The Guangzhou Circle Building is perhaps the country's largest single manifestation of Tuhao Jin, or "gold of the unrefined and wealthy."
Eight million acres of Chinese farmland is so contaminated that it's now closed to farming.
The country's bleak post-industrial future.
A slaughterhouse injects meat with water from dirty ponds.
China's most comprehensive on-the-ground photography yet.
The national government issued a series of reforms to fix a struggling industry, but many will be left behind.
Louis Vuitton? Lamborghini? So passé. China's wealthiest now use armed security to flaunt their social status.
A school administrator says the workout can detoxify lungs and dispel residue gas.
Complete with theme parks and a whole new college.
Blame cars, and coal-fired burners.
What price comparisons between two different cities tell us about the Chinese economy.
City roads were ripped open, cars toppled, and apartment windows shattered.
Focusing on total population—rather than the number of people actually residing in urban areas—obscures the extent of China's urbanization challenge.
What pairs best with the Asian brown cloud? Try the "Vogmask."
The country is at the center of the international scrap recycling universe, and the environmental impacts aren't always pretty.
'Double 11,' was started in the 1990s as a way to embrace bachelorhood. Now it's the world's biggest online shopping event.
The headquarters of the Communist Party's official newspaper is getting a golden coating in preparation for its debut.
Pollution defeats the surveillance state.
Swimming in a million pink and green balls.