From the Helsinki Times:
What would Beijing be like with more than twice as many people?... "If you look at large cities around the world, no city has a policy of saying 'OK we have a size cap,' " says Wang Feng, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Authorities should be thinking of Beijing as a city of 30 million – still less than metropolitan Tokyo's 37 million – or even 50 million people, he said.

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