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Booming nations in Asia grapple with rise in shantytowns

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 05:50


FAST-GROWING emerging economies in Asia are grappling with the conundrum that a boom brings: villagers flocking to cities only for many of them to end up living in slums.

About 55 per cent of the urban population live in shantytowns in Cambodia, 43 per cent in Mongolia, 41

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