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Studio discussion: Is Beijing overdeveloped?

05-06-2011 08:54 BJT

Background: Population growth also suggests higher density. There are, on average, nearly 12-hundred people per square kilometer in Beijing. In the downtown zone alone, more than 23-thousand residents occupy an area of one square kilometer. Chaoyang District, in the eastern part of the city, has the most inhabitants, followed by Haidian and Fengtai. Full story >>

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Now let's turn to Professor Du Peng once again ...

Q1: People continue to pour into Beijing, due to the possibility of carving out better lives. But the population density has also become very high. Is the city overdeveloped? And how can all these migrants settle down, and pursue prosperous futures in the capital, under such conditions?

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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