The Christian Science Monitor : 2019-02-11

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2 1 MOVING MOUNTAINS Trucks and equipment flatten out the topography. Water must be sprayed continuously to lower dust levels. 2 NO RUSH FOR A SEAT A shuttle waits to transport the few visitors across the massive Lanzhou Silk Road Cultural Relics Park, which includes a replica of the Greek Parthenon. The park was built to increase tourism to the area. 3 AWAITING TENANTS Newly built apartment blocks remain largely unoccupied in Lanzhou New Area, an entirely new city designed for China’s ‘Go West’ initiative. 4 3 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY FEBRUARY 11, 2019 23 | PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER PressReader.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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