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do. They are as willing to spend money as we are to hoard it. No residents complain of oppressive Municipal taxation but all appreciate the magnificent work of their city engineers.
The striking feature of French city building, as exemplified at Hanoi, and nearer at Kwang-chau-wan, is the foresight they
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display. They design and build for the future and in this respect they are strikingly superior to the British. Whether their engineers are superior to ours in a matter of training is a question worthy of consideration ; they certainly show better results.
For instance, Hongkong is at present suffering from a plethora of epidemics,For instance, Hongkong is at present suffering from a plethora of epidemics,