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In Other Media – January 2016

I’ve also published articles in CityMetric and Forbes this month. Find them here.

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Here are the other places that I’ve published articles in January, 2016.

CityMetric (New Statesman)

“My family has lived here for generations. We don’t want our house destroyed”: on China’s mass evictions

A front lines look at China’s mass evictions.


How China-Europe ‘Silk Road’ Trains Are Sparking A Renaissance For Trans-Continental Rail Transport
An investigation into the rapid proliferation of China-Europe trains.

New Urbanization Guidelines Set To Fix China’s Cities
Backed by US$15 billion for two pilot test cities, these new urbanization standards are being put into effect in a big way.

China Is Moving Mountains For The New Silk Road – Literally
How Lanzhou New District is lopping off the tops of hundreds of mountains for Belt and Road infrastructure.

Why China Keeps Building So Many Western-style Copycat Towns
Why all those replica towns are really being built in China.

One Way That China Populates Its Ghost Cities
China turns students into the “troops of urbanization” as massive university towns are built in new cities and districts.

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I am the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. I’ve been traveling the world since 1999, through 91 countries. I am the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China and have written for The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3703 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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