Real-estate is now in a boom on Hainan island : last year, property prices in Haikou and Sanya, the two main cities of Hainan, have risen of 50%, according to official figures. A pity that, we, foreigners, cannot really have access to this investment opportunity...

As the universal exposition is beeing held in Shanghai, this boom in Hainan ic confirming the desire of China to reach the western standard and valors, but with its own style.