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Shaxi Journal: An Ancient Caravan Town in China Is Reborn

SHAXI, China — The woman shuffled around her shop in the village square, telling visitors how she came to be selling wooden swords and woven slippers to tourists rather than tending to her fields. He Yuqing, 60, wore a blue tunic and apron, common among older ethnic Bai women of ...

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China G.D.P. Growth at Slowest Pace Since 2009, Data Shows

An investor at a securities company in Beijing. Investors have been on edge in recent weeks amid renewed turmoil in China’s stock markets and currency exchange rate. By NEIL GOUGH January 18, 2016 HONG KONG — China’s gross domestic product grew at its slowest pace since 2009 in the fourth quarter, a development ...

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China Halts Trading After Market Tumbles More Than 7 Percent

By AMIE TSANG January 6, 2016 HONG KONG — Trading was halted on China’s stock market on Thursday morning, as stocks plummeted over concerns about the country’s currency. It has been a rocky start for the market in the new year, with trading volatile throughout the week. The Chinese market also closed ...

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Cool roofs in China offer enhanced benefits during heat waves

It is well established that white roofs can help mitigate the urban heat island effect, reflecting the sun’s energy back into space and reducing a city’s temperature under normal weather conditions. In a new study of Guangzhou, China, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researchers working with Chinese scientists found ...

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Fire in Coal Mine Kills at Least 21 in China

BEIJING — A late-night fire at a coal mine killed 21 people and left one person missing in the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, the local authorities and state news media said on Saturday. The fire at the Xinghua mine in the city of Jixi was brought under control on ...

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