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How Liverpool’s ‘New Chinatown’ became black hole for Asian money

To a soundtrack of bashing, crashing Chinese gongs, a huge, bejewelled red dragon wakes, roars and then swoops across a virtual cityscape: this was the slick 2015 marketing concept animation for Liverpool’s New Chinatown. “With the support of the UK Government…” intoned the sales commentary, “… New Chinatown is a city within a city… It […]