The House that can’t be Moved

Picture Credit: Reuters

This image has gone viral over the last week.

An elderly Chinese couple have refused to move despite plans for a road to a railway station to be built where the building stands. Acting as a makeshift roundabout, the half demolished building is causing chaos for motorists.

The couple believe that the compensation on offer from the government would not be enough to cover their  rebuilding costs.

Earlier this year, Hong Chunqin, 75, and her  husband Kung, who live in the building with their two sons, had  initially agreed to sell the property and  accepted £8,000 in compensation. However, they quickly changed their mind.

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