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  1. District's facelift will force out residents

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui After years of controversial and fast-paced development, Beijing's Xicheng district has started drawing up plans for the future of its historic Houhai and Qianhai areas. Residents are likely to be disappointed: the picturesque collection of courtyard homes around Shichahai lake is to be turned into an area of low-rise shopping malls, Xinhua reported. Full details ...

  2. Houhai emerges as new nightspot

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Originally popular with tourists, the site in old Beijing is now a lively pub area Two lakes in old Beijing have grown into the city's second biggest entertainment district over the past two years, rivalling the Sanlitun bar street. But this popularity has led to problems that threaten the area's future. Since mid-2000, a half-dozen bars and teahouses along Qianhai ...



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