• CHINA. Beijing. A construction worker takes a break in the shopping district of Xidan . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A migrant worker near the Olympic stadium. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A migrant worker walking through the modern Pudong area. 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. Shanghai. A migrant worker walking through the modern Pudong area. 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. A worker sweeping 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. A worker sweeping 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. Beijing. In mid-February, over 40,000 people crammed the China International Exhibition Centre, all hoping to land a job in a market that is shrinking rapidly in terms of opportunities. Mass unemployment across China as a result of the recent economic crisis in Asia is causing worry for university graduates and migrant workers alike who are finding it increasingly difficult to find any form of work.  2009
  • CHINA. Beijing. In mid-February, over 40,000 people crammed the China International Exhibition Centre, all hoping to land a job in a market that is shrinking rapidly in terms of opportunities. Mass unemployment across China as a result of the recent economic crisis in Asia is causing worry for university graduates and migrant workers alike who are finding it increasingly difficult to find any form of work.  2009.
  • CHINA. Shanghai. Migrant workers on the subway. 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. Shanghai. Migrant workers on the subway. 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. A street cleaners cart. 2008
  • North Korea. 2009
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A games stall near to the Yangtze River. Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River. Its trade has been inextricably linked with the Yangtze river for centuries. The Yangtze River is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China’s longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. 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. Shanghai. A street cleaner. 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. A security guard 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. Shanghai. A cleaner in the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (?????; pinyin: Shàngh?i ke¯jì gu?n) is a large museum in Pudong, Shanghai, close to Century Park, the largest park of the city. The construction of the museum cost 1,75 billion RMB, and the floor area is 98 000m2 .2008..
  • CHINA. Shanghai. An attendent in Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (?????; pinyin: Shàngh?i ke¯jì gu?n) is a large museum in Pudong, Shanghai, close to Century Park, the largest park of the city. The construction of the museum cost 1,75 billion RMB, and the floor area is 98 000m2 .2008..
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A street cleaner. 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. Shanghai. An attendant stands at the entrance to the Bund Sightseeing tunnel that runs underneath the Huangpu River from the Bund to Pudong. 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man trying to catch a glimpse of the new Olympic park. 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 man peers through a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Olympic park. 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. Hubei Province. A boat passing through the 3 Gorges Dam.  The flooding of the three Gorges, by damming the Yangtze near the town of YiChang, has remained a controversial subject due to the negative environmental consequences and the displacement of millions of people in the flood plain. The Yangtze River however is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China's longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008.
  • CHINA. Chongqing Province.  A farmer near to the Yangtze in an area that faces flooding once the 3 Gorges dam floods. The flooding of the three Gorges, by damming the Yangtze near the town of YiChang, has remained a controversial subject due to the negative environmental consequences and the displacement of millions of people in the flood plain. The Yangtze River however is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China's longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008.
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