As China heads towards a more open society, NIMBYs emerge

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The issues of planniHunanng, land use development and NIMBYs in China are taking on a new form as the country holds local public hearings to explain plans for village development zones, called V-Zones.

The South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong-based daily, looks at the phenomenon and reports on opposition from villagers and green groups to these plans in the midst of these hearings. Click here for details.

The Saint Report has published several posts on this topic – click here – as the world’s most populous country grapples increasingly with the local politics of planning.