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Beijing is rapidly demolishing its own city, and 27,000 billboards are next





Beijing billboard

  • Beijing has deemed 27,000 signs across the city illegal, and intends to remove them all by the end of 2017.
  • This campaign aims to beautify the city’s skyline.
  • The removals come as Beijing also battles to demolish the homes of thousands of rural migrants and workers around the city.

Beijing is trying to beautify its skyline by demolishing 27,000 billboards, signs, and logos across the city.

The removals ramped up in November, began at the same time as mass evictions across Beijing, which saw tens of thousands of locals — mostly “low-end population” migrants and workers — being kicked out of their homes and read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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