China cracks down on illegal building
Updated: 2004-08-22 09:16
China has cracked down on illegal construction and land use to protect
farmland and ensure steady economic growth.
Authorities have stopped 4,150 unauthorized construction projects since the
beginning of this year.
Early last year, Chinese government began to investigate cases of illegal
land use when concerns arose about the wholesale loss of farmland to
construction projects and the effect this would have on the country's