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10 missing after freighter sinks near Shanghai

Ten people remain missing after a freighter sank off China's east coast near Shanghai early Sunday morning, Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Center announced Sunday afternoon.

Former US ambassador to China: Wrong to use tariffs to force other countries
Using tariffs as a way to force other countries to do what you would like them to do is the wrong way to go about it, according to former U.S. ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy, speaking in Beijing on July 15.
Heavy rains to soak over half of China
The upper reaches of the Yangtze River basin will continue to be plagued by heavy rain over the coming three days, but people along the middle and lower reaches of the river will face scorching temperatures of more than 35 C in the coming week, weather forecasters say.

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  • A new starting point on China's journey

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up. To fully prepare for the challenges that lie ahead, we must first affirm the achievements of the past four decades.

  • Yiwu youth: Making shoes by hand 'like raising a child'

    As one of the new generation of traders in the world's largest small commodities market, Ye Peng has inherited the enterprising and hardworking spirit of Yiwu that has made the city what it is today.

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​From Deng to Xi, China's quick march to greatness

China's success story of the last 40 years shows that a country should have the right set of policies and efficient implementation mechanisms to meet deadlines.

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