Posted Thursday, July 15, 2004 10:51 AM | Contributed by supermandl
Authorities in Shanghai have suspended work on a Universal Studios theme park as part of an effort to cool surging economic growth The city postponed work after a team of inspectors sent by China's central government reviewed local development plans.
Read more from UPI via The Washington Times.
I wonder why they want to cool the economy? Inflation? Worried about folks wanting more freedom? Widening gap between rich and poor?
Makes you think about how that would have gone down in a democracy. I think they would have at least thought about how this would come off in the public's eye first...perhaps spun it a little better. I don't know.
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