mandag 3. oktober 2016

Inside China's ghost towns: 'Developers run out of money'

With the Chinese economy faltering, entire neighbourhoods have become ghost towns, industrial companies sit idle and the unemployed are growing desperate. Shenfu is a ghost town sprawling over 22sq km. Where there once was farmland, abandoned buildings now litter the landscape. It is one of hundreds of deserted cities across China where construction has ground to a halt. Walking through some of these failed projects, we find many with their skeletal concrete structures still waiting for polished veneers to be put on. Read more