Scenes from China (2)

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  • Merci Bernard - Thanks dear Renny -

    thanks also dear Helga i know your attachment to China :)))

    dear Ren you are totaly right - i made a mix of the 2 here inside this PPS very rich and very poor too - of course we can only with the poor have better level of life, but a place confortable for everyone and not only very few ...
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  • China is turning into a country of the super rich and mostly the super poor, nothing much in between, as these photos show. Thanks......
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  • I adore China .People and Land ! thanks for sharing dear Nubia.
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  • 1.  
  • 2. A Chinese man eats a snack outside a food shop in Beijing, China. (March 22, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 3. A scavenger selects metal material from a garbage dump in Shanghai, China. (March 7, 2011) (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press
  • 4. A pet shop worker washes an ermine at a pet shop in Beijing. Exotic pets are growing more common as residents' income levels rise in the Chinese capital. (January 30, 2011) (Ng Han Guan/Associated Press
  • 5. A vendor sits at his stall selling garlic and cooking ingredients in Hutong alleys in Beijing. (March 8, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 6. A customer selects vegetables from a street vender in an alleyway in Shanghai. (March 7, 2011) (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press)
  • 7. Workers from a nightclub wait for customers along a bar district in Nanjing, in eastern China's Jiangsu province. (March 31, 2011) (Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)
  • 8. A couple rides a bicycle past a demolished housing area in Shanghai. (January 18, 2011) (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press)
  • 9. Newlyweds toast with champagne while posing for a photo behind a shopping mall in Beijing. (March 6, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 10. A child in traditional costume walks with his parents as they visit the Tiananmen Square in Beijing. (March 2, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 11. Two girls rent a bicycle for a lake-round visit at famous tourist scene, Shichahai, in Beijing. (March 8, 2011) (Wang Xibao/Xinhua, via Associated Press
  • 12. A Chinese man removes ropes used to protect a plant from the winter cold in Beijing. (March 1, 2011) (Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)
  • 13. A Chinese tourist wears a costume of an emperor during a photo session near the Qianmen Street in Beijing. (March 2, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press)
  • 14. Chinese elderly exercise at a public park in Beijing. (March 1, 2011) (Vincent Thian/Associated Press)
  • 15. A worker wears a rabbit costume as part of an advertisement at the Bund, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Shanghai. According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit. (February 11, 2011) (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press)
  • 16. A man and woman kiss at the river front promenade called "the Bund," one of the most popular tourist spots in Shanghai. (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press)
  • 17. A visitor walks on the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, on the outskirts of Beijing. (January 12, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press)
  • 18. A Chinese child reacts while playing between sculptures outside a museum in Beijing, China, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 19. A woman walks past cast iron sculptures of wolves by Chinese artiste Liu Ruowang entitled "Wolf Coming" at a art district in Beijing, China, . AP / Ng Han Guan
  • 20. A girl runs past fountain flows outside a shopping mall in Beijing . AP / Alexander F. Yuan
  • 21. A Chinese bride waits her groom, right, to get his hair done during a photoshoot by a photographer, unseen, at Beijing World Park AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 22. Chinese visitors watch performances at a manmade beach build at a park in Beijing, China, AP / Ng Han Guan
  • 23. Chinese police officers stand guard while tourists, right, rest at the Great Wall of China in north of Beijing, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 24. A man rests on his trishaw while waiting for customers at a hutong alley near the drum tower, a tourist spot in Beijing, China, AP / Andy Wong
  • 25. A woman cares for a child on a street in Beijing, China, . AP / Ng Han Guan
  • 26. Elderly Chinese women talk while sitting in a hutong, or a traditional alleyway, in Beijing, China, . AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 27. A Chinese man reacts while getting a haircut from a street barber in a hutong, or a traditional alleyway in Beijing, China, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 28. Chinese children play in an alley in a neighborhood of Beijing, China, . AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 29. A Chinese boy, second right, imitates a body builder while playing with others in a hutong, or a traditional alleyway, in Beijing, China, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 30. A Chinese boy sits in front of his house in a hutong, or a traditional alleyway, in Beijing, China, . AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 31. A Chinese woman bathes her daughter at the entrance of her house in a hutong, or a traditional alleyway of Beijing, China, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 32. A Chinese woman and man look through postings for job seekers and apartment rentals on the streets of Beijing, China, AP / Ng Han Guan
  • 33. A child wearing an ethnic minority cap begs with a blind musician on the streets of Beijing, China, AP / Ng Han Guan
  • 34. A Chinese roadside vendor sleeps beside his watermelons while waiting for customers on the outskirts of Beijing AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 35. A Chinese man, and his daughter, center, work in their restaurant, while children look on from an alley in a neighborhood in Beijing, China, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
  • 36. Actresses wait at backstage to perform Kunqu Opera "Dream of the Red Chamber" in Beijing, on Friday, May 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan
  • 37. A woman tries to open the door of a metal gate next to a statue of a headless red guard in Beijing, on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. (AP Photo)
  • 38. Former Red Army soldier Pan Xianying, one of three remaining members of a famed Communist all-women army unit, poses for a photo at her home near the city of Qionghai on the southern Chinese island of Hainan, on April 16, 2011. Nearly 100 years old, Pan is one of the attractions of a "red" tour amid a renewed nationwide interest in revolutionary ideals as the ruling Communist Party prepares to mark its 90th anniversary. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 39. Models dressed in costumes perform during the opening ceremony of the Chaoyang International Pop Music Festival in Beijing, on Friday, April 29, 2011. (AP Photo
  • 40. A Chinese man, left, draws a painting of the scenery while a villager rows a wooden boat passing by the Ming Dynasty's ancient buildings built along a river in Xitang, Jiashan County, China's Zhejiang Province, on Monday, May 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
  • 41. A child wears a scarf during a sandstorm in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, on May 12, 2011. (Reuters/China Daily)
  • 42. Chinese residents line up to pay their respects to the victims of the 2008 earthquake near a memorial at Xuankou Middle School in Yingxiu town in southwest China's Sichuan province, on Thursday, May 12, 2011. May 12th marked the 3rd anniversary of the magnitude-7.9 Sichuan temblor that left almost 90,000 people dead or missing. (AP Photo)
  • 43. A security guard stands near a statue of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius in front of China's National Museum near the Tiananmen Square on March 31, 2011. The statue was recently quietly removed by authorities -- the mysterious removal leaving many Chinese looking for an explanation. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
  • 44. Women wearing bikinis form the word "happy" during a bikini contest in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, on Sunday, May 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Xinhua/Liu Dawei)
  • 45. A worker walks on a steel girder at a building under construction in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on May 5, 2011. (Reuters/Sean Yong)
  • 46. A woman and her daughter touch a structural model of the earth's core at Nanjing Geological Museum in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on April 22, 2011. The Chinese characters on the model read "outer core". (Reuters/Sean Yong)
  • 47. Chinese artists perform on stage during the opening ceremony of the International Horticultural Exposition 2011 at the Exposition Park on April 28, 2011 in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province of China. The World Horticultural Exposition 2011 will be held in Xi'an from April 28 to October 22. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
  • 48. A flock of snipes flies over the Yalu River Estuary Nature Reserve in the border city of Dandong, Liaoning province, on May 5, 2011. Spanning an area of around 100,000 hectares, the nature reserve encompasses a diverse ecosystem of plants, wild birds and fish. It is also an important habitat for migratory birds for the world's ten flyways, supporting some endangered species of migratory birds, according to local media. (Reuters/Jacky Chen)
  • 49. A 22-year-old woman in a wedding gown is grabbed by Guo Zhongfan, a local community officer, as she attempts to kill herself by jumping out of a seven-story residential building in Changchun, Jilin province, in this combination picture taken May 17, 2011. According to local media, the woman tried to commit suicide after her boyfriend of four years broke up with her, just as they were making plans to get married. The woman did not sustain any injuries during the incident. (Reuters/China Daily
  • 50. A large monument depicting fighting horses stands in the main square in the Kangbashi district of the town of Ordos, located around 30 km south of the city of Dongsheng in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on May 11, 2011. The Kangbashi district of Ordos, which means 'palaces' in the Mongolian language, is an area filled with thousands of residential apartments and duplex-style homes, built to house mainly workers for the nearby coal mines located just outside the town. However, the estimated one million people that were expected to move into the district's now decaying buildings, have yet to appear. (Reuters/David Gray)
  • 51. an elderly farmer takes a break from working in his field on the outskirts of the town of Zhucheng, in Shandong province, on April 20, 2011. The fertile fields of Shandong Province in eastern China are an unlikely microcosm of the national economy. There is not a power plant or factory in sight, yet the area encapsulates as well as any industrial city some of the forces that are reshaping the country. People grumble about rising prices, adding weight to the authorities' concern that inflation could spark unrest. The virtual absence of any farmers under 40 speaks to China's urbanization, with youngsters decamping as soon as they can to work in towns near and far, leaving their aging parents to till the soil. With the rural labor pool shrinking, wages are rising. China's vast rural economy, home to over 700 million people, seems to be doing well. But urban China is doing much better, and the resulting inequality is a nagging concern for the ruling Communist Party. (Reuters/David Gray
  • 52. Rock fans cheer lead singer Dominik Sannemann of the German band Gammalux, as he performs at the 2011 MIDI Music Festival at Jinglang Island park in Beijing, on April 30, 2011. (Reuters/Barry Huang)
  • 53. Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari drives during the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit, on April 16, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Clive Mason/Getty Images)
  • 54. A model prepares to show off his body painting by New Zealand artist Men Bourk and Chinese painter Ren Zhongni during a body-painting festival in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on May 8, 2011. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 55. AFP - Getty Images Two models painted by New Zealand artist Men Bourk and Chinese painter Ren Zhongni prepare for a body painting festival in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on Monday.
  • 56. A boat is seen stranded on the cracked bed of a dried area of Xieshan, which is part of Poyang Lake in east China's Jiangxi Province, on May 4, 2011. Chinese officials on Wednesday warned that an extended low-flow period, caused by the lingering spring drought in central China, might pose a threat to navigation in parts of the Yangtze River, the longest waterway in China, Xinhua News Agency reported. (Reuters/China Daily
  • 57. Soldiers dry military boots in a barracks on May 10, 2011, in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images
  • 58. A wedding party poses for pictures with the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in the background on a hazy day in Shanghai, on May 3, 2011. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)
  • 59. A performer uses a whip to clip the top of a cigarette held in the mouth of his young assistant in Hefei, Anhui province, on May 11, 2011. (Reuters/Stringer)
  • 60. A visitor peeks inside a scenery board used to fence off a construction site at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. (April 1, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press)
  • 61. Chinese people perform dancing exercise at a park near the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, China. (March 22, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 62. Chinese people perform dancing exercise at a park near the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, China. (March 22, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 63. A child steps out of an entrance used to prevent cold air from getting into a market in Beijing, China. (March 21, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press)
  • 64. A man hangs birdcages on branches at a park in Beijing. (March 6, 2011) (Andy Wong/Associated Press
  • 65. A man walks in the Chinese side of riverbank with the China-North Korea Friendship bridge, which leads to the Noth Korea, in the background in Dandong in northeastern China's Liaoning province, China, . AP / Ng Han Guan
  • 66. China Daily via Reuters - Workers install a high voltage electricity pylon in Xuancheng, Anhui province, China on May 17. China will raise the prices for electricity coal-fired generators sell to grid operators by 0.02 yuan per kilowatt hour in three provinces, state media reported on Wednesday, in an effort to encourage generators to increase supplies amid spreading shortages.
  • 67. How Hwee Young / EPA A Mongolian ethnic minority farmer with her child on a farm in Kunlun Qi.
  • 68. Vincent Yu / AP - A young couple standing on poles perform during a parade at the Bun Festival on Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong on May 10. Thousands of the faithful flocked to this tiny Hong Kong island for the Bun festival, honoring the Taoist God of the Sea, in which evil spirits are scared away by loud gongs and drums during the procession.
  • 69. Jianan Yu / Reuters - A man covers himself with a plastic bag as he rides his electric bicycle amid heavy rains along a street in Hefei, Anhui province, China on May 10.
  • 70. David Gray / Reuters An elderly farmer walks through his field with his two grandsons as he takes a break from planting his crops on the outskirts of the city of Weifang, Shandong province on April 20.
  • 71. Carlos Barria / Reuters People enter a subway station in People's Square, Shanghai on 2011 April 28.
  • 72. Dafen Oil Painting Village, where fake art is mass produced A combination picture shows the half-hour process of painter Zhao Xiaoyong working on a Van Gogh self-portrait in his gallery at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province April 24, 2011. Zhao said he has sold more than 70,000 pieces of Van Gogh's paintings, with the price ranging from 200 to 1,500 yuan ($30-$230) a piece. Dafen village, a suburb in Shenzhen, is believed to be the largest mass producer of oil paintings in the world. Artists here manufacture some 60 percent of the total global trade volume, according to China Daily. Thousands of artists and dealers rent shops or exterior walls on buildings to display and sell oil paintings, but they will soon need to find other places as the local government has pledged to ban the practice in an effort to brush up its image before the upcoming Universiade, local media reported.
  • 73. Jason Lee / Reuters - A vendor smokes as he waits for customers in a gallery at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province April 24, 2011.
  • 74. Shi Tou / Reuters - A girl leads as pupils dance to Michael Jackson's "Dangerous" during a daily exercise routine at a primary school in Wushan county, Chongqing municipality, China on April 14. A total of 725 pupils in the school dance to the Michael Jackson hit song every morning as a routine exercise program between classes, according to local media.
  • 75. AP - Live fish, small tortoises and young giant salamanders sealed in plastic pouches and sold as keychains are displayed at a roadside stall in Beijing, China on April 12. Each keychain is sold for 10 yuan (USD $1.50). The vendor claims a special liquid inside provides oxygen and nutrients for the creatures.
  • 76. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA A visitor to the 798 Art Zone walks around an installation entitled 'Leviathanation' by Huang Yongping, part of the 'Tracing the Milky Way' show at Tang Contemporary Art in Beijing, China on April 8. The 21 meter piece was built with a railway carriage, fibreglass and dozens of stuffed animals.
  • 77. Reuters A worker takes a nap surrounded by ducklings at a duck farm on the outskirts of Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China on April 5.
  • 78. Andy Wong / AP - A Chinese man repaints the characters on a tomb of his relative at a cemetery on the Qingming Festival in Beijing, China Tuesday, April 5. Qingming festival, also known as the Grave Sweeping Day is a day when Chinese around the world remember their dearly departed and take time off to clean up the tombs and place flowers and offerings.
  • 79. Bertrand Langlois / AFP - Getty Images Chinese artist Liu Bolin stands at the end of a happening at the Grand Palais in Paris on Friday, April 1. Bolin, from Shandong, China, manages to camouflage himself in any surroundings, no matter how difficult they might be. Standing silently in front of his chosen scene, in locations all around the world, the 37-year-old artist uses himself as a blank canvas.
  • 80. AFP - Getty Images - A crowd gather to admire a gold-plated Infiniti luxury sports car on display outside a jewellery store in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province on March 31, 2011. China is predicted to become the world's largest luxury goods market by 2020, accounting for 44 percent of worldwide sales and bigger than the entire global market is now.
  • 81. Reuters - People cross Tai Ping Bridge as they participate in the "bridge-treading" event in Jushui town of Mianyang, Sichuan province, China on March 24. Participants throw old clothes and coins from the 200-year-old bridge into the water during the traditional annual event to seek happiness and health, according to local media.
  • 82. Eugene Hoshiko / AP - Li Biying and her brother Li Yajun ride a motorcycle on a dirt path to their home up a misty mountain in Sanxing, China, Feb. 5. An agrarian society for thousands of years, China is on the cusp of having more urban than rural dwellers for the first time. Of an estimated 150 million migrant workers in China, 90 million are under 30, and they are driving one of the most significant demographic shifts in the country's history.
  • 83. AFP - Getty Images - Gay couples perform ceremonial wedding in China Gay couples kiss during their ceremonial 'wedding' as they try to raise awareness of the issue of homosexual marriage, in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province on March 8. Homosexuality was considered a mental disorder in China until 2001. Today, gays face crushing social and family pressure and many remain in the closet as a result, despite gradual steps towards greater acceptance.
  • 84. Andy Wong / AP A baby sits in a carriage while a woman buys vegetables at a stall near a residential building in Beijing, China on Feb. 28.
  • 85. Carlos Barria / Reuters - Police arrest two men after calls for a "Jasmine Revolution" protest, organised through the internet, in front of the Peace Cinema in downtown Shanghai on Feb. 27.
  • 86. China Daily / Reuters - Researchers look to bear resemblance to pandas in China Researchers dressed in panda costumes put a panda cub into a basket before transferring it to a new living environment at the Hetaoping Research and Conservation Center for the Giant Panda in Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan province Feb. 20. The 6-month-old cub is being transferred to a bigger living environment with a higher altitude and a more complicated terrain, which marks the beginning of the second phrase of its training to reintroduce it to the wild. Researchers wear panda costumes to ensure that the cub's environment is devoid of human influence, according to local media.
  • 87. China Photos / Getty Images - Feeders dressed as giant pandas give a physical examination to a giant panda at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda on February 3, 2011 in Wolong Nature Reserve, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province, China.
  • 88. Chinafotopress via Getty Images - Miao people perform a dragon dance to celebrate the coming lantern festival at Xiumei Square on Feb. 16 in Taijiang county of Guiyang, Guizhou province, China. The Lantern Festival, also known as Yuanxiao Festival or Shanguuan Festival, falls on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month in China. This year it will fall on Feb. 17.
  • 89. How Hwee Young / EPA A Chinese boy dressed up in the costume of the Qing dynasty emperor poses for photos on a mock throne in Beijing on Feb. 16. China's one child policy has produced many 'little emperors and empresses'.
  • 90. Peter Parks / AFP - Getty Images A child eats food on a street in Beijing on Feb. 15. China said that inflation moderated slightly in January but remained stubbornly high at 4.9 percent, and analysts said that meant the government would likely take further steps to cool prices.
  • 91. Guo Bin / EPA - Jin Juhua kisses her husband Zhong Weiqiao in a gathering of 60 couples who have been married to each other for over five decades in Kaihua village of Zhuji city, Zhejiang province, China on Feb. 14. Jin and Zhong have been married for more than 60 years.
  • 92. Nicky Loh / Reuters - Couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony to mark Valentine's Day in Taipei, Taiwan on Feb. 14. Around 25 couples tied the knot together on Monday with Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin as the witness for the ceremony.
  • 93. Bobby Yip / Reuters A bridegroom is carried by his friends during his wedding celebration on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong on 2011 Feb. 14.
  • 94. Carlos Barria / Reuters A local vendor watches a traditional Chinese wedding in Dong'an at the central province of Henan, Feb. 9.
  • 95. Jason Lee / Reuters A folk artist on stilts falls while performing at a temple fair celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year at Dongyue Temple in Beijing on Feb. 7. The Lunar New Year began on February 3 and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.
  • 96. Diego Azubel / EPA A young girl wearing rabbit ears dozes off on a bench at a park fair on Friday, Feb. in Beijing, China.
  • 97. AFP - Getty Images - A Chinese woman poses with a rabbit ice sculpture on display at an ice and snow festival for the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Jan. 30. In stews, as pets or adorning shop windows, rabbits are ubiquitous as millions of Chinese mark the Lunar New Year, hoping for a more tranquil time ahead as the old Year of the Tiger roars its last.
  • 98. Reuters - Paramilitary police recruits put on epaulettes for each other during a military rank conferral ceremony at a military base in Suining, Sichuan province, China on Jan. 28. The Chinese characters on the banner read 'Peaceful police base, celebrate the holiday.'
  • 99. Jason Lee / Reuters - Actors dressed in Qing Dynasty costumes prepare to celebrate Chinese New Year Actors dressed in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) costumes take part in a rehearsal for the heaven worshipping ceremony to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China on Jan. 27. The Lunar New Year begins on February 3 and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.
  • 100. ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images New recruits take part in a drill session in winter conditions on January 21, 2011 in Yichun, Heilongjiang province of China. 150 new recruits take part in exercises in freezing temperatures, -25 Fahrenheit, during an outdoor drill session.
  • 101. Jason Lee / Reuters - Couple embraces at Beijing West Railway Station The Beijing West Railway Station, Jan. 19, 2011. China on Wednesday begins its annual Spring Festival travel rush, with an expected 2.56 billion passenger trips in the coming 40 days. Airlines and trains have been added to cope with the passenger surge, which is 11.6 percent up year on year, according to the Ministry of Transport.
  • 102. Wu Hong / EPA Six Squirrel Monkeys gather on a heating radiator to keep warm at a zoo inQingdao city, eastern China's Shandong province, Jan. 6. Cold waves have hit many areas of China.
  • 103. Str / AFP - Getty Images A group of elderly Chinese residents wearing Santa hats play football on a frozen river, as they gather for a winter swim in Shenyang, northeastern China's Liaoning province on Dec. 20, 2010. Winter swimming is especially popular amongst the elderly and retired as it's believed to improve circulation and benefit health, and also said to increase the level of mental awareness, release stress, remove aches and pains, increase vitality and keep skin looking younger - and of course, an overall feeling of well-being. Playing Santa on a frozen river in Shenyang, China
  • 104. Reuters - A paramilitary police recruit sheds tears before heading to the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to start his service, at a railway station in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China, 2010-Dec. 12.
  • 105. Lu Di / EPA Workers dismantle cars confiscated in a campaign against unlicensed taxi service in Guiyang in southwest China's Guizhou province, Dec. 12. Over 300 cars and more than 1,000 motorbikes confiscated in the campaign were destroyed.
  • 106. Chinese worker builds "egg" house to beat high cost of living AFP - Getty Images Rich Shulman writesThis clever "green" mobile home solves several problems at once: Dai Haifei has eliminated his commute, cut energy costs by going solar, and eliminated his rent payment. The only problem? No toilet. - Dai Haifei, 24, from China's Hunan province, looks out from his egg-shaped mobile house where he has been living for the last two months, located near his office in Beijing on Dec. 1, 2010. The house cost about $1,000 to build, and is made of bamboo strips and mattress, covered by a layer of heat preservation and water-proof material, with patches of bags stuffed with processed wood peels and grass seeds that could grow grass when spring comes, covering the house like a quilt.
  • 107. AFP - Getty Images - Dai Haifei, 24, from China's Hunan province, rests in his egg-shaped mobile house where he has been living for the last two months, located near his office in Beijing on Dec. 1, 2010. The house cost about $1,000 USD to build, and is made of bamboo strips and mattress, covered by a layer of heat preservation and water-proof material, with patches of bags stuffed with processed wood peels and grass seeds that could grow grass when spring comes, covering the house like a quilt.
  • 108. lack of affordable housing in Hong Kong leaves many wondering where they will go Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images - Leung Shu, 78, prepares to settle in for the evening beside his cage on the apartment floor which he now only shares with 4 other people on Nov. 27, in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong's property prices having soared over the past year with urban redevelopment shrinking the supply of older, cheaper blocks. Thousands of men still dwelling in 15-square-foot cubicles or cages are being forced to vacate the premises as the properties are being sold to developers and low cost accommodation becomes more difficult to find due to increasing cost of rent. Approximately 1,000 or so men are still estimated to live in squalid and cramped conditions in old tenement flats as Hong Kong's yawning wealth gap widens. Leung Shu, suffering from chronic asthma, has been forced to cease his rental of monthly medical equipment due to rising living costs.
  • 109. AFP - Getty Images - Chinese babies, accompanied by their parents, take part in a baby swimming contest at a stadium in Beijing on Sept. 11, 2010. The organizer hopes to break the Guinness World Record for the most babies swimming together. China's government maintains that the one child policy has averted 400 million births since the strict policy was implemented in 1979. The government has vowed to enforce the policy until at least 2033, when the population is expected to peak at 1.5 billio
  • 110. A presentation by Nubia [email_address] http://nubiagroup-powerpoint-collection.blogspot.com/ http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Nubia_group_Powerpoint_Collection/ Music : «qixiu »