China housing boom
, July 18, 2013
A block of villa residences is seen in front of new residential buildings under construction in Shenyang, Liaoning province on July 18.
The pace of China's month-on-month home price rise edged down slightly for a third straight month in June though the year-on-year gains were the strongest this year, underlining the challenges facing Beijing's near four-year-old campaign to tame housing inflation. Reuters/Stringer