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500,000 Yuan Fine for Great Wall Destroyers – China.org

From China.org: Hongji Landbridge Investment Development Inc., a construction firm in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, was slapped with a 500,000 yuan (US$63,776) fine for deliberately damaging the Great Wall, according to the local cultural heritage protection bureau. The company began building a highway through a section of the Great Wall in Ulanqab City […]

New Law to Keep China’s Wall Looking Great – Peter Ford

From The Christian Science Monitor For the first time Friday, it will be a crime to damage China’s ancient Great Wall. For a national symbol so intimately linked to China’s international image, the Great Wall is in a pretty sorry state. Crudely rebuilt in places to resemble a Disneyland attraction but mostly left to crumble […]

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