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Real property tax could make China's cities safer

Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 05:50
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The Shenzhen landslide is only the latest in a long line of man-made tragedies that have struck Chinese cities in recent years.

THE mountain of mud and construction debris that collapsed in Shenzhen, China over the weekend started piling up years ago. But despite complaints and warnings from residents in the area, nobody - neither the city, nor the company responsible for managing the site, nor the contractors who dumped