Australia's SBS Dateline has an in depth on the ground look at the construction boom in China, which is created a subset of empty cities. We've touched on this in the past but this is the most comprehensive piece I've seen yet. It looks like Jim Chanos, Hugh Hendry and the like are definitely onto something... seems like the country has more than one Ordos. [Nov 13, 2009: Ordos - China's Empty City]
15 minute video - email readers will need to come to site to view
Hat tip to BusinessInsider for this find.
Earlier posts on the topic: