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The scenic Yellow Mountain was flooded with Hangzhou residents who, encouraged by government-approved incentives, left their city in droves during the G-20 summit

T
o make Hangzhou more hospitable to foreign leaders who arrived for the recent G-20 summit, the Chinese government provided financial incentives for the locals to play tourist outside the city. They flocked to Yellow Mountain, where one entrance was set aside for the visitors.
9 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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