2014: Where’s the Ancient City of Nanking Going?

該內容僅提供英文版。 南京最后的古城往何处去 姚远 Yao Yuan, who has born in Nanjing in 1981, has written extensively for the mainstream Chinese media about the threats to the architectural and cultural heritage of the city posed by developers, commercial ventures, Party programs and public neglect.… 閱讀

2015: Mayor Bulldozer

該內容僅提供英文版。 In 2015, Ji Jianye 季建業, mayor of Nanjing from January 2010-October 2013, was sentenced to fifteen years gaol for graft. Ji was known as ‘Mayor Bulldozer’ 推土機市長 for the widespread destruction of heritage sites in the city, radical building and development plans that lead to the wholesale felling of many of the city’s beloved trees, and a politically driven commercialism that laid waste to as much as it created.… 閱讀