Megacity in China - (Image: Wu Hong/EPA/Corbis)
NO, YOU haven’t slipped into a dream within a dream within a dream. This megacity, which you’d be forgiven for thinking is the dream-limbo city featured in the movie Inception, is Qingdao. It won the accolade of being China’s most liveable city in 2009 and 2011. It is home to 8.7 million people. One of the main criteria for the prize is that the city must have a beautiful environment.