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Posted on 21 August 2012. Tags: Anger, Beijing, China, Distrust, Flood, Focus, Surge, Video, water


The Beijing downpour over the weekend has brought with it more than just rain that paralyzed the city. It revealed a capital that’s glamorous above ground, but lacks the underground infrastructure to support it. The consequences of this played out online, along with strong opposition to the government’s account of the damage and fatalities. In this China Focus, we look at why there is so much distrust of official and what legacies the Beijing floods could be leave for the ruling Communist Party. For more news and videos visit ☛ Follow us on Twitter ☛ http Add us on Facebook ☛

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