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BIGGEST BUDDHA BY FAR

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India's giant 152m high Buddha, to be completed in 2005, looks destined to become only the second highest monument to the deity if Chinese threats are be believed. According to state newsagency Xinhua, China is to build its own image of the Buddha, eclipsing the Indian effort by 1m. The news will horrify the builders of India's structure, who have just begun work on the £100 million statue, designed by WML Woods Bagot, formerly Whinney Mackay Lewis (AJ 19.4.01).

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