Chinatowns' avant garde in Northern Iraq by Rhodri Davies
About 500 Chinese people are said to live in Sulaimaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan's second city. Many work in the new Kawa Mall where Chinese flags, lucky cats and paper lanterns present an incongruous scene on the Kurdish landscape. Such immigration and foreign investment is becomming more prominent in the semi-autonomous area run by the Kurdistan Regional Government. To have your video be the NYVS Pick of the Week, join www.nyvs.com today!