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Taipei faces housing crackdown after fires

In Taipei, the demand for housing has led to an increasing number of make shift extensions on top of existing apartment blocks.

However, many of these don't have planning permission.

Following a series of deadly fires, the government is cracking down.

The BBC's Cindy Sui reports from Taiwan.

  • 17 Feb 2015
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