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PRC faces urban growth pains: agency

CIVILIZED RESISTANCE:Mayors are unwilling to bear the costs of healthcare, welfare and education for millions of country residents settling in towns, a planning official said


The urbanization rate will rise to about two-thirds by 2030, meaning about 13 million more people, equivalent to the population of Tokyo, will move to cities every year, the World Bank estimated in its China 2030 report published last year.

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