And it could also lead to the eventual bust.
Stories of workers who survive on difficult work and little money.
The rubber duck is now a cooked bird, complete with "crispy brown skin" and a yellow papier mache head.
Pick up a book at one stop and, hopefully, return it before you get off the subway.
The geography of where rising sea levels will likely cost us the most.
That's pretty scary.
As China suffers through its hottest summer on record, an immense and deadly bubble of heat builds above Shanghai.
They will travel at 40 mph.
In a crowded country where many homes lack air conditioning, people have to get creative in order to escape the sky-high temps.
Illuminated nightscapes are a new worldwide arena, where global cities will compete for recognition.
China’s Communist Party took another swipe at excessive government spending, with a five-year hiatus on constructing state buildings.
Photographer Rob Whitworth portrays the tremendous energy of China's largest city.
Seven out of 10 of the world’s least affordable markets are now in China.
The lightning pace of world urbanization is on display in these animated GIFs of Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hong Kong and other exploding metropolises.
Even strict controls haven't been able to stop them.
Only 4 of the 81 people with confirmed cases of bird flu in China have fully recovered; human transmission still can't be ruled out.
The scandal has prompted China's government to acknowledge the nation's intense problem with food safety.
The light of urban development seen from space can tell us much about the shape of the world's economy.
You don't need satellite imagery to see how much the city has changed.