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China to make Another Ghost City? Will Bulldoze 700 Mountains for it!
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[quote:MHz:MV8yMDc0MTIzXzM0OTEyNjU2X0VBNEQyOUM1] Think they would release a 3DHD version as the setting for a virtual sim game using various plots as benign as farming or the most devious skullduggery a man can imagine? In the dirty '30's and the banks had all the farms and when they same up for auction a s a business man was starting to bid a few of the larger farmers would stand beside him and whisper, 'Bidding a little high aren't you?' The farmer usually got his own land back at rock bottom prices for a clear title. Force auctions to take place for the units where bidders need to be there in person to qualify. [/quote]
China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to flatten 700 mountains levelling the area Lanzhou, allowing developers to build a new metropolis
The project will be China's fifth "state-level development zone" and the first in the country's rapidly developing interior. Others: Shanghai's Pudong and Tianjin's Binhai,
home to an unfinished, 120-building replica of Manhattan.
Liu Fuyuan, former high-level official at the country's National Development and Reform Commission, said project was unsuitable because Lanzhou is listed as among China's most water-scarce municipalities. "The most important thing is to gather people in places where there is water,"
so, ok, let bulldoze 700 mountains where there is no water.
link to english.cntv.cn
link to finance.ninemsn.com.au
China will flatten 700 mountains to make way for a new desert metropolis in what is believed to be one of the biggest mountain moving projects in the country's history.
Last year the World Health Organisation named Lanzhou one of China's most polluted cities with the worst air pollution and a shortage of water.
link to now.msn.com
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