Another Great Leap
A Chinese former farmer gets drunk in a karaoke bar
A farmer until one year ago, a man slumps into his chair during a karaoke session in a bar in southern China in her newly furnished apartment given by the government in return for seized land.
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...