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Ancient town in China enjoys profitable rebirth as a ‘beautiful stage’

With Wuzhen, we have built a beautiful shell. So now we are trying to fill in the shell with culture," says Chen Xianghong, head of the public-private partnership charged with developing tourism for the eastern China town.
12 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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