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China Bans Construction of Government Buildings Until 2019

China Bans Construction of Government Buildings Until 2019

In a move to tackle corruption and improve the image of the Communist Party (CPC), China's President Xi Jinping has banned the construction of government buildings for the next five years. The BBC reports that "Glitzy new government buildings, sometimes in impoverished areas, have been a source of public outrage." The ban also includes luxury renovations and expansions "done under the guise of repair work."

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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "China Bans Construction of Government Buildings Until 2019" 23 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/406190/china-bans-construction-of-government-buildings-until-2019> ISSN 0719-8884

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