Chinese Businesses Resist Eviction by Developers

From New York Times:

The job advertisement, placed on a popular Web site, sounded like a casting call for a superhero.

“Wanted: Someone with a strong sense of responsibility, tough, brave and physically strong. Ability to oppose and deal with forces of evil.”

Qin Rong, the owner of a restaurant facing imminent demolition, was looking for a foolhardy soul willing to save her from one of the most powerful forces in China today: the state-affiliated development company.


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