China excavating at tomb to reveal more Terra Cotta Warriors

FILE - In this July 30, 2013 file photo, archaeologists work on a broken Terra Cotta Warrior which was unearthed at the excavation site inside the No.1 pit of the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi'an, in central China's Shaanxi province. China is expanding the ranks of the famed Terra Cotta Warrior army with new excavations expected to yield hundreds more of the ancient life-size figures. The museum overseeing the vast mausoleum of China's first emperor says it began work March 30, 2015, on the tomb's No. 2 pit that is smaller in scale but believed to be richer in archaeological value than the already excavated No. 1 pit.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

FILE – In this July 30, 2013 file photo, archaeologists work on a broken Terra Cotta Warrior which was unearthed at the excavation site inside the No.1 pit of the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’an, in central China’s Shaanxi province.read the full article

China’s “ghost cities”: a fever of destruction, construction, and abandonment [6/29]

Unfinished Buildings In Rizhao

Unfinished buildings are seen at Lanshan district on May 10, 2014 in Rizhao, Shandong province of China. Unfinished buildings at Lanshan district are the result of insufficient funds of real estate developers.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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Overzealous construction in China has left the country with a large number of empty developments clinging to the outskirts of major cities — a problem that some real estate developers have sought to solve with a bizarre side industry in the rental of Westerners to glamorize the areas and attract visitors.

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