Lake Development, Chengsha

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Okay Rubberduckers- remind me how this Super Duper "Recovery" is supposed to go again please?
 
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China has the Right to oppose Plantations & put it's own People first if it wants.
 
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Maybe they're afraid ISIS would blow the Structures up too...
 

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[video=youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZdBeczDLpA[/video]

[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]The cities were built by the provinces to inflate their GDP in order to get promotions.[/font]

[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]They borrowed the money from the state owned banks for huge non-profitable infrastructure projects like these, and were unable to pay when the loans came due, and the debt is becoming a serious burden to the Party. So what do they do, they print more money.[/font]
 
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Ive seen these before, I think there are some built in Africa too.

Why are these places not offered up to refugees?  They could fill them, have decent homes and start a economy there.



China already has more than enough trouble with Islamic Fundamentalists without bringing even more in.
 
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There is no doubt that the one child policy is now starting to hurt China's economy.  The Chinese population is growing old, and old people don't make economic growth. The Japanese economy has been utterly paralyzed by its aging population.
 
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Senior Chinese economist tells me that before state TV interview he was instructed to avoid using phrase 'property bubble'.
 
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