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PHOTOS: giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world

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A huge change is underway in China.

Over the next 10 years, the country plans to move 250 million people — the equivalent of Indonesia’s entire population — into the country’s rapidly growing megacities.

To accommodate that enormous migration, the country has invested billions of dollars in massive infrastructure projects. Some are already complete, while others are still in the works. – READ MORE

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  • BillyButterNuts

    Wow, All our U.S. money works well for them!