Posts tagged china

Built for over a million people, the city of Ordos was designed to be the crowning glory of Inner Mongolia. Doomed to incompletion however, this futuristic metropolis now rises empty out of the deserts of northern China.

Welcome to Ordos: The World’s Largest “Ghost City”

6themorningnews.org, thebohemianblog.com, Ordos, China, Inner Mongolia, ghost city, headlines,

Frank Underwood — the scheming U.S. congressman in the Netflix drama “House of Cards” — may be the most murderous, morally corrupt, conniving politician in Washington. And the Chinese can’t get enough of him.

‘House of Cards’ finds avid audience in China

6themorningnews.org, washingtonpost.com, House of Cards, China, Netflix, politics, entertainment, TV, headlines,

Pollution from China travels in large quantities across the Pacific Ocean to the United States, a new study has found, making environmental and health problems unexpected side effects of U.S. demand for cheap China-manufactured goods.

China pollution wafting across Pacific to blanket U.S. : study

6themorningnews.org, reuters.com, China, United States, pollution, smog, environment, health, headlines,

When it comes to China stories, people will believe almost anything. Take, for instance, the reports about pollution being so severe in Beijing that residents now watch radiant sunrises broadcast on a huge screen in Tiananmen Square.

Westerners are so convinced China is a dystopian hellscape they’ll share anything that confirms it

6themorningnews.org, qz.com, China, Beijing, news, media, distortions, headlines,

For nearly a decade, China’s burgeoning steel industry has spit out more than ten times the steel of Japan, the world’s second largest producer. But that’s quickly changing: As demand slows and China attempts to curb pollution, a massive recession is hitting its steel country.

China Is Turning Abandoned Steel Mills Back Into Farmland

6themorningnews.org, gizmodo.com, China, steel, industry, headlines,

This photojournal shows the trip that is necessary to get to the teahouse on the southern peak of Mt. Huashan in China.

Teahouse at the Southern Peak

6themorningnews.org, China, Mt. Huashan, teahouse, taoism, Shaanxi Province, photojournal, photography, headlines,

Regulars of the Jianba barbershop in this southern city recently found it shuttered, with a curious note taped to the door. Dear customers, I got a call from my daughter yesterday. I have been away from her so long, she doesn’t even know how to call me ‘Daddy’ anymore . . . . I beg you for a week off to visit my family.

In China, one in five children live in rural villages without their parents

6themorningnews.org, washingtonpost.com, China, children, parents, headlines,

The smog situation in China isn’t good. Lots of photo reports have captured the dramatic and stunning imagery of the thick pollution that’s putting people’s health in serious question.

People In China Are Getting Photobombed By Smog On Instagram

6themorningnews.org, fastcolabs.com, China, smog, Instagram, headlines,

There’s a growing gender imbalance in China, where the one-child policy aimed at reducing population growth has influenced selective abortions and abandonments of female babies, and a male population that is growing disproportionately. French artist Prune Nourry is exploring this issue of gender selection in China by riffing off of one of its most iconic heritage sites: the Terracotta Warriors.
Terracotta Daughters: An Army to Battle Gender Imbalance in China
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There’s a growing gender imbalance in China, where the one-child policy aimed at reducing population growth has influenced selective abortions and abandonments of female babies, and a male population that is growing disproportionately. French artist Prune Nourry is exploring this issue of gender selection in China by riffing off of one of its most iconic heritage sites: the Terracotta Warriors.

Terracotta Daughters: An Army to Battle Gender Imbalance in China

6themorningnews.org, hyperallergic.com, Prune Nourry, China, gender, sculpture, art, photography, headlines,

China’s Window of the World theme park contains 130 famous landmarks in 118 acres.

"t o u r" by Luke Casey

6themorningnews.org, Luke Casey, photography, China, Shenzhen, Window of the World, headlines,

On Sunday, with swaths of eastern China shrouded in a polluted haze, Chinese state media decided to release a list of five “surprising benefits” of smog.

China: Here Are Some Great Things About Toxic Air

6themorningnews.org, time.com, China, smog, pollution, environment, headlines,

Acclaimed film director Zhang Yimou said he and his wife have three children after authorities summoned his agent amid speculation he had violated China’s one-child policy and fathered seven children.

Acclaimed film director admits violating China’s one-child policy

6themorningnews.org, worldnews.nbcnews.com, Zhang Yimou, China, one-child policy, film, headlines,

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