Afshin Molavi tells The National: One of the defining features of our century will be the rise of the Asian city

If you were a newly married couple in China in the early 1980s, there were three aspirational items on your wedding list: a bicycle, a radio and a sewing machine. Today, replace the bicycle for a car, add a couple of upgraded smartphones, and possibly a foreign travel honeymoon. The wedding will also likely be live-streamed. Welcome to the new China.

 

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