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Chinese Society | May 20, 2015 AM

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

The mound is so high that makes it looks like an island in a sea of dirt. And the house owners, two old folk have to climb up and down tens of meters...

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Holdout

Chinese Society | May 17, 2015 PM

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

Dramatic images of the three-story house standing in middle of a new major road of Luoyang city in central China’s Henan province has become th...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | May 16, 2015 AM

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

In a country where forced demolition of private homes has never been eradicated, if not rampant, nail house, a Chinese characteristic buzzword repres...

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Nail house

China Economy | Feb 23, 2014 AM

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

In China, a "nail house" refers to a home whose owners refuse to leave and make room for new development. Developers have to elaborately co...

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Nail house

China Economy | Jan 18, 2014 AM

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

This kind of story is actually not big news in China any more, as people in China are increasingly becoming desensitized to the reporting of nail hou...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | Dec 25, 2013 AM

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

Nail houses that refer to homes belonging to people who refuse to make room for development are really common thing in China and on the Christmas Day...

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Well dweller

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2013 PM

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

We all know there are a great number of "rat people" cramming in underground windowless rooms in Beijing and many people across the country...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | Nov 20, 2013 AM

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

We have see numerous nail houses across China. A nail house (Chinese: 钉子户, Dingzihu) is a Chinese term for homes whose owners refuse to move to ma...

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Human snail

Chinese Society | May 24, 2013 AM

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

Guangxi man Liu Lingchao has turned himself into a human snail by building a house he can carry on his back wherever he goes, Xinhua reports.Liu Ling...

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Nail tomb

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2012 AM

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

Days after Chinese netizens' enthusiasm on the most awesome nail house standing in middle road in Wenling of Zhejiang begins to fade, a more bursting...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | Dec 2, 2012 AM

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

67 years old Mr. Luo Baogen, dubbed the 'most awesome nail householder 'of Zhejiang by Chinese netizens, signed relocation agreement with the village...

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Snail house

Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2012 AM

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

Toilet is a dirty place in everyone's eyes. It is hard to imagine that poeple could have their three meals in toilet. But in China, especially in met...

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Snail apartment

Chinese Society | Oct 24, 2012 AM

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

Smallest snail apartment of China: Mother and son crowd in 1-meter-wide building hole in GuiyangThe snail apartment is located in a hole of a residen...

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Nail house

Chinese Society | Jul 20, 2012 AM

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

A nail house owner in Jinan, capital city of East China's Shandong Province, is named by Chinese netizens as the most creative nail house owner of C...

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Nail House

Chinese Society | Oct 30, 2010 AM

Kunming "Nail House" Entrenched by Deep Moat,Windows Shot through

Kunming, October 30 - The family says that somebody even shot a bullet through one of their windows in an effort to get them to leave, according to a...

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