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Life in rural China

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

7 February 2008 12:31

Malcolm Cook wasn't kidding on Tuesday when he said this week's Wednesday Lowy Lunch talk would look at the incredible challenges China faces in developing its rural areas. Sydney Morning Herald Asian economics correspondent John Garnaut gave a fascinating personal insight into his investigation of one land dispute in northern China. Make sure you listen to the mp3, available here, for tales of corruption, deception, intimidation and incompetence.