• CHINA. Beijing. A young woman on Tiananmen Square during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman on Tiananmen Square during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young Chinese woman smiles whilst watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. An old woman during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. A woman during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A woman 'performs' with a snake in Wuhan zoo. In many of China's 'second-tier' cities, away from the modern zoos in the megacities of Beijing and Shanghai, hide a plethora of smaller unknown zoos. In these zoos, what can only be described as animal abuse is subtly taking place in the form of deprivation of light, space, sanitation and social contact with other animals. Living in awful conditions, these animals spend there days entertaining tourists who seem oblivious to the animals' plight and squalid existence. 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman drinking coca-cola in a stadium during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. The back of a woman on Tiananmen Square during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman peers through a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Qianmen shopping district. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008..
  • CHINA. Beijing. An old  woman peers through a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Qianmen shopping district. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman peers through a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Beijing. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008.
  • CHINA. A woman during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman in the shopping district of Xidan . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man talking to a woman in the shopping district of Xidan . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman walks amongst the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Shanghai. An old woman on the Bund. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. The back of a woman on Tiananmen Square during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman smiles whilst watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman posing for a picture with two statues in the shopping district of Wangfujing, a popular place for spectators, tourists and athletes to visit during the Olympic Games. 2008
  • CHINA. A woman holding a heart during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. A woman holding a heart during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. A woman eating during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. A woman praying during Chinese New Year in Baiyun Temple in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. An old woman on the Bund. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
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