China’s wealth gap reaching critical level – John Ruwitch

From Reuters:

Fancy imported cars, five star hotels and slick malls dot Guangzhou, the hub of a region that has blossomed into one of China’s — and the world’s — main economic engines.

But Chen stands by the train station as a reminder of one of the most dangerous features to develop on China’s socio-political landscape: the growing chasm between rich and poor in the world’s seventh-biggest economy.

Persistent in China’s countryside, against the backdrop of fast growing cities, has sparked social unrest in some spots and elicited sympathy from the wider populace.


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