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Once the greatest city ever designed and built on this planet
Now hurt badly because of human greed
Last chance to preserve its unique hutong neighborhoods and communities...
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Started by Matthew Hu Xinyu Mar 6, 2011.
This is not a serious sociology research, I just need you to tell me the first thing poped into your mind when you landed in Beijing: When was your first trip to Beijing? What was your expectation of…Continue
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Hi Brooke, thanks for sharing. It has been on the Chinese media all over the place as well. Sad indeed, but as an old Chinese saying goes, "food" is heaven for "people", with economic interest in view, all the heritage buildings are simply obstacles for them to get rich, or "developed"...
All the recent scandals on the Palace Museum is perhaps only a tiny bit of the iceberg...
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