Scenes from China – The Big Picture

The Boston Globe’s excellent photo blog turns the lens on China, taking in everything from floods and landslides to e-waste and suicide nets:

The past several months in China have brought devastating , a mysterious North Korean jet crash, the Mid-Autumn festival, crackdowns on gambling and much more. A country with nearly the same land area as the United States, China is home to over a billion more people than the U.S. (1.3 billion to be more precise), and as it grows economically, it is grappling with environmental, social and political issues that affect people and places around the world. Collected here, from the past several months, are photographs from around China, the land and the people – their daily lives, challenges, work and play.

September 24, 2010, 9:29 PM
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