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China's Property Values Are Skyrocketing, With No End in Sight

Even strict controls haven't been able to stop them.

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Car Repair Didn't Go So Well? Smash Your Luxury Ride to Smithereens

This is apparently how some Chinese drivers handle this frustration.

Reuters

China's Lost Rivers

20 years ago, there were 50,000 rivers in China. Now, more than 28,000 of these rivers are missing. Why?

Reuters

This New Data Should Make You Pretty Nervous About the Latest Bird Flu

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.

Weng Fen

How Photographers Are Telling the Story of China's Warp-Speed Urbanization

A new exhibition of contemporary Chinese photography charts the country's phenomenal growth from 2000 to 2012.

Annette M. Kim

Beijing's Bomb Shelter-Dwellers May Be Making a Rational Choice About Their Commute

The Chinese capital estimates 10 percent of its population lives in tiny, below-ground apartments. Are they crazy or clever?

Another Giant Sinkhole Appears in China, Swallows One Person

This latest gaping chasm is said to measure four-stories deep.

This Could Be the World's Most Uncomfortable Pedestrian Crossing

An underpass with a forehead-level concrete ceiling seems designed to knock out Chinese citizens.

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The Bullet Train as a Boost for Second-Tier Cities

A new report finds that high-speed rail lines make satellite areas more attractive while relieving pressure on major cities.

Reuters/Carlos Barria

Shanghai's Spectacular Growth, in One Photo

You don't need satellite imagery to see how much the city has changed.

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No Big Deal: 3,000 More Dead Pigs Found in the Huangpu River

That brings the total to about 6,000 dead hogs since Monday, but authorities claim the water is just fine.

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Here's Exactly How Bad Beijing's Smog Crisis Is, In One Photo

China World Trade Center Tower III is more than 1,000 feet tall and can't be seen today in Beijing.

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A Chinese Town Famous for Its Creepy Snakes

Residents of Zisiqiao Village raise over 3 million snakes a year.

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China's Spectacularly Silly Plan to Curb Air Pollution

We hate to disappoint, but banning BBQ won't do much.

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America's Infrastructure Is Under Attack... By Chinese Hackers

A crippling cyber attack that shuts down our power grid and poisons our water? Not so impossible anymore.

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Lunar New Year Around the World

Welcoming the Year of the Snake.

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China Expert: China Is Fast Approaching Urban Disaster

"We're creating a huge urban underclass of people who can’t function in the society."

More of China's Infrastructure Falls Into the Center of the Earth

A sinkhole in Guangzhou has eaten six shops, a sidewalk and several trees.

Reuters

The Secret to Harbin's Tourism Success: A Las Vegas-Style Snow Festival

China's northern-most city is dark and freezing most of the time. But it draws crowds with gigantic sculptures, light and ice shows, even tigers.