China’s urban dwellers to exceed rural population

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China’s urban population is expected to surpass 700 million in the next five years, exceeding the number of rural dwellers for the first time, the country’s top population policy official was cited as saying in a report Sunday. The shift has major implications for the government at a time when Chinese cities are already struggling to cope with overcrowding, overloaded infrastructure and a widening rich-poor gap

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/04/AR2010070400270.html

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