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Forgotten migrant workers live cheaply in bizarre Chinese “shipping container city”

// August 21st, 2013 // No Comments » // Unusual Places (you can visit)

Soaring property values in China have some Chinese living like hamsters in tall stacks of shipping containers. For less than $80 a month, rural migrants can rent out a stark steel metal container on the outskirts of Shanghai. In 2001, officials tore down a similar container village in Pudong, consisting of over 100 “homes”, because […]

 

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