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Yubari: Ghost town

February 27th, 2008

Episode 51 of 613 episodes

Featuring the haunting photographs of Shinichi Ito, our Asia bureau chief,Fiona Wilson, reports from Yubari, the Japanese coal city that lost 90 percent of its residents after its mines closed and the city councillors wenton a disastrous spending spree.

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