Photo Essays

Pictures of the Week: Nov. 7 – Nov. 14

From Putin’s “coatgate” moment with China’s first lady and the funerals of Kurdish fighters killed in clashes with ISIS, to One World Trade Center’s 69th floor...

Stealth Fleet in the South China Sea

TOKYO — Dozens of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force warships gathered in the East China Sea last week as part of a major war exercise — but...

China's Me Generation

Today's young Chinese are better educated and more worldly than ever. Portraits by Ian Teh for TIME

China's Drought

A shortage of rainfall in China's southwest has left millions without water

China's Dust Bowl

Decades of ruinous environmental policies have turned the delicate grasslands of central China into desert. James Whitlow Delano documents the ongoing fight...

China Stamps Out Democracy Protests

Spurred by the spreading Jasmine Revolution in the Middle East, a scattering of democracy protests in China over the weekend were quickly stopped by authorities...

China's Cow Town

China's growing appetite for beef is fueling a boom in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia

China's Deep Freeze

The worst winter storms in decades bury China in ice and snow, disrupting travel links and sending markets sinking

China's Electronic Waste Village

Guiyu, China breaks down much of the world's discarded electronics, slowly poisoning itself in the process Photographs by Chien-min Chung / Reportage by Getty...

China: The Great 2011 Migration

As the Year of the Rabbit Kicks off, nearly 250 million travelers will be coming and going from China's big cities to their hometowns, straining nerves and the...