Scenes From 21st-Century China

The People's Republic of China, the most populous country, and the second-largest economy, in the world, is a vast, dynamic nation that continues to grow and evolve. In this, the latest entry in a semi-regular series on China, an anti-terrorism drill, terrible smog in Beijing, the decline of steel production, the view from a rooftop bubble tram, a mummified monk, a 14th-century walled village slated for demolition, and much more. This collection offers only a small view of people and places across the country over the past few months.

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