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Developers zero-in on Bangkok's historic Chinatown

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Thailand (AFP) -- Chinatown is one of the few areas in Bangkok to have resisted rapid development, and its tree-lined avenues and narrow alleyways stand in stark contrast to the tower-blocks which dominate most of the Thai capital. But now the area is in the throes of gentrification, and some fear the neighbourhood is at risk of losing its identity. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2016.

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