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China developers build on the sly, flouting green push

On one man-made island, construction continues from dusk to dawn

China Evergrande Group's 160 billion yuan Ocean Flower Island project, seen here in 2018, was to include hotels and theme parks, as well as housing. (Photo by Issaku Harada)

DANZHOU, China -- Environmental concerns over land reclamation in China's tropical island province of Hainan have brought a flurry of resort and condominium work on an artificial island to a halt -- at least until the sun goes down.

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