Ghost town: how China emptied Hangzhou to guarantee 'perfect' G20

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Third of city’s 6m people were ‘convinced’ to leave as week-long public holiday was declared, factories were shut and dissidents put under house arrest

The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, has wrapped up his country’s first G20 summit by urging the thousands of foreign journalists who flocked to east China for the event to carve out a special place in their hearts for the host city.

And visiting correspondents are unlikely to forget Hangzhou any time soon.

It is a ghost town pic.twitter.com/YvmRaypyNL

#G20 Having walked out of Xi non-presser I bumped into Christine Lagarde BAREFOOT and elegant, security block shot. pic.twitter.com/x0dC76UqIK

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