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Groundwork for Beijing Winter Olympics underway

The plan for the Beijing Winter Olympics is for construction work to be complete by 2019, so test events can kick off in 2020. When all is said and done, a total of 25 competition and non-competition venues will be ready for the Olympic athletes.


Joy, reluctance for Chinese families having multiple children

More mothers in China are welcoming their second child due to the two-child policy. China’s health and family planning commission said nearly 18 million babies were born last year – – up more than 11 percent from 2015, but surveys show more than half of 10,000 families surveyed don’t want one.