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China's empty city
Doubts remain whether strong economic growth in China can be sustained by public spending alone.
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2009 06:25 GMT

China's economy is continuing to grow despite the global recession, helped by a massive government stimulus package of $585bn.

But doubts remain whether such strong growth can be sustained by public spending alone.

Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Inner Mongolia, where a whole town built with government money is standing empty.

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