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China Plans New Mega-City Twice The Size Of South Korea

China is in the process of building a mega-city expected to have a population larger than most countries by the year 2030.

China has approved a $36 billion railway development plan to improve transportation between Beijing, Tianjin, and several cities in Hebei province, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) revealed Monday, according to Reuters.

The rail projects should be completed before 2020; however, mega-city development is expected to continue on for another decade.

The new rail lines should cut the three-hour trip from Beijing to Tianjin to half an hour. – READ MORE