China's President Xi Jinping attends the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. Photo: AFP

Can China fix its runaway housing market?

‘Houses should be for living in, not for speculation,’ President Xi said one year ago. But he finds status quo is hard to change.

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China's President Xi Jinping attends the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. Photo: AFP
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