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The People’s Republic of Chai-na

How do artists in Beijing cope with the inevitability of eviction, demolition — 拆 (chāi)? In…

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High-rise building demolished in 10 seconds

Watch this decades-old exhibition center in Chengdu torn down in 10 seconds!

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Beijing’s year of demolition

Beijing is changing. Beijing has changed. These photos first appeared on the Financial Times‘ online…

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Demolition of Laoximen: Shanghai’s best link to its pre-colonial past may soon be gone

Pictured: All of Laoximen as seen from its northeastern corner: Fuxing Road to the left, Fangbang Road to the…

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People’s Daily argues against Beijing’s skyline cleanup campaign

It’s been a year of demolition for Beijing: …

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The Santa of Xinjian Village, Beijing

Lan Jinghua 蓝京华 (Alain) spotted the giant Santa from a distance and was struck by its vivid colors, the doll’s…

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Beijing evictions reach into the tens of thousands, destroying livelihoods of migrants

Despite an unusual backlash from some state media and even cautionary words from Beijing…

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Beijing haphazardly evicts migrants for ‘safety’

On the evening of November 18, a fire in a tatty part of southern Beijing killed 19…

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City of evictees: A photo essay of Xinjian Village

On Sunday, I visited Xinjian Village 新建村 on the outskirts of Beijing, the place where a fire…

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Pictures of the Day: Exodus from fire-ravaged Xinjian Village, Daxing

On November 18, a fire ripped through a two-story structure in the shantytown of Xinjian Village 新建村 in Xihongmen Town 西红门镇,…

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Why is Nanjing demolishing its last historic neighborhood?

Nanjing, China —…

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Last, last, last days of old Peking

The Los Angeles Times has published an article titled “If there’s debris and destruction, it must be…

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He fled from Bo Xilai; now he wants to make 300,000 electric cars in China

An electric car that can travel 600 miles on a single charge? Many successful Chinese businesspeople have led colorful…

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