Workers assemble solar panels at the now-bankrupt Suntech in the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi. Overproduction in the country has helped lower the cost of solar panels. Peter Parks /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese authorities go to great lengths to censor the Internet and control social media. A 16-year-old was recently arrested under a new law that bars "rumormongering" online. Here, customers use computers at an Internet cafe in Hefei, China, in 2012. Jianan Yu/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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New York University in Shanghai is the first Sino-U.S. joint university. Here, a student speaks with an NYU staffer on Aug. 11. Liu Xiaojing/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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For Some NYU Students, A Sweet Deal To Study ... In Shanghai

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An Airbus A320 on display during Airshow China 2012 at China International Aviation Exhibition Center in Zhuhai on Nov. 13, 2012. Increasing prosperity and urbanization in China and elsewhere in Asia will drive the global demand for aircraft, Airbus said Tuesday. Marina Lystseva /ITAR-TASS/Landov hide caption

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Men watch a TV screen showing former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, who was sentenced to life in prison Sunday by a court in Jinan, Shandong Province. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sky City, a replica of Paris, is a 40-minute drive from Hangzhou in East China's Zhejiang province. The rich people that developers hoped would move here never materialized. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Visit Paris And Venice In The Same Afternoon (In China)

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Laborers stand on a new ship at a Rongsheng Heavy Industries shipyard in Nantong, China, in 2012. The troubles at Rongsheng, China's largest private shipbuilder, mirror what's happening in the global industry. Aly Song/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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A woman looks at her phone in front of the Apple store in Shanghai. Apple unveiled a cheaper version of the iPhone on Tuesday. Aly Song/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A July photo shows houses that have emerged from Tangjiashan Barrier Lake in Xuanping Township, in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Liu Huawei /Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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