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Tianjin's Manhattan project may be getting second wind

While some developers have scuttled their plans, others are pressing ahead

Tianjin is pinning fresh hope on its new status as a free trade zone and the upcoming connection of a high-speed rail line with Beijing.


IT feels like the set of a post-apocalyptic zombie movie.

Empty skyscrapers, many incomplete, overlook deserted streets. Newly planted flowers in a riverside park have no one to appreciate them. An entire city which plans to grow to about 10 times the present floor space of...

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