China's empty city

Doubts remain whether strong economic growth in China can be sustained by public spending alone.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?