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Wuhan begins construction on world's third-tallest building

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Chutian Metropolis Daily, December 9, 2010

Construction on the world's third-tallest building has begun in Wuhan, the Chutian Metropolis Daily reports.

When it is completed, the 606 meter building will dwarf China's current tallest building, the 492-meter tall Shanghai World Financial Center, but will still be in second place: a new Shanghai Center currently under construction will reach a height of 632 meters. The world's tallest building, the Burj Dubai Tower, stands 800 meters tall.

Also on the front page of today's paper is a call for ordinary citizens to submit their stories to an upcoming feature: Your happiness bears witness to the splendor of the 11th Five-Year Plan.

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I suppose in a country run by squat, myopic guys that over shellac their hair with shoe dye, you'd need super tall buildings to overcome certain... uh...deficiencies.

Do the crane operator on the tall building first talk to god before he talk to the people on the ground to get his message to them?

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