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For the Chinese government, it's another way to hassle the Arab and African communities that live and work in Guangzhou.
It was in Guangzhou, a southeastern trade hub in China with the largest African community in Asia.
The handout paints a dire picture, but the qat users of Guangzhou are successful businessmen.
Meanwhile, in the southern city of Guangzhou, the queues at toll gates saw cars moving just half a mile an hour.China’s Massive Holiday Traffic Mess
October 2, 2012
- the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton
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City in southern China; a transportation, industrial, financial, and trade center of southern China; a major deep-water port.
Guangzhou was the first Chinese port regularly used for trade, especially following the Opium War (1839–1842), and was the seat of the revolutionary movement under Sun Yat-sen in 1911.
It was formerly called Canton.
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