Another Great Leap
Demolition worker destroy farm house in China
A demolition worker breaks down old houses to reclaim building material. Traditional farm houses are destroyed on the outskirts of Beijing to make way for a new phase of urbanisation.
China is pushing ahead with a dramatic, history-making plan to move 100 million rural residents into towns and cities over six years — but without a clear idea of how to pay for the gargantuan undertaking or whether the farmers involved want to move.
Moving farmers to urban...