Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Han Wang
Opinion

Opinion

Han Wang

Why villages and rural governments are being erased across China

  • Villages that once fostered China’s economic vibrancy are being merged into urban communities and village governments are disappearing
  • While such compulsory urbanisation does not always improve the standard of living, it does boost revenue for local governments

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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