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China's Tricky Economic Transition: From Steel Mills To E-Commerce

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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing on Wednesday. The country's stock markets have nosedived. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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China's Missteps Tarnish A Reputation For Economic Management

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The Yuz Museum is one of the private museums that have begun cropping up along Shanghai's riverfront, part of a government effort to make the West Bund area a cultural destination. Here are recent works by Yang Zhenzhong, Shi Qing, and Yu Ji from the exhibition Myth/History II: Shanghai Galaxy. Courtesy of the Yuz Museum hide caption

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China's Financial Capital Tries To Become A Cultural Capital

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China's Market Turmoil Seeps Into The Auto Industry

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Sell-Off Continues In Asia's Financial Markets

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Medical volunteers walk past tents set up on the playground of a primary school as temporary shelters for victims after explosions in Tianjin, China, on Aug. 13. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Tianjin Tragedy Is A Painful Reflection Of How China Largely Works

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Tired Of City-Life Stresses, Many Chinese Return To Farming

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Chinese Government Looks To Assign Blame In Warehouse Explosions

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Chinese-Made 'Monster Hunt' Dominates Theaters During Hollywood Blackout

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People walk on the Bund, the riverfront area next to the financial district in Shanghai. Many foreigners have descended on Shanghai to make money on China's economic expansion. NPR's Frank Langfitt met one such woman as part of the free taxi rides he's been offering. Aly Song/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Single Mom Leads Double Life On The Streets Of Shanghai

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NPR's Frank Langfitt has been offering free taxi rides around Shanghai to talk to ordinary Chinese. He drives a Camry around the city, but rented a van for a trip 500 miles outside the city earlier this year. He recently decided to buy a car, which can be a complicated process in China. Yang Zhuo for NPR hide caption

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Would You Buy A Used Car From A Man Named Beer Horse?

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