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Documenting the wealth gap in China   [Copy link] 中文

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Zhao Qiang poses with his wife and daughter at a living room of his apartment in Beijing March 2, 2013. Zhao runs his private company and owns two apartments in Beijing. The current value of his 117 square meter apartment in this picture is about 3,100,000 RMB (about $500,000).

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People sit in front of their houses at a residential area for migrant workers in Beijing June 20, 2013. About 130 million Chinese migrants live in tiny, sub-divided rooms rented out by former farmers whose villages have been swallowed by sprawl, according to government surveys.

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Two men walk on a square inside a newly built commercial complex comprised of office and retail space in Beijing July 17, 2013. This new commercial complex is located on a 50,000 square meters lot in central Beijing.

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An exterior of 20-year old apartment has paint peeling off it is seen in Beijing April 24, 2013.

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A high rise apartment complex which was built in 2010 is seen in Beijing April 24, 2013.

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A man walks on a alley at a half-demolished old residential site where new and luxury skyscrapers will be built in Beijing February 25, 2013. Only few residents, mostly migrant workers, remain to live in this area and the rent of a house with one kitchen and one small room is around 700 RMB (about $114).

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A woman walks with her pet dog at a residential and commercial complex which comprises of shopping malls, office and apartment buildings in a wealthy district in Beijing February 21, 2013. The rent of one bed room with furniture is about 14,000 RMB ($2,283) and three bedroom houses of 270 square meters with furniture is about 34, 000 RMB ($5,545) in the complex, according to an estate agency's website.

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