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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 05, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Beijing: Adrienne Mong) Beijing, China, in the aftermath of the 2008 Olympic Games featured; details given of the impact of the economic downturn and the excess of unused office space; scenes shown of the Bird’s Nest stadium and the Water Cube. [Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business MEI Jianping†- says the financial crisis hit and it was overbuilt.] [Property investment advisor Jack RODMAN††- says there is no rational rhyme or reason for this amount of supply.] [Pangu 7 Star Hotel general manager Stuart JAKINS†- says it’s an extra challenge this year.]

Williams, Brian;
Mong, Adrienne

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