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Originally posted by shoudesh
reply to post by Monkeygod333
well actually based on some news articles i have read it says some of china's ghost cities are actually being filled with people
Originally posted by seabag
reply to post by hadriana
***UPDATE***One article from the BBC says they were built as part of a post-war construction project to house African citizens. Apparently these residences are FOR SALE right now yet very few people have purchased one. I guess they should have done a little better researching the area’s demographics before beginning construction!
The jewel in Angola's post-war reconstruction crown, Kilamba is the star of glossy government promotional videos which show smiling families enjoying a new style of living away from the dust and confusion of central Luanda where millions live in sprawling slums.
But the people in these films are only actors, and despite all the hype, nearly a year since the first batch of 2,800 apartments went on sale, only 220 have been sold.
If this is true then there is not a lot of mystery here...just a bone-headed idea.
Originally posted by TruthxIsxInxThexMist
What about squatters rights??
Can you get that in Angola?
If so, i may take a flight out....edit on 12-7-2012 by TruthxIsxInxThexMist because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by highfreq
reply to post by johnnysixguns
Good call. We all know Africa has mass amounts of untapped oil and resources, and China needs them. Makes me wonder if this is part of some trade deal with Africa. China needs resources and Africa needs money and infrastructure.
Or maybe just maybe, when China and Russia take on the world these will support there efforts.
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Everyone knows the Chinese are really aliens. where do you think there gonna put all of the rest of them when they arrive sometime in the future?