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China: Environmental Wasteland

Posted by on August 26, 2008
China has the largest population in the world along with the fastest growing economy. However, this rapid growth has resulted in tremendous environmental concerns for the country, one that threatens the health of its citizens. The Chinese government has been under major fire concerning their unsettling level of pollution approaching the Olympic Games...
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Beijing was expecting 500,000 foreign guests for the August 8-24 Olympics but due to the high prices and the difficulties getting visas, those numbers may be off the mark. Due to this over estimating, some of the smaller, less influential hotels have been slashing their rates up to thirty percent already. The larger, nicer hotels have been previously...
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