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A Tale of Two Buildings

 

 

The building of the police station in Zhenjiang Town, Jiangsu province commenced in 2008, and was first used as police station in September 2009. By November 2009, the local government decided that the area would be used for commercial development....so the compound was demolished.

The scandal was exposed by Chinese bloggers and resulted in wide criticism by Chinese internet users. Photos of the luxurious compound were spread on many website and blogs, and also, photos of some schools in the area, contrasting the two buildings and communist priorities.

 

Zhenjiang schoolchildren in their classroom. (screenshot)

Zhenjiang school children entering the school. (screenshot).

The red characters say Zhenjiang Police Station (screenshot)

The luxurious compund being demolished after 2 months of use. (screenshot)

 

 

17 Million Yuan Luxury Cruise Ship Sinks on Launch PDF Print E-mail
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The first luxury cruise ship made in China was launched right INTO the water!

 

Video of the event:


Left top: Ceremony at launch site by Provincial leaders.

Bottom left and right: The 17 million yuan {US$2.66 million) ship "launches"right into the water". (screenshot)

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 October 2011 23:47
 

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