Look: Nail house stands on mound in middle of construction site as its owner has to climb up some 20 meters high to get home

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A nail house caught nationwide attention after pictures emerged online showing it stands on a 20-meter-high mound dug out by real estate developer in Sichuan.... Read More

Chinese Society | May 20, 2015 AM | Related China Pictures:Holdout

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Holdout

Henan builds road right around nail house as its owner raises national flag on top of it in effort to protect it from being forcefully demolished

A three-story house standing in middle of a new asphalt road in Luoyang of Henan province caught national attention on Sunday May 17th. Read More

Chinese Society | May 17, 2015 PM | Related:Holdout

Nail house

Partly demolished nail house in Nanning becomes shelter for wanderers, junkmen, and run-away-from-home lovers

A partly demolished building in Nanning has caught attention of Chinese netizens not just for its bizarre outer view, but also for its function as a shelter for wanderers and homeless. Read More

Chinese Society | May 16, 2015 AM | Related:Nail house

Nail house

Changsha old man holds out in half demolished 'nail house' that stands on man-made mound in middle of construction site

A half demolished nail house standing on a mound in middle of a construction site in Changsha, Hunan province drew nationwide attention on Sunday. The house owner can only reach his home by a ladder. Read More

Chinese Society | Feb 23, 2014 AM | Related:Nail house

Nail house

This half demolished building standing in middle of an intersection has been dubbed as the most stubborn nail house of Fujian

A half demolished three storey house has been recently exposed on Chinese social media and dubbed by Chinese netizens as the most stubborn nail house of Fujian. Read More

Chinese Society | Jan 18, 2014 AM | Related:Nail house

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This nail house in Qingdao stands like a lone island in middle of a construction site

A nail house standing on a mound in middle of a construction site in Qingdao has drawn nationwide attention on Christmas Day. Read More

Chinese Society | Dec 25, 2013 AM | Related:Nail house

Well dweller

Beijing officials hate marginalized people living in wells, seal them off with concrete

Impoverished Beijing dwellers living in wells for years had expected for improvement of their living conditions after media reports, only to find they lose the last shelters overnight as officials rushed to seal them up with concrete. Read More

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2013 PM | Related:Well dweller

Nail house

Hubei 'nail house' besieged by broad moat stands like a sore thumb on an extensive open construction site

A three-story private house with broad moat surrounding it remains standing at a large open construction site in Xiangyang, Hubei province. Read More

Chinese Society | Nov 20, 2013 AM | Related:Nail house

Human snail

Guangxi man carries a 60-kg-heavy house every day on his 5-year-long journey back home on foot that is hundreds kilometers away

It takes 38-year old Guangxi migrant worker Liu Lingchao 5 years to walk back home from Guangdong that is around 400 kilometers away. To save money for accommodation, Mr. Liu carried his 60-kg-heavy movable house every day with him as he moves from one city to another. Read More

Chinese Society | May 24, 2013 AM | Related:Human snail

Nail tomb

After nail house, China sees most awesome nail tomb standing like an island in middle of a construction site

The news report that Taiyuan sees a most awesome nail tomb on Thursday afternoon draws intense attention from Chinese netizens as soon as it gets online. The owner of the nail grave, standing alone in middle of a construction site, denied the allegation that he received 1 million RMB as compensation for relocating the grave. Read More

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2012 AM | Related:Nail tomb

Nail house

Zhejiang 'most awesome nail house' demolished, as householder agrees to accept official defined compensation and vacates his home at night

'Zhejiang most awesome nail house' standing in middle road, which has been called the symbol of Chinese resistence against forced demolition of their properties, was demolished on Saturday, as duck farmer signs relocation agreement and vacates his middle road house at night. Read More

Chinese Society | Dec 2, 2012 AM | Related:Nail house

Nail householders

Nail householders: Symbol of Chinese resistence against forced demolition of their home; A Collection of the most high-profile nail houses of China

Property owners in China that refuse to move to make way for development are known as Nail Householders. The name Nail Householders or nail houses were originally derogatively branded by the developer and government alliance, but now they are hailed by Chinese as grassroot forefront fighter for civil rights. Read More

Chinese Society | Nov 28, 2012 AM | Related:Nail householders

Snail house

Home in toilet: Poor Chinese migrant worker family of prosperous Guangzhou City have lived in tiny public toilet for years

A Chinese migrant worker couple working as city sanitation workers in Guangzhou City have lived with their son in the public toilet for 9 years, which they clean everyday. The reason is simply to save money and that their child is able to attend public school. Read More

Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2012 AM | Related:Snail house

Snail apartment

Smallest snail apartment of China: Mother and son crowd in 1-meter-wide building hole in Guiyang

Chinese Mother and son crowd in 1-meter-wide building hole in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province. Local residents call the hole the smallest snail apartment of China. Read More

Chinese Society | Oct 24, 2012 AM | Related:Snail apartment

Nail house

Nail house owner hires dummy to protect his house from being forcefully removed

A nail house owner in Jinan is named by Chinese netizens as the most creative nail house owner of China. The most interesting and eye-catching sight is that a dummy is erected on top of the building protecting the nail house owner against forceful eviction. Read More

Chinese Society | Jul 20, 2012 AM | Related:Nail house

Nail House

Protests against forced house Demolition and violent land seizure in China

Since China began to accept private ownership of real estate beginning from 1990s, discontent arose among the people over accusations of violent land seizures and forced house demolitions by developers and complicit government officials. Read More

Chinese Society | Oct 31, 2010 PM | Related:Nail House

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