Authorities in Yuzhong county, northwestern Gansu province, are in trouble with the central government for spending more than 62 million yuan (US$9.1 million) on two gates over an expressway. Photo: Handout

One of China’s poorest counties under fire after spending US$9 million on dynastic-style city gates

  • Ministry of housing slams Yuzhong government’s ‘unnecessary image projects’
  • Landscape works were done and dusted a year before ministry noticed
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Authorities in Yuzhong county, northwestern Gansu province, are in trouble with the central government for spending more than 62 million yuan (US$9.1 million) on two gates over an expressway. Photo: Handout
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