Dateline updates on China’s empty cities

When Dateline visited China’s vast empty cities in 2011, it became one of our most popular stories ever with over three million views online.

So are the uninhabited towns now bustling with residents? And is the building of unwanted homes and businesses still continuing?

Adrian Brown returns to China for Dateline to answer those questions… and finds 20 new cities are taking shape in this year alone.

There’s already a near deserted replica of Paris complete with its own Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysees, while even levelling a range of 700 mountains can’t stand in the way of another vast new conurbation…all good urban forward planning or an economic bubble that’s about to burst? Here is a direct video link.

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