Wednesday, 6 May 2015


I live in China's Hong Kong and often travel there. And I've been witness to China's phenomenal development since I first went to study in Beijing in 1976.
But still, I can be wow-ed out.
How about this, just now on BBC's Supersized Earth #1 I'm watching now on BBC Knowledge:
In Shanghai they build a 30-storey building in fifteen days. That's DAYS, not weeks or months.
A new 30-floor building, fully fitted, in a fortnight.