Brand new Chinese ghost towns

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We’re talking about New Towns this weeks. Here are some examples of how to do it badly – whole new cities built from scratch in China with hardly anyone living in them.

Here’s another story along the same lines: the Chinese government built a replica of Paris that is now mostly abandoned.

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And here’s one more article about these places; the author says the Chinese New Towns are sparsely populated, but certainly not empty, and the term “ghost town” is an exaggeration.