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March 14, 2017

Candidates for HK top office spar in heated debate

It started off with waves, smiles and friendly handshakes. But that didn’t last long:T he three candidates crossed swords in a two-hour debate, directing questions at each other for the first time since the start of the campaign.

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China investigates reports of abuse of lawyer in custody
March 1, 2017

China investigates reports of abuse of lawyer in custody

It is a controversial story about a Chinese lawyer who was allegedly tortured by security officials while in detention. Chinese police say the reports about the lawyer being tortured are unfounded, and they have arrested one person in connection with the case. CCTV has more from China’s Hunan Province.

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February 9, 2017

US airlines look to open more flights to China in 2017

United has really been at the forefront of taking advantage of its hub in San Francisco International and using that as the gateway to the secondary cities in China. We’ll see if either American or Delta decides to try to open more flights to China in 2017.

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January 25, 2017

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.

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January 23, 2017

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.

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January 10, 2017

Parts of China face severe water shortages

When it comes to water, China is facing multiple challenges, with some parts grappling with severe shortages. There are no easy solutions — as it’s often a question of how to live with what’s available.

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Chinese Meditation Theater showcases ancient wisdom
January 1, 2017

Chinese Meditation Theater showcases ancient wisdom

China has an ancient culture of over 5,000 years. But its influence in today’s world is limited. The government is promoting traditional Chinese culture to build the country’s soft power on the world stage. One man is doing this by creating a show with the Chinese martial art, kung fu.

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